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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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Find Transportation Help For Seniors Diagnosed With Dementia

| December 1, 2016 | 5 Comments
Find Transportation Help For Seniors Diagnosed With Dementia

  Find Transportation Help For Seniors Diagnosed With Dementia In a study conducted by the Conference Board of Canada reported on by the Toronto Star in October 2016, some startling numbers emerged on the transportation gap facing many seniors in the country and in the GTA. Left with few alternatives like adequate public transit, especially […]

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4 Tips to Help Manage Menopause #AchieveComfort

| October 26, 2016 | 7 Comments
4 Tips to Help Manage Menopause #AchieveComfort

Menopause. It is a transition women go through that signals change in our lives. Some of its symptoms are more unbearable than others. Need a few ways to help get through this time of your life? Here are four tips that will help you manage menopause. Working it out     Keeping your body physically […]

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Gear Up to Attend the Maker Faire! #MFO16

| October 10, 2016 | 7 Comments
Gear Up to Attend the Maker Faire! #MFO16

Love putting things together or have a creative spirit? If this sounds like you or someone you know, you should get geared up and attend the Maker Faire! It takes place on October 15-16, 2016 at the Aberdeen Pavilion on Exhibition Way from 10 am to 5 pm.     Maker Faire is the Greatest […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 9, 2016 | 13 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a list of some of events and […]

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How To Find The Car That Is Right for You

| July 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
How To Find The Car That Is Right for You

  How to Find the Car That Is Right for You For years, people have been making jokes about minivans, the ultimate ‘mom car’. Of course, there is nothing wrong with a minivan. It certainly gets you from Point A to B and can carry an entire junior hockey team in the back. If you […]

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STAR TREK : The Starfleet Academy Experience ~ Gala and Exhibit

| May 19, 2016 | 7 Comments
STAR TREK : The Starfleet Academy Experience ~ Gala and Exhibit

  STAR TREK : The Starfleet Academy Experience   Star Trek fans, you won’t want to miss Star Trek: The Starfleet Academy Experience at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum! It’s the must-see event this summer for the whole family, young and old!   I had the pleasure of attending the launch gala of the world premiere Star […]

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18 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa

| April 11, 2016 | 2 Comments
18 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 year. Below are just a few of […]

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4 Fun “Me Time” Ideas for Spring #AlwaysDiscreet

| April 4, 2016 | 3 Comments
4 Fun “Me Time” Ideas for Spring #AlwaysDiscreet

Never feel as though there is any time in the day for yourself? Now that spring has arrived, maybe it is time to celebrate the start of a new season with taking time for the person who may not be taken care of during the day: You! Take a look at some of these fun […]

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Get Ready for Disney On Ice – 100 Years of Magic! #Giveaway #DisneyOnIce ~ Ottawa 01/25

| January 11, 2016 | 72 Comments
Get Ready for Disney On Ice – 100 Years of Magic! #Giveaway #DisneyOnIce ~ Ottawa 01/25

My kids are HUGE Disney fans! They love watching their favourite stories and tales that Disney has shared with families for many years, and it is fun for us to watch along with them. Now that they are old enough to start having their own favourite Disney characters, I cannot wait for them to experience […]

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4 Tips to Help Become More Confident in 2016! #Underwareness

| January 4, 2016 | 10 Comments
4 Tips to Help Become More Confident in 2016! #Underwareness

Hooray! The new year is here! It is a time of year when people look towards the possibilities of what can be achieved in their lives. Some look to improve themselves physically or financially, while others look inward to try to be a better version of themselves. Confidence is a trait we all have, but […]

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Freezing – Bigger, Bolder… Colder – Fantastic Family Holiday Fun in Ottawa! Review and Promo Code

| December 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
Freezing – Bigger, Bolder… Colder – Fantastic Family Holiday Fun in Ottawa! Review and Promo Code

Last year I kept hearing about a hysterical musical out of the Gladstone Theatre called Freezing. I had thought about taking my family to see it, but with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season time slipped away and before I knew it, Freezing was no longer running.     Luckily, Freezing has become […]

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Easy Savings at Hand with Coupgon – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

| December 10, 2015 | 18 Comments
Easy Savings at Hand with Coupgon – Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/22

Saving. Who doesn’t like finding a great deal on products? The hard part about searching for deals is sifting through all of the flyers, both in the mail and online, to find them. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to find these deals all in one spot? Coupgon has just launched their app to […]

