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Author Archive: Lyne

Lyne is happily married and has two teenagers: a 16 year old son and a 20 year old daughter. She is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She is also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa.

She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the Mayor's City Builder Award.

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Celebrate National Pet Owners Day On April 18th!

| April 17, 2017 | 6 Comments
Celebrate National Pet Owners Day On April 18th!

    Do you know that it’s National Pet Owner’s Day on April 18th, 2017? I certainly didn’t and think it’s an amazing idea to celebrate the owners of pets every year! After all, pet owners do take care of them as if they were their own children. The last time my family had a pet, I was a child back […]

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$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 05/08

| April 15, 2017 | 3 Comments
$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 05/08

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the Nordstrom Giveaway! It’s open Worldwide and ends on May 8th!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules of the Nordstrom Giveaway: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 5/8 and is open worldwide. Void where prohibited […]

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BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad Recipe

| April 14, 2017 | 13 Comments
BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad Recipe

BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad Recipe This BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad is very high in protein while the black beans are as a strong contender in phytonutrient benefits and provide special support for digestive tract health. It’s a perfect meal to bring to work, to a picnic, a family reunion, or to make for dinner when in a hurry! For […]

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Easter Traditions Around the World

| April 12, 2017 | 7 Comments
Easter Traditions Around the World

  Easter Traditions Around the World Easter is celebrated all around the world but every country has its own unique way of celebrating. For example, in Canada and the United States, the Easter bunny and egg hunts are popular. Families gather together and enjoy decorating the boiled eggs all different colours before hiding them for […]

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$250 Disney Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 05/08

| April 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
$250 Disney Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 05/08

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $250 Disney Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until May 8th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $250 Disney Gift Card Co-hosts: Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Capri’s Coupons //  Surviving Mommy // Lipgloss and Crayons // My Dairy Free Gluten […]

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20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids

| April 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids

20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids One of the best parts of Easter for many families is allowing the kids to play and enjoy themselves. There are Easter egg hunts, games, and Easter baskets that fill the traditional Easter holiday season for many people. If you’re having children over to your house, or hosting an […]

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18 Awesome Easter Treats

| April 6, 2017 | 10 Comments
18 Awesome Easter Treats

18 Awesome Easter Treats There are many reasons to celebrate Easter but of them, one favorite for many is the great Easter treats. While kids love the goodies, they’re not the only ones who can appreciate delicious treats this time of year, either. Making treats yourself and eating handmade treats are part of the fun […]

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Easter Cash Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/19

| April 5, 2017 | 3 Comments
Easter Cash Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/19

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Easter Cash Giveaway! You can enter until April 19th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $250 VISA Gift Card or Paypal Cash Co-hosts: Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Capri’s Coupons //  Surviving Mommy // Lipgloss and Crayons // My […]

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How to Celebrate Easter with Older Children

| April 5, 2017 | 4 Comments
How to Celebrate Easter with Older Children

  How to Celebrate Easter with Older Children Many of us remember the fun of decorating eggs on Easter and participating in Easter egg hunts. They were a part of many happy childhoods. As children get older, they may not be as interested in these types of things. If they’ve outgrown Easter baskets and egg […]

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Parenting Strategies for Common Family Challenges

| April 4, 2017 | 6 Comments
Parenting Strategies for Common Family Challenges

Parenting Strategies for Common Family Challenges   Your kid gets sick and suddenly your plans to clean the house, get to work on time, or follow through with some other commitment get derailed. Sound familiar? As parents, we face challenges like this daily. Having children is a blessing. But some days it can have us […]

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5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank

| April 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank

5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank   Your home is the most special place in the world. It’s where you listened to your child mumble their first words and watched them take their first steps. That is why renovating your home is so much fun. You get to take […]

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$200 Target Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/21

| March 31, 2017 | 4 Comments
$200 Target Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/21

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 21st, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 4/21 and is open […]

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$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/12

| March 29, 2017 | 3 Comments
$200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/12

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 12th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Amazon Gift Card Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Surviving Mommy // Now This Is […]

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How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt

| March 28, 2017 | 11 Comments
How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt

  How to Have a Backyard Easter Egg Hunt If you’re not able to go out for an Easter egg hunt this year, you can do one yourself at home. In fact, a lot of families do this in addition to a formal Easter Egg Hunt because they have more control over it, it allows […]

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Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

| March 24, 2017 | 22 Comments
Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Comfy food is acceptable any time of year! At our house, we eat a soup and a sandwich year round even when it’s very hot outside. It’s a great way to have your kids eat their vegetables. This delicious Tomato Basil Soup recipe and very creamy and tasty. Enjoy! For […]

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$200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/05

| March 22, 2017 | 2 Comments
$200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/05

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 5th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Surviving Mommy // Now […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

| March 22, 2017 | 13 Comments
4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

   4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier Some kids will eat almost anything you put on their plate and others, not so much. These picky eaters are hard to please and usually want to eat the same thing over and over. It’s especially common in younger children. Unfortunately, that’s not very healthy. Therefore, […]

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3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

| March 21, 2017 | 9 Comments
3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

  3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter There is more to Easter than egg hunts and chocolate bunnies. If you are of the Christian faith, this holiday is even more sacred to you. Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. For […]

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Join us at the BConnected Conference Twitter Party #BConnectedTO March 29

| March 21, 2017 | 1 Comment
Join us at the BConnected Conference Twitter Party #BConnectedTO March 29

 On the Leading Edge of Social Media! The BConnected Conference will be held on Saturday April 22nd and Sunday April 23rd, 2017 at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel. The conference offers amazing components: interactive sessions, keynote speakers, one-one one speed networking with sponsors, an exhibitor’s hall as well as Social Networking Events, and more surprises!     […]

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$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/07

| March 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/07

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 7th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Nordstrom Gift Card   Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 4/7 and is […]

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Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

| March 17, 2017 | 13 Comments
Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

    This Easter Egg Nest Cookies recipe will become a family favourite! Not only is it tasty, it’s also adorable to prepare and they make a great centrepiece to decorate your Easter table for snacks or desserts. You will need the following ingredients: (makes 2 1/2 dozen) Cookie Ingredients: 3 cup flour 1 tsp baking […]

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$200 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 03/29

| March 15, 2017 | 3 Comments
$200 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 03/29

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $200 Sephora Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until March 29th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Sephora Gift Card   Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Surviving Mommy // Now […]

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3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

| March 15, 2017 | 11 Comments
3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

  3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline One of the toughest parts of being a parent is discipline. While some parents handle discipline better than others, and some children take to it better than others, we all face challenges. If you want your children to respond well to discipline, you need to teach […]

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$500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/11

| March 14, 2017 | 21 Comments
$500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 04/11

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the $500 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until April 11th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $500 Amazon Gift Card Co-hosts: Dorky’s Deals // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Java John […]

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