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Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

Summer is undoubtedly an exciting time for families. The kids have no school and their parents have the opportunity to spend valuable time with their children, often taking them on summer vacations. Instead of spending the holidays by the lake or an expensive city, it might be a nice change to take the entire family […]

Explore your Adventurous Side this May Long Weekend

Explore your Adventurous Side this May Long Weekend

For most Canadians, the May Long Weekend is one of the long weekends we enjoy the most. It is not just another day off of work. For many, it is the unofficial start of the good times with friends and family in gorgeous weather instead of being trapped indoors from winter. This May Long Weekend, […]

Vacation vs. Staycation

Vacation vs. Staycation

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

Food

18 Mouthwatering Main Dish Salads

18 Mouthwatering Main Dish Salads

Did you know that May is National Salad Month? After a long winter of comfy food, I always seem to crave more salads in the spring.  Although I certainly enjoyed them all year round, May is definitely a tasty reminder to eat more greens.  Celebrate National Salad Month by making one of these mouthwatering recipes:  1. […]

Peanut Butter Snack Bites with Sprinkles and the “Make It Yours Photo Contest” Winners Announced!

Peanut Butter Snack Bites with Sprinkles and the “Make It Yours Photo Contest” Winners Announced!

My family loves snacks. We love spending time together while we are preparing snacks, and, of course, eating them. We always have so much fun being together in the kitchen. We have created so many fun memories making treats our family enjoys eating. In my previous post, my daughter and I made Rocky Road Peanut […]

Irresistible S’more Cupcakes Recipe

Irresistible S’more Cupcakes Recipe

  Do you love S’mores?  If you do, you will fall in love with these Irresistible S’more Cupcakes. They are easy to make and taste so heavenly. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 Cup Sugar 1 3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour 3/4 Cup Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Salt […]

Family

Nature Canada’s Bird Day Fair

Nature Canada’s Bird Day Fair

Ever wondered about those birds that hang out in your backyard? How to imitate those bird calls or the best techniques for bird watching? Or even what it’s like to be a bird? Find out the answers to these questions and more at Nature Canada’s Bird Day Fair! Ottawa’s third annual Bird Day Fair will […]

15 Amazing Children’s Crafts for Father’s Day

15 Amazing Children’s Crafts for Father’s Day

Are you looking for crafts to make with your kids for Father’s Day? The list of amazing crafts to create below are perfect to give to dad on his special day. I am positive that you will find an ideal one to create. For more gift ideas, you can make a Snack Tie Box with […]

The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

The offer to review a couple of craft packages from the Doodle Post came at the perfect time. My husband and I were planning our March Break road trip to Florida and we were scrambling to find things to keep our six year old daughter busy and happy during the long drive. The Doodle Post package […]

Reviews

The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

The offer to review a couple of craft packages from the Doodle Post came at the perfect time. My husband and I were planning our March Break road trip to Florida and we were scrambling to find things to keep our six year old daughter busy and happy during the long drive. The Doodle Post package […]

The Fun, Learning and Surprises of the 2015 BConnected Conference!

The Fun, Learning and Surprises of the 2015 BConnected Conference!

It was sad to see our conference rooms empty and quiet after two days of constant buzzing that was this year’s BConnected Conference. This past weekend was bursting with so much positive energy, and was full of laughter. Seeing the empty rooms was like seeing a ghost of where all of the festivities had taken […]

Glitter and Fun with Glitzi Globes Disney Princess Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ CAN 06/08

Glitter and Fun with Glitzi Globes Disney Princess Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ CAN 06/08

My children are huge Disney fans. They know many of the classic and newer Disney stories, and they adore the Disney Princesses! These princesses helped to inspire my daughter to dress up and to act like a princess around the house. I was happy to have the chance to review Glitzi Globes, a DIY snow […]

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Nature Canada’s Bird Day Fair

Nature Canada’s Bird Day Fair

| May 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ever wondered about those birds that hang out in your backyard? How to imitate those bird calls or the best techniques for bird watching? Or even what it’s like to be a bird? Find out the answers to these questions and more at Nature Canada’s Bird Day Fair! Ottawa’s third annual Bird Day Fair will […]

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18 Mouthwatering Main Dish Salads

18 Mouthwatering Main Dish Salads

| May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Did you know that May is National Salad Month? After a long winter of comfy food, I always seem to crave more salads in the spring.  Although I certainly enjoyed them all year round, May is definitely a tasty reminder to eat more greens.  Celebrate National Salad Month by making one of these mouthwatering recipes:  1. […]

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15 Amazing Children’s Crafts for Father’s Day

15 Amazing Children’s Crafts for Father’s Day

| May 21, 2015 | 3 Comments

Are you looking for crafts to make with your kids for Father’s Day? The list of amazing crafts to create below are perfect to give to dad on his special day. I am positive that you will find an ideal one to create. For more gift ideas, you can make a Snack Tie Box with […]

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The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

The Gift of Creativity by Mail: The Doodle Post Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide~ CAN 06/21

| May 21, 2015 | 11 Comments

The offer to review a couple of craft packages from the Doodle Post came at the perfect time. My husband and I were planning our March Break road trip to Florida and we were scrambling to find things to keep our six year old daughter busy and happy during the long drive. The Doodle Post package […]

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Peanut Butter Snack Bites with Sprinkles and the “Make It Yours Photo Contest” Winners Announced!

