The Top Neighbourhoods in Vaughan for Families

As a real estate agent, I'm often asked whether Vaughan is a good place to raise kids. I've never once hesitated before saying yes. I grew up in this city, and it's also where I chose to start my own family. As far as I'm concerned, there are…

The 5 Best Parks in Vaughan

It's no secret that I love Vaughan, and there are a million reasons for that. But one of the biggest is the balance that living here provides. There's nothing better than being part of a vibrant city on the one hand, while having easy access…

Top 5 Restaurants in Vaughan: My Current Faves

Without a doubt, food is one of my biggest passions. Before I explore a new neighbourhood, you'll find me researching the very best cafes, eateries, and fine-dining hotspots it has to offer. Fortunately, my hometown of Vaughan is also chock…
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Vaughan Investment Property

Is Investing in Vaughan Real Estate a Good Idea?

Has investing in real estate been on your mind? Are you hesitant because of the uncertainty involved? I can't tell you how many clients I've worked with who started out with the same mindset.  The truth is, what many would-be investors are…

Baked chicken Meatballs with Peperonata

These are yummy chicken meatballs with pancetta, onion, garlic and parsley, glazed with tomato paste.  Topped with the peperonata, and squeezed in between a fresh panino (your choice) or serve with a side salad, makes for a really yummy meal. Ingredients: Peperonata: …

The Lighter Side of Wills

Some Inheritance Humor Enjoy these funny stories from Les Kotzer at Fish & Associates. Barry Fish and I have co-authored four books relating to wills and inheritance. Two of our books, Where There’s An Inheritance and TheWills Lawyers,…

Tomato Sauce with Awesome Meatballs

This my go to recipe for tomato sauce and meatballs.  Best tasting sauce I’ve had.  This is the most flavourful quick tomato sauce I’ve ever made.  When I first read the ingredients, I thought - NO way! But boy oh boy - this has got to…

Pan Grilled Oysters - no shucking necessary

The oysters hardly cook in this dish; they are still raw, but with a slight smokiness and some tasty juices for mopping up.  Once open, shells can be removed with your fingers or a butter knife. Use the smaller Canadian East Coast Malpeque…

Mushroom Sugo (Sauce)

This is for all my mushroom lovers out there.  I love love love mushrooms. I’ve used King Oysters, Shitake, Portobello, Cremini, and white mushrooms - but feel free to mix it up! And this sauce is super tasty with Pappardelle pasta - which…