Kids Birthday Party Ideas

Party Options that Kids Love!

 

Coming up with a unique party idea for your kids can be a challenge…. every year the bar is raised as you try to top the previous years party! Furthermore, not only are you looking for an entertaining option that will be a winner with your kids… you also want a hassle- free, affordable option for yourself.

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Fun Things to Do in Toronto!

 

Fun Activities that Bring People Together!

 

Chocolate Tales is a family run business in the City of Toronto that has people talking! With their open chocolate making workshops in hip places around the GTA including The Mad Bean, The St. Lawrence Market and Swansea Town Hall, Chocolate Tales is as much about the chocolate and spunky environment as it is about creating a fun space for people to get together!

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The Allergy Fix

 

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This Blog “May contain Nuts”  

 

The statistics have spoken and allergies are on the rise like they have never been in the past. The interesting thing is that unlike our parents or grandparents who barely even knew what allergies were, now a staggering number of kids in schools have allergies and this health concern is no longer taboo.

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White Chocolate

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Hate it or Love it

 

My mom use to only buy me white chocolate as a kid because she argued it was a healthier option (no caffeine)… and as a kid that loved sweets, I’d take whatever I could get! You can say, white chocolate and I go way back. But some years later, as I discovered my more matured palate and took an interest in high quality foods, I discovered that not all white chocolate is made equal (just like not all chocolate in general is made equal) and I became traumatized with some of the gritty overly sweet concoctions I’ve tasted thereafter.

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Chocolate…. The Love Drug

 

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Chocolate and What it Does to YOUR Mood 

 

While the affects of chocolate on lifting ones mood has been heavily documented, I can’t imagine anyone taking shots of chocolate milk at the club or sneaking some cocoa nibs into other peoples drinks anytime soon.

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Raspberry Truffle Photo Journal

                                              Trying Something New

I’ve tasted plenty of plain chocolate truffles in my day and I wanted to experiment with some of the bolder suggestions I’ve seen on the internet. One of the recipes I found called for your standard ganache recipe along with some jam perserve. I’m going to try some raspberry jam… but think about your options here people: fig, blueberry, organge marmelade! You can go pretty wild.

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