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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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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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Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/09

| June 19, 2017 | 32 Comments
Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/09

    I’m sure you’re all familiar with that little orange box in your fridge, freezer or baking cupboard. Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda has been helping generations of Canadian families cook and clean for decades. Baking soda is definitely a frequent ingredient used in many recipes by our family. You can use Arm & Hammer™ […]

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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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Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

| June 13, 2017 | 12 Comments
Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

  This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   When it comes to being a kid at heart, nobody does it better than Dads! They’re always fun, always willing to be ridiculous, and the best to play around with! Their big […]

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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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How Canadian Families Can Cut Down Their Moving Budgets in Four Simple Steps

| June 5, 2017 | 6 Comments
How Canadian Families Can Cut Down Their Moving Budgets in Four Simple Steps

  How Canadian Families Can Cut Down Their Moving Budgets in Four Simple Steps Families in Canada are on the move. Literally. With approximately five million Canadians relocating between provinces and cities annually, many families are struggling to slash their budgets when it comes to moving around. And why not? Packing up and finding a […]

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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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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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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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Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

| May 23, 2017 | 6 Comments
Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

  Best Careers if You Love Working with Children     If you were the kid who loved babysitting, tutoring or working as a camp counselor in high school, you may have a calling to work with kids. As you may already know, working with kids is not for the faint of heart. Not everyone […]

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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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When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents

| May 15, 2017 | 14 Comments
When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents

  When You Need a Time Out: Tips for Frustrated Parents Sometimes as a parent, you get frustrated. Even the best and most patient of parents can need a time out from time to time. It’s a tough job that puts a lot of stress and pressure on you and it’s important that you don’t […]

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4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog

| May 12, 2017 | 7 Comments
4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog

    4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog   Starting a new blog can be a very exciting time. You probably have so many ideas and you’re feeling motivated about the things you will share and post to your blog. Maybe you already have a lot of ideas for posts, […]

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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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Setting Personal Boundaries

| May 10, 2017 | 13 Comments
Setting Personal Boundaries

Setting Personal Boundaries Within the context of my practice, many of my clients often have issues regarding personal boundaries and responsibility to others.  We are seeing more and more social media and reality shows which often encourages and entice people in accepting all sorts of behaviours from others.  I have personally seen this constant type […]

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Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

| April 28, 2017 | 4 Comments
Five Foolproof Steps for New Moms Looking to Lose Their Baby Weight

    Whether you miss your old beach body prior to giving birth or you’re struggling to get back into a fitness routine now that you’ve taken up the role of full-time mom, you’re certainly not alone. Between the stress of childbirth and the fact that fitness inevitably takes a backseat to quality time with […]

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