How to Cook with the new Canada Food Guide

As a lot of you know, the Canada Food Guide has drastically changed this year. We've dropped recommended serving sizes and have made a major decrease on the emphasis on dairy. We instead are recommended a higher intake of plant based protein. This is a major step for Canadians in terms of healthy eating as…

Hamilton Dinner Date: Democracy

To know Hamilton is to know that it's pretty much a haven for local restaurants and shops. It's just always so much more rewarding going to a local restaurant as opposed to a chain considering the food is better, the atmosphere is better, and you're supporting your community to boot. One of these said restaurants…

Kelowna Dinner Date: The Curious Cafe

Colin and I absolutely LOVE taking ourselves out for dinner dates, and Kelowna is a town with endless options! Sometimes we like to treat ourselves and go a little more high end and sometimes we like to keep it a little more low key. This night we decided to try The Curious Artistry and Alchemy…

DIY Environmentally Friendly Gift Wrapping

This year we really wanted to take into consideration the amount of waste we all create during the holiday season. Christmas is the time for giving, and that means a lot of wrapping paper, gift bags, tissue paper, ribbons etc. While some of these can be recycled, there are often some non-paper additives that go…