SEO and Spices

From the Archives Today I am delving into the world of SEO (search engine optimization) and trying to wade my way through all the information and make some sense of it. It was only a week ago that I first heard the term and, what else, Googled it. I am not sure I have had enough sleep in… 

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Make At Home Fruity Popsicles By Deb Lowther

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The lazy hot days of summer are around the corner so get prepared now and wow your kids with these amazing fruity popsicles that are not only easy to make, but full of good for you ingredients. Ditch the store bought, artificially coloured and flavoured varieties and make your own at home. Dollar stores have a great selection of… 

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Oh Canada! Hamilton Beach has Your Summer Beverages Covered

Hamilton Beach Ice Shaver

A wonderful thing happened last week. My Hamilton Beach Ice Shaver arrived. The timing couldn’t be more perfect seeing as we are getting into the heat of the summer and more than a few days have finally been cold drink worthy. Since the ice shaver has arrived we’ve been busy testing out all the ways we… 

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Someone Will Take Home #NugsFaveThings to Celebrate My Birthday! #Giveaway


It’s my party, but instead of getting gifts I’ve decided I want to celebrate by giving you some of my most favourite things! Blogging has allowed me many perks over the past 8 years and it’s time to start paying it forward to all of you who make it possible. Thank you for being a… 

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PMS Symptom Soother – Banana Boat Smoothie #NaturallyAtHome #Giveaway


Daaaaaay- OOH. Me say Day-ah-ah OH. PMS come and I wanna stuff my face. PMS. Oh how I hate you. You torment me with cravings, bloating, pain, migraines, dizzy spells, cramps and moodiness. Some months you pass by with nary a glance and other months you come roaring in full force making my family wish… 

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Make it a Melt to Remember – Creamy Chicken Enchiladas #MemorableMelts

Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Over the past few months I have been branching out in the kitchen by trying to incorporate flavours from other cultures. Mexican has always been one of our favourites, but we have always stuck to the simple and easy dishes like quesadillas and Tacos. I have drooled many a time over photos of more complex… 

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Irish Coffee

As you may have heard I have signed on to be a Hamilton Beach Canada Ambassador for the upcoming year. I am so thrilled by this partnership, because aside from being one of the country’s leading distributors of small kitchen appliances Hamilton Beach appliances are fun, colorful, economical and so easy to use. I already have… 

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Spring Break Sneaky Science – Rainbow Rock Candy

Rock Candy

  Spring break is here for many and if you aren’t jetting off somewhere warm then you are probably looking for fun ways to distract and entertain your kids. Rainbow Rock Candy is a fun project that will provide daily discussions of science without making your kids feel like they are back in the classroom…. 

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Hotel De Glace – Not so Frozen ZZZ’s

Ice Hotel Hotel de Glace

How does one put into words something that is so much more than a night spent in a bed made of ice? Since moving to Quebec City almost 6 years ago I have felt the excitement that surrounds the building of the Hotel de Glace each year, but never made the trip to visit it…. 

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