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Santa Writes Back

Posted October 20, 2014 by What's Different in Canada

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In case you didn’t think Canada was adorable enough, Santa writes back to letters he receives from Canadian children. All you need to do is write a letter and address it “Santa Claus, North Pole, H0H 0H0, Canada” (seriously, not making this up) between November 3rd and December 17th and he will write back. While various world powers argue about who owns the North Pole, Canada stakes their claim in a super cute, old-fashioned way. This tradition dates back to 1982, and always the multicultural one, Santa will respond to his million-plus pieces of mail each year in the language they were written in. 

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Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Avocado Garlic Aioli

Posted October 15, 2014 by Angela (Oh She Glows)

Meet our new favourite side dish. Yukon Gold potatoes are boiled, smashed, roasted until crispy, and then topped with a decadent, yet heart-healthy, avocado garlic aioli. Be still my heart. In the spirit of new beginnings for our little family of three, I decided to add something new to my Thanksgiving repertoire this year. Eric […]

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(Not) In The Pink

Posted September 3, 2014 by Chandra Clarke

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In general, I am not an Angelina Jolie fan. I see her face too often in the tabloids at the grocery store checkout, and usually the news about her has been, well, weird. One Jolie headline, however, raised my estimation of her a notch. Supposedly, she offended her in-laws by refusing to dress a daughter […]

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