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Hygge Attribute #1 – Candles

Hygge Attribute #1 – Candles

In one of my previous posts, I started the conversation about hygge. Both Canada and Denmark are in the top 10 happiest countries in the world. And I assume that the Danes and we, Canadians, definitely, should know something about happiness and how to stay happy. Let’s find […]

Awesome Cake Recipe

Awesome Cake Recipe

As promised, today I would like to share our favourite family cake recipe. A long time ago, I learned how to make this cake from my mom. This cake was very popular in our town back in Soviet Ukraine. Almost every family I knew was […]

Hygge A La Canadienne

Hygge A La Canadienne

According to Hyggehouse.com, hygge(pronounced hue-guh, not hoo-gah) is a Danish word used when acknowledging a feeling or moment, whether alone or with friends, at home or out, ordinary or extraordinary as cosy, charming or special. This word has no direct English translation. It derives from a sixteenth-century Norwegian […]

Christmas Holidays

Christmas Holidays

As many of us, we became extremely busy around Christmas holidays. Buying gifts for our children and their significant others, looking for new recipes and purchasing ingredients, you know, all these important things parents usually do. First, we needed a perfect Christmas tree. Where can […]

Blackbird Baking Co

Blackbird Baking Co

Kensington Market is undoubtedly the most diverse and unique Toronto’s neighbourhood. During the 1920s it was known as “Jewish Market”. Now the marketplace is packed with goods from Europe, the Middle East, the Carribean and Asia and is considered one of the best street markets […]

Pluto. Issue #2 Presentation

Pluto. Issue #2 Presentation

On Saturday, November 25th, we attended the launch party of Issue #2 of Pluto magazine in Kensington Market. Pluto is a submission-based monthly publication. Each issue features an interview with a Toronto artist and provides a print of their work. The remainder of the publication will […]