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CAA Membership More Than Just Roadside Assistance and B2S #CAAChat Twitter Party!

CAA Membership More Than Just Roadside Assistance and B2S #CAAChat Twitter Party!

Are you just like me and thought that purchasing a CAA Membership would only give you a rebate on hotel accommodations and come in handy in case you needed Roadside Assistance if your battery died or you forgot your keys in the vehicle? Think again! I am so excited to have been selected to participate in the […]

My Heart Belongs to Prince Edward Island

My Heart Belongs to Prince Edward Island

I’ve been to Prince Edward Island (PEI) seven times and each time I go I don’t want to leave, and this time, we almost didn’t (but more about that another time). My heart belongs to PEI. I was married in Brackley, PEI, and every time my husband and I return we meet with the woman […]

Get the 411 on 3-1-1 Kits

Get the 411 on 3-1-1 Kits

Are you looking for the 411 on 3-1-1 kits? Airport security regulations are the stuff of quirky and peculiar legend and it pays to be prepared and organized – and never have your liquids confiscated again. What’s a 3-1-1 Kit? The term “3-1-1″ kit refers to a TSA regulation dating back to the summer of […]

Food

Eating Well with Chef Michael Smith’s Family Meals – A Review

Eating Well with Chef Michael Smith’s Family Meals – A Review

I am a huge fan of Chef Michael Smith. I have avidly watched him on Chef at Home and Chef Abroad, own many of his cookbooks and made a point of stopping by his Flavour Shack in Souris, PEI when I was visiting Prince Edward Island this past summer. His cooking and recipes are appealing to […]

Healthy Nut-free Snacks for School

Healthy Nut-free Snacks for School

It’s back to school time and lots of parents are asking the question, “What nut-free snacks can I pack for my child?”.  Having a nut-free policy is essential to ensuring the safety of those children with nut allergies.  However, removing nuts can make it challenging to provide snacks that are high in protein.  Protein is […]

VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle and a $100 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

VIVA Best Buy ~ Helping Me Enhance a Healthier Lifestyle and a $100 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

Blame it on lack of exercise or hormonal changes in my body due to pre-menopause, but I have gained a few extra pounds over the last 2 years. I definitely don’t exercise as much as I used to and have been wanting to get back into incorporating an exercise program in my routine. I find this is […]

Family

The Goldbergs: Season 1 on DVD!

The Goldbergs: Season 1 on DVD!

Go find your leg warmers, your scratch n’ sniff stickers, your Rubik’s Cube, and then hop into your Delorean! The  first season of the 80s sitcom, The Goldbergs:  is now on DVD, and you will be laughing as you travel back in time! The Goldbergs is about Adam Goldberg (Sean Giambrone), an 11 year-old kid […]

Transitions

Transitions

September is definitely a month of transitions – transitioning from summer to fall, from vacation to school, from lazy days to routines. No matter how old your kids are, and whether you’ve done this school thing for years, each year brings a new challenge. My challenge this year, the year that my son starts senior […]

The Imagination Movers “Back in Blue” – An Interview

The Imagination Movers “Back in Blue” – An Interview

If you’re a parent of a preschooler then you have probably heard of the Imagination Movers. Fans young and old will be thrilled to hear that this fun and energetic band is taking their hit Disney Junior television show on the road in a rock-concert style event that is sure to knock your kid’s socks off […]

Reviews

Love the Savings and Rewards with my CAA Membership!

Love the Savings and Rewards with my CAA Membership!

CAA Membership definitely offers amazing savings and rewards to its members! I am a recent Member thanks to CAA Spot the Partner Campaign and have already taken advantage of CAA’s loyalty program by shopping locally, but Members can also use their Membership card worldwide including 110 000 retail locations in North America. From shopping, dining, hotel accommodations, entertainment, […]

Eating Well with Chef Michael Smith’s Family Meals – A Review

Eating Well with Chef Michael Smith’s Family Meals – A Review

I am a huge fan of Chef Michael Smith. I have avidly watched him on Chef at Home and Chef Abroad, own many of his cookbooks and made a point of stopping by his Flavour Shack in Souris, PEI when I was visiting Prince Edward Island this past summer. His cooking and recipes are appealing to […]

The Goldbergs: Season 1 on DVD!

