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Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

| July 19, 2018 | 5 Comments
Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/24

Get-Togethers Made Fun with Kroeger Inc. #Disconnect2Connect Summer is all about having fun, but not every moment has to be hectic. Long, lazy summer days are times to rest and relax, too, without the use of screens or devices. Creating and playing boards games are two fabulous ways to entertain a group large or small. […]

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Awesome Florida Vacations For the Family

| July 5, 2018 | 4 Comments
Awesome Florida Vacations For the Family

When people think of Florida vacations, they usually have one thing in mind – Disney. While Disney is a wonderful place to spend a family vacation, Florida has so much more to offer. Let’s take a closer look at some awesome Florida vacations for the family. Awesome Florida Vacations for the Family     1. […]

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Anniversary Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

| July 4, 2018 | 11 Comments
Anniversary Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

If you’re anything like me, you imagined your anniversaries to involve grandiose plans like an extended trip to an exotic place thousands of miles away or a huge party complete with photographers, wine, and dancing. Basically, I wanted my wedding and honeymoon to reoccur every year. It may have taken me awhile but I did […]

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The Pros and Cons of the Disney FastPass

| July 3, 2018 | 8 Comments
The Pros and Cons of the Disney FastPass

If you’ve been planning a Disney vacation, chances are you’ve heard of the Disney FastPass. The idea of being able to get on rides by waiting in a shorter line than the Standby line may sound enticing, but is it everything it promises to be? Let’s look at the pros and cons of the Disney […]

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I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution)

| July 2, 2018 | 4 Comments
I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution)

I Am One in Six: My Infertility Struggle (and Solution) Nobody ever mentions infertility when you’re younger – sometimes even into early womanhood. It’s a natural assumption that when you’re ready to start a family, it will just happen. At least, that’s what I thought. The news of my infertility came as a devastating shock, […]

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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

| June 18, 2018 | 7 Comments
5 Ways to Deal with your Child’s Tantrums

Let’s admit it. Parenting is hard. And dealing with temper tantrums can be harder. If you’re a momma who’s emotionally and physically drained thanks to your little one being a bit too difficult over possibly anything, here’s a little something to help! Keep reading to discover 5 super effective ways to deal with your child’s […]

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Them’s Fightin’ Words

Them’s Fightin’ Words

Them’s Fightin’ Words My boys are best buddies. They really have fun together and look out for each other. Oh, sure, they fight sometimes.  Oh, Them’s Fightin’ Words! But when they do, it’s always about something significant and worthwhile. Like this actual conversation I witnessed, on the topic of the alternate lyrics of “Happy Birthday”: […]

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7 Things That Happens To A Woman’s Body After 40

| June 4, 2018 | 8 Comments
7 Things That Happens To A Woman’s Body After 40

7 Things That Happens To A Woman’s Body After 40 40’s and loving it! Although, not every middle-aged woman can actually say that! You are at the peak of your life, it’s the right time to make sure you keep your weight in check, your stress levels reduced, and maintain an exercise routine, but there […]

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Learn, Strategize, and Laugh with Pressman Toys and Goliath Games #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/29

| May 31, 2018 | 29 Comments
Learn, Strategize, and Laugh with Pressman Toys and Goliath Games #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 06/29

Learn, Strategize, and Laugh with Pressman Toys and Goliath Games Now that our kids are older, my other half and I are happy that we are able to do more things with them. They are able to understand how to play with others better, especially where playing games are concerned. Since they are able to […]

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Disney for Couples: 6 Tips to Make It Great

| May 29, 2018 | 2 Comments
Disney for Couples: 6 Tips to Make It Great

Disney for Couples: 6 Tips to Make It Great Who says Disney is just for kids? There are many wonderful things for adults to see and do at the Disney parks, and it also makes a great trip for couples. You could turn a Disney vacation into a romantic getaway for you and your significant […]

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5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

| May 28, 2018 | 5 Comments
5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps If you’re one of those that dread that time of the month, and suffer from painful period cramps that literally make you unable to do anything for at least a couple of days, here’s some solid, actionable advice to make things better. While there may be […]

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Canada’s Grocery and Specialty Goods Delivery Service INABUGGY Promises 1-hour Delivery!

| May 18, 2018 | 5 Comments
Canada’s Grocery and Specialty Goods Delivery Service INABUGGY Promises 1-hour Delivery!

