Marc & Mandy

Laila Goddess Peak-a-Boo Giveaway

Last week, we released our annual Holiday Gift Guide featuring the EveryWear Pant from Laila Goddess. These comfy, yoga-style pants also come in a thicker winter weight ponti fabric for chilly weather. Mandy loves these pants because they offer yoga-style comfort that you can wear to the office in a quality fabric that won’t fade […]

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Holiday Travel Favorites for Christmas

MONTEGO BAY Escape the cold with a sunny family vacation they’ll never forget! The Holiday Inn Resort  + Spa Montego Bay offers all inclusive packages for worry-free vacations with plenty of activities available to please every member of the family! Conveniently located just ten minutes from the airport! – Holiday Inn, www.holidayinnresorts.com/OfficialSite/MontegoBay PUERTO VALLARTA Enjoy […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favorite Gift Ideas for Guys

KINGSMEN GROOMING PRODUCTS Conquer your beard with the right tools! Beard balms, beard oils and Kingsmen’s grooming gift sets make thoughtful gifts for the distinguished gentleman. – Kingsmen Grooming Products, www.kingsmengrooming.ca THE BARBER SHOP PRO Conair’s Magnetic Motor Clipper features Japanese Steel blades for an amazing cut through any hair type and comes with an […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favorite Gifts for the Fashionista

MIA & LUCA HOBO BAG Available in a variety of colors, this hobo bag offers plenty of space, suede details and tassels for a look that is classic and stylish but with just a bit of fun. – Bentley, www.shopbentley.com EVERYWEAR PANTS Comfy, yoga-style pants in regular and Ponti weight fabric for chilly weather. Laila […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favorite Gift Ideas for Chefs and Foodies

MINI-PREP PLUS PROCESSOR Grind or chop ingredients instantly at the touch of a button. Features a 3-cup bowl with handle and auto-reversing SmartPower Blade. – Cuisinart, www.cuisinart.ca SUPERSTEAM + It’s 3 ovens in one: whether you’re cooking with Superheated steam, regular steam, or convection heating, you can cook anything just the way you want. – […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Home & Decor Gift Ideas

A FRESH COAT Update your home before guests arrive with colors from Simon Chang’s 2019 Trend Collection! – Beauti-tone, www.beauti-tone.ca QUALITY DIY Create DIY tabletops, artwork, jewelry and more. Low odor formulation allows for indoor use, with no ventilation required! – Ecopoxy, www.ecopoxy.com PHOTO ART Turn your photos into affordable, stunning wall art that is […]

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Enter to Win Round-trip Flights with Swoop

Enter to win round-trip flights for two with Swoop with our Holiday Travel Giveaway, as seen in our Holiday Gift Guide and on the Marc & Mandy Show! Using the contest options below, you can earn entries daily for a change to get away in the new year! a Rafflecopter giveaway TO ENTER No purchase […]

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Marc and Mandy’s Delicious Pumpkin Seeds

Ingredients: 1 seeded pumpkin 3 cups water 1tbsp salt olive oil Seasoning variation: Seasoning salt Barbeque seasoning/ salt Red pepper flakes/ paprika/ cayenne/ salt Cinnamon/sugar/salt Parmesan cheese/black pepper/ salt 1. Seed a pumpkin using a large metal spoon. 2. Use a colander and water to separate the seeds from the stringy pumpkin insides. 3. Bring […]

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7 Ways to Eat Halloween Candy Without Ruining Your Teeth

Halloween is a sweet time of year for kids, but it can be a nightmare for health-conscious parents concerned about excess sugar leading to cavities. But Halloween tricking and treating doesn’t have to be scary with these helpful tips from the Ontario Dental Hygienists’ Association: If kids have a healthy meal before they go trick-or-treating, […]

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Eating in Germany: Top Restaurants To Try

If you’re like most people, you know that one of the best parts of traveling is enjoying unique regional food. If you are taking a trip to Germany, you can look forward to some interesting and delicious options, such as currywurst and spätzle. To try the most authentic versions of these regional dishes along with […]

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Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love baking and I love Halloween so making this recipe was a lot of fun! I’m not sure what my kids and I love more; baking or taste-testing the final product. Since Halloween is right around the corner, I figured we could try making them into dinosaur footprint cookies by pressing a (cleaned) toy […]

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Discover Fun Ways to Keep Your Pet Active this Fall

Getting outside with your pet in the hot summer for lots of activity isn’t always easy, but fall is the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors together. Here are some great ideas for you and your furry friends to enjoy this colourful and crisp season: Visit a pumpkin patch. Grab the leash and bring […]

