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10 Easter Treats

For our family, Easter is a time to spend with family. We typically don’t go crazy over most holidays, but Easter is one of the exceptions.  We do an Easter egg hunt and have an Easter gift as well as have a big family dinner. Here are 10 simple Easter treats and eats we’ve found on the web that anyone can make that hopefully won’t spoil Easter dinner.

10 valentine's day

On the 13th of February every year, I have a mini panic attack while trying to decide what to make for the annual class Pink & Red Day party. In my day, we called it a Valentine’s Day party, but I digress. As a long time practitioner of the ancient art of procrastination, I generally add some food colouring to cookies or cupcakes the night before and let it go. This

Vancouver Christmas Market Carousel

I am an eager Christmas fan, I start to get giddy as soon as I see Christmas lights going up, as soon as the music starts flooding through the malls, I am in the thick of it, I really enjoy the season. One of the things I look forward to the most is the Vancouver Christmas Market, a traditional German Christmas Market located in Vancouver, B.C. This year happens to

Grandparents Day, Papa & Livvy

Happy Grandparents Day! National Grandparents Day in Canada began in 1995.  It is celebrated on the second Sunday in September where our neighbours to the south celebrate it on the first Sunday after Labour Day. Nothing beats a grandparent memory, sneaking cookies and sleep overs, being loaded up on sugar and being sent home, listening to stories about “back in the day”.. we all remember our grandparents houses. We at