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Deserts Recipes

Cream Cheese Cookies a.k.a. Cay-ookies

Here’s another fam fav. Everyone in my family loves these, so much so that they have a unique connection with the cookies. My husband is a meat and potatoes guy, so he calls these his weakness. He’s not a cake or cookies person, period. My son calls it the devil’s spawn, because he’s an athlete […]

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E-Commerce Tech

Buyers Beware of Fake Five Star Reviews

With COVID-19’s lockdown, many of us have either explored or expanded our online shopping experience. Most of us don’t read reviews or compare products reviews, because who has that time right!  I’m a shopper who looks at reviews and specs before purchasing a new product. I often visit three to five sites searching for consistencies […]

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Meals Recipes

Forget Tuesday -Enjoy Fish Tacos Today

Yasss! Bring on the tacos today!! Not only on Taco-Tuesday’s.  In my home, fish tacos are a great weekend treat. I lay everything out on the table and have everyone style their tacos the way they like. Another bonus of this recipe, it’s light and doesn’t leave you feeling heavy. And if you ever stuck […]

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Life Parenting Tech

5 Fun and Free Virtual Summer Camps

My daughter couldn’t wait to head to camp this year until I broke the news that there was no camp due to the pandemic. The news disappointed her. I’m just glad she didn’t direct her anger towards me but to the coronavirus crisis instead. Phew! Since March of this year, the global concern has been […]

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Meals Recipes

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. […]

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Life

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 […]

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Meals Recipes

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 […]

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Life Parenting

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 […]

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Recipes Sauces & Dressings

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! Surprise Dad this Father’s Day with your homemade BBQ sauce and an accompanying BBQ mop or brush. Also check out 5 Father’s Day Favourites for more gifting ideas, […]

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Celebrations

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 […]