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aperitif hour in Gascony on eatlivetravelwrite.com

French Fridays: L’heure de l’apéro

If you followed me on Instagram over the summer, you’ll have noticed a trend (well, other than the appearance of lots more frites than usually appear on my feeds!).  Many days, around 6-7pm, a photo of l’heure de l’apéro would pop up. L’heure de what??? Cocktail (apéritif) hour.  The “apéro” as it’s known is the […]

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Bits & Bites: Join GLAD in Donating for Good

(Bits & Bites is a semi-regular series featuring products or events I am enthusiastic about!) Like many of you, one of my “must-have” kitchen brands is GLAD®. From the trash bags (including outdoor, indoor, recycling and compostable bags) to the food storage products (plastic wrap, containers and bags), it’s a brand I know and trust. […]

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Beat the Back-to-School meal-making blues with Longo’s

It’s coming…. September is just around the corner and for many people that means Back-to-School.  But those three words don’t just strike fear into the hearts of kids (and teachers!) – there are a fair number of parents who are probably not looking forward to all that entails either, namely: making school lunches and getting […]

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Win a $100 Longo’s gift card (CLOSED)

Win a $100 Longo’s gift card (CLOSED)

Thanks to the folks at Longo’s I have a $100 gift card to give away to one lucky reader. To enter, read my tips for beating the back to school meal-planning blues and leave me a comment telling me your best tip for keeping motivated for meal-planning. For a second bonus entry, tweet the following […]

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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Bubble éclairs

I am a huge fan of choux pastry as evidenced by the amount of posts I have written about them on here… It’s my go-to “Impress your Friends” pastry – simply because it’s so easy to make and it makes a big impression on everyone when you bring them to the table… “You MADE these? […]

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What’s cooking? Chocolate peanut butter banana smoothie

This month’s Kraft Canada #whatscooking assignment was to check out some back to school recipes which, reluctantly I will admit, it’s time to do. I’m doing some training courses this week and next week we are back at school for professional development week and then classes resume after Labour Day. Yikes! Where did the summer […]

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