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5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

| November 24, 2015 | 9 Comments
5 Tourist Attractions to Visit in Montebello #OutaouaisFun

Montebello is located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec in the Outaouais region. It’s about 45 minutes north-east of Ottawa. I had the pleasure of visiting this picturesque city with my family this summer and would like to share my 5 favourite attractions to visit in Montebello.     ChocoMotive ChocoMotive is an artisanal […]

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Give This Holiday Season with Staples and Me To We! #MoreSurprises #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

| November 23, 2015 | 50 Comments
Give This Holiday Season with Staples and Me To We! #MoreSurprises #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

Christmas has to be one of my favourite times of the year. I love when shops and homes are dressed up with lights and decorations, a warm cup of cocoa is always welcome, and hanging out with family and friends to celebrate the season is a lot of fun. I also like teaching my kids […]

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Workouts Are Made Easy with the Jabra Sport Coach Wireless Headset – #Review #HolidayGiftGuide

| November 18, 2015 | 8 Comments
Workouts Are Made Easy with the Jabra Sport Coach Wireless Headset – #Review #HolidayGiftGuide

In my hectic world, making time to work out is a hard thing to do. Between being a stay-at-home mom and working from home, my days are filled with tasks and responsibilities to get through. I also find it hard to stay motivated when I am doing the workout by myself as there is no […]

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4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

| November 12, 2015 | 6 Comments
4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

Fashion. For some people, it can be a daunting subject because it is subjective and changes very rapidly. Some people feel as though they need to keep up every trend, and that is not the case. Not every trend will work for everyone. Sometimes, looking fabulous is not about having the designer labels, but is […]

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Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

| November 9, 2015 | 6 Comments
Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

The drop in temperature has really got me longing for the lazy summer days that passed us by only a few short weeks ago. This got me thinking about places my family and I could go where we could kick back and soak up the sun for a few days. I spoke with my sister […]

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Bring Home Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide This Holiday Season! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

| November 5, 2015 | 74 Comments
Bring Home Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide This Holiday Season! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

The holidays are just around the corner, and the long lists to Santa are beginning to be written. One gift that is great to give to kids are books. Kids can learn and be taken to magical worlds of imagination for hours on end. DK Canada has a 2015 Gift Book Boutique with books that […]

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Gifting Made Easy with Breakaway Experiences! Review and Giveaway! #HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/12

| November 3, 2015 | 58 Comments
Gifting Made Easy with Breakaway Experiences! Review and Giveaway! #HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/12

Gifts. I love giving them, but I always wonder if I have found just the right gift for that special someone. Some people are really hard to gift shop for, and it can be a challenge. There are times that the perfect gift may not be found in a wrapped package. This is why I […]

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Set Your Fitness Goals Easily With Life Trak – A Review #HolidayGiftGuide

| October 29, 2015 | 9 Comments
Set Your Fitness Goals Easily With Life Trak – A Review #HolidayGiftGuide

Work, responsibilities at home and kids make it hard sometimes to make time for yourself to get fit. It is hard to gauge how active (or inactive) I am because, well, because I am so concentrated on my family and my other responsibilities. I was curious about how much time I spend at my desk […]

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5 Tips for Working-Out with Confidence

| October 16, 2015 | 9 Comments
5 Tips for Working-Out with Confidence

  For most people, working out is a hard habit to start. It is a commitment you have to make to yourself to do, and it can be a tough one to maintain. For some people, not working out has to do with a lack of confidence. I wanted to share some tips to help […]

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Take Playskool’s Play-Stow-Go Toys Wherever You Go!

| October 15, 2015 | 4 Comments
Take Playskool’s Play-Stow-Go Toys Wherever You Go!

Children, including babies and toddlers, love to play. Children need this form of activity for many reasons. Play allows babies to become stronger, improve their fine motor skills through sensory play. Playskool understands the importance of play for young children. Their new line of Play-Stow-Go toys encourage young children to be able to play on […]

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Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| October 8, 2015 | 8 Comments
Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

  My family and I have never been to Parc Omega, located in the beautiful and picturesque Montebello area in the Outaouais region. Somehow, I thought the Parc was seeing a few animals on the trails while passing by in your vehicle with a picnic area. Talk about not informing myself on such an amazing destination for […]

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