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Congrats To The Winners of our iÖGO nanö Giveaway!

Congrats to Christine Murray and Cheryl Macphail for winning our  iÖGO nanö giveaway. These lucky Lunchbox Season readers will each receive two grocery store vouchers for the  iÖGO nanö product of their choice!   Thanks to all for watching our V-log and for entering our contest!!! Wait, what? Missed our Vlog? Check out our original iÖGO nanö […]

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Sorry, folks. We’ve had to temporarily pull our most recent post of August 29. We’ll let you know when it’s back up and running again. And, for those of you who have already entered the contest, no worries! Your names are still in for the draw! XOXO  The Lunchbox Season

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Risk Failure in a Visible Way

As you probably know, I’m not usually one to make resolutions. Last year, I chose a word to live by, “Nourish,” and I felt that was a valuable effort. More on that in a later post, maybe. But I’ve been inspired to resolve something this year: Risk Failure in a Visible Way. The other day, I felt […]

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Pizza, Popcorn, Pajamas, and an Ernst Lubitsch Triple Feature

Claudette Colbert teaches us a valuable lesson in The Smiling Lieutenant, here…   When hosting a party, it’s important that you make sure you’re well dressed for the occasion. Tonight, we’ll be having a little pajama party in the living room, popping up some popcorn, and dishing up some of our favourite homemade pizzas.   Now, will […]

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Our Yule Log Recipe Featured on Huffington Post Canada Living!

Great news! Our Yule Log Recipe, Hazelnut Bûche de Noël, was Featured on Huffington Post Canada Living as part of their sponsored feature on taking a new twist on tradition, Inventing a Holiday Dish for the Ages! Click on the screen shot below and check out all of the amazing recipes! And, be sure to join us […]

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New Posts are Coming in May …

We’re all tuckered out from our amazing March breACK 2015! But we’ll be back in early May for a relaxed spring season of posts and a bit of a redesign! Any suggestions for the site? Drop us a note in the comments below! Welcoming the warmer weather and the amazing sunshine! With Love, The Lunchbox […]

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Love Your Local: Grinder on Main

As part of the run up to March BreACK!, which, for our family, consists of the most amazing staycation imaginable, we thought we’d showcase some of the local places that inspire us. First up… Grinder on Main 126 Main St. Toronto, ON M4E 2V8 (416) 901-0290 Twitter: @grinderonmain Instagram: @grinderonmain Facebook Kickstarter Campaign: Help Build the […]

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Cannoli Buche de Noel Recipe

Cannoli Bûche de Noël

Each year, for Christmas, I make a Bûche de Noël. For the past decade, I have been making my mom’s classic, 1970’s recipe with an easy chocolate cake, a lovely mocha whipped cream filling, and a heavenly chocolate icing: Click Here for that Classic Bûche de Noël Recipe. This year, I thought I’d take it […]

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GETTING stARTed: INSPIRATION, INSTRUCTIONS, ORGANIZATION _____________________ INSPIRATION Look to the Masters Once we sent out our invitations, the pressure was on to come up with a series of crafts for the pARTy that the guests could pull off in a period of two hours and that would be safe, inexpensive, and fun.  I had five “creative types” […]

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