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4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

Summer fun can be had in so many different ways. Fun can be an adventure, exploring new features the world is sharing as the season passes along. It can also be through creating items a family can eat or be entertained by. DK Canada asked me to review four titles that can help a family […]

Wakey, Wakey

Wakey, Wakey

I do  love seeing my kids’ shining little faces each morning. But sometimes, particularly lately where the early July sunrise means “it’s daytime, Mama” as of 5 a.m., it’s also nice to dream of a bit of time to come to terms with reality first. Wakey, Wakey! Every so often, I get a teaser. Nice […]

Food

10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas

10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas

  10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas Recently, my kids surprised me with a Zoku. This is one amazing little machine. If you do not know what a Zoku is, it’s a frozen treat maker. You place the gadget in the freezer and let it freeze, usually about four to seven hours depending on your freezer. […]

Strawberry Margarita Cupcake with Liquor Recipe

Strawberry Margarita Cupcake with Liquor Recipe

Strawberry Margarita Cupcake with Liquor Recipe Around the house, there is always something sweet being baked or a treat placed on the counter. Kid’s know my house is the house to visit when you are in a mood for a treat. It just so happens that the adults know that as well. They come for […]

Reviews

4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

Summer fun can be had in so many different ways. Fun can be an adventure, exploring new features the world is sharing as the season passes along. It can also be through creating items a family can eat or be entertained by. DK Canada asked me to review four titles that can help a family […]

4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

Summer is the time of the year when you and your family want to spend as much time as possible getting outside and exploring what the outdoors has to offer. My family is no exception. Whether we are in our backyard or we are on the road, there could be times when the unexpected happens. […]

Travel

Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Summer 2016 has just begun, you are enjoying the hot weather, cottage life, outdoor activities and BBQ’s. Your plans for 2017 are the furthest thing from your mind right now. You still have 6 months of 2016 to live to the fullest! Yet, if you are thinking of going on a 2017 vacation to Walt Disney […]

Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

My love of camping developed as a slow burn. I initially hated the bugs, the outdoor toilets, or lack of any at all, sleeping on a lumpy tangle of twigs and the general discomfort involved in sleeping outdoors. But as my husband (an avid outdoorsman) and I started to discover some beautiful provincial parks and […]

Wellness

Wakey, Wakey

Wakey, Wakey

I do  love seeing my kids’ shining little faces each morning. But sometimes, particularly lately where the early July sunrise means “it’s daytime, Mama” as of 5 a.m., it’s also nice to dream of a bit of time to come to terms with reality first. Wakey, Wakey! Every so often, I get a teaser. Nice […]

4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

Summer is the time of the year when you and your family want to spend as much time as possible getting outside and exploring what the outdoors has to offer. My family is no exception. Whether we are in our backyard or we are on the road, there could be times when the unexpected happens. […]

Living

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 […]

Saving Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

Saving Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

  Saving money and energy use in the summer is not only great for the environment, but is also great for your family budget. With the school year almost over its time to start thinking about you and kids spending more time at home. It takes only a few simple steps to cut your energy bill […]

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10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas

10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas

| July 29, 2016 | 3 Comments

  10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas Recently, my kids surprised me with a Zoku. This is one amazing little machine. If you do not know what a Zoku is, it’s a frozen treat maker. You place the gadget in the freezer and let it freeze, usually about four to seven hours depending on your freezer. […]

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$100 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/12

$100 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/12

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take par in the $100 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway!  Giveaway is open to Worldwide and ends on August 12th, 2016! Good Luck!    GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $100 Sephora Gift Card Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Misadventures with Andi // SWEETHAUTE //  Splash of Teal // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // […]

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Fans Unite at Fan Expo Canada™!