The Goldbergs: Season 1 on DVD!

Go find your leg warmers, your scratch n’ sniff stickers, your Rubik’s Cube, and then hop into your Delorean! The  first season of the 80s sitcom, The Goldbergs:  is now on DVD, and you will be laughing as you travel back in time! The Goldbergs is about Adam Goldberg (Sean Giambrone), an 11 year-old kid […]

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Love the Savings and Rewards with my CAA Membership!

Love the Savings and Rewards with my CAA Membership!

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

CAA Membership definitely offers amazing savings and rewards to its members! I am a recent Member thanks to CAA Spot the Partner Campaign and have already taken advantage of CAA’s loyalty program by shopping locally, but Members can also use their Membership card worldwide including 110 000 retail locations in North America. From shopping, dining, hotel accommodations, entertainment, […]

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A 3 day Master Bathroom Refresh with Tips from the Pros #DIYwithBen

A 3 day Master Bathroom Refresh with Tips from the Pros #DIYwithBen

| September 9, 2014 | 21 Comments

My husband and I had our house built 21 years ago within 3 months and at the same time that we were planning our wedding. The contractor gave us the keys to our house the night before we got married. There was definitely lots of planning involved in such a short period including purchasing supplies and […]

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Tips for a Lifetime of Reliable Eyesight for Your Family and Love Your Eyes Contest #EyeLove

Tips for a Lifetime of Reliable Eyesight for Your Family and Love Your Eyes Contest #EyeLove

| September 8, 2014 | 6 Comments

Do we take our eyes for granted? Some days, I certainly do, especially when I am on my laptop working for hours non-stop! Did you know that eyesight requires at least half of the brain to get involved every waking hour of the day? And, out of all the muscles in our body, the ones […]

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Come Explore Kathak, Odissi, and Contemporary Indian Dance at Upasana!

Come Explore Kathak, Odissi, and Contemporary Indian Dance at Upasana!

| August 27, 2014 | 6 Comments

Upasana welcomes new student of all ages to its School of Dance for private or group classes in Kathak, Odissi and Saveeta’s own newly developed creative and innovative style of contemporary dance. Are you looking for a way to stay active this fall? Come, join us in the spirit and art of dance, and speak […]

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Goodfellow Cleaners: Doing Customer Service Right

Goodfellow Cleaners: Doing Customer Service Right

| August 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

In a world where caring, community-oriented customer service has gone the way of dinosaurs and the dodo bird, there is one thing that sets Goodfellow Cleaners apart from the competition: a genuine commitment to excellent service and caring for all customers that walk through the door. What you get at Goodfellow Cleaners is genuine personal […]

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Find your #OneNewThing and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

Find your #OneNewThing and Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

| August 20, 2014 | 7 Comments

Do you know someone who has been affected by breast cancer? If you do, it’s not surprising because it’s the most common cancer in Canadian women. In fact, one in nine Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. But what you might not know is that one third of breast cancers are preventable. Contrary […]

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Eating Well with Chef Michael Smith’s Family Meals – A Review

Eating Well with Chef Michael Smith’s Family Meals – A Review

| September 18, 2014 | 1 Comment

I am a huge fan of Chef Michael Smith. I have avidly watched him on Chef at Home and Chef Abroad, own many of his cookbooks and made a point of stopping by his Flavour Shack in Souris, PEI when I was visiting Prince Edward Island this past summer. His cooking and recipes are appealing to […]

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The Goldbergs: Season 1 on DVD!

