Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Top 5 TV Shows to Watch in Bed

It is winter and the nights are getting longer and colder. It means that we are all heading to our beds earlier to get sniggled in and relax after a long day at work. Whether you are just looking for something fun to watch on a Saturday night, maybe you just want a lazy day in bed or maybe you are just looking for a good binge? Here are our top 5 TV Shows to watch in bed. Get comfortable, and try out these shows for some fun.

“Orange Is the New Black”

Orange Is the New Black, or OITNB for short is not your typical show but it has taken the world by storm. The show is about how a woman is adjusting to her new life in prison for a crime she committed in her past. This is a first for Netflix and has made it to the top of a lot of peoples list to watch! Each episode is filled with drama as you see how she adjusts to her crazy new lifestyle while maintaining her relationships both in and out of prison. Only a few seasons are out so far but definitely worth a watch none the less and you will be laughi9ng so hard you may even forget to sleep.

“Sons of Anarchy”

Sons of Anarchy is the perfect show for any manly man or woman that enjoys the kind of show that will have you on the edge of your seat, you may even want to grow a beard. This show is about a motorcycle gang who gets into all kinds of intense situations. Throughout the show you also learn about each member of the gang, which makes you get attached to each character as you learn more and more about them. Each episode is filled with suspense that will have you up all night watching more. If you have missed out then this show is well worth binging out on over the weekend in bed.


Coming at you with 10 binge worthy seasons, a classic if there ever was one; Friends is a comedy about the daily lives of a very close group of friends living in New York and trust us you will fall in love with each and every one of them. The show is always full of entertainment and laughs as the group struggles to succeed in the real world. The friends go through endless pranks, fights, drama and romance, while still growing closer together as a well knit unit.

Criminal Minds
Suspense, drama and the inner workings of the FBI......what more could you possibly want from a TV Show!!! Criminal minds is on it's 10th season and this is one show that never disappoints. It centres around a group of FBI profilers, with each episode looking at a new crime, serial killer or bad man in general. This is the perfect show for anyone who enjoys gritty crime dramas that are clever enough so you don't see the twists coming, but have a sense of humour too!

“One Tree Hill”

Although this show is a bit older, probably something you saw in your teens or early 20`s. One Tree Hill is one of those classics you can watch again and again....don't worry it is not just for girls but for guys too as there is plenty of sports and testosterone filled moments.The show is based on a group of high school students. Full of drama, sports, romance and some suspense, with one of the best soundtracks going. If you decide to watch it, make sure you are dedicated since it is nine seasons long. Each episode is filled with love stories, drama and suspense. You will find yourself getting attached to each character more and more with every episode.

Celebrate Dessert Month with Truvia® Baking Blend With Recipe and Giveaway (CANADA ONLY)

 Canadians can now enjoy the great-taste of Truvia®
calorie-free sweetener in a product that bakes and browns like sugar. Truvia®
Baking Blend, a blend of Truvia®
calorie-free sweetener and sugar, has 75 percent fewer calories per serving than sugar alone.
A half cup (125ml) of Truvia® Baking Blend has 190
calories and provides the same sweetness as one cup (250ml) of sugar, which has approximately
760 calories. Converting existing recipes is simple when substituting

for sugar, just use half as much Truvia® Baking Blend to create delicious, reduced-calorie treats.

The Truvia® Baking Blend package features a closeable, easy-to-pour spout. It is available at Walmart, Loblaws,  Safeway, Overwaitea/Save On Foods, London Drugs, Sobeys Atlantic, Buy Low & IGA BC for a suggested 
retail price of $8.99 per 680g bag. 

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Truvía® Baking Blend 


1 1⁄8 cups all-purpose flour 
1⁄2 tsp salt 
1⁄2 tsp baking soda 
1⁄2 cup butter, softened 
1⁄4 cup + 2 Tbsp Truvía® Baking Blend 
1⁄2 tsp vanilla 
1 large egg 
1 cup chocolate chips 
1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C). 
2. Combine flour, salt and baking soda in a small bowl. 
3. Beat butter, Truvía® Baking Blend and vanilla in a separate large mixing bowl. Mix in egg. 
4. Gradually stir in flour mixture. Stir in chocolate chips. 
5. Drop rounded tablespoon on cookie sheets and press down to slightly flatten. 

6. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or until lightly browned. 

Now on to the giveaway. This is CANADA ONLY. Winner will get selection of baking tools and dessert stand (pictured below).

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