There are 3 blog entries for November 2011.
Monday, November 28th, 2011 at 9:11am. 1697 Views, 0 Comments.
Having a tough time with your holiday shopping? There are always a people on your list that are harder to shop for than others. Have no fear! Here are five picks for five tough people on your list:
FOR THE BOOK LOVER: The new Amazon Kindle is the perfect gift for anyone looking to make their way through the bestseller list. It’s small, portable, and lightweight, and at around $100, it’s a pretty affordable option – especially in the long run. The best part? No dealing with long library wait lists, out of stock notifications at the bookstore or online, or shipping. The Kindle has built in wi-fi, so new books are available in mere seconds. PRICE: $109.00 WHERE TO GET IT: amazon.ca
FOR THE TECHIE: The late Steve Jobs made a huge impact in the…
Friday, November 18th, 2011 at 3:35pm. 2410 Views, 0 Comments.
Old man winter is on his way, and it’s starting to show (-16 this morning, anyone? Brr!). One of the best ways to avoid the trademark Alberta chill is to get in the kitchen and start cooking; it’ll not only heat up your home, but it’ll make you feel all warm and cosy from the inside out. Sounds good, doesn’t it?
Here are 5 recipes that are guaranteed to bring a little warmth to a winter-like day:
1. Cranberry Eggnog Braids: a delicate bread that will leave the spicy scent of eggnog in your home, and is perfect for brunch, dessert, or just a tea-time snack.
2. Roasted Acorn Squash Soup: a smooth, comforting soup that serves well as a side or a light supper.
3. Macaroni and Three Cheeses: what’s more comforting than mac and cheese? Kick…
Thursday, November 10th, 2011 at 7:40am. 1605 Views, 0 Comments.
The holidays are the perfect time of year to give back to the community; while it’s great to help out year round, there’s always a little extra need during this season. So, if you’re looking for a way to start volunteering, here are 5 great ways to do so in and around Calgary during the holidays:
Image: Hillhurst United
1. Head to the Mustard Seed: There’s plenty of opportunity at the Seed at this time of year, from Christmas Card making to Dinner Service. Volunteer as a family, group, or individual – there are activities for essentially any age. Check out the Mustard Seed’s website for more details.
2. Adopt-a-Family: This is a program run through CUPS that provides gifts for an entire family. It’s a great option for a group of people (like an office,…
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