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Nuts for National Geographic

  I grew up with my Dad’s National Geographics. Every month a new one would come to the house and we would eagerly flip through it, transported to exotic and far away lands. But you might be surprised to learn that National Geographic has an amazing collection of books for both kids an adults! These [...]

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Are You Ready to Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle?

  When I met fitness expert Tom Venuto in our office recently, I was a nervous wreck. Tom doesn’t know that, and I think I was pretty good at hiding it. I had been following Tom’s fitness program for a couple months and was participating in a summer challenge to reach 1 million steps in [...]

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Sprinkles Cookbook Contest

  What could be more festive and fun than sprinkles? I can think of few things that just make me smile and sprinkles are definitely at the top of the list. Lucky for me Jackie Alpers, has created an awesome cookbook dedicated to just that, SPRINKLES! Here’s a taste of the awesome visuals.   Plus, [...]

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Reasons Mommy Drinks

  Reasons Mommy Drinks is a hilarious tongue in cheek book is based on the hugely popular blog. As a new-ish mom, the situations they write about are too-true-to-life and the cocktail recipes are awesome. In fact the book is the brain child (pardon the pun) of two real life moms. Lyranda Martin Evans is [...]

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Overeating

How to Talk to Kids About Overeating

  If decisions were solely left up to my son, he would prefer to eat chocolate-covered granola bars, cheeseburgers, and lollipops. Every. Single. Day. It’s so hard to raise kids to have an appreciation for “real” food these days when they’re constantly bombarded with advertising messages that so easily sway their cravings. If you’ve read [...]

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Yorkshire Valley Farms Summer of Cookbooks Contest

Enter the Summer of Cookbooks Kickoff Contest

Our friends at Yorkshire Valley Farms have teamed up with Appetite by Random House and us to keep you cooking all summer long! We’re kicking off their Summer of Cookbooks campaign with the first of 12 weekly cookbook giveaways. Some of the cookbooks you’ll have a chance to win include: Jerusalem by Yotam Ottolenghi The Epicurious [...]

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The Ultimate Bob Contest

We love our Bobs here at Random House of Canada. Whether you’re looking for great ideas for what to throw on the barbecue or excercises that will help you jumpstart to skinny we’ve got the Bob contest for you! Or, maybe you’re going to be doing Bob Harper’s Air Squats while waiting for your Mustard [...]

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Win a Signed Copy of Nigellissima by Nigella Lawson

  There are many perks to working in the world of publishing. We get lots of books, authors walk our halls every other day AND we get to attend really cool events. Speaking of fun events, this past Monday, I had the pleasure of visiting Chatelaine Magazine’s Headquarters, where two exciting things were taking place: [...]

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We Love Appetite and We Love You!

In honour of Valentine’s Day we thought we would share our love of our newest imprint, Appetite by Random House. Whether it’s food, wine, health, or design, Appetite by Random House publishes books to celebrate and satisfy your appetite for life! And to share this love further you can enter to win all the Appetite cookbooks [...]

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Random Loser Challenge

Join the Random Loser Challenge!

  We did not mention the “R” word in our house this year because apparently most resolutions fail. But of course this time of year is great for renewal, particularly for health and fitness goals. We wanted to give you a little extra incentive to focus on your health this year, so without further ado, [...]

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