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Peter and Pat's Pierogies

Peter and Pat’s Pierogies Are Now In Canada

It’s hard to find pierogies that come close to grandma’s pierogi recipe. Those doughy pillows of deliciousness are a staple in Polish and Ukrainian cuisine – and for us an occasional treat. So I was pleased to find a new brand that’s almost like hers – Peter and Pat’s Pierogies are now available at Costco in Canada ($9.99 / 1.36 ...

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New Year's Resolutions Progress Report - Treadmill Working out

New Year’s Resolutions Progress Report

It’s time to do my New Year’s Resolutions progress report. At the beginning of 2017, I made a promise to myself to stick to a few realistic New Year’s Resolutions for at least 21 days to build a good habit. Well, that didn’t work out too well. However, there is hope yet! Delayed First Date With the Treadmill My first ...

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Gifts for Father's Day

10 Fun Gifts For Father’s Day

This year, my husband is celebrating Father’s Day for the first time. He keeps talking about how getting a good night’s sleep would be an amazing thing. I’ll strive to give him the gift of peace and relaxation for at least a day. However, I’m also considering what to get my Dad and Father-in-law and so I’ve been pulled together ...

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Reasons to visit a farm - horses

Five Reasons Why You Should Spend a Day on a Farm

I’m up close and personal with Leroy the llama. To clarify – as close as he will allow me. Leroy doesn’t like to be touched, so all I can do is hold out my hand to let him sniff it and snort a bit of his snot all over it. His soft gaze is entrancing. He’s handsome, with his big ...

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Port Credit, MIssissauga

Port Credit in Mississauga – Why You Must Visit

Like walking along a waterfront? Check. Like small, privately-owned shops with character? Check. Like many choices for delicious dining? Check. There are many things to do in Port Credit in Mississauga – it’s a favourite for many because it has a little bit of everything for everybody. From Scoops Ice Cream, which during the summer is packed with families, to ...

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Scents that trigger fond memories - whisky in a rocks glass.

Scents that trigger fond memories

Ever have a moment where you smell something and a nice memory pops into your mind? There are scents that trigger fond memories and make people happy – our brain records what we are sensing when we are feeling happy. I won’t go into all the scientific details but what we need to know is that the olfactory nerve (by ...

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