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ANNA OLSON’S HOLIDAY BAKING HINTS

1. Shortbread Secrets – Make them melt in your mouth Use unsalted butter and pure vanilla extract – you’ll taste the difference in the end result Use the top rack of the oven, so the cookies don’t brown too much on the bottom Rotate pans…

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HAPPY HOSTING

Be a Guest at your Own Party It’s the day of your holiday party, and you’re wondering what made you think it was a good idea to have your friends and family over a drink and a little bite. You’ve spent the day running around, cleaning up and…

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AUTUMN STATE OF MIND

The Tuesday after Labour Day is more of a fresh start for me than January 1st, and I’m guessing I’m not alone in that sentiment.  I adored the first day back to school, and it had nothing to do with a new outfit, backpack or the fact I was a…

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Summer Treats

There’s such a great energy to summer – getting up before an alarm dictates your routine, getting a full dose of vitamin D from the sun, and moving around with ease. Even getting yourself out the door is simpler than any other time of year –…

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