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Food & Drink Living

HOMEMADE DILL PICKLES

September 11, 2015
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A Fun Food DIY: Making Homemade Pickles and Jarring for the First Time. There is so much great local produce available at the markets, and we both want to begin preserving the summer’s bounty to enjoy all year, so what better way to dip our toes into the canning world than making pickles! A couple Saturdays ago, we headed to the Ottawa Street Farmers’ Market to pick up the freshest ingredients and also some other goodies for ourselves – fresh…

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Best Of Favourites

MUSIC FOR THAT WANDERLUST FEELING

August 31, 2015
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Inspiring Music for Summer to Fall Wanderlust. It is my philosophy that every great moment in life needs a soundtrack. I devoted a great deal of time handpicking much of the music at my wedding because it meant a great deal to me. But beyond that I connect music to even smaller moments in my life. Songs make simple, easy moments memorable and connected to the “happy moments” trigger in my brain. Music just has that power! I also love…

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BEST OF: SUMMER 2015

August 28, 2015
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Summer’s Best and Most Memorable Moments for 2015. From Dana This summer truly was a memorable one. I completed my accounting designation (hooray for no more studying!), travelled along the east coast, and best of all, saw Danielle and Mike tie the knot! It was such an honour to be a part of their special day and celebrate. Those two are so perfect for each other and I had tears of joy flowing from morning to night! Autumn is my…

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Food & Drink Living

SEASONAL EATING: CORN

August 27, 2015
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Summer has to be one of the best seasons for food. The farmers markets are full of gorgeous veggies, so fresh and crisp. One thing I always like to stock up on and take advantage of is fresh corn. Oh so delicious and it can be prepared many different ways – raw, barbecued, boiled, roasted. Here in Hamilton, you can find corn that is picked daily just about anywhere. Hamilton is surrounded by lots of farmland, so when you’re driving…

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Living Travel

ROAD TRIP: EAST COAST PART I

August 25, 2015
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This summer, my husband and I embarked on our second road trip together. Our first was a weekend to New York City in December, where we left Hamilton on a Friday evening, drove through the night to spend Saturday and Sunday in the Big Apple, and made the drive back home Sunday night (with lots of cheesecake of course!). Since this trip was so short and a last minute idea, I only brought along essential items we were going to…

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BEST OF: SUMMER TEA

August 19, 2015
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4 Delightful Summer Tea Favourites. There are different kinds of tea drinkers. There are those who drink black tea in place of coffee, there are those who offer tea to their guests when they want to be fancy, there are those who drink sugary iced teas, there are those who are purest with their Chinese Senchas, there are those who know every flavour at David’s Tea. Where I fit is the  “the always shopping for tea, even though I have…

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