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5 Useful Camping Hacks       

| June 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
5 Useful Camping Hacks       

  5 Useful Camping Hacks        Are you planning a family camping trip? Great! Spending time together, in the company of Mother Nature, is a wonderful way to relax and have fun. Keep reading, to learn about five useful camping hacks that will probably surprise you.             Water-Proof Match Holder Wet matches typically mean the difference […]

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Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

| June 28, 2017 | 3 Comments
Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome   “Whirlpool has compensated me for my services and my posts, but all posts represent my own opinion” You have probably heard about the state of the Prime Minister’s home here in Ottawa. It is not in the best of shape at the moment, and […]

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Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages

| June 27, 2017 | 2 Comments
Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages

    Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages Among mature wine drinkers, one region is synonymous with consistently delicious and complex wind. Bordeaux has had the distinction of being in the upper echelon for decades, and a complex bouquet that shifts into playful endnotes keeps this wine in the top tier for […]

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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 4 Comments
National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

    National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day Looking for boredom busters, check out this list of National holidays to celebrate this summer with your kids!  I have curated a list of items for you to skim through to find a way to make that Monday a little bit more exciting […]

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7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

| June 26, 2017 | 8 Comments
7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

  7 Games to Play Outside in the Summer Are you looking for some fun games to play with your kids this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of fun games that you can play outdoors! Here are some games to play outside in the summer: 1. Hide and Seek. This is a classic game […]

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Get Dad Looking Fine this Summer with Trade Secrets! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

| June 22, 2017 | 40 Comments
Get Dad Looking Fine this Summer with Trade Secrets! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

  Father’s Day may have just passed us by, but that does not mean the pampering can’t happen throughout the year. My other half does a lot for our family, and even though he does not like to say so, he likes to be surprised with gifts now and then. Since he also likes to […]

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Fire Up the Grill this Summer with Canadian Turkey! #BBQWithTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

| June 21, 2017 | 84 Comments
Fire Up the Grill this Summer with Canadian Turkey! #BBQWithTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

  Fire Up the Grill this Summer with Canadian Turkey! #BBQWithTurkey   It’s summertime, Canada! After slugging through a harsh winter, and experiencing a wet and wild spring, it is great knowing that there is nothing but blue skies and good times ahead for the next few months. How do a lot of Canadians celebrate […]

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23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

| June 14, 2017 | 5 Comments
23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais     Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. A lot of these events and activities will be celebrating Canada […]

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Father’s Day $200 Breakaway Experiences #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

| June 12, 2017 | 70 Comments
Father’s Day $200 Breakaway Experiences #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

  Think outside the gift box this Father’s Day!     Having grown to offer over 800 experiences in 9 provinces, Breakaway Experiences has embraced the growing popularity of “once-in-a-lifetime” and “bucket list” experiences. Breakaway Experiences offers certificates for unique experiences across Canada—from stock car driving and helicopter flight to craft brewery tours and unique […]

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Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

| June 12, 2017 | 41 Comments
Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

    Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important Father’s Day is a special day set aside for sons and daughters to show their dad how much he means to them. However, it’s more than that. It’s a day to show the world just how important dads are. Fathers play a very important role in the […]

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Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

| June 8, 2017 | 9 Comments
Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

It is officially camping season! There is nothing like spending time in the outdoors, taking all of the beauty nature has to offer. As a city kid, I had the opportunity to go camping with summer camps and fun getaways with my friends. I would like for my kids to have even more experience camping. […]

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How to Show Your Dad You Love Him on Father’s Day

| June 7, 2017 | 4 Comments
How to Show Your Dad You Love Him on Father’s Day

  How to Show Your Dad You Love Him on Father’s Day How will you show your dad how much you love him this Father’s Day? Most likely you’ll get him a special gift from the heart that he will cherish but you don’t have to stop there. In fact, you can make this day […]

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What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

| June 2, 2017 | 5 Comments
What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

    What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden If you’re planting a summer vegetable garden, you might be wondering what type of veggies you should plant. Certain vegetables are more likely to thrive in the heat than others. Here are some ideas on what to plant in a summer vegetable garden: 1. Tomatoes. […]

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Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/07

| June 1, 2017 | 40 Comments
Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/07

  Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! The sun is finally making more of appearance, making the temperatures rise. You know what this means: Time to start spending more time outdoors! Entertaining is always fun, whether it is to keep the fun going for kids or to impress family and friends with food, drinks, […]

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Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed

| May 31, 2017 | 9 Comments
Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed

  Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed Father’s Day can be sad and lonely when you’ve lost your dad but it doesn’t have to always be that way. Once the grieving process has passed, it’s time to look at things from a different perspective. Instead of spending the day feeling sad, honour your […]

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3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

| May 30, 2017 | 6 Comments
3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

  3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day Father’s Day will never be same once he has a baby of his own. New dads are so excited when they get to hold their little one for the first time and the way they view life often changes. Most first-time dads have their own feelings […]

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Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

| May 29, 2017 | 6 Comments
Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

  Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis   Everyone loves the saying “out with the old and in with the new”. Every year, the latest trends in backyard fashion alongside brand new BBQ’s seem to create a near irresistible temptation to replace that old and rusty patio set with one that hasn’t […]

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9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

| May 22, 2017 | 9 Comments
9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

  9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day Are you searching for a special gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Perhaps you want something a little more meaningful than a new shirt and tie, wallet or a new belt. These gifts are nice but they’re not much of a surprise. Make this year extra special for […]

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3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

| May 16, 2017 | 14 Comments
3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

  3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer! Summer is here! The temperature is finally rising and your family can’t wait to dive into pool season to start to cool off. Wait a minute! Enjoying life by the pool can be fun, but are you and your family aware of the safety you […]

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5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget

| May 11, 2017 | 9 Comments
5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget

  5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget Do you struggle to find the best gift for mom? You can find that perfect Mother’s Day gift without breaking the bank when you look for unconventional ways to express your love. Instead of searching online and off for the perfect item, consider giving your mom something […]

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The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2017 | 8 Comments
The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

        The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day What better way to bond with mom on Mother’s Day than by watching great movies together? Let your mom sit back and relax while you eat popcorn and talk about the characters in the movies. It’s a great way to connect and there are many […]

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Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids

| May 8, 2017 | 6 Comments
Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids

      Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids If your idea of fun and relaxing is spending the day with your kids, make plans to spend Mother’s Day playing games and having fun together. Any amount of time you spend with your kids is precious so cherish it now while you can. […]

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 #Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA ~ CAN 05/17

| May 5, 2017 | 68 Comments
The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 #Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA ~ CAN 05/17

    The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 Mother’s Day will be here before you know it. Do you know what you’re going to give your mom this year? You can never go wrong with the traditional flowers and candy but, why not spice things up a bit? In addition to these gifts, surprise […]

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How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day

| May 5, 2017 | 11 Comments
How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day

How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day     Mother’s Day is the perfect time for your spouse and children to show you how much they appreciate all you do for them. Most likely, they have a big day planed for you starting with breakfast in bed or ending with a nice dinner. However, you […]

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