October 31, 2012: Our neighborhood fireworks display was about to go off, just like every other year. They’re always a great end to trick-or-treats with the family, but this year, however, was very different. The box of fireworks unexpectedly tipped over and shot into our crowd of neighbours and friends. They sprayed the crowd with alarming sparks, causing people to run for cover behind vehicles and other shelters. Some felt the heat but none were burned. Then a second blast hit and had people blocking themselves with their umbrellas. The fireworks flashed past them, hit a fence and bounced […]

All Things Red and White!

Canada celebrates its birthday. What better reason to throw a family and friends get together?  Throwing a fabulous birthday bash for our home and native land is easy.  Think outdoors — barbecues in the backyard, picnics in the park. And think team work – delegate to help you organize, decorate and prep food. Pot lucks are a great way to stay on budget and come together. Decor Red and White: keep it simple, a red table cloth, white napkins; a few Canadian flags here and there are all you need. Red and white streamers, balloons and table confetti are also […]