Category: Holidays

Dec 03

Recipe: Sparkling Pomegranate Citrus Berry Punch

Greet guests with a beautiful and fragrant holiday cocktail. This punch can be prepared in advance, allowing for easy serving during celebrations. It’s the perfect way to entertain your guests when you are busy preparing the food for your dinner or party. The punch looks magazine-ready with sliced orange rounds, fresh green mint and bright …

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Dec 03

Recipe: Chocolate Orange Brioche Bread Pudding

This holiday, whip up this rich and delicious brioche pudding that features a soft and buttery sweet loaf made in France that is hand-braided before baking for European-style flavour and flair. “Toasting the brioche in the oven is a key step to the recipe. It helps to dry out the bread, which makes it even …

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Jul 11

Mister Ghost’s June 2017 Parcel – Kitschy Mermaid Beach Party!

This month Mister Ghost’s Highly Enviable Monthly Parcel of Simple Yet Amazing Wonderments is mermaid themed!  Ironically in the last month, Mermaids have been circling around me.  I recently stopped in a shop called “Columbia Mermaid” and met a real life mermaid.  Laura, who runs said mermaid shop, has been surrounded by mermaids her entire life.  …

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Apr 22

Happy Earth Day! Here Are Seven Impactful Environmental Organizations Worth Checking Out

Happy Earth Day! If you’re looking for a reputable charity to donate to this Earth Day, then have a look at these great organizations as options.  We all have causes that speak to our hearts, so hopefully this will help you choose one that you really feel passionate about. All of these have been given high …

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Feb 04

Make This Birds of Paradise Tropical Soap for Valentine’s Day

Here’s a functional and whimsical gift idea for your loved ones – Birds of Paradise tropical scented pure coconut oil soap! The fragrances in this soap combine sweet and tangy fruity scents with island hibiscus, making for a true tropical getaway. Find out how here.

Jan 01

A Healthy & Delicious Recipe for the New Year: Mushroom Miso Soup

The key to delicious DIY soup is as simple as getting the base right, according to chef Antonio Park, a judge on Chopped Canada and owner of two successful restaurants. Starting with a flavourful broth made with natural ingredients is essential to creating a sensational pot of soup. “Quality recipes start with quality ingredients,” explains …

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Jan 01

Quotes for the New Year

Here are some of our favorite New Year quotes to welcome 2017 and to help get you started in the new year!   And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. -Rainer Maria Rilke For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another …

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Jan 01

Welcome, 2017!

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something. So that’s my wish for you, and …

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Dec 25

Use Those Leftover Candy Canes In This Peppermint Dessert!

Wondering what to do with all of those candy canes?  Make a candy cane pavlova with them! Peppermint candy cane could be the official taste of Christmas. For added whimsy, add a sprig of holly and a bow to make this dessert look like a festive wreath. Find the recipe for Candy Cane Pavlova here…

Dec 11

Christmas in Dairyville!

Last weekend my family and I had the pleasure of visiting Alpenrose Dairy in Portland, Oregon.  We were looking for something fun and Christmas-y to do and Christmas in Dairyville fit the bill! This year marks the 100 year anniversary of Alpenrose Dairy farm.  They’re truly considered a mandatory staple in the Pacific Northwest with delicious …

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