~ CLOSED ~ President’s Choice #GuidingStarsCA $150 GC Giveaway

  As I mentioned in a couple earlier posts, I am writing a four-part series on the #PCGuidingStars program. Part One invited you to, Follow My Journey with the Loblaws #‎GuidingStarsCA‬ #‎PCStars‬ Program -  I explained that like many of us, I am increasingly aware of what goes into my body and I am striving to eat a healthier diet, not only for myself, but for my family too. In the post I talked about my discovery of the Guiding Stars® Program at Loblaws® stores and how I am in … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Nothing Says Summer Like Ice-Cream {w/$50.00 GC Giveaway}

Summer is in full swing and I don't know about you, but for me, nothing says summer like ice-cream. Whether it's a single scoop in a cone after a ballgame or a full-fledged fancy dessert party, nothing is more evocative of summer than ice-cream! I love the relaxed, easy-going vibe of summer ice-cream desserts. Be it a Deep Dish Watermelon Ice Cream Cake or a make your own sundae complete with waffle bowls, toppings and various flavours, ice-cream is always a perfect dessert. Some of … [Read more...]

PEI Mussels in Creamy White Wine Sauce

A couple of evenings ago we had unexpected guests drop in for a visit. Does this every happen to you? Anyway, as I was hanging up coats, I was searching my brain, trying to think of something we could have with a glass of wine. Then I remembered that in the freezer, I had a loaf of PC® artisan bread as well as a box of President's Choice® PEI Mussels in Creamy White Wine Sauce. Problem solved! I grabbed the bread and mussels from the freezer and headed to the kitchen as my hubby poured us … [Read more...]

This Year, Start A New Holiday Tradition

There is now denying it, the season of entertaining is quickly approaching!  In fact, I sometimes feels that a runaway train named Christmas is speeding my way.  Between family commitments, work, decorating the inside and outside of the house, preparing for out-of-town guests, shopping, cleaning, cooking, wrapping and baking I sometimes feel that my head is going to explode. I love the holidays and everything associated with them. I also love to cook and bake, but there has to be a balance. … [Read more...]

Loblaws Commit to Remove “every extra bit of sodium” from President’s Choice® line up!

Today's consumers, you and I, are very aware of the quality and nutritional value of the foods we eat.  Not only do we have the ability to "Google" anything we want to know, but, we also have valuable information, in the form of the Nutrition Facts, which is found on every packaged food we buy. It is now simple to find the amount per serving of fiber, sugar, sodium, vitamin A, fat...and much more, in any packaged food. It is at our fingertips, neatly laid out in the Nutrition Facts label.  It … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Wishing a Happy 25th Anniversary to the PC® Green Line! (w/Giveaway)

I am all about living as green as possible and my family and I do everything we can to reduce our footprint on the environment. This includes an awareness of our choice in cleaning products.  We already use many of the PC®  line of products, but just recently learned the GREEN™  line was celebrating its 25th anniversary this year! Think back 25 years, to  the year 1989.  Probably, many of you were not yet even born. In my part of the world,  green living was still in its infancy.  I remember … [Read more...]

Food That Makes You Feel As Good As Our Long Awaited Spring! {w/Recipe}

After a VERY LONG winter, spring has officially arrived.  Even though in my neck of the woods,  we had snow and freezing rain yesterday, I am still confident spring will soon be arriving here too! It is time to break out of our long winter rut and try something new. It's time to whip up some food that makes you feel as good as our long awaited spring! PUMP UP YOUR GRAINS Need a change from pasta night?  Try incorporating grains into your meal instead.  As part of a salad or main course, … [Read more...]

President’s Choice® Children’s Charity ~ Helping Kids Do Anything

  President’s Choice® Children’s Charity kicks off spring fundraising campaign    Moncton, NB, February 12, 2014 – In grocery stores across the country, the President’s Choice® Children’s Charity’s Your Small Change Can Make a Big One campaign starts Friday, February 14.  This campaign aims to raise funds to fight childhood hunger, as well as help families whose children have physical or developmental disabilities.  Customers can provide support by donating $2 at the checkout at … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ President’s Choice® The Decadent® Chocolate Chip Cookie Turns 25! {Giveaway}

Did you know, one of Canada's most iconic treats, President's Choice®, The Decadent® Chocolate Chip Cookie is turning 25 this year! … [Read more...]