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How to Make Your Own Valentines

| January 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
How to Make Your Own Valentines

How to Make Your Own Valentines When you make your own valentines, it allows you to tell the person you love how you feel about them in your own words. It will mean so much more when you take the time to create a beautiful Valentine’s Day card and it’s so easy to do. You’ll […]

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Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

| January 20, 2017 | 2 Comments
Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

  Ah, t’is the season for candy hearts, assorted chocolates, bouquets of various coloured roses…and Valentine’s Day treats! The holiday itself is often so focused on relationships between couples, or the thereof lack of relationships in a person’s life, that we forget to appreciate the true meaning behind the holiday: spreading love around and reminding […]

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Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank

| January 19, 2017 | 1 Comment
Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank

  Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank Spending a romantic Valentine’s Day with the love of your life doesn’t have to cost you a small fortune. You just need to get a little creative and think outside the box. For example, a dozen red roses is a great gift but it’s also […]

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Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter

     Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter Rain, snow, and freezing temperatures – it’s all part of winter in Ottawa. You can bundle yourself up or stay nice and toasty inside, but the frigid weather is taking its toll on your lawn and garden. What lawn and garden you say? Well, they’re […]

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New Year…New Perspective

| January 16, 2017 | 1 Comment
New Year…New Perspective

  New Year…New Perspective Happy New Year!  2017 has arrived and like many, you are motivated in making certain changes in your life. Some call it a resolution, I choose to call it a goal. What is the difference between a resolution and a goal? I find that most people are focused on what they want to […]

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Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

| January 13, 2017 | 2 Comments
Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

    Who would ever dare say that candy bark is only meant for Christmastime? Ah, I certainly wouldn’t! Valentine’s Day is the perfect season to gift a homemade treat to your loved ones, or even a delightful opportunity to create memories with them that will surely last a lifetime! And what better way to […]

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21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2017 | 12 Comments
21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

| January 5, 2017 | 62 Comments
Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada! The New Year is here! Do you have resolutions or goals set to make 2017 a fabulous year for yourself? I usually have three goals I try to accomplish each year. They are to try something I have never done before, to become more active and to […]

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Top 10 Popular Posts of 2016!

| January 3, 2017 | 2 Comments
Top 10 Popular Posts of 2016!

  I always enjoy finding out which posts were the most popular on OMC, therefore I thought I would share with you our 10 most popular posts in 2016!  Thank you so much for reading our articles on a daily basis!   Ottawa Mommy Club Most Popular Posts in 2016!   It’s All Good: Karma Wellness Water (A […]

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Caprese Chicken Cast Iron Meal Recipe

| December 30, 2016 | 7 Comments
Caprese Chicken Cast Iron Meal Recipe

Caprese Chicken Cast Iron Meal When dinner time comes around, the last thing any parent wants to be doing is standing over a hot stove. We would rather get dinner done and spend quality time with the children. A few nights ago, listening to the pitter-patter of the kids playing in the other room, I […]

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Sharing the Spirit of Giving

| December 27, 2016 | 4 Comments
Sharing the Spirit of Giving

  It’s a snowy day and I sit in front of our large breakfast nook window with my two children, watching the snowflakes stick to the trees like thick vanilla icing. It’s one of those cozy days where it feels good to not have to go anywhere, to just stay put and be present in […]

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Cranberry Coconut Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

| December 23, 2016 | 11 Comments
Cranberry Coconut Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies

  Cranberry Coconut Oatmeal White Chocolate Cookies The first time I mentioned making this cookie to my kids, they were not all that enthusiastic about me baking them. After making all the basic cookies that I could possibly find, it was time to venture out of my comfort zone and try something new out. Never […]

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Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

| December 19, 2016 | 6 Comments
Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

I can’t quite believe my son is already turning 3 years old, the time has just gone by so very quickly and the old adage that when it comes to raising children “the days are long but the years are short” is so true and just a touch bittersweet. When I asked my little boy how […]

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The Best Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes Recipe

| December 16, 2016 | 6 Comments
The Best Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes Recipe