The Goldbergs: Season 1 on DVD!

| September 18, 2014 | 2 Comments

Go find your leg warmers, your scratch n’ sniff stickers, your Rubik’s Cube, and then hop into your Delorean! The  first season of the 80s sitcom, The Goldbergs:  is now on DVD, and you will be laughing as you travel back in time! The Goldbergs is about Adam Goldberg (Sean Giambrone), an 11 year-old kid […]

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Transitions

Transitions

| September 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

September is definitely a month of transitions – transitioning from summer to fall, from vacation to school, from lazy days to routines. No matter how old your kids are, and whether you’ve done this school thing for years, each year brings a new challenge. My challenge this year, the year that my son starts senior […]

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Win a Pocket Sous Chef and $100 Amazon GC #PocketSousChef ~ CAN/US

Win a Pocket Sous Chef and $100 Amazon GC #PocketSousChef ~ CAN/US

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in The Pocket Sous Chef Giveaway!   This giveaway is open to USA/CAN 18+ void in quebec and wherever else it is prohibited and end on October 17, 2014 Good luck! Sponsor: Pocket Sous Chef Host: Mom Powered Media The Pocket Sous Chef “Da Vinci’s Guide […]

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How to Create an Amazing Giveaway Form with PromoSimple and #Win an Annual Blogger Plan ~ CAN/US

How to Create an Amazing Giveaway Form with PromoSimple and #Win an Annual Blogger Plan ~ CAN/US

| September 16, 2014 | 2 Comments

When someone posts giveaways as much as I do on the Ottawa Mommy Club, I am looking for an entry form that is easy to set up within a few minutes, and also offers a design that matches my brand colours and theme as well as give me the opportunity to add a giveaway photo […]

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The Imagination Movers “Back in Blue” – An Interview

The Imagination Movers “Back in Blue” – An Interview

| September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

If you’re a parent of a preschooler then you have probably heard of the Imagination Movers. Fans young and old will be thrilled to hear that this fun and energetic band is taking their hit Disney Junior television show on the road in a rock-concert style event that is sure to knock your kid’s socks off […]

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How Bowen Therapy Supports Cancer Patients

How Bowen Therapy Supports Cancer Patients

| September 16, 2014 | 3 Comments

Bowen Therapy, a gentle form of bodywork, is offered along with other complementary modalities by cancer clinics in the United Kingdom and Australia. As evidence of impressive results spreads around the world, the number of certified Bowenwork® practitioners in North America is increasing rapidly. Practitioners include registered massage therapists, nurses, naturopathic doctors, those with a […]

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What Does Conflict Over School Dress Codes Teach?

What Does Conflict Over School Dress Codes Teach?

| September 15, 2014 | 9 Comments

What is one of the most debated school related topics under the microscope right now? Grabbing major headlines across North America and overloading the parental plate? The dreaded school dress code. One of the most recent cases to grab international headlines is unfolding at Oakleaf High School in Florida’s Clay County School District. It’s Superintendent […]

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2014 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Helping Businesses Promote their Products

2014 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Helping Businesses Promote their Products

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

  We are preparing a Holiday Gift Guide full of product reviews for Moms, Dads and Kids! It will run from November 1st to December 23rd, 2014. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and women bloggers, to found out more about your company […]

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Back to School Kenya Style: Education Helping Build Self-esteem for Elimu’s Children in Kenya

Back to School Kenya Style: Education Helping Build Self-esteem for Elimu’s Children in Kenya

| September 12, 2014 | 5 Comments

It’s back to school in Canada and at ‘home’ in Kenya for Nina Chung, where the founder of Elimu (Canada) supports kids’ education projects. While you may be scrambling for last minute school supplies – Nina has to oversee getting together school fees, uniforms, back packs and school supplies for 15+ children in her charge […]

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Healthy Nut-free Snacks for School

Healthy Nut-free Snacks for School

| September 12, 2014 | 6 Comments

It’s back to school time and lots of parents are asking the question, “What nut-free snacks can I pack for my child?”.  Having a nut-free policy is essential to ensuring the safety of those children with nut allergies.  However, removing nuts can make it challenging to provide snacks that are high in protein.  Protein is […]

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