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A Brief History of Candy Apples

A Brief History of Candy Apples

Wondering how candy apples, one of this season’s quintessential treats, came to be and where to find the best ones locally? Other than pumpkin pie perhaps, nothing else welcomes the taste buds to the autumn season quite like the tangy sweet crunch of a shiny red candy apple. The very first candied apples were created in 1908 in Newark, New Jersey by a candy maker who never intended them to be eaten. It was the Christmas season when candy maker William Kolb came up with an idea to add some...
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Where To Find Carnival Treats in Brantford

Where To Find Carnival Treats in Brantford

Each year, once the chill in the air starts, we bundle up in layers and check out our favourite fall carnivals and fairs. Although this year is a bit different, we can still indulge in some of our favourite carnival treats right here in Brantford. From cotton candy to caramel apples, to funnel cake and corn dogs, these treats are a staple of the autumn season, and will transport you back to the fall fairs that we’re all missing this season. Candy Clouds | 9 Peel St., Brantford Conta...
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Top Spots For Chocolate Lovers

Top Spots For Chocolate Lovers

If you have a sweet tooth, and honestly most of us do, what is your sweet craving? For me, it’s chocolate and Brantford has some delicious options both from local businesses and chains operated by local owners. Next time you need a chocolatey fix, check out one (or all!) of the following: Le Chocolat du Savoie | 320 Colborne St. W | 519-751-1119 From hand-crafted Belgian chocolates of only the finest ingredients to the delightful fulfilling aromas that linger through the store, Le Chocol...
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Your Backyard: The BEST Movie Theatre

Your Backyard: The BEST Movie Theatre

Do you have a special anniversary or birthday coming up? What about a new grad in the house? We may not be having the annual celebrations that we’ve become accustomed to, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create an amazingly unique and safe event for your “social bubble.” Enjoy a night under the stars watching your very favourite movies with the ones you love the most in the comfort of your own backyard. Bonus: if you forget the bug spray or blankets, all you have to ...
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Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

Enjoy local flavours with a backyard picnic

The sun is shining, the air is fresh, the flowers are in bloom…it’s picnic time! The best part about planning a picnic is the food of course!  You can let your creativity shine and it can be enjoyed in the comfort of your own backyard, porch or balcony. Throw out your favourite comfy blanket, grab you finest (paper) china, and make memories with the kids or an at-home date night with your sweetheart. What will be in your picnic basket? We want to help you with some tasty recip...
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Comfort Food for the Soul

Comfort Food for the Soul

“Comfort food is the food that makes us feel good – satisfied, calm, cared for and carefree (Ellie Krieger). Comfort food is most commonly associated with food that reminds us of good memories or occasions and is something we turn to when we need to boost our spirits. We’ve all been finding ways to connect food memories to happiness and there is a wealth of options in Brantford to help us make those happen. Here are some heartwarming comfort foods and the businesses that are ...
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12 Days of Giveaways Day 12: Finders Keepers, Le Chocolat Du Savoie, Olive Oil Co.

12 Days of Giveaways Day 12: Finders Keepers, Le Chocolat Du Savoie, Olive Oil Co.

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me…a beautiful wooden charcuterie board, two bottles of oil from Olive Oil Co. and a delicious assortment of chocolates from Le Chocolat du Savoie. Finders Keepers is a Fusion Mineral Paint retailer that sells used and refinished furniture. The shop owner, Ashley, is a very talented artist and crafter herself and is a terrific host during the many, many DIY workshops she holds monthly. Custom Furniture Painting is also offered to indiv...
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