We love Lego's Duplo. It's a top-rated building system that is safe and fun for young children. On this page, we uncover the Lego Duplo sets that are available for young fans of Disney's Planes movie.
Have you heard about chicken and waffles and wondered what all the fuss is about? Find out on this page!
You've seen them on t.v. but did you know that you can actually own and collect all of the Serta sheep?
Van Gogh Up Close was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for Ottawa and Ontario residents. Learn more about the artist and his visit to Ottawa on this page.
Sometimes you can take a short cut and improve upon it. That's the basis of this yummy baked beans recipe.
Ever wondered what else actress Jennifer Lawrence has appeared in? Or when she started acting? Find her filmography here on this page. There's a whole lot more to this young star than the Hunger Games.
In true form, Disneynature amazed us just before Earth Day on April 20, 2012, with the release of the nature documentary Chimpanzee. Learn more here.
The Best-Ever Chocolate Pudding Cake Recipe - An easy family dessert idea.
Have you seen these Kermit the Frog Adidas sneakers? If not, you're going to love them.
Love Lego? You'll love some of these rare and hard-to-find Lego sets!
We had fun watching all of the Muppets Christmas shows and movies. If you love the Muppets, you will, too. Learn more about them all here.
Once upon a time, people collected teacups and saucers. Now they collect coffee mugs. Learn about getting into the business of buying and selling mugs on eBay.
LOVE, love, Love the wonderful coffee mugs that Starbucks has released over the years for the Christmas holidays!
We all know that cupcakes come in a large variety of flavours ranging from the 'regular' butterscotch, chocolate and vanilla to the slightly more unusual flavours like red velvet. On this page, I you will find a yummy red velvet cupcake recipe. I...
Maxwell House created a very good slogan with it's Good to the Last Drop. Learn more here.
Here's a different way to serve your rice in the summertime: in a molded salad.
POTTERMORE. The excitement surrounding J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter project swirled for quite awhile. Fans speculated about what exactly Pottermore would be. What just might have been the most carefully guarded Harry Potter secret ever is finally...
Remember when Harry Potter said that great, funny, or inspirational thing from the books? Discover a bunch of Harry's best quotes here.
A beautiful coffee table book, this volume shares Elizabeth Taylor's love of fine jewellery.
Hallmark's The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler tells the moving story of one woman's attempt to save Jewish children from the Warsaw ghetto. Learn more about the movie here.
Megan Follows' The Booky stories are wholesome family fair. The Christmas movie is especially nice. Learn more here.
Beauty and the Beast is an amazing Disney movie. Find out how the Blu-ray version was received.
Beyond the Blackboard is a 2011 Hallmark Hall of Fame movie about the classroom.
Weighing the pros and cons of drinking organic instant coffee.
If you are not already familiar with Snow White's Seven Dwarfs, you will be when you leave this page.
To Dance With the White Dog is a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie that stars Hume Cronyn and Jessica Tandy.
Those who grew up with The Brady Bunch will enjoy watching the A Very Brady Christmas television movie.
Who voiced Snow White? Find out here!
Learn more about Natalie Portman's dark movie Black Swan.
Hallmark has made so many fabulous movies. Have you ever wondered what the best Hallmark movies ever are?
On January 30, 2011, just in time for Valentine's Day, Hallmark Hall of Fame released the movie The Lost Valentine starring Betty White and Jennifer Love Hewitt. Learn more here.
I read The Christmas Box and then watched Hallmark's movie of the same name. Find out what I thought here...
The Santa Sing-a-ma-jig Continues To Be Popular but he is no longer alone and now has additional Christmas-themed singing buddies. Learn more here.
Love horror movies? Celebrate the ten scariest Halloween movie villains on this page.
We love biscuits and in particular, this buttermilk biscuit recipe. My son and his girlfriend had no problem recreating this yummy recipe!
Harry Potter's Fluffy isn't your ordinary cute little dog...but he's still inspired some serious collectibles.
Learn about Coco Chanel's early years in this movie starring Shirley Maclaine, Malcolm McDowell and Barbora Bobulova.
Knitters will appreciate the charmed patterns from within this book, Charmed Knits: Projects for Fans of Harry Potter.
Harry Potter fans who like to cook ought to have this Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook in their collection.
In the Haunted House is a picture book for children.
Shot in Montreal, Angela is Sophia Loren's 1978 mob movie. Learn more here about this gritty production here...
Like many, I first learned of Butterbeer in the Harry Potter books. I experienced it for 'real' at the WWOHP & set out in search of the best recipe...
