Let us Do You a Favour!

Let us Do You a Favour!

By Catherine Kenwell At Olive Oil Co. – Barrie and Newmarket, we love to do favours. Especially when they’re wedding or celebration favours, also fondly known as ‘bombonieres’. We’ve become a ‘go-to’ destination for the best, most useful event favours…and once...
One For The Road

One For The Road

by Catherine Kenwell Canadians wait all year for summer, and once it’s here we set out for cottages and campsites. We hit the road—whether we’re taking in the glory of Canada’s national or provincial parks, or we’re visiting family and friends in other cities and...
Why Canada? Why US? Some Food for Thought

Why Canada? Why US? Some Food for Thought

By Catherine Kenwell Lately we’ve been receiving some comments—and questions—about buying Canadian versus American. At BOO, we rarely discuss politics except in the context of our products, but we’d like to share some thoughts on buying locally, nationally and...
The Courage To Cook

The Courage To Cook

By Catherine Kenwell We often take for granted that most people know how to cook simple meals. But sometimes we meet individuals who’ve had ‘bad kitchen luck’ and are intimidated to try new things. We encounter people who are genuinely overwhelmed by food preparation,...
A Month with Whole 30

A Month with Whole 30

A Month with Whole 30 BOO’s Catherine would describe her eating habits as healthy, but with recent lifestyle changes she found that she and her husband were slipping into unhealthy territory. Traveling, special events and family celebrations meant they were spending...
You Want Me To Drink….What?

You Want Me To Drink….What?

By Catherine Kenwell Last Saturday finally gave us the weather we’ve been waiting for—warm, sunny and summery! So BOO decided to offer downtown shoppers a summertime treat—a cool refreshing shot of balsamic vinegar and sparkling water! To say our customers were...

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