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7th Blog-iversary!!!!!!!

February 16, 2017 General

Seven years of blogging! To be honest, 2016 was not one of my best years, but when I’m stressed/sad I like to channel that energy into doing nice things for other people, usually in the form of baked goods. Let’s take a look back at the past year: My Favourite 5 Posts of the Last […]

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Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake

June 9, 2016 General
Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake

When this recipe was posted on Smitten Kitchen last year, I was with Danielle in Atlanta and for sure said “I’m making this as soon as I get home!”. Well we all know what happened after that: two weddings, one case of bronchitis, and major summer fruit FOMO meant there wasn’t a lot of time for […]

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6th Blog-iversary!!!!!!

February 15, 2016 General

It’s that time again! Another year of blogging has gone by and it’s time to take a quick look back at the most popular posts of the past year, as well as my favourites! Top 5 Most Viewed Posts {from the archives}: Dinosaur Birthday Cake School Bus Birthday Cake Chocolate Whoopie Pies Lemon Meringue Cookies […]

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5th Blog-iversary!!!!!

February 17, 2015 General

When I was getting ready for my trips to New York last Fall, I was trying to think of all the places I ate the last time I visited The Big Apple in 2009. I was about to check the Planet Byn archives to re-live all the good eats when I realized…I didn’t have this […]

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4th Blog-iversary!!!!

February 16, 2014 General

Four years ago I sat on the couch in my Mom & Dad’s family room, and send out an email to my closest friends to let them know I started a food blog.  I can’t begin to express the joy that it has brought me since that day! This was a big year of change […]

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A Taste of Burlington – Summer Launch Event

June 26, 2013 General
Taste of Burlington Summer logo

A few weeks ago Tourism Burlington offered up 10 passes to their Taste of Burlington Summer Launch Event to Food Bloggers of Canada members and I snatched one up!  Taste of Burlington is a Summerlicious-esque dining program where restaurants offer three-course menus, including an appetizer, entree and dessert for a fixed price. The Launch Event […]

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S’mores Cookie Bars

June 6, 2013 General
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  Last weekend, my new friend from work had a BBQ (yes! I was invited again!) on the rooftop terrace at her condo. It was the second day in a row of a mini-heat wave; one of those sticky, humid days that required a maxi dress and accepting that your hair will get bigger and […]

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Food Bloggers of Canada Conference {Day 3}

May 27, 2013 General
FBC 2013 Conference

This post is long overdue, but it’s finally time to recap Day 3 of the Food Bloggers of Canada Conference. Just like Day 2, we’ll go at this panel by panel: Bookkeping for Canadian Bloggers This session with accountant Brian Kent-Baas was all about the financial side of blogging, and how to determine what constitutes […]

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Food Bloggers of Canada Conference {Day 2}

April 28, 2013 General
FBC 2013 Conference

It’s taken me a couple of weeks to pull this post together, but it was important for me to document everything I learned.  You’re about to get a crash course on Day 2 of the Food Bloggers of Canada Conference. Let’s do this panel by panel: Bloggers & Brands/PR – Best Practices for a Happy […]

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Food Bloggers of Canada Conference {Day 1}

April 15, 2013 General
FBC 2013 Conference

I just got back from a whirlwind weekend at Hockley Valley for the 1st annual Food Bloggers of Canada Conference. Over the past few years, I’ve read about food blogging conferences in the US and always thought it would be something I’d like to go to, but I wasn’t sure if it was really for […]

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