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Holiday Appetizers That Make Your Party Sizzle

by Blogger on ‎12-23-2014 02:53 PM - last edited on ‎12-26-2014 08:00 AM by Blogger



I was freaking out about how to make my holiday party a success until my Mom gave me these failsafe appetizer recipes.


Smartphone accessories make great holiday gifts

by Blogger ‎12-21-2014 11:13 AM - edited ‎12-21-2014 11:14 AM



Chances are, you spend more time with your smartphone than any other object over the course of a day. It may be indispensable to you, either as a personal toy or a business tool, and as such, you want to make the most of what it’s capable of. This is probably also the case for a loved one, and shopping for a thoughtful and functional gift that can be put to good use is easy with all the different smartphone accessories available.


Traditional Holiday Cookie Recipes with a Twist!

by Blogger on ‎12-17-2014 12:19 PM - last edited on ‎12-17-2014 04:22 PM by Blogger



Every year, the holidays sneak up on me! But these fun and festive twists on traditional Christmas cookies have got me ready for hungry kids and last-minute guests!


The best tablets, as rated by you, the consumers

by Blogger on ‎12-09-2014 11:50 PM - last edited on ‎12-15-2014 08:45 AM by Blog Editor in Chief



Sometimes, a good recommendation can be a great starting point or the final confirmation when making the decision to buy a device like a tablet. Of course, not every tablet works for every user, and not every user wants every tablet that’s available, so it doesn’t hurt to filter through the options. This group of tablets are the ones that stand out based on feedback from you, the readers and consumers.


Holiday Dining Etiquette 101

by Blogger on ‎10-30-2014 12:50 PM - last edited on ‎10-30-2014 01:32 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



‘Tis the season to be dining, Fa la la la la, la la la la!


During the upcoming holiday season, you’ll be raising a glass many times at dinner parties, whether as a host or as a guest. But before you send or reply to those invitations, let’s review some basic rules of etiquette so you don’t inadvertently act like a turkey!


What’s Cooking For Easter Dinner and Dessert?

by Blogger ‎04-07-2014 11:54 AM - edited ‎04-07-2014 03:19 PM

Easter Dinner Recipe Idea


Easter is coming, and this important spring holiday will be happening on April 20th this year. What will you be making for Easter dinner? From a sit down dinner to a buffet, organizing an egg hunt or making decorative desserts, there is a lot of planning that needs to put in for the Easter celebration.


It may seem as though this important holiday is far away but it's fast approaching, so let’s get busy planning your Easter dinner feast.  We have recipe suggestions that will help you decide on the Easter Menu. 



In just a couple weeks from now, it’ll be time to say goodbye to the Year of the Snake and hello to the Year of the Horse! Chinese New Year is a celebratory time filled with festivities, good eats, and presents that bring good fortune, happiness, and prosperity.


There are over 1.5 million Chinese people living in Canada, but you certainly don’t have to be Chinese to participate! How? Well according to tradition, good luck comes from replacing old broken dishes and kitchenware, as well as sharpening dull knives. While I may not be able to sharpen your knives, I do have some great kitchenware recommendations that can help boost your luck for the New Year!


Charming Gifts for Babies and Kids by Boské Kids

by Blogger on ‎12-19-2013 07:18 AM - last edited on ‎02-06-2014 03:43 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Choosing the right gift for a young one can be quite the challenge, especially if you’re someone like me who doesn’t have kids, but has a special nephew, niece, or friend’s kid in mind. Of course you have the option of walking into the kid’s aisle and picking a toy off the shelf, but where would you know where to start? Personally, I like to put a bit more thought into gift giving, especially when it comes to shopping for my special two year old nephew.


A rule of thumb that I stand by is: choose high quality products that will make both the child and parent happy. Boské Kids is an all-natural clothing company that offers just that. With a wide selection of playful, stylish, and unique clothing, you can surely count on them to fulfill your shopping needs.


