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The Tuna Sandwich that Got the Ring

The Tuna Sandwich that Got the Ring

When my husband met me, he thought that I couldn’t cook. His mistake of meeting me in the summer. During the summer months, I prefer lighter meals and salads. So, every time he visited, I prepped sandwiches. I tried not to scare him away by giving him salads. I felt sandwiches were a safer option. [...]

Toronto -Same Attractions New Experience

Toronto -Same Attractions New Experience

Toronto is officially in week two of stage 2 of the provincial government's plan to curb the COVID‑19 outbreak. This means more businesses have opened including public attractions. Around this time, families have either landed at their summer destination or sent the kids off to camp. But overnight camps are closed for the summer and we've cancelled all our non-essential travel plans, so what's left [...]

Curry Chicken Salad with Pasta

Curry Chicken Salad with Pasta

Summer is officially here, and that time of year, we hit the fridge for food. I have a salad that will make your taste buds thank you and beg for an encore. It's a family favourite during the hotter months, with just the right combo of sweetness and spice to please your palate. Without further [...]

Raising a Black Teen in Canada

Raising a Black Teen in Canada

Parenting is one of the toughest challenges I've faced in my lifetime; creating rules, developing guidelines and most challenging of all, leading by example! You're faced with some of the most difficult tasks, knowing you're trying to raise a confident, independent and strong individual. Being a mom, I strive to protect my family by keeping [...]

Homemade BBQ Sauce just for Dad

Homemade BBQ Sauce just for Dad

Did you find the perfect gift for Father's Day yet? If not here’s a spicy bbq sauce recipe that's so good he’ll wanna put it on everything! https://youtu.be/iOhDvg_m4qw This recipe yields about 2 1/2 cups of BBQ sauce. Ingredients: 2 cups ketchup1/2 cup yellow mustard1/2 cup apple cider vinegar1/3 cup Worcestershire sauce1 tablespoon lemon juice1 [...]

5 Father’s Day Favourites

5 Father’s Day Favourites

Can you remember saying, my dad is stronger than the Hulk or my dad's better than your dad, when you were little? If you do, I'm sure you believed every word. So, what do you get the best dad in the whole world this Father's Day? Here are five favourites to get you going, regardless [...]

3 Effortless Vinaigrettes for Summer

3 Effortless Vinaigrettes for Summer

Summer hasn’t officially kicked off, but it sure feels like summer. Temperatures teetering around 30 degrees celsius, mouth-watering smells from backyard bbq’s, and gardens in full bloom.  If you’re anything like me, all you want in the hotter months is something cold to drink and lighter foods. It’s the only time of year I eat [...]