  We started getting our Christmas decorations out in November this year. We have so many activities and outings planned every weekend in December that I did not have a choice. The good part is that I am now ready for the holiday season! With decorations comes baking Christmas cookies, meat pies, meatballs stew, and Stewed […]

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Holiday Preparation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank #ChurchAndDwight

| December 14, 2016 | 7 Comments
Holiday Preparation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank #ChurchAndDwight

    Holiday Preparation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank It can certainly get expensive during the holidays from shopping and entertaining to baking and decorating! Many of us have a tendency to spend and buy more than we can actually afford financially. The holiday season should definitely not break our bank accounts nor should it load […]

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Raising Independent Learners

| December 13, 2016 | 7 Comments
Raising Independent Learners

Raising Independent Learners As parents, we all want our kids to succeed. Sometimes that means helping with their homework – but too much help may do more harm than good. It can be a nightly struggle to get our kids to buckle down and complete their homework, so helping them get it done seems only […]

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40 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids

| December 12, 2016 | 8 Comments
40 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids

    Are you running out of ideas for Christmas crafts to do with your kids? You will find below 40 fun and unusual Christmas crafts you can make with the family! You will certainly find a few that you have never created before! Merry Christmas!! 40 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids Yarn Tree via […]

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Be Merry with the Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

| December 9, 2016 | 12 Comments
Be Merry with the Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes Recipe

Peppermint Hot Cocoa Chocolate Cupcakes  My favourite treat for the holidays is chocolate with peppermint, so this recipe hits the spot! It’s also easy to make and adds a festive dessert on the table. Your family will want seconds! Happy Holidays! Cupcake Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp cinnamon 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp […]

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Picture Perfect Holiday Brunch Entertaining Made Easy #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/06

| December 8, 2016 | 57 Comments
Picture Perfect Holiday Brunch Entertaining Made Easy #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/06

The holidays are all about spending quality time with those we love. This year, surprise family and friends by switching things up and hosting a fabulous holiday brunch instead of the traditional turkey dinner. We served a brunch one year to accommodate family members that could not attend for dinner and they really enjoyed it! Don’t get […]

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Sparkle & Shine with Amopé Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

| December 7, 2016 | 105 Comments
Sparkle & Shine with Amopé Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Shopping. Baking. Wrapping. Crafting. These are just a few of the things we do to get ready for the holidays in our family. Along with the everyday tasks our hands perform, this list of things has already lead to my nails becoming dull-looking with a few chips here and there. Amopé Canada wants nails looking […]

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How to Start a Successful Health Blog

| December 6, 2016 | 2 Comments
How to Start a Successful Health Blog

How to Start a Successful Health Blog  There are plenty of reasons to start a health blog. For one, maybe you have a unique experience that you want to share with the world. Perhaps you feel passionate about your health and want to educate others on its vast benefits. Or maybe you have an awesome […]

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You Don’t Have To Be a Grinch to Control Your Holiday Spending

| December 5, 2016 | 10 Comments
You Don’t Have To Be a Grinch to Control Your Holiday Spending

  With Christmas fast approaching it’s easy to lose control of your holiday spending. Gifts for the kids, family, co-workers, teachers, neighbours, more for your kids and the extra costs that winter time brings. It’s also easy to start thinking of yourself as the Grinch when deciding how much money to spend and what gifts […]

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All About Elf on a Shelf, Should You Do It For Your Children?

| December 5, 2016 | 10 Comments
All About Elf on a Shelf, Should You Do It For Your Children?

  All About Elf on a Shelf, Should You Do It For Your Children?   If you’ve never heard of Elf on a Shelf, you are missing out on a fun, family friendly Christmas tradition for the holidays. What is Elf on a Shelf you ask? Elf on a Shelf was created with the idea […]

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Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

| December 2, 2016 | 10 Comments
Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid     Toronto is a beautiful city filled with history and culture. With a history stretching hundreds of years, Toronto has many buildings in need of renovation or repair. It’s tempting for many homeowners to try to fix our houses all by ourselves. Watching home renovation shows on television […]

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