How To Host An Amazing Wine Tasting Party

Amanda Mercier | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Living
Amanda Mercier

It is no secret that I am a big fan of wine. Every month I share with you the results of my monthly wine tasting group, I HEART WINE Club; a very exclusive party of unsophisticated wine lovers like myself. I was recently asked by a few of my readers to share my recipe for hosting an amazing wine tasting party -- so here it is.

Canada's Largest Dairy To Shut Down Three Plants

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2016 | Canada Business

MONTREAL — Saputo Inc. says it will close three plants in Eastern and Atlantic Canada employing some 230 workers by the end of next year in a move t...

8 Myths To Bust For Stress-Free Hosting

Shawna Scafe | Posted 12.21.2015 | Canada Living
Shawna Scafe

Being hospitable is more about welcoming others, as they are, to come share your life with you, as it is. It is about opening up your doors, putting out an extra plate, sharing your space and time and relaxing enough to enjoy the company of another person.

10 Useful Things To Bring To A Holiday Party

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Living

It's a good gift when the host doesn't know whether to serve it or save it.

Holiday Gift Ideas For Every Kind Of Host

Sari Friedman | Posted 12.11.2015 | Canada Living
Sari Friedman

Tis' the season of get-togethers. Whether you are invited to a holiday lunch at your in-laws or to a cocktail party with your best friends, nothing says gracious guest quite as well as bringing along the perfect thank-you gift.

Sticky Situation: What Do I Bring a Thanksgiving Host?

Julie Blais Comeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Canada Living
Julie Blais Comeau

For this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, my sister and I will be meeting a long lost aunt. What do you suggest that we bring as a host(ess) gift for this unknown cousin who is opening up his home to us? Preferably something not too bulky to carry, I hope. Or, would it be appropriate to buy something at destination?

Don't Stress About Hosting, Enjoy Your Guests

Karen Cleveland | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada Living
Karen Cleveland

At some point, I don't know when, I started to plan a bit too much for hosting company. Perhaps I got so caught up that I became fussed, sucking the spontaneity out of what should be fun. Those that profess to enjoy hosting often agree that the trick to keeping it stress free is to be prepared and organized. But don't forget to relax and enjoy your guest's company.

Five Unique Hostess Gifts For That Last Summer Invite

Karen Cleveland | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Style
Karen Cleveland

There's no more avoiding the obvious: the last weekend of summer is looming. Hopefully the past few months held long, languorous days devoted to soaking up the sun in good company. If a trip away for Labour Day weekend is in the cards, bringing along something nice for your host could keep you as a guest in good standing. Flowers or a great bottle of wine are always good, safe bets, but if you're jockeying to be top of mind for the first long weekend invite for next spring, it might be time to stock some other gifts.

10 Gifts To Give The Hostess With The Mostess

The Huffington Post Canada | Meredith Gillies and Sarah Kelsey | Posted 10.31.2012 | Canada Style

Showing up empty-handed to a holiday party is one of those universal don'ts. It's not university, folks -- although showing up with a 6-pack is better...