Little green alley for our little ones

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Living in the city, people often wonder where our kids can play outside safely. In Montreal, the answer is pretty simple: they play in the alley, also know as la ruelle! Alleys are located behind apartment buildings mainly in all the central neighborhoods of Montreal (Hochelaga, Mile-End, Plateau, Rosemont, etc). They were introduced at the […]

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Sorry, I’m from Montreal

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I thought it would be fun to take over this article from The New Yorker with the title No I’m from New York and give it a little Montrealer twist. So here are my thoughts as a girl from Montreal. In New York, we greet newcomers by giving them incorrect directions to Times Square In […]

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Top 5 food websites

Top 5 food websites

Who doesn’t love browsing the web through delicious recipes? For inspiration, for a dinner party, for meal planning: all the reasons are good to navigate from one site to another. Top 5 food websites Cooking with the New York Times: I love the classics that are coming from this site. I got the Best Spaghetti […]

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Swim lessons from the 20th century

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Looking at my son in the pool on this cold Saturday morning of February, I wondered for how many years, mothers and fathers were attending to the swim lessons of their kids. For how many years, kids have been taking swim lessons in North America? I made a quick research on Google to find a […]

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What’s for dinner dice

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A few weeks ago we went to New York for the week-end. On Sunday afternoon we were walking in Soho and ended up in what I think was a pop-up shop of the Brooklyn Market…I don’t know exactly but it was such a nice place with artisans of all kinds. I totally fell in love with […]

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Treats from another world

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We just came back from NYC where we spent the Canadian Thanksgiving. Between the streets, parks, Space Intrepid Museum, our primary goal was to find the best places to eat. We walked to the Upper West Side and found this tiny spot on Amsterdam Ave:  Treat House A delicious square of paradise. It has inspired me for […]

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