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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

Life Hacks, That Actually Work ~ How to Peel Potatoes Really Fast!

Life Hacks, That Actually Work ~ How to Peel Potatoes Really Fast!

So I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for new things to try that will help save time. Lately I’ve been seeing this post on Facebook, on how to peel potatoes really fast. If you’re anything like me, you find that task extremely annoying. I don’t know if it’s because of my vision or […]

Super Easy Back to School Snacks Ideas with Ivanhoe Cheese #GayLeaFoods

Super Easy Back to School Snacks Ideas with Ivanhoe Cheese #GayLeaFoods

I can’t believe back to school is just around the corner! When I start thinking about the kids heading back to the classrooms, it also makes me wonder what they will eat for their after school snacks. Ever since my kids were home alone, it always seems to be an issue at our house as […]

Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

This simple recipe is so delicious! The secret to the best Barbecue sauce is to leave it sit for a day in the refrigerator. The longer it sits, the better the flavour. Keep refrigerated until ready to use and you can keep the BBQ sauce in your fridge for a week in a sealed container. The yummy sauce aroma was […]

Family

Mom, I Want to Purchase My First Bra!

Mom, I Want to Purchase My First Bra!

The excitement of purchasing your daughter’s first bra! It’s certainly a milestone for all girls and the fun part of puberty. When I was a tween there certainly weren’t too many bra choices. You had to choose between white and beige, so not much creativity back then. Nowadays you can purchase them at brand name stores […]

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

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

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 […]

What The Heck Just Happened?

What The Heck Just Happened?

Have you ever been in one of those situations, where you just stand there with your mouth hanging open asking god or whoever “what the heck just happened?” Well that’s what happened to me this week! It was a perfectly normal day, untill my guide dog Gailanne started vomiting. I was a little worried, like […]

Reviews

Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

There’s a Crest commercial that says “If you’re not whitening, you’re yellowing”. This is basically the stance I have on my skin – if I’m not working against the UV damage and natural aging of my skin, I’m helping it along. For that reason, I’ve been using “anti-aging” and “wrinkle” creams for quite some time. […]

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 […]

Running Away For An Evening With The Shrine Circus!

Running Away For An Evening With The Shrine Circus!

The Big Top was up at the RA Centre once again for the Shrine Circus’ annual visit to Canada’s capital! I decided to make this year’s trip to the Shrine Circus a “Ladies Night,” so I could spend some bonding time with my girls. It was my younger daughter’s first time attending an event such […]

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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 | 0 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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CAA Membership More Than Just Roadside Assistance and B2S #CAAChat Twitter Party!

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

| August 23, 2014 | 2 Comments

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 […]

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Goodfellows Cleaners: Doing Customer Service Right

Goodfellows Cleaners: Doing Customer Service Right

| August 21, 2014 | 2 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 | 6 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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Curing the Summertime Blues at Calypso Theme Waterpark!

Curing the Summertime Blues at Calypso Theme Waterpark!

| August 14, 2014 | 12 Comments

Does your child have the mid-summertime blues? You know, where they have done everything they could think of to have fun, and are looking for somewhere to go to get some more fun in before summer vacation is through? One option to help cure your child’s summertime blues would be to take them to Calypso […]

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Postedad.ca: A Rewarding Classified Ad Website

Postedad.ca: A Rewarding Classified Ad Website

| June 9, 2014 | 15 Comments

If there is something I know a lot about it’s classified advertising. I started my advertising career working in the call centre of a classified newspaper. I still remember the days of a dozen or more calls sitting in a queue waiting to have an ad placed for furniture for sale, apartment for rent or […]

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Life Hacks, That Actually Work ~ How to Peel Potatoes Really Fast!

Life Hacks, That Actually Work ~ How to Peel Potatoes Really Fast!

So I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for new things to try that will help save time. Lately I’ve been seeing this post on Facebook, on how to peel potatoes really fast. If you’re anything like me, you find that task extremely annoying. I don’t know if it’s because of my vision or […]

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Mom, I Want to Purchase My First Bra!