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Pumpkin Craft Ideas for Kids

‘Tis the season for fallen leaves, beautiful colours, and of course, pumpkins. As the weather starts to get chillier and the days get shorter, kids often get bored and don’t know what to do with themselves. Keep their little hands busy with some pumpkin crafts.   Pumpkin Bird Feeder A perfect fall craft that can […]

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Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes So Good Guests Will Want Thirds

Take the bite-sized dessert trend to the next level this Thanksgiving with a mini pumpkin cheesecake. This no-bake treat is perfect for getting the kids involved, and the budget-friendly ingredients can be found at your local Walmart. Mini no-bake pumpkin cheesecakes Makes 24 Ingredients: 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 2 tbsp melted butter 4 oz […]

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Fall Renovations Contest

Are you planning to renovate? Answer a few questions in the widget below and you could win a $200 Home Hardware gift certificate to use towards the purchase of supplies for your next reno project! a Rafflecopter giveaway Contest Ends at 12:00 am EST on November 25th, 2018. Open to Canadian residents over the age […]

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Jaclyn Harper, Design Expert

Jaclyn Harper is the Owner & Lead Stylist for Harper Designs – a Burlington, Ontario based design firm. Jaclyn has worked in television for the past eight years and has hosted shows such as Morning Live First Edition, Tiny Talent Time and was a host for The Shopping Channel. These days, when Jaclyn is not […]

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ENTER TO WIN: Premium Body Pillow

One major factor to a good nights sleep is having the proper body alignment. Resthouse Sleep Solutions‘ body pillows work wonders with supporting that alignment. Side sleepers rejoice, there is an answer to all that shoulder, hip and body pain. Body pillows correct the focus from an all mattress solution. A mattress is only one […]

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ENTER TO WIN: Back to School in 4D

Kids can immerse themselves in step-by-step science and chemistry with Professor Maxwell’s 4D Labs! Once they strap on the headset and open the 30+ page Science or Chemistry books, Professor Maxwell comes to life to teach concepts like density, static electricity, surface tension, cohesion and more! Each kit comes with hands-free goggles, 30-page instruction book, […]

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Sarah Brooker, Makeup Artist

Sarah is the lead artist and owner of a freelance makeup company, 2 Chicks & a Bag of Makeup, working heavily in the wedding industry and for television, billboard and film production.  She is also the designer and owner of her own clothing line, Prairie Chic Apparel, and works on set as a wardrobe buyer […]

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Kayla Wan, Fashion Expert

For the past 12 years, Loka has often been the answer to the question, “I love your outfit — where did you get it!?” Assuming sole ownership in 2014, Kayla Wan has been a member of the Loka family since 2012. With a finger on the pulse of fashion and a customer first mentality, Loka […]

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Linda Peters, Baking Expert

Linda Peters is a self-taught baker and marketing director with a passion for success. Her leadership skills, partnered with her attention to detail and local demand for both retail and wholesale, has led Linda to the forefront of Winnipeg’s most elite events and Galas. She has co-managed Goodies Bakeshop with her partner Max since 2015, […]

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Jackie Silla, Fashion Expert

Jackie is a fashion stylist and blogger over at Style My Dreams, she has been working in the industry for the past 6 years. For as long as she can remember, Jackie has always had a loved for Fashion and beauty. She loves to make women feel beautiful from the inside and out. Jackie has […]

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Rick Mayhew, Event Decorator

Decorations by Rick has been in business for over 20 years. Rick Mayhew does linens, chair covers, backdrops, ceiling swagging, centerpieces, crystals, flowers, LED wall washing, chivari chairs, tents, tables, dishes, candy bars and so much more. He loves to create rooms with the WOW factor and I can work with budgets, big or small […]

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Rich Thomas, Fitness Expert

Rich is the Director of Strength and Conditioning and Co-Owner of Shinobi Fitness. Shinobi Fitness was founded with one simple goal; to make your life better through  support, community, fitness and well being.  Rich has played competitive sports such as football, soccer and basketball and competed in Crossfit at the Canada West Regionals in 2011. […]

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Troy Barkman, Landscape Horticulturist

Troy Barkman, Certified Red Seal Landscape Horticulturist is the owner of Paradise Landscape and Design. Troy has been working in the landscape industry since 2010, and started his own business in 2015. In 2016, Troy won the Gold Medal at the Skills Manitoba competition in Landscape Gardening, and has continued to excel in the industry.  […]

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