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Eating In: Grilled Peaches with Ice Cream

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Even though it's fall, I still love grilling (especially vegetables). I recently bought a non stick grill pan from IKEA for around $15 which I've been using almost daily. This grilled peaches recipe is great for incorporating grilling into your dessert. Happy grilling! Via Feed Feed Choose ripe, but firm, fruit that will hold its shape when grilling. [...]

Would You Ever Bill Your Guests For No Showing At Your Wedding?

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Anyone who has planned or even been at a wedding know it takes a lot of time and hard work to pull it off. So what do you do when someone no shows at your wedding (and we all know how expensive each plate can cost)? Do you suck it up and eat the cost? Should you take the high road? A couple recently made headlines when t[...]

Best of Vancouver: The style guide for eats, shops and sights

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper When you live in a city all your life, you can sometimes take it for granted. Vancouver has been my home for most of my life and also a city that has the best food and sights. Where we shop has changed drastically over the last few years with new stores such as Forever 21, Victoria Secret, Dior, H&M, J Crew and Nordstro[...]

10 Things About Being Thirty That Everyone Should Know

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Last year marked a milestone for me: I turned 30. As I celebrated my last months being 29, I experience both fear and anticipation. Is it what I would expect? Would this suddenly throw me into some kind of existential crisis now that I'm in a new decade of my life? Will things actually be different? The answers to all of that came pretty quickly the day I[...]

Sexting May Actually Improve Satisfaction In Your Relationship

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Via Vancouver Courier Newspaper Chances are anyone who has a smart phone has sexted. Before sexting there was phone sex and before that were steamy novels. Talking dirty has been around for a long time and the advent of texting has only made it easier and more accessible. Sexting became front page story was parents of teens experienced the reality of youn[...]

Vietnamese Vegan Rolls With Peanut Sauce

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Via Feed Feed Rice rolls are one of the easiest and healthiest things to make. You can customize your version and add just about anything you want. I like vegetarian rice rolls because their fresh and crisp. It's another version of a salad (except you can dip this one!). The most amount of work you'll have to do is chopping up the vegetables or you can go t[...]

Toast To The Tartine

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Toast is one of those things I find the hardest to cut out. Toast or tartine (def: an open sandwich, especially one with a rich or elaborate topping) can also be incorporated as an appetizer platter. Just add your favorites veggies or deli meat to toast (paired with cream cheese) and your stomach will thank you all day. Here are my favorite 5 combinatio[...]

Eating In: Apple, Almond and Honey Sandwich

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In a rush and aching for something sweet? This is a great on the go recipe that anyone can do. Simply slice a an apple and add to bread. Sprinkle some almonds then drizzle honey to complete. It's easy, healthy and comforting all in one bite!

Reading List: Tales From The Back Row

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Anyone who's attended fashion week knows the hustle that happens during those two frantic weeks. For some, the ultimate goal is to be seen in front row. For the rest of us (not in front row), we have a different perspective of what it really means from the outside looking in. Tales From the Back Row by Amy Odell explores just that. A frank perspective on [...]

Eating In: Chocolate Dipped Matcha Avocado Coconut Milk Popsicles

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Via Feed Feed Summer is almost gone and one of the season's best I'm going to miss is ice-cream and popsicles (which I only grave during warmer months). When I looked up recipes to make my own popsicle, this chocolate dipped matcha avocado coconut milk recipe immediately caught my eye. It has everything I love in one ice cold treat! It's also a great alte[...]