Mom, I Want to Purchase My First Bra!

| August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The excitement of purchasing your daughter’s first bra! It’s certainly a milestone for all girls and the fun part of puberty. When I was a tween there certainly weren’t too many bra choices. You had to choose between white and beige, so not much creativity back then. Nowadays you can purchase them at brand name stores […]

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#Win The Boxtrolls Prize Pack and Advance Family Movie Passes ~ Ottawa Area 09/07

#Win The Boxtrolls Prize Pack and Advance Family Movie Passes ~ Ottawa Area 09/07

| August 27, 2014 | 3 Comments

 The Boxtrolls are coming to a theatre near you on September 26th! A family-friendly adventure that follows the quirky and lovable Boxtrolls as they attempt to merge their world with the town of Cheesebridge. The new movie introduces audiences to a new breed of family – The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous, fantastical creatures who have […]

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What The Heck Just Happened?

What The Heck Just Happened?

Have you ever been in one of those situations, where you just stand there with your mouth hanging open asking god or whoever “what the heck just happened?” Well that’s what happened to me this week! It was a perfectly normal day, untill my guide dog Gailanne started vomiting. I was a little worried, like […]

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The Netflix Date Night Hangover

The Netflix Date Night Hangover

| August 26, 2014 | 2 Comments

Sorry I haven’t been posting as often lately. I’d say it’s because I’m so busy with the kids (which is true), but truth be told, it’s more because we finally got … dun dun dun… Netflix. I’d be there at the computer after the tykes were in bed, about to get my cartoon on, only […]

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Nature’s Own Giveaway ~ Win 4 Free Bread Coupons ~ CAN/US 09/25

Nature’s Own Giveaway ~ Win 4 Free Bread Coupons ~ CAN/US 09/25

| August 25, 2014 | 18 Comments

Go Back To School with Nature’s Own Nature’s Own offers you quality bakery foods for every meal–soft variety breads, premium specialty breads, white breads, buns, sandwich rounds, and English muffins, bagels, and breakfast breads. Since its introduction in 1977, Nature’s Own has offered breads and buns made with nature’s best ingredients and free of artificial […]

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Super Easy Back to School Snacks Ideas with Ivanhoe Cheese #GayLeaFoods

Super Easy Back to School Snacks Ideas with Ivanhoe Cheese #GayLeaFoods

| August 25, 2014 | 3 Comments

I can’t believe back to school is just around the corner! When I start thinking about the kids heading back to the classrooms, it also makes me wonder what they will eat for their after school snacks. Ever since my kids were home alone, it always seems to be an issue at our house as […]

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Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

| August 23, 2014 | 23 Comments

There’s a Crest commercial that says “If you’re not whitening, you’re yellowing”. This is basically the stance I have on my skin – if I’m not working against the UV damage and natural aging of my skin, I’m helping it along. For that reason, I’ve been using “anti-aging” and “wrinkle” creams for quite some time. […]

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Bedtime Coffee Sweepstakes ~ Win Counting Sheep Coffee! CAN 09/06

Bedtime Coffee Sweepstakes ~ Win Counting Sheep Coffee! CAN 09/06

| August 23, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Bedtime Coffee Sweepstakes sponsored by Counting Sheep Coffee! Welcome to The Bedtime Coffee Sweepstakes Organized by Mom Powered Media and Purple Monster Coupons 40 WINKS (BEDTIME BLEND) & LIGHTS OUT! Now you can enjoy your coffee in the evening and get a great night’s […]

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Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Homemade Barbecue Sauce Recipe

| August 22, 2014 | 12 Comments

This simple recipe is so delicious! The secret to the best Barbecue sauce is to leave it sit for a day in the refrigerator. The longer it sits, the better the flavour. Keep refrigerated until ready to use and you can keep the BBQ sauce in your fridge for a week in a sealed container. The yummy sauce aroma was […]

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