May Two-Four Weekend – A Truly Canadian Holiday

May Two-Four Weekend – A Truly Canadian Holiday

The first long weekend of the Canadian spring/summer season, when - at last - the warm temperatures seem to be here to stay. Many stores use it to mark the beginning of their summer sales: gardening centres are bursting with seedlings, flowers and other plants; hardware stores offer their new lines of gardening, camping, and BBQ equipment; side-walk and garage sales are popping everywhere ... click on image for more

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Mother’s Day Japanese Tea

Mother’s Day Japanese Tea

Our family is not much into going to crowded restaurants, so we usually stay home for Mother's Day, and I get to pick a special meal prepared by them, or we order take out. This year, I am thinking of a Mother’s Day tea, and since I just learned that May is Asian Heritage month in Canada, I am thinking of including a Japanese touch to honour my background ... click on image for more