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Click and Collect personal shoppers Erin Mitchell and Maria Elchidak are ready to assist your online grocery shopping needs at the Camrose Superstore. Supplied

Click and Collect means shopping from home

Do you love grocery shopping? Do your kids think this weekly occurrence is their favourite outing and they enjoy watching you read nutrition labels as you try to make the best nutritional choices for your family using a minimal budget?

Sandra Huseby and Judi Nierbergall show off a line of designer chocolates at Studio 49 Home & Design in Camrose.

Decadent design and delicious chocolates

Have you met Sandra Huseby? She is the owner and designer of that “little shop that’s big on Design,” Studio 49 Home & Design. Sandra is a woman of vision, she can take a blank canvas and turn it into a space that’s on trend and beautiful.

The possibilities for wedding cakes are endless, but be sure to vet your cake artist beforehand. Supplied

The I do’s and don’t’s of wedding cakes

With wedding season just around the corner, many couples will be embarking on the journey to select the perfect wedding cake. I chatted with local cake artist extraordinaire Tania Greenwald of Cute and Classy Cakes to get the scoop on what couples need to know.

Pat Branson has an assortment of goodies and gourmet coffees in unique mugs on offer at Fiona’s Coffee and Gifts. Submitted

Come for the coffee, stay for the community

On your next visit to Camrose’s bustling downtown core, open the painted door at 4968 50 Street and you’ll be greeted with the smell of fresh brewed coffee, fresh baked goodies and a warm hello. Many of those who enter Fiona’s Coffee and Gifts the also get a hug to go with the small town hospitality. I believe the hugs are optional, but the friendl

The food festival at Augustana featured the cuisines of many different cultures. Marilou Yampolsky/ Special to the Canadian

Bringing the world together through food

The international students of Augustana put on their first international food fare to demonstrate the number of cultures that make up our country, and the Augustana campus on Jan 22.

Let's be realistic this January!

It’s January, people. Welcome to guilt trips, fad diets, gym memberships you’ll pay for and not use. Welcome to more guilt. Ah, the month that screams healthy eating, weight loss, new year’s resolutions. Why is it that when Jan. 1 appears on the calendar we make our annual trip to the bathroom scale and feel the weight of the world when we see we f

I wish you a wonderful season filled with great food and great company. Metro News Service

Merry Christmas from the Food page

It’s hard to believe this will be the last article in the Food page in 2016! As I look back on this past year, I think we’ve sampled a lot of new restaurants together, chatted through many food topics, ideas and common food interests.

Health Canada is currently working on updating the Canada Food Guide to make it meet the needs of more Canadians. (Metro News Service)

Health Canada adjusts food guide

Though many people may not think of it on a regular basis, Canada’s Food Guide is the jumping off point for many people across the country in making sure they receive proper nutrients every day.

Gingerbread fortresses, trains, houses and men are great for decorating (and eating when no one is looking). Metro News Service

Enjoy food traditions at Christmas

Kids are opening their daily fill of chocolates in their advent calendars, the elf on a shelf has made an appearance in many homes, the baking frenzy has begun and nuts ‘n’ bolts are in the oven in preparation for the upcoming Christmas season!

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