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  • Appetizers / Dips, Dressings & Spreads / Entertaining / Food

    Celebrating the Simplicity of Family Visits

    I’ve mentioned a few times before that we don’t live anywhere near family. In fact, I haven’t lived near my family for half of my life. When I was 17 years old, I packed up my belongings and moved across the country from Ottawa, Ontario to Abbotsford, British Columbia (just outside of Vancouver), for school. Two days in, I met my now husband and we started dating fairly quickly. When my four years were finished, I graduated and then six…

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    Appetizers / Food

    White Peach & Red Onion Chutney

    I’m not sure if you were aware or not, but last week we celebrated not one but TWO important food days: National Donut Day AND National Cheese Day. And if you are starting to realize anything about me as…

  • Appetizers / Food

    Caponata: A Rustic Italian Treat

    I’m a dessert person; always have been. My husband, on the other hand, is an appetizer person. He would much rather buy an appie and an entree and skip dessert when dining at a nice restaurant. I, NEVER want…