End of Summer Recipe: Corn Salad

I love the simplicity of this corn salad, and it really embraces all the fresh produce we still have at the end of the summer season. It’s tart, sweet and marries a…

Eating seasonally: My favourite tomato recipes

These days, tomatoes are fairly easy to come by year-round, but the taste of them off-season leaves a little to be desired! That’s why I take advantage of making as many recipes…

Tips for choosing organic food

The demand for organic food is gaining momentum with a lot of people (myself included!) choosing organic foods for the betterment of our heath and the environment. The issue is that, while…

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Why you should adopt a pet
If you’re able to adopt a pet from a shelter, you’ll be saving an animal’s life. It’s a startling statistic, but more than a quarter of a million dogs and cats enter…
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Wedding Day Makeup Tips
Now that you have your dress sorted, what are your plans for your wedding makeup?    Regardless of your budget, you want to look flawless on your wedding day: for the imminent pictures, for your husband-to-be…
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Style Tips for the Mother of the Bride
For a mother of the bride — or groom — the marriage of her child is one of life’s biggest milestones. It’s also a heavily photographed day, which makes choosing a dress…
Summer in style
Spend your summer in style with a few key decorating ideas. Cotton and linen read summer, especially in white or cream, and if you’re real handy with a sewing machine, or you…
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Seared Ahi Tuna With Sautéed Spinach
Seared ahi tuna with sautéed spinach This is a dish for the hot-hot heat. It’s light, healthy and refreshing. I would serve this for lunch or dinner, whether I’m entertaining or making…
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Summer Salad
Cottage Recipe: Kale Salad with Artichoke and Olives This kale salad recipe is one of my favourites. And as always, when I’m in the kitchen, I rarely measure anything. Unless I’m baking…