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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 […]

Affordable, Family Friendly Fun at the Grand Canyon

Affordable, Family Friendly Fun at the Grand Canyon

At one time or another, most families have dreamed of taking a roadtrip to the Grand Canyon. This spectacular natural wonder holds a special appeal for everyone from ages 5 to 95 and, best of all, it can be as affordable as it is family friendly. Here are 5 tips to get the most out […]

Cartier Place Suite Hotel – A Review

Cartier Place Suite Hotel – A Review

Due to a late night event I recently stayed at the Cartier Place Suite Hotel located just off Elgin Street in downtown Ottawa. The hotel is a great place to stay if you plan on staying in the city for a few days because not only does it offer spacious rooms, but the suites have […]

Food

Creamy and Comforting: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy and Comforting: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Even in the heat of summer, there come days that call for a big glass of wine and some comfort food – and I had one last Friday. I can’t pinpoint what the problem was, exactly, but I spent my entire afternoon dreaming about curling up with a delicious bowl of homemade macaroni and cheese. This […]

Summer Berry Blue Pie Recipe and 2 Giveaways #GayLeaFoods ~ Canada 07/25

Summer Berry Blue Pie Recipe and 2 Giveaways #GayLeaFoods ~ Canada 07/25

There are so many activities and events to see during the summer months, but so little time to attend all of them! I create a different bucket list every summer and, unfortunately, there are always a few items that never get accomplished. A trip to the Unites States Shopping in Montreal and visiting relatives Fun […]

Something Sweet! Banana Recipes!

Something Sweet! Banana Recipes!

So  instead of a “normal” blog , I think I’ll chat about something else for this post. The other day I got the baking bug, and decided to do up a whack load of banana  muffins. Super tasty and surprisingly healthy, also good for the colon (which is a plus sometimes). So while in the […]

Family

Paint Chits Art DIY

Paint Chits Art DIY

Hey everyone, I’ve got a fun craft/project for you today. I know you have stacks of paint chits hanging around from when you were trying to pick colours for your house. Here’s how to turn those paint chits into an easy piece of art! Here’s What You Need – art canvas (I got mine at […]

Surviving Carless Errand Runs with Kids

Surviving Carless Errand Runs with Kids

As a busy mom of three very rambunctious children, I have had to learn how to get things done. Running errands is no small feat for me when I am flying solo, but I also want to try and make it fun, too. This is how we roll when I errands with my entourage:  This […]

Long Distance Loving with Google+

Long Distance Loving with Google+

On Tuesday evenings, I read a story to my glamchildren.  Some of my glamchildren are in Kingston and there is one in Calgary( he’s meeting us in hangouts but not yet ready for the apps).  I am in Ottawa.  Through the magic of Google+ we all get together in a Hangout and pick a story […]

Reviews

Peanut Butter Press Children Books Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

Peanut Butter Press Children Books Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

Peanut Butter Press is a Manitoba-based publisher of children’s books and I am pleased to have the chance to write these four reviews. The books provided to me for this review are just a sample of the variety offered through Peanut Butter Press. Please take a moment to check out their website to see all of […]

Affordable, Family Friendly Fun at the Grand Canyon

Affordable, Family Friendly Fun at the Grand Canyon

At one time or another, most families have dreamed of taking a roadtrip to the Grand Canyon. This spectacular natural wonder holds a special appeal for everyone from ages 5 to 95 and, best of all, it can be as affordable as it is family friendly. Here are 5 tips to get the most out […]

Fun Day at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum #FireFightersDay #DoorsOpenOttawa

Fun Day at the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum #FireFightersDay #DoorsOpenOttawa

On Sunday June 8th, I had the pleasure to attend a family gathering at the Cumberland Museum.  It is always a treat for me to visit this museum.  Bonus, close to my home.  This time adding to my delight, the presence of Firemen demonstrating their activities, and showing the young and older, what is entitled […]

Latest Articles

Girls and Women Take a Stand and Join the #LikeAGirl Movement!

Girls and Women Take a Stand and Join the #LikeAGirl Movement!

| June 27, 2014 | 8 Comments

If you are a woman, you must have heard the saying “you run like a girl”, “stop acting like a girl”, “fight like a girl”, or “you throw like a girl”, which is pretty much meant as an insult. “Like a girl” should have a positive reflection of how a woman is strong, confident, intelligent, talented, […]

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Postedad.ca: A Rewarding Classified Ad Website

Postedad.ca: A Rewarding Classified Ad Website

| June 9, 2014 | 14 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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LilyPadz Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/06

LilyPadz Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/06

| July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

 The Ottawa Mommy Club is excited to take part in the LilyPadz Giveaway!     Welcome LilyPadz Giveaway! An eco-friendly alternative to disposable nursing pads that adhere to the breast in a way to prevent leaking!   Hosted by: Crunchy Livin’ Mama Style Sponsored by: LilyPadz LilyPadz are an alternative to the regular nursing pads. […]

