Cooking, Health and Beauty, Vegan

Fluffy snow, freezing cold and hearty navy bean soup with kale

So far the winter is exactly how I like it – cold and with abundance of snow! Maybe sometimes a bit too cold because -40C makes staying outside a bit challenging but at least we have the chance to check…

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Vegan tart with aromatic mushrooms and crispy mashed potatoes

Despite being vegan, this recipe will satisfy anybody who loves comforting, rich in flavour meals. I had the chance to check it  many times while we had company over or when we took it with us to number of parties…

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Autumn hiking, lunch in the woods and ginger infused tea… Hilton Falls

Some moments in life you can’t wait to end and some you wish would last forever. Our family hikes are definitely falling in the group of pleasures that we try to make as long as possible. There is nothing more…

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vegan ravioli with potato and mushroom filling, caramelized onion and gravy

Ravioli, pierogi, dumplings… they all have one thing in common… no matter how many I would make there is always not enough! Have you ever tried to make your own ravioli? For the longest time I was truly intimidated by…

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Grandma’s best pickles!

Pickles…. When I think of pickles, two people come to my mind instantly. The first is my grandma from my dad’s side who made the best sour pickles in the world! At the end of each Summer she would transform…

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Sunday chill out

The Summer vacation may be over but the Summer weather is still going strong encouraging us to spend time outside. Weekdays are a bit more challenging due to the after school activities but weekends and especially Sundays are all just…

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Back in time journey with Halton County Radial Railway

Trains or airplanes? What is your favourite way to travel? Planes are convenient and fast but in my opinion they will never match the excitement of travelling by train for the reason that the views you are able to experience…

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Port Colborne… tall ships, antique cars and cotton candy

I really don’t know what it is but we seem to be under a spell from Lake Erie! There is something magical happening along the coast making our family feel like home over there. So… it is not a surprise…

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Flip the coin road trip

When it comes to simple life pleasures three things are high on our list: quality time spent with family, camping and road trips exploring new places. A couple of years ago we got the idea to combine all three things  in…

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Family quality time – excercising together

Life is busy and I’m sure we all wish and try our best to find ways of staying healthy, fit and spend more quality time together with family. Busy schedules with after school activities, social events and other commitments often make it…

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Bon voyage Bryan

Every year since grade six Bryan has been going on an academic year end trip with his class. I remember clearly like it was yesterday when two years ago Bryan set off to travel to Montreal for three days of discovery and fun. After much…

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