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20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

| February 15, 2017 | 10 Comments
20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150   2017 is the year for all Canadian to become excited as we begin to celebrate Canada 150th anniversary of confederation! There will be other festivities happening around our great nation, but nothing like what is going to happen in our nation’s capital! Take a look […]

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February is Heart Month!

| February 14, 2017 | 10 Comments
February is Heart Month!

  Disclaimer: Ottawa Mommy Club has partnered with Bayer Canada in order to share this article with you!.   FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH! Whenever the month of February comes to mind, it’s easy to associate it as the month of looooove. Stores everywhere are filled with sweet decorations, cupids, plush bears saying “I love you”, and […]

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The Best Valentine’s Day Movies for Couples and Families

| February 13, 2017 | 6 Comments
The Best Valentine’s Day Movies for Couples and Families

  The Best Valentine’s Day Movies Watching movies is one of the most popular ways to spend Valentine’s Day. Cuddle up with your love and watch a romantic movie that brings you closer together. If you have kids, gather everyone around the TV and watch great family movies. It’s something everyone can enjoy and below […]

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7 Ideas to Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Kids #LoveHallmarkCA ~ Giveaway CAN 02/20

| February 10, 2017 | 32 Comments
7 Ideas to Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Kids #LoveHallmarkCA ~ Giveaway CAN 02/20

    7 Ideas to Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Kids Valentine’s Day is not just for couples; it’s for everyone. Kids especially enjoy this holiday because it gives them a chance to say how much they love you in fun ways. Kids love sharing cards with friends but they also enjoy doing something special […]

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Four Questions to Ask Before Taking on More Debt

| February 8, 2017 | 24 Comments
Four Questions to Ask Before Taking on More Debt

  Before taking on more debt it’s a good idea to evaluate your current financial standing. Here are four questions to ask yourself that will help you determine if more is a good idea: 1. How much outstanding debt do you currently have? Many people never take time to add up the balances of all […]

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5 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

| February 7, 2017 | 12 Comments
5 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities

5 Great Ideas for Valentine’s Day Activities Giving candy, flowers and Valentine cards to loved ones is just one way to spend this special holiday. If you’re searching for a way to make things a little more exciting, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy throughout the holiday. Here are five great ideas […]

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Enjoying Me Time with Garnier Whole Blends!

| February 6, 2017 | 12 Comments
Enjoying Me Time with Garnier Whole Blends!

     Enjoying Me Time with Garnier Whole Blends!   Although this post has been generously sponsored by Garnier Whole Blends, the opinions and language are my own. “Me Time?” This is a rare occasion in my home. Chasing after a teenager and two young children makes it a bit difficult to block off a […]

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Winter is the time to #WarmUpWithSUBWAY! #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/03

| February 6, 2017 | 157 Comments
Winter is the time to #WarmUpWithSUBWAY! #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/03

Winter is the time to #WarmUpWithSUBWAY!   Winter has arrived to Canada’s capital! Along with the beauty the snow and ice creates to cover the landscape, this season brings chilly days that make us want to snuggle up and feel cozy. One great way my family likes to get together and stay warm is by […]

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How to Write a Poem for Valentine’s Day

| February 6, 2017 | 3 Comments
How to Write a Poem for Valentine’s Day

  How to Write a Poem for Valentine’s Day One great way to show the special person in your life how much you love them is with a love poem you wrote yourself. Of course, not everyone is a writer so you might think that you don’t have the skills to create the perfect poem […]

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Top 10 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day

| February 3, 2017 | 5 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day

  Top 10 Things to Do on Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day is a great time to show the special people in your life how much they mean to you. In addition to or in place of buying candy and flowers, get out of the house and go somewhere special. There are many ways for couples […]

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5 Great Gifts for Your Sweetie on Valentine’s Day

| February 2, 2017 | 4 Comments
5 Great Gifts for Your Sweetie on Valentine’s Day

  5 Great Gifts for Your Sweetie on Valentine’s Day What do you have planned for that special someone in your life on Valentine’s Day? Do you already know what you’re going to give them or are you still searching for some great gift ideas? Sometimes it can be difficult figuring out what to give […]

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5 Ways for Singles to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

| February 1, 2017 | 4 Comments
5 Ways for Singles to Celebrate Valentine’s Day

5 Ways for Singles to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day may have started out as a day for couples to celebrate their love for each other but that doesn’t mean you should feel sad or lonely if you happen to be single. The right person just hasn’t come along yet but eventually they will. In the […]

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When Not Working out Brings You Closer To Happy

| January 31, 2017 | 5 Comments
When Not Working out Brings You Closer To Happy

    When Not Working out Brings You Closer To Happy We typically think that in order to get into fabulous shape we have to bang out extraordinary workouts daily and sacrifice all things yummy for boiled chicken and broccoli.    But here’s another perspective.    When we exercise it’s pretty taxing on the body […]

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Chocolate is Why #ILoveDK! #Review #Contest #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/17

| January 30, 2017 | 26 Comments
Chocolate is Why #ILoveDK! #Review #Contest #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/17

Chocolate is Why #ILoveDK! Confession time: I LOVE books! I have been hooked to the written word since I was a child, and it continues to grow! Blogging has also allowed me to have the chance to review a lot of amazing books, so I am combining two passions (yes, I’m a very lucky girl!). […]

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Lemon Whoopie Pies Recipe

| January 27, 2017 | 29 Comments
Lemon Whoopie Pies Recipe

Lemon Whoopie Pies  My family just loves a good Whoopie Pie. In case you did not know what a whoopie pie is, it is a delicious dessert!! It is not a pie, as the name suggest. The “pie” is actually two pieces of cookies (I have also seen people use cake) that is usually made […]

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5 Valentine’s Day Gifts on a Budget

| January 24, 2017 | 6 Comments
5 Valentine’s Day Gifts on a Budget

  5 Valentine’s Day Gifts on a Budget Are you searching for the perfect gift for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day? Are you having trouble finding something nice that fits into your budget? Instead of searching for a specific item to buy, spend a little time coming up with something creative that shows them just […]

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How to Make Your Own Valentines

| January 23, 2017 | 5 Comments
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 | 9 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 | 1 Comment
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 | 3 Comments
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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5 Tips to Help Fight #BlueMonday

| January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Tips to Help Fight #BlueMonday

  Tips to help fight #BlueMonday Have you heard of #BlueMonday? It’s the third Monday in January and the day that we feel most miserable after the holidays – likely because the holiday cheer has long faded, we’ve possibly already broken our New Year’s Resolution and it’s just oh so cold outside!  Below is a […]

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Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

| January 13, 2017 | 3 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 | 13 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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