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Paint Chits Art DIY

Paint Chits Art DIY

| July 21, 2014 | 4 Comments

Hey everyone, I’ve got a fun craft/project for you today. I know you have stacks of paint chits hanging around from when you were trying to pick colours for your house. Here’s how to turn those paint chits into an easy piece of art! Here’s What You Need – art canvas (I got mine at […]

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Blooming Bath Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/04

Blooming Bath Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/04

| July 20, 2014 | 9 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is excited to take part in the Blooming Bath Giveaway!   Photo Credit: Blooming Bath Welcome to the Blooming Bath Giveaway A soft and convenient way to bathe baby just about anywhere!   Hosted by: Crunchy Livin’ Mama Style Sponsored by: Blooming Bath   Bathing a baby in large tub is […]

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Win EcoNuts Soap Nuts, Liquid Laundry Soap & Natural Ammonia Bouncer ~ CAN/US 08/02

Win EcoNuts Soap Nuts, Liquid Laundry Soap & Natural Ammonia Bouncer ~ CAN/US 08/02

| July 18, 2014 | 5 Comments

 The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the  EcoNuts Giveaway!   Welcome to the EcoNuts Giveaway! An organic way to tackle your messy laundry!   Hosted by: Crunchy Livin’ Mama Style Sponsored by: EcoNuts Eco Nuts are an organic way to safely tackle dirty laundry with low sudsing and no added fragrance […]

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Creamy and Comforting: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Creamy and Comforting: Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

| July 18, 2014 | 6 Comments

Even in the heat of summer, there come days that call for a big glass of wine and some comfort food – and I had one last Friday. I can’t pinpoint what the problem was, exactly, but I spent my entire afternoon dreaming about curling up with a delicious bowl of homemade macaroni and cheese. This […]

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Surviving Carless Errand Runs with Kids

Surviving Carless Errand Runs with Kids

| July 17, 2014 | 4 Comments

As a busy mom of three very rambunctious children, I have had to learn how to get things done. Running errands is no small feat for me when I am flying solo, but I also want to try and make it fun, too. This is how we roll when I errands with my entourage:  This […]

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Win A Provacare Prize Pack Giveaway ~ CAN 08/04

Win A Provacare Prize Pack Giveaway ~ CAN 08/04

| July 16, 2014 | 33 Comments

All natural Provacare removes the uncertainty of treating vaginal infections. Provacare helps treat and prevent vaginal infections caused by yeast and bacterial vaginosis and is clinically proven showing no known side effects. Soothing Feminine Foaming Wash Gentle enough to be used daily as part of your routine to maintain good feminine health and hygiene. Helps […]

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Win 4 Tickets to Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival in Almonte~ Ottawa 08/01

Win 4 Tickets to Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival in Almonte~ Ottawa 08/01

| July 16, 2014 | 22 Comments

It has been ten years since the Puppets Up! International Puppet Festival began – the brainchild of celebrated puppeteer, Noreen Young and her team of enthusiastic locals from Almonte, Ontario. What started as a small town event showcasing the talents of a number of puppeteers who’d settled in the area, as well as other Canadian […]

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Win 4 VIP Tickets to the Shrine Circus in #Ottawa and Discount Ticket Offer ~ Ottawa Area 08/01

Win 4 VIP Tickets to the Shrine Circus in #Ottawa and Discount Ticket Offer ~ Ottawa Area 08/01

| July 16, 2014 | 23 Comments

The World Famous Shrine Circus comes to Ottawa to Celebrate 251 years of Family Tradition under the Canada’s most beautiful Big Top at the R.A. Centre (Parking Lot) Friday, August 8 to Sunday, August 10, 2014 for 7 exciting shows under Canada’s most beautiful Big Top! “Imagine shooting out of a human Cannonball and flying […]

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The ABC’s of Skin Cancer Prevention

The ABC’s of Skin Cancer Prevention

As a naturopathic doctor, I always advocate for prevention of disease.  Therefore, teaching you the warning signs that a mole needs to be looked at by a dermatologist will help prevent skin cancer from developing in yourself and your children. Prevention of melanoma and other skin cancers can be done by checking your skin for […]

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2014 Camping Giveaway with over $1000 in Prizes! CAN/US 07/25

2014 Camping Giveaway with over $1000 in Prizes! CAN/US 07/25

| July 15, 2014 | 66 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the 2014 Camping Giveaway!   Welcome to the 2014 Camping Event hosted by Dixieland Mom Product & Travel Reviews and Co-Hosted by Mom ‘n Daughter Savings and Budget Earth.  This event is Sponsored by Just Ideas with Venus Kem and Skin by Nature with Marie. Looking […]

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Win $500 Visa Gift Card, HP 14″ Chromebook PC and More! CAN/US 08/15

Win $500 Visa Gift Card, HP 14″ Chromebook PC and More! CAN/US 08/15

| July 15, 2014 | 11 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is excited to take part in the Back to School Tech-Style Giveaway   Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader […]

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