Top 5 holiday gifts that suck

by Blogger ‎12-07-2013 09:07 AM - edited ‎12-07-2013 09:10 AM

dc50_irsrpu_02a5_ws.jpgGetting someone a holiday gift that really sucks doesn’t have to be a bad thing. There are some amazing gift ideas that suck hard and which people would love to receive. Yes, I’m talking about vacuum cleaners. These can be super high-tech pieces of equipment that can make cleanups a breeze, and even make you feel like you’re living in the future with all the features they have to offer.



Gifts for the Sports Fan

by Blogger on ‎12-06-2013 05:47 PM - last edited on ‎02-26-2014 03:21 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Gifts For The Sports Fan


For the person who loves sports, especially hockey, here is the ultimate gift guide. More importantly, this person takes pride and enthusiasm in wearing or adorning their favorite sports team logo. Now, these sports fans may have the usually items such as a jersey, t-shirt, pajamas, shot glasses, etc. This gift guide will take their devotion to the next level, with items you probably never knew existed. Hint: A toaster that can emblazon their favorite team’s logo right on the bread. Say what? Read more, and you’ll discover more gift ideas to make your favorite sports fan cry in joy.



Twas the Night Before…What? Home Theatre; Why It's the Gift That Gives all Year Round

by Blogger on ‎12-02-2013 09:35 AM - last edited on ‎02-06-2014 03:01 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Families spend a lot of time in front of their home entertainment systems.  No longer are they just TVs.  Now they also act as our movie theatre, gaming centre, social media hub, photo frame, and even our home gyms.  With that in mind, isn't now a great time to make sure your system is enables you to take advantage of all the great technological advances out there?


Two great laptops to please anyone on your holiday gift list.

by Blogger on ‎11-24-2013 10:32 AM - last edited on ‎11-25-2013 02:19 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



It can certainly be a challenge to pick out the right laptop as a gift for someone. Everybody has different needs and there are so many different computers to choose from, each with its own personality and specifications. Today we’ll take a look at two such options (the Asus X551CA 15.6" laptop and the HP Pavilion 15.6" laptop) and see how each is suited to different recipients on your holiday gift list.



Gifts For the Tech-Savvy Diva

by Blogger on ‎11-15-2013 04:34 AM - last edited on ‎02-26-2014 03:32 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Searching for the perfect gift to wow that tech-savvy diva of yours? Look no further. If she’s someone like me who closely follows tech trends and is a big fan of electronics, the pressure is on. Whether the gift is for your wife, mom, girlfriend, sister, daughter, niece, cousin, or friend, this blog post has you covered. With so many hot gadgets on the market, it’s tough to know where to even begin looking! But not to worry, here is my list of the top 5 "must-have" gadgets that will truly impress her.


Amazing gifts for him that will make you look like a tech savvy superstar!

by Blogger on ‎10-31-2013 04:28 PM - last edited on ‎11-08-2013 02:10 PM by Blog Editor in Chief


If you’re reading this you’re one of two types of people. You’re either like me: a gadget hound who loves to get his hands on the latest and greatest gear to make my life easier and way more cool. Or you’re like the people I’m sending this to: someone who has a guy like me in their life and needs the perfect list of amazing gifts for him that will make you look like a tech superstar.


It doesn’t matter which category you fall into, either way: welcome to my list! It’s time to take a look at the coolest stuff that you can put wrapping paper on this season.


Review: Zoomer Robot Dalmatian Electronic Dog Toy

by Blogger on ‎10-03-2013 10:32 AM - last edited on ‎01-02-2014 02:31 PM by Blog Editor in Chief



Destined to be one of the hottest toys this holiday buying season, Zoomer Dalmatian Electronic Dog Toy is a dog and a robot that's capable of 60 feats and which brings some innovation to the robot toy segment.


Zoomer is sort of reminiscent of the Sony AIBO dog and cat robots which were ahead of their time in terms of technology but priced way out of many people's reach. Zoomer integrates many of the features that AIBO had but makes them more accessible to the market.


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