Canada’s grocery and specialty goods delivery service INABUGGY (formerly InstaBuggy) promises 1-hour delivery of groceries, baby food, vitamins, diapers, wipes, & much more!  The overwhelming excitement and joy of pregnancy can also bring stressful moments when preparing for baby’s arrival. With INABUGGY, simplify a few of life’s most time-consuming chores; grocery & retail shopping. New […]

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How Parents Can Enjoy Weekends and Holidays With Kids

| May 17, 2018 | 3 Comments
How Parents Can Enjoy Weekends and Holidays With Kids

How Parents Can Enjoy Weekends and Holidays With Kids Holidays are supposed to be the best days for working parents to take a tea break and unwind, but how can you enjoy a stress-free holiday when you have kids restlessly tumbling and rolling around while vacationing on a beautiful cottage in Cobourg Beach?     […]

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Surprise!

Surprise!

“I’m like a vault, baby; locked down.” – Will Smith, Hitch Kids love keeping exciting secrets, like others’ presents. Well, all except actually keeping the secret. When I was a small child at Christmas, my dad came home and I immediately announced that I couldn’t tell him what his present was, ’cause it was PURPLE SLIPPERS WITH NO […]

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Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

| May 3, 2018 | 5 Comments
Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home It can be wonderful to create a special day for your mother and yourself. Once you become a mother, it can be hard to connect with your own mother on the big day. Putting together a brunch is a great way for you to both get together for […]

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Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/21

| April 30, 2018 | 63 Comments
Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/21

Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day Many new moms often wonder how they should spend their day. They’ve spent time with their own mothers, but being on the other side of things can be quite different! Should you spend the day pampering yourself or spend the day with your family? Let’s take […]

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5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

| April 17, 2018 | 10 Comments
5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

Remember when everyone gathered around the table to have dinner each evening? It almost seems to be a thing of the past. Between practice, working overtime, and other activities that affect our family, families rarely sit down to have dinner together. That’s a shame because it can have such a negative impact on our children. […]

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Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

| April 12, 2018 | 69 Comments
Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada Spring is all about being creative and trying new things. Whether it is with a device or with your hands, there are so many ways to create and make something and have doing it. DK Canada knows that Canadians have a creative spirit and would love to help […]

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Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks

| April 10, 2018 | 9 Comments
Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks

Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks Similarly to how Disney is constantly evolving their movie franchise by adding in new movies and characters, they are also improving and evolving their parks to fit the themes of the new Disney movies and characters as well. Throughout the next few years Disney has revealed several changes and […]

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20 Make Ahead Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

| March 30, 2018 | 16 Comments
20 Make Ahead Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

Let’s face it. Drive-thru may make our lives easier, but they can certainly make our wallets thinner. Think about how much you spend at your favourite fast food place each evening and multiple that by the number of times you eat out each week and then by 52 weeks. The numbers can be staggering. But […]

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Kidslox: The Parental Control App Kids HATE – The Peace of Mind Parents LOVE ~ Giveaway CAN/US 04/27

| March 29, 2018 | 1 Comment
Kidslox: The Parental Control App Kids HATE – The Peace of Mind Parents LOVE ~ Giveaway CAN/US 04/27

 Kidslox: The Parental Control App Kids HATE – The Peace of Mind Parents LOVE Before doing this review, I was not “with it” when it came to app blockers and parental control app. My son, who is 6, is generally pretty limited on what he does on his tablet – by his own choosing. He […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time […]

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First Date Problems

First Date Problems

First Date Problems Anytime someone tells me, “I hate driving in downtown Ottawa”, I tell them the story of Hubs’ and my first date, 11 years ago this week. I was living and working five hours north of the city in Val-d’Or, smallish-town Quebec. But I got down to Ottawa often, to see family and […]

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