Peanut Butter Snack Bites with Sprinkles and the “Make It Yours Photo Contest” Winners Announced!

| May 20, 2015 | 2 Comments

My family loves snacks. We love spending time together while we are preparing snacks, and, of course, eating them. We always have so much fun being together in the kitchen. We have created so many fun memories making treats our family enjoys eating. In my previous post, my daughter and I made Rocky Road Peanut […]

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Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

Family Volunteering: A New Way to Travel this Summer

| May 19, 2015 | 4 Comments

Summer is undoubtedly an exciting time for families. The kids have no school and their parents have the opportunity to spend valuable time with their children, often taking them on summer vacations. Instead of spending the holidays by the lake or an expensive city, it might be a nice change to take the entire family […]

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The Fun, Learning and Surprises of the 2015 BConnected Conference!

The Fun, Learning and Surprises of the 2015 BConnected Conference!

| May 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

It was sad to see our conference rooms empty and quiet after two days of constant buzzing that was this year’s BConnected Conference. This past weekend was bursting with so much positive energy, and was full of laughter. Seeing the empty rooms was like seeing a ghost of where all of the festivities had taken […]

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Irresistible S’more Cupcakes Recipe

Irresistible S’more Cupcakes Recipe

| May 15, 2015 | 4 Comments

  Do you love S’mores?  If you do, you will fall in love with these Irresistible S’more Cupcakes. They are easy to make and taste so heavenly. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 Cup Sugar 1 3/4 Cup All-Purpose Flour 3/4 Cup Cocoa 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Salt […]

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Glitter and Fun with Glitzi Globes Disney Princess Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ CAN 06/08

Glitter and Fun with Glitzi Globes Disney Princess Review and Giveaway #KidsGiftGuide ~ CAN 06/08

| May 14, 2015 | 30 Comments

My children are huge Disney fans. They know many of the classic and newer Disney stories, and they adore the Disney Princesses! These princesses helped to inspire my daughter to dress up and to act like a princess around the house. I was happy to have the chance to review Glitzi Globes, a DIY snow […]

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Three Tips to Help Your #Dog Manage Seasonal Allergies #ItchyPetSeeYourVet and #Contest CAN 05/27

Three Tips to Help Your #Dog Manage Seasonal Allergies #ItchyPetSeeYourVet and #Contest CAN 05/27

| May 13, 2015 | 10 Comments

Until I had a dog of my own, I thought seasonal allergies in pets were just a gimmick thought up by pet care companies. Having owned an Australian Shepherd for over three years now, and having dog-sat my parents’ 9-year old Shih Tzu many times, I can safely admit that I was wrong. Seasonal allergies […]

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Explore your Adventurous Side this May Long Weekend

Explore your Adventurous Side this May Long Weekend

| May 13, 2015 | 4 Comments

For most Canadians, the May Long Weekend is one of the long weekends we enjoy the most. It is not just another day off of work. For many, it is the unofficial start of the good times with friends and family in gorgeous weather instead of being trapped indoors from winter. This May Long Weekend, […]

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Kids Gift Guide ~ Helping Brands Promote Their Products/Services

Kids Gift Guide ~ Helping Brands Promote Their Products/Services

| May 12, 2015 | 3 Comments

We are preparing a Kids Gift Guide! It will run from May 14th to July 31st, 2015. 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 and amazing products that you sell just in time for some fun […]

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Disney Strange Magic Activity Sheets for Kids!

Disney Strange Magic Activity Sheets for Kids!

| May 12, 2015 | 3 Comments

In honor of Strange Magic arriving on DVD, Digital HD/SD and On-Demand May 19th,  you can enjoy these fun activity sheets from this magical adventure that features a host of colorful characters including a princess (voiced by Evan Rachel Wood) who has sworn off love, a dubious villain (voiced by Alan Cumming) and his match maker mom (voice by Maya Rudolf), a slightly nutty […]

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Everyone Can Drive $100 Visa GC Giveaway ~ CAN 06/11

Everyone Can Drive $100 Visa GC Giveaway ~ CAN 06/11

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Everyone Can Drive $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway! Giveaway is open to Canadian residents and will end on June 6th, 2015. Good luck! No Credit, New Credit, Bad Credit, New Immigrant, Fixed Income, Bankruptcy, Credit Issues, Unemployed, Self-Employed, First Time Car Buyers, Divorced and […]

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Essential Oils in a Steam Inhalation, a Natural Solution for Cold and Flu Symptoms

Essential Oils in a Steam Inhalation, a Natural Solution for Cold and Flu Symptoms

Children and adults alike experience respiratory symptoms when suffering from the cold and flu.  These can include shortness of breath, wheezing, increased mucous production, cough, pain in the chest, throat, sinuses and nasal passages.  Similar symptoms are also experienced with sinusitis, asthma and allergies. A simple, natural solution is to do a steam inhalation using […]

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Stepping Up to Take the LISTERINE® Challenge!

Stepping Up to Take the LISTERINE® Challenge!

| May 8, 2015 | 5 Comments

In our home, we make sure everyone is on board with their oral care. We brush twice a day (once in the morning and once before bed), the older members of our family also floss and rinse with mouth wash twice daily as well. It is a simple routine, but we want to take care […]

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Piggy Paint Review

Piggy Paint Review

| May 7, 2015 | 9 Comments

Piggy Paint Review *A Kid-Friendly Nail Polish Alternative* Being a little girl and applying nail polish go together like Barbie and Ken. It’s a benchmark ladies start as kids and continue into adulthood without a blink. Who wants to deny any princess pretty fingertips but considering all of the toxic ingredients contained in nail polish, […]

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