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 Welcome to our September  2020 newsletter! 


Fall is in the air!! The days are warm, the nights are crisp & perfect for sleeping! I hope everyone is staying healthy and managing the best you can in these uncertain times.

Well, it's time for me to start planning seasonal and holiday designs. Although the trade shows were all cancelled this year, the suppliers have certainly created the most heartwarming containers, and other product for the upcoming season. This year has been filled with incredible turmoil and these products they are offering, I believe, will give some sort of comfort to all who receive.

With everyone avoiding personal contact, gift baskets or care packages can be one of the favorite means to show appreciation to front line workers, loved ones in quarantine, and sympathy for the loss of a loved one. Babies are still being born, people are still moving into new homes, and Birthday's are still happening as well. The world has not stopped, why not make their day special!

Here are Great Reasons to give a gift basket! Be Grateful, Thankful, Appreciative, Caring & Supportive.

Birthday, Bereavement, I'm Sorry, Hostess Gift, Housewarming, New Baby, Baby Shower, Sympathy, Get Well, Graduation, Off to School, Retirement, Corporate, Thank you, Customer Appreciation, Wedding, Anniversary, New Home, Welcome Home, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Valentine's, Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas, Holiday Best Wishes, Bon Voyage, Grand Opening, Charitable Events, Employee Awards.


Key Dates for 2020!

Jan 1 - New years Day

Feb 14 - Valentine's Day

Feb 17 - Family Day

March 17 - St. Patrick's

April 10 - Good Friday

April 12 - Easter Sunday

April 22 - Administrative Professionals Day

May 10 - Mother's Day

May 12 - Nurse's Day

May 18 - Victoria Day 

June 21 - Father's Day

July 1 - Canada Day

Aug 3 -Civic Holiday

Sept 7 - Labour Day

Oct  12 - Thanksgiving

Oct 31 - Halloween

Nov 11 - Remembrance Day

Dec 25 - Christmas Day


Bring on Fall!!

Homemade Tomato Sauce!

There is nothing you can buy in a store that matches garden fresh tomatoes...Garden to table! 


Roma tomatoes, tomato paste, salt, pepper, garlic, onions & basil. 

You can actually just can or freeze the tomatoes once they are rendered down...but I like to add some additional ingredients prior to freezing.

So quite simply, wash tomatoes, take off the stem end, 1/4 them, and throw in a pot. Cook at medium so not to burn until rendered down into a liquid.  Let cool, then put in a blender to puree. Yes skins and all!  Once blended, pour into a strainer back into the pot they were cooked in. There will be little of the sauce in the strainer....just some seeds. Depending on the amount of tomatoes you cooked down, depends on the amount of paste you add. Add salt, pepper, garlic, basil, onions, and simmer. Let cool. If you freeze, then just put into freezer bags, remove excess air, lay flat and freeze.  You will enjoy delicious garden fresh sauce all winter long!








NEW Warm Buddy's are here!!! 

Still updating website...thank you for your patience!!!

For our Corporate clients, you can also provide us with some marketing items to put in your customers baskets...here are a few suggestions!

 Dentist- Travel size brush & toothpaste, Physio & Massage- Pedometers or stress balls.. Nail techs & Hair Stylists- Nail files, small sample size hand creams, shampoos or conditioners. Optometrists- Eyeglass wipes,  Realtors- Calendar magnets for fridge, conversion magnets, pens & pads.  Pet Groomers- Dog treats. Car Sales- Car air fresheners. Accountants & Financial planners- mini purse size calculator with pen and pad.....

New Design

For him, great for any occasion the magazine can be changed up to suit the recipient and occasion.

New Design

Miss a birthday, anniversary, well, sometimes we have an event or occasion to make amends, and, well words can help, but so can a gift that tells them so. It doesn't take much but a simple gesture. This Canadian Dictionary mug says it all and with a touch of humor should the occasion require it.  We can fill these mugs with an array of gourmet items sure to please.

Prices range from $20.00 to $25.00 depending on what is included.