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NYE Recipe: Portobello Mushroom Mini Pizzas

December 30, 2011 9:20 am
NYE Recipe: Portobello Mushroom Mini Pizzas

If you are staying at home this New Year’s Eve, or hosting a cocktail party, hor d’ourves are always a great and fun way to ring in the the new year. Try this simple, yummy and healthy recipe for Portobello Mushroom Mini Pizzas, it is always a hit at gatherings with young and older guests alike. Give it a try and ring in the new year in style and good health! Bon Appetite!

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Keshia Chante at Bayshore

December 29, 2011 8:29 am
Keshia Chante at Bayshore

It was a pleasant surprise for Ottawa to see Keshia Chanté perform in Bayshore’s E-Style lounge as a part of the Candlelighters event, a non-profit organization that provides support to young cancer patients and their families. From the performance, it is clear that Chanté has been in the spotlight for a long time and loves what she does.

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DVD Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

December 28, 2011 7:58 pm
DVD Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Read the latest review by OLM’s Harvey Chartrand of the newly DVD release: The Rise of the Planet of the Apes. Filmed in Vancouver, Canada, the film promises to deliver action, suspense and so much more…

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Bayshore E-style

December 27, 2011 4:03 pm
Bayshore E-style

It’s no secret that holiday shopping is a crazy and hectic venture. It has become a combat sport as people squeeze through racks and shelves trying to find the perfect gift at an affordable price. The folks at Bayshore Shopping Centre had this in mind this Holiday season when they unveiled E-STYLE, a new virtual shopping service designed to revolutionize the holiday retail experience.

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Massimo Capra’s Confession

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Massimo Capra’s Confession

Massimo Capra is one of Canada’s most recognizable chefs. The Toronto-based chef is the host of Travel+Escape’s new original series Gourmet Escapes. The viewer follows Capra as he travels the world seeking the best food, most interesting people and the finest chefs to cook with. OLM’s Laurent had the chance to sit down and chat with this culinary expert.

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NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Part Two

December 23, 2011 3:43 pm
NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Part Two

The shortened 2011-12 NBA season will begin on Christmas Day, with teams slated to play 66 games over the next four months. Here is Part Two of OLM’s NBA preseason power rankings: the playoff teams.

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Handmade Holiday Gifts for Beginners: Part III

December 22, 2011 4:26 pm
Handmade Holiday Gifts for Beginners: Part III

Check out the third and last instalment of the handmade holiday gifts for beginners. Cross-stitching may look difficult but follow these simple steps and you will find just how easy and fun it can be!

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Holiday Handmade Gifts for Beginners: Part II

December 21, 2011 3:45 pm
Holiday Handmade Gifts for Beginners: Part II

Many of us have basic sewing skills learned long ago, or perhaps no sewing skills to speak of. But don’t let your poor memory or lack of practice stop you from learning! Here is a basic sewing project that makes for a great gift or just for a little something to hang on your tree.

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NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Part One

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NBA Preseason Power Rankings: Part One

The shortened 2011-12 NBA season will begin on Christmas Day, with teams slated to play 66 games over the next four months. Here is Part One of OLM’s NBA preseason power rankings: the non-playoff teams.

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Holiday Handmade Gifts for Beginners: Part I

December 20, 2011 5:46 pm
Holiday Handmade Gifts for Beginners: Part I

Venturing into the world of handmade gifts can be daunting to those of us who don’t think of ourselves as especially “crafty”. But all you really need are some very basic materials and skills to get you started. If you’ve always wanted to try DIY arts and crafts, now is the time!

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Recipe: Holiday Pumpkin Gingerbread

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Recipe: Holiday Pumpkin Gingerbread

When we think of holiday baking several things come to mind: gingerbread houses, gingerbread men, log cakes and the list goes on. But why not make and bake something a different this holiday season and give your family and friends a taste of something out of the ordinary? This recipe for Holiday Pumpkin Gingerbread is an easy and great way to ‘spice’ up your holiday.

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Wind in the Willows is a Breath of Fresh Air

December 19, 2011 3:25 pm
Wind in the Willows is a Breath of Fresh Air

Take a classic English children’s tale, add some whimsical puppetry and spice it up with gentle humor and you have the latest offering at Ottawa’s Arts Court theatre.

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Skiing the Unbelievably Beautiful Italian Dolomite Mountains

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Skiing the Unbelievably Beautiful Italian Dolomite Mountains

Ski touring in Italy is highly civilized and geared to a broad cross-section of skiers. Our stomachs did somersaults as the van winded its way up and down the many passes on our way from Venice to San Cassiano, the starting point for a ski touring excursion with Dolomite Mountain s.r.l. […]

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Green Cleaning

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Green Cleaning

With the holiday season in full swing, many homeowners are busy cleaning their homes in preparation for company. Unfortunately, many household cleaning products are laden with harmful chemicals, including harsh cleansing agents and artificial dyes and fragrances. ead on for some effective, natural, and safe green cleaning ideas.

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If the Sidewalk is a Runway, then Life is a Parade

December 16, 2011 5:23 pm
Courtesy of The Peacock Parade

Luxury at your fingertips. Kind of an oxymoron isn’t it? The Peacock Parade is like an online sample sale, which features products by all your favourite designers. The Peacock Parade not only provides Canadian consumers with discounted, designer merchandise, but from beginning to end it is a luxury experience.

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Recipe: Holiday Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

December 15, 2011 8:35 am
Recipe: Holiday Peppermint Chocolate Cookies

Everyone loves holiday sweets, how can you not – it’s one of the few times of the year that we can indulge in sweets and treats without feeling guilty about our diets, waistlines etc. The holidays are also a great time bake some goodies for friends and family or share some […]

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Honoring Shannen’s Dream

December 14, 2011 11:40 am
Honoring Shannen’s Dream

Long before the Federal Government’s planned delivery of mobile homes and food to the remote Northern community of Attawapiskat, there was Lady Evelyn Alternative School.

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