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Food & Drink Living


June 28, 2016

Five ways to enjoy, cook and bake with fresh, local strawberries – the first fruit of summer! Nothing kicks off summer like strawberries and nothing is as sweet either as local strawberries! I look forward to June every year knowing strawberries come into season. This comes with years of memories of strawberry picking – usually with my dad, later with Mike – and then making delicious goodies, jam among them. My favourite way of enjoying a strawberry that is ripe and sweet is…

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Food & Drink Hamilton Living


April 26, 2016
Food and Drink Fest

A Review of the Hamilton Food & Drink Fest 2016. This past weekend we met up with our hubbies to check out the 11th Annual Food and Drink Fest at the Hamilton Convention Centre. The great thing about this event is you get to try the latest and greatest variety of local and international foods, wines and craft beers from popular restaurants, breweries & wineries. Did we mention it is also all under one roof? The location is so central it can’t…

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Living Travel


March 21, 2016
Spring Events Hamilton

8 Hamilton Happenings this Spring I love spring! It is a beautiful time of year when the days are getting longer, the snow is either melting or nowhere to be seen and the flowers are blooming. For all these reasons and more, we can finally stop hibernating indoors and find the energy to actually get out of our house to see and experience things happening in our community. Another thing I love is Hamilton and the surrounding area. There is so…

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Food & Drink Holidays Living


March 11, 2016

10 Sweet & Savoury Recipes To Try For St. Patrick’s Day! We’re almost halfway through March, which means longer and hopefully, warmer days ahead of us (so far so good!). It also means the Irish holiday is fast approaching! Whether you are going out to a local pub to enjoy some green beer, partying it up at a friend’s, or staying in at home, I’ve put together a list of 10 sweet and savoury recipes for food and drinks to…

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Favourites Monthly Favourites


February 26, 2016

As we near the end of the month and winter season, we are reminiscing about some of our favourite things and moments from February! Dana Travel The end of January and beginning of February have been full of travel. Between Orlando and Ann Arbor, you read about part I and II here, we also headed up north to my cottage with Danielle and Mike for the long weekend. It was an awesome weekend with good friends, good food, good drinks,…

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Favourites Monthly Favourites


January 29, 2016

The first month of 2016 has come and gone. We are reminiscing on some of our favourite things and moments from January! Dana Travel January has been an exciting month for me! I tagged along with my husband on one of his work trips to Orlando and we’ve been staying in Disney, one of my favourite places. Earlier this week, I ventured off on my own and explored Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Thanks to Danielle’s recommendations, I saw some awesome shows!…

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Favourites Food & Drink


January 8, 2016
Healthy Blogs

10 of our Favourite Healthy Food Blogs and Bloggers! To kick of the New Year, like most people we are saying goodbye to sugar cookies and wine with every meal and saying hello to our regular healthy eating habits which include eating well balanced meals. Both of us are the type of people who love healthy foods, but have an appetite for indulgences as well. We are not a food blog, so I won’t get into any specifics here, but I…

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Crafts DIY Holidays


December 21, 2015
christmas gift wrapping

8 Ways to get inspired and creative with your Christmas gift wrapping this year! I understand that for many this is the very bane of their existence when it comes to Christmas, to the point where they leave it to the last minute. For me, it has always been a task that not only needs doing, but that I enjoy. I can remember carefully selecting wrapping for Christmas gifts over the years. Side note: my brother used to pay me…

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Food & Drink Holidays Living


November 27, 2015
Holiday baking

Sharing 10 of our favourite recipes for holiday baking! Many of us love to bake during the holidays, especially with cookie exchanges, holiday parties and homemade gifts. We love to start early, preparing and freezing dough ahead of time allows us to quickly whip out a fresh batch of cookies at a moments notice. Here are some of our favourite recipes and new ones we will be baking this holiday season! Danielle Traditional Molasses Cookies This cookie is a classic…

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