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This Month's Top Picks: March 2016

 La Chaudière Cheese
 A most recent purchase--Organic Old Cheddar Cheese made in Quebec.  I love old cheese, and this tastes like an artisan cheese all right!  Wow! What a treat. I love it as a side to a slice of toast and strawberry jam.  Would also be incredible on pizza. Not sure if this block will last until we make pizza.  I also purchased the parmesan cheese that I look forward to trying.  Check out all their products.
About: In 1995, when organic products were yet not part of everyday vocabulary, Vianney Choquette was among the first to invest time and money to launch production of organic cheeses made with organic milk from local farms. Since then, all his organic cheeses have been labeled with the Québec Vrai certification seal, thus making available products made with no pesticides, synthetic fertilizer, or chemical or antibiotic additives and ensuring animal well-being and protection of the environment. The cheese factory is regularly inspected by the certifying organization to ensure that organic standards are strictly followed.
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Favourite Memory: I cut (only) one slice for my husband and brought it to him--delight washed over his face and he said “Wow!”  I love it when on my Canadian finds delight him too. . .but maybe not too much. I since hid it in the fridge:)


La Chaudière Cheese mmm have you had this on pizza? It's delish we paired it with some bison garlic coil and crackers for our Saturday night family movie night everyone is loving it! I love white cheddar the best, and so happy it's organic

September 11, 2014 8:04 AM
By Krista Embertson

oh the love of good cheese, this one does not let me down

September 14, 2014 7:06 AM
By Carol Barrette

 Dutailier Classico Comfort Glider
While a great deal of my baby’s nursery furniture was hand-me-down or vintage, there was one item I knew I most likely would buy new--a rocker.  A few moms shared how a comfortable rocker was a must because of the hours and hours spent in it--and turned out to be the best purchase they had made. I took their advice, and wholeheartedly agree. The Dutalier rocker met our specific needs: 1) Leather for easy clean; 2) Rocker & Recliner-- This chair does both! It suits our small nursery where space is at a premium and we couldn’t fit in an ottoman. (There are times I rock my baby, and times I recline with the pop-up foot rest); and 3) Versatility & Extended “Shelf Life” --by that I mean a chair that could, after it is no longer needed in the nursery, be moved to our living room and fit in with the rest of our seating. Imade in canada dutalier wholly canadian rocker glider baby got all of that in this Dutalier Classico Comfort Glider--in chocolate brown leather. It has a timeless style and impeccable comfort.
 Dutailier's upholstered chairs combine an unparalleled level of comfort and timeless styling that is designed to fit perfectly with the decor of a living room, an office or a home theatre. It is the perfect balance between the comfort of a recliner and the comfort of a glider that provides a complete relaxation in any position.

About: Dutailier is a Canadian private family owned company, established more than thirty five years ago, in a small town, St-Pie, Quebec, located 45 minutes from Montreal. They now concentrate all efforts exclusively on glider rocker chairs and have become the expert of that furniture segment. 

Favourite Memory: Oh, so many memories in this chair. But the one that takes the cake? When my baby smiled at me for the first time. It was a cold winter morning--5:30 am to be exact. I was feeding my baby in this Dutalier comfort glider. He was 4 weeks old, and he did what my heart had been yearning for--he gazed into my eyes and smiled. My eyes started tearing. My heart melted. I woke up his papa to tell him--he smiled, he smiled!  Oh, that morning, it was worth getting out of my warm bed to attend my baby. I have not been the same since.


i would have love this in my nursery it so stylish

September 13, 2014 1:30 PM
By Bernice

This is beautiful. Would look perfect in my living room.,

September 14, 2014 9:24 AM
By Corry L

Would love to have this for my living room

September 20, 2014 12:28 AM
By Janet Neufeld

Love this! I could use one!

September 28, 2014 2:25 AM
By Nicolas Cd

Rocky Mountain Soap
We use their “Baby Bear” soap.  I love this for so many reasons.  We found out we were pregnant when travelling through the Rockies. . .the same trip where I also saw a  bear.  So right from the beginning we called our baby, “Baby Bear.”  Well, low and behold, I found a “Baby Bear” soap made by Rocky Mountain Soap; this was appropriate on so many levels: 1) Made of all natural ingredients; 2) Lavender--my favourite smell; and 3) Made in the Canadian Rockies!  We use it for each bath. Word of advice: My little “Baby Bear” wants to warn other little “bears” that while this soap looks tasty, it is not! It’s best to suck on other bath toys:)

About: Rocky Mountain Soap is an eclectic and passionate group of individuals (who at any given moment, might smell collectively like 23 different flavors of soap) living and working in Canmore, Alberta. Rocky Mountain is owned by Cam Baty and Karina Birch, a young couple who have nurtured the company from its days as a 300 square foot shop in Canmore to the now 10 stores and 7000 square foot workshop. Cam and Karina balance running a rapidly growing company with raising three rapidly growing young childrenmade in canada baby bear rocky mountain wholly canadian soap natural.

Favourite Memory: One day when my baby was out for the day at his auntie’s, I missed him so much that I went and got his soap and placed it on my desk so that I could smell him.


Rocky Mountain Soap Factory makes amazingly wonderful soap products! I just love them!

September 10, 2014 11:21 AM
By Debbie S.

Very nice products.

September 11, 2014 11:16 AM
By Brad K

I've been using Rocky Mountain products for years. I love their ingredients, scents and breadth of products.

September 11, 2014 2:22 PM
By Angela Mitchell

This would be my favourite as I have actually tried this product

September 15, 2014 9:53 AM
By Vesper

This would be my favourite as I have actually tried this product

September 15, 2014 9:55 AM
By Vesper

These are great products! I have used a couple of different ones but I love the Body Butter. And I see that there is a new scent I want to try out. A trip to Canmore coming up!!

October 7, 2014 10:39 AM
By InezbyDesign

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