Recent Blog Posts

  • Traditional Christmas Cakes - Polish edition

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    Cake…now here’s a topic for a true Pole (I’m originally from Poland). As a nation we love food and to a point we’re famous for it, but really cake is embedded in our genetics. No joke! When my friends from Great Britain and Canada were visiting, at the end of their visit they coined an expression: they were “caked-out”, as everyday there was cake (at least once a dayJ). Even though I have adopted Canada as my home, making cakes and feeding people will always be a big part of who I am – especially at Christmas time when I feel the urge to have at least three different cakes on Christmas Eve. What I’m about to share with you is one of my favourite cakes, which was also a big hit last Christmas. Even though I baked a big batch, it disappeared quite quickly. It’s a three layer cake with a custard filling and covered in chocolate – sold yet? Let’s start then….

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  • Gifts for the tech lover on your list

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    There are fairly good odds you know somebody like me. Somebody who is best described as a technology lover. Someone who loves getting their hands on the latest and greatest gadgets. Someone who is always up on what is going on in the world of high tech toys. The good news is, that person shouldn’t be too tough to shop for. There are so many great gadgets perfect for the tech lover to pick from, and you don’t have to have deep pockets in order to impress and delight either. No matter what they’re into and how much you’re looking to spend, there is something out there that will be the perfect fit. Let’s take a look at a few items that would make fantastic gifts for the tech lover on your list.

     

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  • The best tablets of 2014

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    It’s almost hard to believe that the tablet market, at least as we know it today, is little more than four years old. From the original iPad launch in 2010 to the spate of differing models available now, the category’s evolution has made choosing between them both easy and difficult at the same time. This year has seen some solid options come to market, and here are the best of the bunch.

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  • Four reasons why the GoPro Hero 4 is a gift you'll want too

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    Wearable technology is all the rage this year, with smart watches grabbing many of today's headlines. However, it's easy for me to point the finger at GoPro's Hero digital cameras line that brought the "cool factor" to the wearable tech category. These mini recording devices can be mounted on a user's head, helmet, chest, wrist and much more, including surfboards, ski helmets and automobiles—the possibilities of how they can record are endless.

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  • Review: Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Wi-Fi Superoom Digital Camera

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    You’re looking for a camera and you want something powerful, but easy to use. You’re not into swapping lenses, and you’re more interested in the picture you get than how you get there. You’re shooting stuff at a distance, you’re shooting action, you’re shooting friends and family. If you’re smart you’re checking out the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Wi-Fi 16.1MP 65x Optical Zoom Digital Camera, because it’s the perfect camera for you. Read on to learn about why. 

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