Grilled Peach Salad

As we celebrate the last days of summer, we’ve taken to grilling the majority of our meals. This grilled peach salad is our latest creation – and we’re so darn proud of it! This summer meal is making me feel peachy keen. Can I tell you a secret? I’m actually not the biggest fan of peaches. Or, at least, I…

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Baby Shower Gift Ideas That Mommy & Baby Will Love

It’s time to celebrate your friend’s precious arrival – so, here are some of our baby shower gift ideas.   Baby showers are just as fun to shop for as they are to attend. Those of you who know me know that I love throwing a party. The idea of organizing an event, where the sole purpose is to gather…

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How to Make Cheese Empanadas (Without Breaking a Sweat!)

Cheese empanadas are a delicious dinner option – especially when you’re seeking a no-meat meal! These cheese empanadas take me back to my roots. With my Filipino heritage, empanadas were a regular in my household. I always loved my mother’s empanadas. Growing up, she would make two batches: one filled with beef, peas and raisins and the other, sans raisins…

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Quebec Travel Guide: Why Our Family Loves Quartier DIX30

Shopping, dining and family-friendly activities: these are all the things we look for when our family hits the road. Thinking of a trip to Eastern Canada? Here’s our Quebec Travel Guide with a focus on our favorite lifestyle center, Quartier DIX30. Growing up, many of our trips catered to my love for fashion. During family vacations, after visiting “must-see” landmarks,…

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Why We’re Excited to Spend This Weekend at Quartier DIX30

Our family’s looking forward to a super eventful weekend – and that includes a block party at Quartier DIX30. Time to put our party hats on! For anyone who knows me, I’m all about shopping. Guilty as charged, I’ve been a shopaholic since my innocent teen years. Fast forward to now, I’m way more responsible with my spending habits, but…

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Super Fun Summer Activities for Toddlers

Sun’s out, gotta go out… okay, well, maybe that’s not the *official* saying, but you know what we mean! Here are some of our favourite summer activities for toddlers! Gotta enjoy that sunshine! I don’t know about you, but the moment my son hit the toddler phase, he was all about playing outdoors. In cold, cold Montreal, that’s sometimes very…

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Our Favourite Magic Kingdom Toddler Rides

Thinking of travelling to the oh-so magical Walt Disney World with your little ones? Here’s a list of our favourite Magic Kingdom toddler rides. As Princess Jasmine sang, “Soaring, tumbling, freewheeling!” The first time we took our son to Disney World, he was just a little over a year old. Lots of my peers asked me, “But will he enjoy…

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My Reading List: 10 Must-Read Books of 2019

Looking for your next great read? Today, we’ve got the top 10 must-read books of 2019. Time to get lost in a good book! Okay, I’ll say it – because you know everyone has: “We’re already halfway through the year?! Man, 2019 has flown by so quick!” Phew – glad I got that out of my system. But, seriously, where…

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Our Family’s Disney Travel Diary: Toy Story Land Review

We came, we saw, we conquered. Here’s our family’s honest Toy Story Land Review. (Spoiler alert: We’re already itching to go back.) Okay, I take it back – Leo did not, in fact, conquer the Slinky Dog Dash. He will in a few years though! I’d like to think that I am properly molding my family into lifelong Disney lovers….

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5 Wedding Traditions You Won’t Want to Skip

Some wedding traditions stand the test of time – and for good reason. These are the ones I’m happy I didn’t skimp out on. Here I am, still dreaming about my wedding day – 4 years later. My wedding day is an event I think about frequently. Sure, now that we’re approaching our four-year anniversary, there are things that Joe…

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