An easy way to make a spider cupcake for children or for those with limited artistic ability...
A fun romp of a romantic comedy that shares the life of a strait-laced totally respectable female high school principal who is settled in a predictable long-term romance that is going nowhere fast...
It may be a cheater recipe but it is delicious so try this one when you want a pumpkin pie but you don't feel like making the crust.
We've debated whether a cupcake or a cookie is better...find out what we think and throw in your thoughts on the matter!
My son's movie-themed birthday party was a total success!
Yummy! That's the only word for these Canadian maple syrup cupcakes!
Feeling like visiting Ireland via a movie? Looking for a film to celebrate St. Patrick's Day? You'll find a few here on this list of family-friendly leprechaun movies.
Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown was the thirteenth television special by Charles M. Schulz featuring the Peanuts gang. It went on to become a classic. Learn more here.
S is for Save the Planet is a How-to-Be-Green alphabet book.
The KitchenAid Martha Stewart Blue Collection 12-Cup Food Processor KFP750A is my third in a series of reviews of Martha Stewart's line with Kitchenaid. So far, all of the appliances in this series have received top reviews, although the customers...
Love KitchenAid's stand mixers? Learn more about the Martha Stewart version here.
This best-ever M&M cookie recipe makes irresistible cookies. Don't bake them unless you are prepared to eat them...LOL!
I enjoyed Clint Eastwood in the movie Gran Torino and yes, the car was great, too.
Thanksgiving Day in Canada is a beautiful children's picture book that was written by Krys Val Lewicki and illustrated by Ana Auml.
Suffering From Wrap Rage? Try The OpenX Dual Blade Universal Package Opener, It Easily Opens Clamshell Packages.
The Pink Dress is a coming-of-age children's book that was written by Anne Alexander and until recently not re-released making it an expensive, hard-to-find book. There is exciting news though...
Ticket to Ride. A great family friendly board game. Learn more here.
If your child loves or would love to have an apron - just like dad or mom - he or she will enjoy this children's picture book, My Apron, by Eric Carle.
Learn more about Julie Powell's book, Julie and Julia.
Our cruise ship stopped for two days in St. Petersburg, Russia and we made use of every minute, LOL. Find out what we did...
Looneyspoons may well be my favorite cookbook, ever. Definitely this great Canadian cookbook is in my top five. Learn more...
Eating healthily is a little easier when you have great kitchen tools like this OXO salad spinner!
Dark skies ahead? You will be glad you grabbed a Totes umbrella. Learn more about them here.
Have you seen the Extereme Pumpkins created by author and artist Tom Nardone? If not, you are in for a treat when you check out his amazing Halloween books.
Hard Rock Cafe t-shirts make great souvenirs of your travels.
Scary Scary Halloween is a not-too-scary children's book.
Over the last several years I have created this index of Martha Stewart Halloween magazines. No one else does Halloween as well as Martha!
Our favourite summertime meals, gathered together in one menu. Make them all or pick the recipes that appeal to you!
Magnum's Hawaiian shirt, The Jungle Bird, is a shirt that is firmly set in our minds due to its importance in pop culture but did you know that you can still get it for the man in your life?
This picture is of me, Brenda, a blu-ray movies convert. Not a fantastic picture but it is me, nevertheless. With me is my blu-ray player and my high definition television (HDTV.) Well, maybe not MY blu-ray player and not MY HD television. Perhaps...
Potato salad, made with this recipe, is one of my favorite things to eat in the summer.
We've been eating these buttermilk pancakes for a couple of decades. No other pancake recipe has compared!
Yummy. Just thinking about this recipe for scalloped potatoes brings on the heavenly aroma that they create as they bake and makes me hungry.
Come on in and ham around with me! Check out some of the ham humour I've turned up!
If you're looking for an easy to put together meal, consider a baked ham.
Canadian fans of Anne of Green Gables were delighted to find her on one of Canada Post's postage stamps in 2008.
Discover the 49 songs that the CBC assembled to make a Canadian music themed playlist for President Barack Obama.
Looking for an easy and delicious chocolate fondue recipe? You've found one right here!
Looking for the best banana bread recipe? You've found it!
My friends tell me that this is the best carrot cake that they have ever eaten. I agree.
Jigsaw puzzlers who also love Halloween will love this selection of Halloween themed jigsaw puzzles!
Company's Coming is a fabulous Canadian cookbook line created by Jean Pare.
Interesting facts about the world of jigsaw puzzles.
Looking for some new Christmas music? Whatever type of music you enjoy you can be sure there is some Christmas music available for you.