Food

5 Island Wineries to Visit this Summer

It's not hard to see why Vancouver Island is home to some incredible wineries.The vast, deep valleys, rich green forested mountains and breathtaking ocean views provide the perfect setting for a place to raise...

Freeze! Cooling Down with Frosty Treats

With summer's heat comes the joy of going to the beach, building sand castles and swimming. Or staying cool by running through a sprinkler. Frozen treats are another great way to cool down. They...

Setting Up a Meal Train

A meal train is when a group of family members and friends work together to deliver meals to someone who is going through a major life change. While some of these occasions are happy,...

The Perfect Pizza Party

Looking for a way to keep your grandkids busy on a rainy day? Why not throw a pizza party?! Pretty much everyone loves pizza, and it's a perfect meal for getting kids involved in...

Simple Snacks for Picnics & Hikes

It's handy to have a few snacks that are quick to prepare and easy to take along to picnics at the beach or hikes in the woods.Here are a few healthy go-to snacks to...

Summer Farmers’ Markets

With summer just around the corner, it’s not too early to start thinking about Farmers’ Markets. Make a day of it with your grandkids; stock up on picnic ingredients and hit the park or...

Easy as Pie

One of the first cooking skills that I ever learned was how to make pastry and bake apple pie. My parents are both great cooks, but desserts and pastries aren’t really their cup of...

An Apple a Day

There are a lot of fruits that can be grown locally. While berries and Okanagan stone fruit are abundant in the summer, by the time winter rolls around, apples are the only widely available...

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