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Stay Caffeinated

Posted on Monday, June 01, 2020 12:00 AM

Anybody else living on a caffeine drip these days? Whether it’s my morning jolt, my afternoon boost, unseasonably cold weather warm-up or just for the taste you can find me drinking a caffeinated beverage…let’s just call it often.  Personally, I gravitate towards coffee and every morning starts with the sound of my programmed coffee maker brewing the first pot. Lately, with stay at home guidelines, I’ve been expanding my palette on a more regular basis and enjoying tea in the afternoon. While...


Outdoor Adventures in Brantford

Posted on Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00 AM

The sun is finally out, and hopefully here to stay!  We live in a beautiful bloomin’ city full of gorgeous displays of flowers, sprawling parks, over 70 kms of natural trails, and The Grand River—a designated heritage river.  As we say hello to summer, it’s a great time to adventure outdoors and nurture your physical and mental health.

Mohawk Park is a picturesque space and the tall trees create an abundance of shade which is great for a picnic, yoga in the park, or some leisurely walking....


May 28th is National Hamburger Day

Posted on Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:00 AM

The start of summer is almost upon us and nothing beats that crave-inducing smell of a burger on the barbecue. You know the one – that savoury, smoky, meaty aroma wafting through the air, often mingling with summery hints of fresh cut grass… and it usually sends us racing home to fire up the grill. Whether you’re an order-in or cook-out kind of burger buff, an exciting day to celebrate the all-mighty beef patty is coming.

Thursday, May 28th is, you guessed it, National Hamburger Day. The origin...


Comfort Food for the Soul

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 12:00 AM

“Comfort food is the food that makes us feel good – satisfied, calm, cared for and carefree (Ellie Krieger).

Comfort food is most commonly associated with food that reminds us of good memories or occasions and is something we turn to when we need to boost our spirits. We’ve all been finding ways to connect food memories to happiness and there is a wealth of options in Brantford to help us make those happen. Here are some heartwarming comfort foods and the businesses that are ready to serve you...


Celebrate National Wine Day Locally!

Posted on Monday, May 25, 2020 12:00 AM

“My only regret in life is that I did not drink more wine.” – Ernest Hemingway

Happy National Wine Day! With a vast array of options, wine is an exceptionally versatile beverage.  Before we share the best Brantford spots to make-your-own-wine, we thought we’d prepare you by giving you the tools you need to pick yourself the perfect wine! Experts use five common characteristics to classify and describe wine and if you’ve ever felt lost when wandering wine aisles, here’s a basic guide:

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