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Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

We owe a lot of our modern conveniences to electricity and it’s fair to say that life would not be the same without it. But just because electricity is very helpful, it’s crucial that we remember it is also potentially very dangerous. This is something you always need to keep in mind when working with it […]

5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

    5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework One of the questions that make parents feel like a broken record is “Did you do your homework?” Some kids’ grades suffer because they forget about or simply choose not to do their homework. Try these tips in your home to turn the […]

Food

Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe #BackToSchool

Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe #BackToSchool

    Homemade Granola Bars‏ Granola is a great breakfast that is filling and satisfying. It usually consists of rolled oats, nuts, honey and something to sweeten it up just a little, like brown sugar. This recipe is slightly different as it does not contain any oats. It is also a great snack for when […]

Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

    Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Have you ever attended a birthday party and noticed the punch that looked like it had foam over the top of it? Or even the punch that has huge ice cream balls in it? They all look so delicious to me and they are always so refreshing. One […]

Reviews

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

      Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products! I am excited to have the opportunity to try out Curl Keeper hair care products available at Trade Secrets. My hair is wavy, frizzy, and difficult to manage. I end up using a blow dryer and a hair straightner to take out the unruly […]

Travel

Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

  Orlando is the theme park capital of the world and definitely a top destination for Canadians to visit! Value is still top of mind, so we wanted to pass along some top travel deals and new attractions for Canadians to keep in mind when planning their 2016 travels in Orlando.  ·         What’s New in Orlando […]

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

Wellness

Do Less, Be More

Do Less, Be More

    Thanks to the Ottawa Mommy Club, I was one of the lucky ones to attend the pre-screening for the movie Bad Moms this week. Even though the story was laced with tons of humor, the message I came out with was, do less, be more. We are busy, really busy. We are working […]

Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

    Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto On a recent press trip to Toronto with my daughter, one of the activities scheduled was a visit to iFly Toronto! Since I have back problems, I decide to forfeit the experience, but my daughter did have a blast!      iFly Toronto is an indoor […]

Living

Do You Really Need Life Insurance?

Do You Really Need Life Insurance?

Most people understand how life insurance works and what it is designed to protect against. They may also have family commitments and people who they provide for and know that some sort of life insurance would protect their family financially, if something were to happen to them. However, it is still often a very difficult decision […]

How to Make a Little More Money for Your Family

How to Make a Little More Money for Your Family

Families are finding it harder and harder to survive on a single income. Even with both parents working, many families are having a tough time making ends meet. This is why it is always a welcome respite to make a little extra money for the whole family. As a mom, there are different ways that […]

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Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe #BackToSchool

Homemade Granola Bars‏ Recipe #BackToSchool

| August 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

    Homemade Granola Bars‏ Granola is a great breakfast that is filling and satisfying. It usually consists of rolled oats, nuts, honey and something to sweeten it up just a little, like brown sugar. This recipe is slightly different as it does not contain any oats. It is also a great snack for when […]

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Do You Really Need Life Insurance?

Do You Really Need Life Insurance?

| August 25, 2016 | 1 Comment

Most people understand how life insurance works and what it is designed to protect against. They may also have family commitments and people who they provide for and know that some sort of life insurance would protect their family financially, if something were to happen to them. However, it is still often a very difficult decision […]

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NuMe Octowand 8-in-1 Curling Wand Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/31

NuMe Octowand 8-in-1 Curling Wand Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/31

| August 25, 2016 | 27 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the NuMe Octowand 8-in-1 Curling Wand Giveaway!   The giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and end on August 31st, 2016! Good luck!   This post contains affiliate links.    Welcome to the NuMe Octowand 8-in-1 Curling Wand Giveaway! Sponsored by: NuMe Hosted by: […]

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Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

| August 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Orlando is the theme park capital of the world and definitely a top destination for Canadians to visit! Value is still top of mind, so we wanted to pass along some top travel deals and new attractions for Canadians to keep in mind when planning their 2016 travels in Orlando.  ·         What’s New in Orlando […]

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Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

| August 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

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Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

| August 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

We owe a lot of our modern conveniences to electricity and it’s fair to say that life would not be the same without it. But just because electricity is very helpful, it’s crucial that we remember it is also potentially very dangerous. This is something you always need to keep in mind when working with it […]

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$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 09/16

$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 09/16

| August 19, 2016 | 47 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the  $300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!   Giveaway is open worldwide and ends on September 16th, 2016. Good Luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $300 Amazon Gift Card Co-hosts: Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Pretty Thrifty // A Better Me // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Taffeta & […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

| August 19, 2016 | 3 Comments

    5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework One of the questions that make parents feel like a broken record is “Did you do your homework?” Some kids’ grades suffer because they forget about or simply choose not to do their homework. Try these tips in your home to turn the […]

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Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

| August 18, 2016 | 2 Comments

      Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products! I am excited to have the opportunity to try out Curl Keeper hair care products available at Trade Secrets. My hair is wavy, frizzy, and difficult to manage. I end up using a blow dryer and a hair straightner to take out the unruly […]

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CF Rideau Centre’s New Fourth Floor Expansion ~ Wordless Wednesday

CF Rideau Centre’s New Fourth Floor Expansion ~ Wordless Wednesday

| August 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

The CF Rideau Centre’s invited OMC to a special grand reveal to have an exclusive first look at the new retail space and cocktail party on August 10th! If you have not visited the new 4th floor expansion and completion of the three-year redevelopment project, you must go soon! For more information visit CF Rideau […]

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

| August 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

    5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School Going back to school is tricky for any kid, but the nerves associated with the first day of a kindergartner are even more pronounced for little ones starting (not to mention their parents!). Consider these 5 tips for making the transition a […]

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$100 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/29

$100 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/29

| August 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the $100 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway!   Giveaway is open worldwide until August 29th, 2016! Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $100 Anthropologie Gift Card Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // A Better Me // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Taffeta & Tulips // […]

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Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Sport-y-Thon Activity Games!

Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Sport-y-Thon Activity Games!

| August 15, 2016 | 2 Comments

Disney came out with a new Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Sport-y-Thon DVD for your kids to enjoy! Share the excitement – and a sky-high view of the action – as sportscasters Pete and Donald Duck broadcast live from above in the Sport-Y-Thon Blimp! Who will earn a prized Golden Mickey Medal? Help our heroes discover that […]

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Babyroues Avant Stroller Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/03

Babyroues Avant Stroller Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/03

| August 13, 2016 | 83 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is please to take part in the Babyroues  Avant Stroller Giveway!   Value of the prize is $599! Giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and will end on September 3rd, 2016! Good Luck!          Welcome to the Babyroues Avant Stroller Giveaway!   Sponsored by: Babyroues Hosted by: Southern Mom […]

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