Baby’s sex-reveal: it’s a….

This month my hubby and I found out the sex of our baby. We wanted to start visualizing what life with baby would be like, and now we know (pretty sure) that life is going to get a whole lot more interesting as we learn to raise a baby BOY! We decided to share the news with […]

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Transitions: becoming a mother

I am 22 weeks pregnant and recently found out the sex of the baby (I will reveal soon!). As I get to know more about the life inside me, my love for him/her and anticipation to meet him/her increases exponentially. I’m amazed at how much I am changing from the inside (and out!) with each […]

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Six Mother’s Day Date Ideas for Dessert Lovers

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and I am getting more and more requests for date ideas. While Toronto has a diversity of experiences to offer, I’ve selected my top six Mother’s Day dates for the dessert lover. 1. High-technique desserts from Roselle – 362 King St E Roselle is a true Toronto gem in the city’s east side. Pastry Chef […]

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Afternoon Tea at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York

Yesterday I had the chance to experience my first Afternoon Tea at the Fairmont Royal York. With Mother’s Day coming up, I thought it would be a great opportunity to take my mom, Grace, out for a special occasion (be sure to make reservations now, Mother’s Day gets booked up fast!). This is a milestone […]

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Our Babymoon: A Guide to Portugal

My husband and I love to explore cities. Since we got married in 2012, we have been to over 25 cities, including London, Barcelona, NYC, Paris, and San Francisco. This year, we had planned to go on an Asia trip, but with the news of the baby on its way, I opted for a city that was a bit […]

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Review of Isaan Der in the Junction

Restaurant: Isaan Der Address: 2961 Dundas Street West Type of food: Northeastern Thai Neighbourhood: Junction Price range: $11-$30 Toronto – and arguably the whole world – has a love affair with Thai food. Thai restaurants never seem to have a problem attracting customers. It’s not too surprising, considering the tasty array of ingredients and flavours that are common in […]

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Calii Love will open 2nd location in February 2017

If you’re familiar with the Toronto food scene, there is probably a new word that entered your vocabulary last year; that word is poké. Originating in Hawaii, this raw fish salad has quickly become Toronto’s favourite meal. It traditionally consists of pieces of diced tuna or salmon that have been marinated in soy sauce and […]

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Spotlight on Cissy’s – a lifestyle brand

One of the things I love about being a food blogger/grammer is the opportunity to meet local entrepreneurs who are enhancing our city with quality food and creative concepts. This month, I had the privilege of meeting the mother-daughter duo behind the recently opened, family-owned business Cissy’s. Cissy’s is a lifestyle brand that currently offers gourmet cookies along […]

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