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Favourites Monthly Favourites


December 1, 2015

Another month has come and gone. We are reminiscing on some of our favourite things and moments in November! Danielle Travel This one is easy. Earlier last month I blogged about my short, but sweet trip to San Francisco, California. This city is as awesome as you would expect, so much so that I created a Top 10 list with Part I and Part II for you to check out! Music Like most people, I was excited for Adele’s new…

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DIY Home & Décor


October 23, 2015

Inspiration for decorating your home or apartment with pumpkins and mini gourds! If you’ve read our blog recently you’ll know that we love apples. We really love all of our amazing local fruits and vegetables, including the squash and pumpkins of fall! What is so great about pumpkins and the adorable mini gourds all over local farms is that they make wonderful home décor. We are huge fans of decorating with nature, and these “winter squash” are bright, colourful, sometimes…

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Food & Drink Living


October 16, 2015

Our 10 favourites ways to enjoy, cook and bake with fresh, local apples – autumn’s best fruit! “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” – said someone, who like us, loves apples! And we literally could eat an apple a day and never grow tired of how humbly this fruit is sweet, juicy and crispy at the same time. Like most tree fruit, apples are loaded with flavour, but what makes them so special is there is a kind of…

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Best Of Favourites


October 9, 2015

Autumn. A time for sweaters, cider, apple-picking, family and friends, candy, pumpkins and costumes! There are so many wonderful things about this season we love. Here are some of our favourite things! Dana Apple Picking This became a tradition for Ryan and I about five years ago. As Danielle mentioned earlier this week, there are so many places to go in our area. One of our favourite spots is Carluke Orchards. Along with the 10lbs of apples we came home…

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Food & Drink Living Travel


October 5, 2015
Pumpkin Markets and Farms

Three must see local markets, orchards and farms to visit in Ancaster during the fall months. Every fall I have to make some customary trips in and around Hamilton, mostly close to home in Ancaster. I especially like making these trips with Mike, and I especially like making these trips on an empty stomach. That is because most of these places are about food and the wonderful all harvest! There is something about the fall farm and market and I…

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Favourites Monthly Favourites


October 2, 2015
September Favourites

Favourite moments and things from the month of September 2015! Danielle Travel Earlier in September Mike and I headed to a Blue Jays game in Toronto for his birthday. We didn’t have much time beforehand for food and drinks, but we managed to find time at a trusty Toronto favourite of ours, Gabby’s on King Street West. We enjoyed a pitcher of ShockTop and some nachos before heading over to the game. Sadly the Jays lost, but they are having…

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DIY Home & Décor


September 29, 2015
Autumn Porch Decorations

Decorating the outside of your home for fall while on a budget This past weekend I finally had the opportunity to start putting up some fall decorations. I’m totally one of those people who walks into HomeSense, and my eyes just light up! The fall decor there is off the charts – candles, glitter pumpkins, wreaths and more wreaths, potpourri, and lots of little room accent pieces. One thing I try to do is stay away from glitter (except for…

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DIY Fashion & Jewellery


September 15, 2015

I’m pretty sure that Autumn is every knitter’s favourite season. The cooler weather means sweaters and hats and scarves! Accompanied with yummy baked goods and a cup of tea. Such a perfect season. I’ve knit two sweaters in the last year, with my third almost complete, and this month is the start of the fall sweater knit-along at my local yarn shop, so I will soon have a fourth to add into my rotation. September is the month when companies…

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