Posts by Caitlin McCormack

Escape the Cold: Energy-Saving Tips for Winter

The Farmer’s Almanac is forecasting a long and “very, very cold” winter in 2019 for Canada and the US, but just because the temperature’s dropping doesn’t mean your utility bills should be rising. Here are some tips for staying warm (and keeping your energy costs down) during the coldest, darkest months of…

Charcuterie 101: Assembling the Perfect Holiday Spread

Not only does a charcuterie board offer an easy way to please a crowd with varying tastes and dietary restrictions, it comes together in very little time, making it perfect for holiday entertaining. A charcuterie board is ideal for guests who are gluten-free, dairy-free, or just watching their portions, as they can mix and match…

Holiday Gift Ideas for Teachers

The winter holiday break is nearly upon us, and that means you’re probably busy decking the halls and picking up gifts for all the people on your list. If one of those names is your child’s teacher and you’re stuck on what to gift them this year, we’ve got a few…

Gift Inspiration: Hot Holiday Toys for Kids

The holidays are coming, and that means it’s time to start thinking about what’s on your little one’s wish list and what Santa will be bringing this holiday season. Whether you’re shopping for the artist, the explorer, or the inventor, these 12 ideas are sure to impress nearly anyone on your…

Pickle This! How to Make the Harvest Last

Summer is the season when it comes to enjoying the seasonal bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables available locally. Since not everyone can eat their weight in berries or corn before they spoil, preserving these seasonal gems can help you not only enjoy the rich taste in-season produce provides, but it can even help you…