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Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! #GotItAtSears

| April 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! #GotItAtSears

Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! With spring blooming in Canada’s capital, the dark colours of winter are making way for the bright and bold looks for the warmer seasons. Playful prints, polka dots, and pinstripes are some of the looks to seek for Spring/ Summer 2017, and Sears Canada is a fabulous […]

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How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

| April 25, 2017 | 1 Comment
How Single Moms Can Master Parenting

  How Single Moms Can Master Parenting If you’re a single mother, there are many different challenges you will face each day. Parenting is a difficult task for anyone but when you’re doing it all on your own, it can be even harder.  While you might not be able to do anything to change the […]

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Chicken Riggies Recipe

| April 21, 2017 | 9 Comments
Chicken Riggies Recipe

  When I make out my grocery list for the week, I try to make things that are one pot. Either that or a few dishes that use the same ingredients, such as chicken or ground beef, so I can buy in bulk and save as much as I can. Honestly, who doesn’t love to […]

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Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

| April 20, 2017 | 24 Comments
Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

Be Earth Day Ready with DK Canada Earth Day is all but here! April 22nd is the day marked on our calendars to recognize our planet and to appreciate it. There are so many ways people can learn more about the earth and to celebrate the day. DK Canada wants to help families get Earth […]

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Stripping Down to the Essentials with WillLand Outdoors #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

| April 19, 2017 | 51 Comments
Stripping Down to the Essentials with WillLand Outdoors #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/19

  Stripping Down to the Essentials with WillLand Outdoors   The warm weather is here! I am so excited I no longer have to wear bulky layers to stay warm. Since I do not have to wear all of these pieces of clothing, I do not always feel like carrying a large bag with me […]

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Some Handy Life Insurance Terms You Should Know

| April 18, 2017 | 10 Comments
Some Handy Life Insurance Terms You Should Know

  Life insurance can be an overwhelming shopping experience for most people. So many different terms and jargon its easy to get confused and it’s hard to admit you don’t understand something. Here is a list of some basic terms you should know to help you have a better understanding of what your dealing with. […]

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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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BBQ Ranch Chicken Salad Recipe

| April 14, 2017 | 11 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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A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

| April 13, 2017 | 6 Comments
A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150! #OuatouaisFun

  A Sneak Peek Behind MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 for Canada 150!   Plants. Some people may not think much of them, but when they are used to create larger than life sculptures, they can be a wonder to behold. MOSAΪCANADA 150/GATINEAU 2017 has mastered mosaiculture (the art of glass mosaic and the origins of artistic […]

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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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Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

| April 11, 2017 | 87 Comments
Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

  Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey!     The temperature is rising. The flowers are budding. The snow is all but gone on the ground. These are three great signs that spring has arrived! With the change in season come a switch in the types we want to serve. Warm and comfort foods […]

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Bring Kids to Step Out in Style at the Carlingwood Easter Hat Parade! #CarlingwoodEasterParade

| April 10, 2017 | 1 Comment
Bring Kids to Step Out in Style at the Carlingwood Easter Hat Parade! #CarlingwoodEasterParade

Bring Kids to Step Out in Style at the Carlingwood Easter Hat Parade! #CarlingwoodEasterParade   Who doesn’t love a parade? They are usually organized to commemorate a celebration. Fun music, colourful costumes always draw a throng of people together.  These sorts of events also bring laughter and delight to both its participants and to those […]

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20 Fun Easter Ideas for Kids

| April 7, 2017 | 7 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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Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! #CarlingwoodEasterParade.

| April 6, 2017 | 4 Comments
Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! #CarlingwoodEasterParade.

Kids! Style Your Perfect Easter Bonnet at the Hat Creation Event! One item of clothing that is synonymous with Easter is a bonnet. They are fun, festive and perfect to have on hand when going on a hunt for the goodies the Easter Bunny hid in crafty places. Would you like for your child to […]

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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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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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15 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| April 4, 2017 | 3 Comments
15 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

15 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa   Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 15 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Good Friday Family Fun […]

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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 | 4 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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Collect a Menagerie of Fun with Surprizamals! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/28

| March 30, 2017 | 64 Comments
Collect a Menagerie of Fun with Surprizamals! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/28

Collect a Menagerie of Fun with Surprizamals!   Kids love surprises. Whether they are big or small, kids love being able to open up a package and see what is awaiting them inside. Surprizamials asked to see if my kids would enjoy being surprised this spring by giving us two Surprizamals to crack open and […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

| March 29, 2017 | 5 Comments
20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa Now that spring has finally sprung in the nation’s capital, families can get outdoors more and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to enjoy and take part in during this time of […]

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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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5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

| March 27, 2017 | 2 Comments
5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully During Late Pregnancy

  5 Easy Ways to Sleep Peacefully during Late Pregnancy It is the last leg of your pregnancy, you are in your third trimester and coming in fast for the final stretch (pardon the pun). Pretty soon, you will be experiencing the happiness of being a parent first hand. You are so close that you […]

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Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

| March 24, 2017 | 19 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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