‘Twas the Month Before Christmas 2013

A SANTA Sized Thanks For Our 1st Year Success!!!


L>R: Chef Michael Smith, Michael Olson, Anna Olson, Bruno Duarte, David Clemmer
We are sending a hearty Season thank you to all our guests who made the inaugural ‘Twas The Month Before Christmas a huge success and a Ho-Ho- Whole lot of fun. Christmas came early for hundreds of happy guests and the reviews are in. Everyone raved about how they were able to meet, mingle and spend time talking with a host of Celebrity presenters on site for an unforgettable weekend.

The Elves are already hard at work planning for 2014 to offer you the best in culinary experiences, and Holiday cooking and decor tips. We want to hear from you, so send us your feedback and help us make Twas the Month Before Christmas 2014 bigger and better than ever.

As promised, here are the Anna And Michael Olson recipes  you’ve been asking for so you can try them at home

    And please check out our photo gallery showing just some of the many highlights we captured over the weekend

Photography by Tiffany Picardo


‘Twas the Month Before Christmas 2013

at Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka

Hosted by Karl Lohnes, Design Columnist for Metro News & Home Expert for
CTV’s Canada AM and The Marilyn Denis Show,

and featuring Michael Smith, Star of Chef Michael’s Kitchen, Food Network Canada
and Anna Olson, Star of Sugar and Spice, Food Network Canada

Share their tips and tricks to make your Christmas the best!

See the full “Weekend At A Glance” Schedule here (PDF).

The holidays are coming a ho-ho-whole month early this year at Deerhurst Resort in Muskoka. Join top celebrities for a full weekend of tips, trends, interactive fun and fabulous food while learning how to prepare for the holiday season you’ve always dreamed of.

Choose from a series of workshops and demos on holiday home décor, cooking, wine tasting and crafting as well as interactive dinner events and dancing! Here’s how to learn from the pros while having a truly memorable and fun-filled getaway during this unique Muskoka weekend:

1) Review the schedule, presenters and sessions you missed in 2013