carrot ginger soup

Summer is here and that means hot days, backyard barbecues and spending time with the people you love.  No one wants to spend hours upon hours in the kitchen doing food prep. That’s why I’m thrilled to add the Hamilton Beach MultiBlend™ Blender & Food Processor to my small appliance collection. It makes short work of all… 

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Need to #GetHomeFaster? TomTom Shows You the Way – #Giveaway

tomtom giveaway2

I’ve always had a pretty good sense of direction. That is after I get lost getting there at least once. I don’t know what it is, I can plan the route out ahead of time, print up a map, and even have written directions and inevitably I take a wrong turn, spend 15 minutes getting… 

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A Tale of Two Beverages #HBSocialKitchen #Giveaway

Banana Loaf and Coffee

You know how your mom used to say, “No, you can’t drink coffee. It’ll stunt your growth”? Clearly my family never heard that one because I started “drinking coffee” or rather, coffee laced milk, from a very early age. When I was young I used to spend my Sundays with my Oma doing all the things I… 

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Stone Care Tips from the Experts at Granite Gold® #Giveaway

Granite gold-3

There once was a time that I wouldn’t think of setting down an oily and balsamic vinegar coated spoon on my precious granite counter tops. After many years of lusting for granite, I finally have a beautiful counter, with gorgeous purple veins running through it. The only issue I had was that I was never sure… 

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Unwrap the KINDER® SURPRISE® to Win! #Kindermom

Kinder Easter

Easter celebrations sure have changed over the past few years. Back when the kids were little we went all out with scavenger hunts, pirate maps and a plethora of goodies for them to fill their baskets with. We even took the hunt on the road when visiting friends. These days Easter is a little more sedate… 

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Win Tickets to A Screening of Barbie Princess Power #BeSuper #YEG #YYC

Princess Power

We all have young girls in our lives that we think are super, but sometimes it’s hard to convince them of that. That’s why I love the new #BeSuper campaign from Barbie! Barbie™ is inviting Canadian girls to tap into their inner superheroes and celebrate their own ways of “being super” every day. This new empowering… 

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