Fans Unite at Fan Expo Canada™!

| July 28, 2016 | 1 Comment

How would I describe one of the best weekends of my life in three words? Simple: Fan Expo Canada™.     If your first thought is imagining a comic book convention with thousands of fans, some even going as far as to dress up (also known as cosplay) their favourite fictional characters, then you’re right […]

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4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

4 Books for Family Fun with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway

| July 27, 2016 | 9 Comments

Summer fun can be had in so many different ways. Fun can be an adventure, exploring new features the world is sharing as the season passes along. It can also be through creating items a family can eat or be entertained by. DK Canada asked me to review four titles that can help a family […]

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Wakey, Wakey

Wakey, Wakey

I do  love seeing my kids’ shining little faces each morning. But sometimes, particularly lately where the early July sunrise means “it’s daytime, Mama” as of 5 a.m., it’s also nice to dream of a bit of time to come to terms with reality first. Wakey, Wakey! Every so often, I get a teaser. Nice […]

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Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

| July 25, 2016 | 7 Comments

Summer 2016 has just begun, you are enjoying the hot weather, cottage life, outdoor activities and BBQ’s. Your plans for 2017 are the furthest thing from your mind right now. You still have 6 months of 2016 to live to the fullest! Yet, if you are thinking of going on a 2017 vacation to Walt Disney […]

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Strawberry Margarita Cupcake with Liquor Recipe

Strawberry Margarita Cupcake with Liquor Recipe

| July 22, 2016 | 16 Comments

Strawberry Margarita Cupcake with Liquor Recipe Around the house, there is always something sweet being baked or a treat placed on the counter. Kid’s know my house is the house to visit when you are in a mood for a treat. It just so happens that the adults know that as well. They come for […]

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Pokémon GO at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

Pokémon GO at the Canadian Museum of Nature!

| July 21, 2016 | 5 Comments

  Pokémons have invaded the Canadian Museum of Nature! Floating amidst life-sized dinosaurs and other museum specimens are characters such as Bulbasaur, Zubat and Charmander. And On Thursday, July 21, more of them will emerge as of 6 pm, since the Museum is enticing them through a special lure party.  There are eight Pokéstops located […]

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4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

4 Summertime Essentials with Boiron Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/22

| July 21, 2016 | 44 Comments

Summer is the time of the year when you and your family want to spend as much time as possible getting outside and exploring what the outdoors has to offer. My family is no exception. Whether we are in our backyard or we are on the road, there could be times when the unexpected happens. […]

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$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/17

$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/17

| July 20, 2016 | 106 Comments

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the $300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! Open Worldwide until August 17, 2016! Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $300 Amazon Gift Card   Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Misadventures with Andi // SWEETHAUTE //  Splash of Teal // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // A Better Me // The Mommyhood Mentor® // […]

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How To Prevent the Summer Grade Slide

How To Prevent the Summer Grade Slide

| July 19, 2016 | 9 Comments

  How To Prevent the Summer Grade Slide Schools out for summer! But come September, Teachers across the country will be completing their initial baseline assessment for their new class, detailing the children’s level of understanding, comparing it to the last teachers report just a short couple of months ago and finding they don’t quite […]

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Get Healthy Eating Advice from a Loblaws Dietitian!

Get Healthy Eating Advice from a Loblaws Dietitian!

| July 18, 2016 | 9 Comments

Eating healthier is a goal many Canadians, like me, are trying to achieve. The problem: there is so much information being given about what you should and should not be eating that it can become confusing and frustrating to figure out what advice to follow. I was really happy when I was asked to see […]

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Cherry Vanilla Cream Soda

Cherry Vanilla Cream Soda

| July 15, 2016 | 14 Comments

 Cherry Vanilla Cream Soda I remember when I was little, my grandparents would take me on a morning stroll every weekend. After awhile, I realized what happened when we went on a morning stroll. We stopped at this little store, that really made you feel like you were at home, and I would get a […]

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Top 5 Family Gem Restaurants in Toronto

Top 5 Family Gem Restaurants in Toronto

| July 14, 2016 | 9 Comments

Top 5 Family Gem Restaurants in Toronto     Over the past 6 years, I visited Toronto on many occasions and love eating and trying new restaurants in the downtown core. The top 5 restaurants listed below are truly gems that you must include to eat at when visiting Toronto with your family! 360 The Restaurant   360 […]

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