How To Plan the Perfect Picnic
One of the best parts of great weather (besides being able to wear cute skirts and dresses), is being able to eat outdoors. A warm breeze, sunshine, a glass of wine and a delicious plate shared with friends - doesn't that sound great?
If you aren't a regular picnicker, what are you waiting for?! While dinner parties can be stuffy, a picnic is informal and intimate. It's...
We Love Fridays: 5 Awesome Products for the Coolest Summer Ever
You probably thought that summer couldn't get any better. I mean it's sunny, how much better could it be, right? Well, you were wrong. To help make the most of your summer, we found 5 incredible items to take the season up a level and make it: The. Most. Awesome. Summer. Ever. Seriously.
1. Springfree Trampoline 11 x 11-ft with Enclosure (C$1299.99) 2. Coleman Instant...
Tip Tuesday: 6 Easy Entertaining DIYs
I love entertaining (and I love being entertained) during the summer months. Not only are the best foods in season, but you can get outside in the fresh air. Perfection! Of course, entertaining is always kind of a pain, amirite? I mean, who has the time, money or skills to pull together a Martha Stewart-esque festivity? Not me! Plus, when going to a BBQ or party, there are hostess gifts, presents...
Tea and Fruit and Candy - oh my! 6 DIY Crazy Cocktail Combos
Last year around this time, I did a little infusion magic with vodka and Jolly Ranchers
. It was awesome (if I do say so myself). Some 7 Up and Sprite added to the mix and I was ready to hit the BBQs with summer cocktail in hand. This time around, I'm ready to take infusion to the next level. I'm going to be experimenting with new flavours and liquors.Want to come with me on this...
10 Awesome Ideas for Pimped Out Backyards
Okay, so don't tell anyone here at CA, but I'm totally planning on taking a 'mental health sick day' on a Friday as soon as the weather gets warmer.
Me + sangria + backyard deck + sunshine - work = perfection. I mean, what? Me, skipping work? Never! I'm totally joking Ali (cue nervous laughter)!
In case you were so inclined to do something awful like skip...
Food Charts for Kitchen Tips and Tricks
Ever wondered how to tell how well done your steak is? Or how long you should be steeping your tea for? Or how to properly prepare a cheese plate? I can't be the only one with a few dozen burning kitchen Q's that need A's. We've got 5 handy dandy charts here for you to do just that!
You're definitely going to want to get pinning, bookmarking, saving, printing or whatever...
Contests and Prizes: April 15 - 21
By now, you know the old song and dance: every Monday we announce two new contests for you chicks to enter. I don't need to tell you that. I also don't need to tell you that the contests to enter are linked just below.
Cover Girl Battle: Who is the fairest of them all
in magazine land: T. Swift, AnnaSophia Robb, or Adele? Review of the Week: Review a blush this week to win.
25 Unique and Cute Wedding Pinspirations
Wedding season is nearly upon us, and that means one very important thing: it's time to get pinning. As self-confessed Pinterest
addicts, we know that Pinterest is the hub of all the best wedding ideas. So, we've rounded up some of our favourite unique wedding ideas for décor, activities, food and more. Pin away (and totally steal) any of these greats for your own nuptials. Even...
Take a 'Peep' at These 4 Easter Cocktail Recipes
If you aren't familiar with Peeps, then you have clearly been deprived. I have a secret love for their sugar covered marshmallow goodness. I've got an intense sweet tooth and I totally get that not everyone understands my passion for Peeps (it is a lot of sugar to take in). I still think that everyone should get a chance to enjoy their Peeps this holiday!
Isn't it so much more fun...
15 (Almost) Too-Cute-To-Eat Easter Desserts
Strictly speaking dessert-wise, Easter is the BEST holiday. I mean, part of the holiday is going around finding chocolate, so obviously the sweets are going to be ah-mazing. I also think Easter is the cutest holiday. You guys, there are bunnies and chicks involved. So, why not combine the two best things about Easter?
Here's our round up of some of the cutest, sweetest and most adorable...