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Leila Pejman
Leila Pejman is a producer and storyteller whose work encompasses content creation, media, social media, and communications, topped off with a passion for emerging technologies. On the domestic side, she's on a mission to create the best quinoa muffin recipe.

Prepare for the Great Canadian Winter: basics to get you through the cold season

After twenty-two years, Canada’s Baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays, are in the playoffs. Though our hearts are filled with joy, it doesn’t change the fact that the cold weather is coming (though I believe in wishful thinking and always hope for a milder winter). Regardless, it’s time for some cozy cuisine for cuddling up in front of the TV (to watch the Jays play, of course). Here are a few easy recipes to warm you up this winter.                                                                                         

Tired of standing in a lineup for your favorites from a food truck? Try these recipes at home

There’s no doubt about it: we’re in the middle of a food truck revolution. When one of them is parked near your workplace, it feels like you’ve won the lunchtime lottery. The meals are oversized, messy, and sometimes bizarre, but whatever the combination, they just seem work.  The proof is in the lineups. Here’s a roundup of the best recipes from the top food trucks in Canada. 

Preparing A Great Canadian Thanksgiving Feast

I don’t know about you, but September seemed to fly by in a week. October has arrived and I’m a little unprepared. To my fellow Canadians, it’s time to get ready for Thanksgiving. Let’s embrace the second week of October with extra TLC, from making the perfect turkey dinner, to bonding around the table, to finding new games that everyone wants to play.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites: Spike Up Your Meals With Bourbon

I was in Chicago this past June and every restaurant had a dish that included bourbon. Personally, if you gave me a glass of the stuff, I would cringe at the intensity of the flavour. But in food, it’s a whole different story. Bourbon is the new bacon! Okay, maybe bacon is irreplaceable, but it, too, makes a deliciously savoury combination with bourbon. Let’s spike up our meals with these recipes.

Prepare for a great Canadian winter: Prepare your home for cold weather comfort

Don’t shoot the messenger, but winter is coming! Now that I live in Toronto, I’m getting chills of dread because winter is miserable in the east. Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating, but there are a few months where it gets tough and my face feels numb. I’m sure that like me, many of you will be spending more time at home, as the weather grows colder. So, here are some options to keep you warm while you watch TV or to just keep your home an optimal temperature no matter where you are.

Ultimate 4K TV Experience: Finding the Right Accessories

While most of my friends like to go out on Saturday night, I enjoy staying in and catching up on the latest TV series with a big bowl of popcorn. When winter rolls around, that’s exactly what I’ll be doing. So it’s very fitting that September is dedicated to home theatre at Best Buy. Let’s get ready for hibernation by setting up an entertainment centre that includes a 4K TV and all the accessories for the ultimate viewing experience.  

Exclusive: The Wearable Tech Event of the Year

Huge applause goes to the Best Buy Canada team for organizing the #LifeAndTech expo at Dundas Square in Toronto. The day was jam-packed with the latest in wearable technology as well as the chance to immerse into virtual reality. I must preface, I wrote this post at the end of a very long (yet fun) day of tweeting for @BestBuyCanada. In addition, the expo ended with a mesmerizing performance by Bob Marley’s son, Ky-Mani. He jammed out so many great tunes, which included his father’s song “One Love.” I’m high on music! Here’s my full summary of the event.

Shelly’s Friday Favourites: 5 Dinner Recipes Using a Muffin Pan

The saying goes, don’t judge a book by it’s cover. Don’t judge a muffin pan to only make muffins. We’ve posted the most amazing breakfast meals you can make with a muffin pan. Now, it’s time to talk dinner. New ideas can help shake up the menu of the week, plus it’ll make it easier to serve your entire family and any uninvited guests. Here are my five favorite dinner ideas using a muffin pan.

Morning Rituals from 5 Successful Entrepreneurs

Mornings can be tough, especially when you want to hit that snooze button. Or when your kids wake you up too early. Or when you aren’t happy at your job and have to survive a long day at work. But sometimes a shift in attitude or routine is all you need. Many successful people have morning rituals to help kickstart their productivity. Before you roll your eyes, take a look at how the following entrepreneurs begin their day.

5 Breakfast Ideas Using a Muffin Tin

Breakfast is the most important meal. Every nutritionist will boast to eat (something healthy) within two hours after waking up. Now that back to school is here and you’re going to be in a bigger rush than the summer month, here are five fast and easy breakfast recipes using a muffin pan. 

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