LATEST NEWS

What I Have Learned During the Pandemic

45
It's mid-February and we're experiencing the mid-winter in Toronto with recent snowfalls of 10-15 centimetres. Torontonians have just been informed that they will stay...

SHOPPING

RESTAURANTS & BARS

Toronto Restaurants Offering New Year’s Eve 2020 Menus

1
Well, 2020 has certainly been a bust and there will be many of us who can't wait to see it go! Although COVID restrictions...

EVENTS

What’s Open and Closed Family Day in Toronto 2021

0
As we approach Family Day Weekend 2021, those of us in Toronto are still under a Provincial lockdown, therefore, there will not be many...

Valentine’s Day Ideas for Stay at Home during the Pandemic

23
Valentine's Day 2021 will be a homey affair this year. With restaurants closed, except for take-out, and events, theatres, and festivals canceled due to...

OUT OF TOWN

RECENT POSTS

How to Start Your Vegetable Garden Early

10
Not surprisingly, gardening has become one of the top hobbies during the pandemic, for both adults and children alike. Since everyone is spending much...

SPORTS & REC

Ginger Molasses Cookies are a Christmas tradition.

Ginger Molasses Cookies: A Christmas Cookie Staple

21
During my childhood, I remember my mom making Ginger Molasses Cookies during the Christmas holidays. These gingery morsels were the perfect cookie to enjoy...
Cranberry White Chocolate Bars are an easy Christmas bar cookie to make.

Cranberry White Chocolate Bars: Easy Christmas Cookie Recipe

16
Christmas is going to be different this year, but many of us love our holiday traditions and I think this year it will be...
Roasted Brussels sprouts with Lemon Tahini Sauce is delicous and easy to make.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemon Tahini Sauce RECIPE

12
In our family, the Thanksgiving meal typically consists of roast turkey, classic sage and celery stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, baked Butternut squash,...
Chicken Saute with Almond Butter Sauce

Chicken Satay with Almond Butter Sauce: Recipe

15
With football season (and the end of baseball season for us Toronto Blue Jays fans) in full gear, it's handy to have a few...
Thai Fish Green Curry with green beans

Thai Green Fish Curry with Green Beans Recipe

17
Many of us have more time to indulge in our hobbies during the pandemic. Like many others, I have been spending more time trying...
Read these barbecue tips to ensure you don't burn your meal.

Barbecue Tips for the Best Grilled Meat

16
The hot weather is here and barbecue season is in full swing in Toronto! Because of the pandemic, restaurants and patios are not open...

CONTESTS

New Children’s Books Focus on Diversity, Gender Issues + Giveaway

48
When I was a child, I enjoyed books such as Winnie The Pooh, Dr. Seuss, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Beatrix Potter, etc. Many of these...

New Canadian Fiction Books for Fall 2020 + Giveaway

70
We are well into fall and the pandemic does not appear to be going anywhere. You may already be planning ways to spend your...

GARDENS

DUNDAS SQUARE

AGO