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3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

  3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day Father’s Day will never be same once he has a baby of his own. New dads are so excited when they get to hold their little one for the first time and the way they view life often changes. Most first-time dads have their own feelings […]

9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

  9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day Are you searching for a special gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Perhaps you want something a little more meaningful than a new shirt and tie, wallet or a new belt. These gifts are nice but they’re not much of a surprise. Make this year extra special for […]

Food

Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe

Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe

    Vanilla cookies, chocolate chip cookies, red velvet cookies, peppermint cookies… There are so many variations of cookies these days that it’s hard to pick just one cookie to choose! Well, why not consider making crazy chocolate chip cookie monsters instead! These are sure to please even those pesky little fingers who try to swipe […]

7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas

7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas

  7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas Are you planning to cook breakfast for Mom on Mother’s Day? It’s a great way to show her how much you love her. She can sleep late and wake to a wonderfully prepared meal just for her. Moms usually love being served breakfast, especially if they’re always the […]

Reviews

The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

  The Nuts: Keep Rolling! Eric Litwin fans: there’s a new book out!—and, it has a dance contest and a “Health Nut” challenge! I have the privilege of being on Litwin’s list of “Groovy Bloggers” following my review of his performance at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival last year (so much fun, BTW). Groovy Blogger […]

End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

Picture this scene: you are running late getting to work. Just as you are about to leave, you remember you need keys to lock the front door. You look at the regular spot you place your keys, but that spot is empty. You then proceed to tear apart your home until you find them. Sound […]

Travel

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada The holidays are here! This time of year means that I am on the move more than at any other time of the year. There are days I need to take a lot with me to accomplish my “Holiday To-Do List” yet I do not have enough […]

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape #BucketListOtt! Bucket lists. We all have experiences and adventures we want to try in our lifetime. Some may be to try a new food or as exciting as bungee jumping into the unknown. Ford Canada invited a group of digital influencers at the Coconut Lagoon to think about […]

Wellness

Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.         Ah, Spring! It is undoubtedly worth celebrating in Canada after the end of yet another treacherous and horrid winter! T’is the season for blooming colourful flowers, greener yards, a brighter […]

Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries Within the context of my practice, many of my clients often have issues regarding personal boundaries and responsibility to others.  We are seeing more and more social media and reality shows which often encourages and entice people in accepting all sorts of behaviours from others.  I have personally seen this constant type […]

Living

Some Handy Life Insurance Terms You Should Know

Some Handy Life Insurance Terms You Should Know

  Life insurance can be an overwhelming shopping experience for most people. So many different terms and jargon its easy to get confused and it’s hard to admit you don’t understand something. Here is a list of some basic terms you should know to help you have a better understanding of what your dealing with. […]

How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

  How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup If you’re new to using coupons, you may be confused about some of the terms and things that you see on your favorite coupon blogs. Coupon matchups are one of those things that may confuse you. They can be really confusing to a new couponer if […]

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3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

  3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day Father’s Day will never be same once he has a baby of his own. New dads are so excited when they get to hold their little one for the first time and the way they view life often changes. Most first-time dads have their own feelings […]

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Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

| May 29, 2017 | 3 Comments

  Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis   Everyone loves the saying “out with the old and in with the new”. Every year, the latest trends in backyard fashion alongside brand new BBQ’s seem to create a near irresistible temptation to replace that old and rusty patio set with one that hasn’t […]

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$200 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/16

$200 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/16

| May 26, 2017 | 2 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway! It’s open Worldwide and ends on June 16th!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 6/16 and is open worldwide. Winner will be notified […]

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The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

The Nuts: Keep Rolling!

  The Nuts: Keep Rolling! Eric Litwin fans: there’s a new book out!—and, it has a dance contest and a “Health Nut” challenge! I have the privilege of being on Litwin’s list of “Groovy Bloggers” following my review of his performance at the Ottawa International Children’s Festival last year (so much fun, BTW). Groovy Blogger […]

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End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

| May 24, 2017 | 28 Comments

Picture this scene: you are running late getting to work. Just as you are about to leave, you remember you need keys to lock the front door. You look at the regular spot you place your keys, but that spot is empty. You then proceed to tear apart your home until you find them. Sound […]

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$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/13

$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/13

| May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the $200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! It’s open Worldwide and ends on June 13th!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Amazon Gift Card Co-hosts: Surviving Mommy // Dorky’s Deals // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog // Capri’s Coupons // From Mom’s Desk // Now This Is 40 // Southern […]

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3 Ways Shopping is Made Easier with Wagonbags! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

3 Ways Shopping is Made Easier with Wagonbags! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

| May 23, 2017 | 38 Comments

  3 Ways Shopping is Made Easier with Wagonbags   Shopping can be a bit taxing. Searching for reusable bags and finding a place for them in your shopping cart with your items is no one’s idea of fun. Relying on the plastic bags stores provide means tacking money onto your shopping trip and worrying […]

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Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

| May 23, 2017 | 6 Comments

  Best Careers if You Love Working with Children     If you were the kid who loved babysitting, tutoring or working as a camp counselor in high school, you may have a calling to work with kids. As you may already know, working with kids is not for the faint of heart. Not everyone […]

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9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

| May 22, 2017 | 9 Comments

  9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day Are you searching for a special gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Perhaps you want something a little more meaningful than a new shirt and tie, wallet or a new belt. These gifts are nice but they’re not much of a surprise. Make this year extra special for […]

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$100 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/09

$100 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/09

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Sephora Gift Card Instagram Giveaway! It’s open Worldwide and ends on June 9th!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $100 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 6/9 and is open worldwide. Winner will be […]

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Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe

Crazy Chocolate Chip Cookie Monster Recipe

| May 19, 2017 | 15 Comments

    Vanilla cookies, chocolate chip cookies, red velvet cookies, peppermint cookies… There are so many variations of cookies these days that it’s hard to pick just one cookie to choose! Well, why not consider making crazy chocolate chip cookie monsters instead! These are sure to please even those pesky little fingers who try to swipe […]

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Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

Five tips for a Symptom-Free Allergy Season!

| May 18, 2017 | 9 Comments

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.         Ah, Spring! It is undoubtedly worth celebrating in Canada after the end of yet another treacherous and horrid winter! T’is the season for blooming colourful flowers, greener yards, a brighter […]

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How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

How to Get Your Kids’ Attention

  How to Get Your Kids’ Attention It’s supper time, or time to get ready to go, or you just need to ask the kids something. Does this ever happen to you? *crickets* OK, they’re carrying on somewhere, and your attempts to reach them have been futile. What’s next? Holler louder? Go upstairs from room […]

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$200 Michael Kors Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/06

$200 Michael Kors Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 06/06

| May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Michael Kors Gift Card Co-hosts: Surviving Mommy // Dorky’s Deals // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog // Capri’s Coupons // From Mom’s Desk // Now This Is 40 // Southern Momma’s // Deliciously Savvy // geniabeme // FASHION TALES // Misadventures with Andi // The Frugal Free Gal // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Heartbeats ~ Soul Stains //  Suburban Wife, City Life // MommaDJane // […]

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