Holiday Season

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.

Getting Into The 'Holiday Spirit' 365 Days A Year

Marcia Sirota | Posted 12.28.2016 | Canada Living
Marcia Sirota

This time of year, we're told to be more loving. We're encouraged to get into the "holiday spirit." We're supposed to be more giving, more understanding. But what if we don't feel particularly connected to other people? It's hard to be loving when you don't feel much love.

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?

This Year, Give The Gift Of Creativity

Ron Tite | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada
Ron Tite

It's that time of year, folks. People are scrambling through stores, rifling through racks of clothes, desperately yelling, " I need this in a medium!...

Caught Short By A Cold Front

Colin & Justin | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada
Colin & Justin

The tale of two Toronto Christmas virgins discovering the true spirit of the season thanks to a minor crash in cottage country, a call to the CAA and a road trip to Canadian Tire to dress some last minute trees...

Give The Gift Of Friendship To Seniors In Solitude

Michael Gazer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada Impact
Michael Gazer

Too often, we wrongly equate isolation with some remote location and therefore the lack of interaction is based on geography. But for a growing number of elderly living in this country's largest city, there is little escape from solitude.

Take 5 To Make It A Jolly Holiday

Deri Latimer | Posted 12.21.2016 | Canada
Deri Latimer

The holidays can be stressful. There's alot to do, and the pressure is on to prepare food, entertain, and decorate your home. That's all on top of the...

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!

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.

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.

Pretending To Be Santa Is A Privilege

James Di Fiore | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
James Di Fiore

The overriding idea behind dressing up as Santa Claus is not to provide children with hopes for gifts; it is to provide them with a vehicle to escape into an imaginative state, where wishes and secrets are tangled together, and a man in a red suit is the only arbitrator qualified to pull the right strings.

Santa-Worthy Holiday Cookie Recipes

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

From scrumptious, crunchy white chocolate cookies mounded high with berry jam, to fudgy brownie-stuffed chocolate chip cookies that are super easy to make, we've got a festive assortment that will knock the socks off your fireplace!

How You Can Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Jamie Logie | Posted 12.15.2016 | Canada Living
Jamie Logie

If you've been on top of your health and nutrition throughout the year how do you navigate this minefield of Toblerone and gingerbread dwellings while not depriving yourself?

Try This Smart Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe

Kathy Smart | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

My mom has been making this fruit cake since I was a little girl. It is moist, rich, dense, gluten-free and dairy-free! Even though I am not a huge fruit cake person myself, make people enjoy this when I give it to them as gift! I find as I get older, I love to give people things I have MADE as opposed to more 'stuff.'

Recipe Tips For Your Baby's First Holiday Season

Jennifer Carlson | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Parents
Jennifer Carlson

Baby's first holiday season is full of exciting times! Why not make their adventure with food something just as exciting as their first meeting with the big man in the red suit? This is a great time to introduce your baby to the wide variety of foods that come out during the holidays.

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.

How To Stay Focused Before The Holidays

Sheryl Boswell | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada Business
Sheryl Boswell

During the holidays, the usual routines and motivations aren't the same and work tends to move at a slower pace. However, this doesn't mean you have to slow down, too. In fact, I find the time just before the holidays to be my most organized period. Below are some steps you can take to stay focused before the holidays and New Year approach.

Organize Your Way Out From Under The Holiday Clutter

Allison Weigensberg | Posted 12.13.2016 | Canada Living
Allison Weigensberg

I love, love, love the holiday season, but I do not enjoy all the additional stuff it brings into my home. If you're looking to spread the holiday cheer without adding clutter, you're going to need a strategy to deal with all of those things without your home looking like a department store.

Single Bell Rock

Victoria Lorient-Faibish | Posted 12.13.2016 | Canada
Victoria Lorient-Faibish

I think Carrie Bradshaw said it best: "Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you. Now it means you're pretty sexy and you're taking your time d...

Spice Up Christmas Shopping At Popular Souks Around The World

Booking.com | Posted 12.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Booking.com

Endorsed for their popular souks, these six cities are a great choice for travellers who want to escape the traditional Christmas shopping and explore some of the oldest markets in the world. You're sure to appreciate the lights of the suspended lanterns and the colourful stalls.

Top 5 Must-Haves For Easy Holiday Hosting

Sarah Baeumler | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sarah Baeumler

The truth is that you don't have to be an expert host to leave a lasting impression on your guests, which is why I'm sharing my must-have entertaining essentials and pro tips to ensure you'll be ready to tackle anything the holidays might throw your way!

How To Navigate The Pitfalls Of Over-Indulging This Holiday Season

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For many people, weight gain during the holidays is a foregone conclusion. Resolutions to do better this time are largely destined for failure, no matter how seriously they are taken. In the end, the countless temptations offered at office parties and family gatherings prove as irresistible as always, obliterating all good intentions.

5 Natural Ways To Make Your House Smell Great For The Holidays

BiteMeMore.com | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Living
BiteMeMore.com

Holiday entertaining isn't about things being perfect. It's about finding time to be with the ones you love. So to help you embrace the chaos of real life we've got tips for how you can transform your home into an aroma-filled holiday oasis in a few easy steps. Now you'll have them so focused on how great your house smells, they won't notice anything else!

How To Get Through The Holidays While Grieving

Rachel Ricketts | Posted 12.02.2016 | Canada Living
Rachel Ricketts

While everyone else throws back rum and eggnog and busies themselves with holiday shopping, those of us in grief are doing our best just to get through the day. Hearing a holiday song, smelling a familiar scent or walking by a decorated store window can be all it takes for us to come undone. So, what can you do? Well, quite a lot. Below are my suggestions for how I plan to get through -- I hope it's of help to you too.