Holiday Cheer: DIY Gifts-Part 1 Mini Camp Fires!

The kids and I made these as a Holiday gifts for their teachers this year. They are “Mini Campfires” To enjoy on a cold winter day. This activity was a great family time activity, where the kids got to help create the gifts they were giving to their teachers, and we got to spend time ...

Spreading Holiday Cheer: The Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookies

The holidays are quickly approaching and what better way to share the holidays than with sweet treats,family and friends. These ultimate chocolate chip cookies are guaranteed to spread some holiday cheer. Wrap them up as gifts or have them out at holiday parties to share with your guests! Ingredients: 4 Cups all purpose flour 2 ...

Blogpodium 2013

This past weekend was the 3rd Blogpodium, and AyA’s 2nd time sponsoring this grand event. Blogpodium gathers bloggers alike, from all over, to educate themselves on successful blogging, with tips on creating content, gaining loyal followers, and turning blogs into businesses. The keynote speaker this year was Toronto’s very own Sarah Richardson. Sarah set the ...

AyA Kitchens Featured on Breakfast Television

On August 9th AyA Kitchens was featured on Canada’s top morning show Breakfast Television. The segment was “Renovating your kitchen on a dime”, design consultant Frank Turco showcased a beautiful AyA kitchen island filled with a variety of storage options. From roll-out drawers, cutlery tray inserts, to recycling centres and even a hidden gem in ...

Mango Tilapia 3

We’re half way through the summer, and the August Civic long weekend is here! We’ve had some great weather this year in Toronto, unpredictable at times, but for the most part, it’s been perfect for backyard grilling. If you are looking for a new bbq recipe to try this weekend, and the standard hot dogs ...

Blogpodium Bound 2013 Contest Winner!

AyA has hosted yet another successful Blogpodium Bound Contest for 2013, and this year’s entries were bigger and better! Blogpodium is an annual conference hosted downtown Toronto, for the blogging community, educating bloggers on how to manage their blogs as businesses, generate traffic and create interesting content for a loyal group of followers. The Blogpodium ...