Canada Holidays

Start 2017 Off Right With This Decadent Brunch Menu

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.29.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We may be starting a brand new year, but one thing hasn't changed and that's our love for delicious food! So we're starting 2017 with an awesome brunch filled with the tastiest food and sharing our menu with you.

10 Things You Can Cook With Leftover Wine

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

December is known as the most festive month filled with gatherings of family and friends... not to mention loads of delicious food and drinks! During the holiday season, we know that you may end up with a few leftovers, so we wanted to give you a tasty leftover cure that will turn tomorrow's meal into something special!

The Polar Bear Dip Is A Truly Canadian Rite Of Passage

Brett Tarver | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Living
Brett Tarver

I was convinced it would be a cold day in hell before I would even think of doing one. But that all changed suddenly last year. I allowed myself to be swept up by polar bear dip fever at work. It was fun, kinda like pledging for a fraternity. It took me back to the carefree days of my youth.

Happy 2017: A Year To Celebrate And A Year To Be Visionary

The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada
The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell

As we reflect on the past year, we think of what we have achieved and the challenges we have faced. We come together joyously, generously sharing with those in need. We optimistically explore what the future will bring. As Ontario's Lieutenant Governor, I too have been thinking about past and future.

3 Habits To Break And 3 Habits To Make This Year

Alyson Jones | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Living
Alyson Jones

Habits are habituated behaviours which are acquired by frequent repetition -- these "habits" then become a regular part of our functioning. These practices can slip into our lives without us even noticing as they feel so natural. It can be very difficult to give up or break a habit. We often hear people talking about wanting to break a bad habit, but we shouldn't forget that habits aren't always bad for us.

Top 5 Netflix Shows And Movies For Foodies

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

We've rounded up some of the top Netflix shows/movies for foodies that will guarantee you hours of couch-side bliss. And because they are sure to get your stomach grumbling, we've paired each one with the perfect recipe for you to enjoy while you watch. Are you ready to dig in to our list?

Celebrate The Holidays With This Plaid Nail Art

Kaitlyn Elisabeth Beauty | Kaitlyn Delano | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Style

'Tis the season!

How To Be A Wrap Star

Janette Ewen | Posted 12.23.2016 | Canada Living
Janette Ewen

With Christmas literally around the corner, most Canadians have the house decorated, the menu set... hopefully the gifts have all been selected... Now comes the real challenge, wrapping the gifts! While good things may come in little packages, creative and unique wrapping can elevate any gift, big or small.

Coping With Cancer During The Holiday Season

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Going through cancer treatment during the holidays can completely change your perspective during what should be one of the happiest times of the year. Patients and families struggle with how they can celebrate when they or someone close to them is coping with cancer.

The Christmas-Hanukkah Overlap Gives Me Hope For A Better 2017

Natasha Koifman | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Natasha Koifman

In a rare occurrence, Christmas Eve and the first day of Hanukkah fall on the same day this year. Perhaps these two religious events coinciding is a signal that the world can be a more united place in 2017.

5 Ways To Curb Salt Intake Over The Holidays

Nema McGlynn | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
Nema McGlynn

With all the parties and family gatherings, it's easy to lose track of how much we're consuming, including the amount of sodium we ingest. While sodium is an essential nutrient required for nerve and muscle function and maintaining fluid balance in the body, too much can lead to issues such as high blood pressure, stroke, heart disease and kidney disease.

Decide On Your Definition Of Success

Chakameh Shafii | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
Chakameh Shafii

Most of us have heard this at least once in our lives. But if we can't achieve the perfect life we have dreamed of our whole life, then what's the point? How can we expect ourselves to be happy? Trying to achieve the society's definition of success won't bring all of us happiness.

5 Tasty Ways To Make Your Hanukkah Happy

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Hanukkah kicks off on December 24th and so begins the 8-day Jewish festival of lights (and donuts and chocolate and fried potatoes). Our favourite part of Hanukkah celebrations is all the delicious food and fun you get to enjoy. To help you get in the spirit, we've got 5 fun food and drink recipes that are sure to transform the Oy to Joy this Hanukkah!

Is Holiday Anxiety Normal?

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

For many people, the holidays bring a lot of joy and excitement but also a lot of pressure, stress and anxiety. So the real question is whether it is "normal" stress, or something more concerning that should be addressed with your doctor.

Quick Ways To Get Into The Christmas Spirit

Nikki Fotheringham | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Living
Nikki Fotheringham

For most of us, the joy of giving is overshadowed by commercialism, the anxiety of braving the mall and the sheer terror of our credit card bills come January. Let's start some new holiday traditions! Here's how to give generously without spending a cent which will help you to get back into that festive spirit.

When All Isn't Merry And Bright

Alicia Raimundo | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Living
Alicia Raimundo

The holidays can be great for some, but for me, and many people I know, they are more of a nightmare. So how do we move past this? I am going to share with you a couple ideas that I have had that have worked for me ( they may not work for everyone). I am sharing these things in the interest of conversation.

7 One-Of-A-Kind Gifts For The Holiday Season

Gillian Farber | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Living
Gillian Farber

Rather than spending hours searching online or actually entering a shopping mall (but let's be honest, no one is leaving their house in a blizzard) I've taken the time to narrow down the extensive list to seven one-of-a-kind, out-of-the-box gift ideas for personalities of all types. You're welcome.

Joshua Ostroff

Virtual Reality Is For Real The Coolest Tech Gift For Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada Living

2016 VR technology is the real deal.

Find Your Christmas Spirit

Ike Awgu | Posted 12.20.2016 | Canada
Ike Awgu

In 2003 my mother died from Cancer. A nurse by profession, she had discovered a lump on her breast soon enough to treat the disease but not soon enoug...

Impress Your Guests With This Delicious Christmas Eve Menu

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

The countdown is on -- Christmas is just around the corner. And we all know the key to stress-free entertaining is being prepared. There's nothing like leaving things to the last minute to throw you into a festive frenzy! So if you haven't decided what you are serving up for you holiday dinner, we can help.

Best Video Games To Give Grown-Ups For Christmas

The Huffington Post Canada | Joshua Ostroff | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada Living

They're all recommended for 18 years and up.

Have A Happy Dysfunctional Christmas

Monique Caissie | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
Monique Caissie

It was 1991 and my first Christmas in my new home after my emotionally draining divorce. We lived in a depressed area. My family was 400 km away. I was struggling financially with a small business, helping in the community where I could, while nurturing my four-year-old who had some health challenges.

Choose Joy By Choosing To Exercise

Kathleen Trotter | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
Kathleen Trotter

I stay on my fitness horse by reminding myself that movement is a privilege and that the future Me will ALWAYS be happier if I move. The understanding that exercise positively affects my mood has informed my entire fitness philosophy. In fact, improving my mood is typically the primary reason I train.

How To Create Delicious Holiday Drinks This Season

Sacha DeVoretz | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Living
Sacha DeVoretz

Classics with new ingredients are on the rise, and they're perfect for the holiday season. A long list of ingredients doesn't mean the drink will taste better (and those drinks are no fun for you to make, either). Keep it simple. Your safest bet: A vodka martini, they're always in style.

Oh-So-Jolly Holiday Hacks

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

The holidays are upon us and we couldn't be more excited! Yet, we know how hectic this time of year can be. Remember, tis' not the season to feel stressed. There are lots of ways to save time and money but still surprise and delight your family and friends.