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Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

| August 7, 2017 | 11 Comments
Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

      Family Road Trip Packing Checklist I always seem to bring everything except the kitchen sink when I go on a family trip, so it’s a good thing we have a Grand Caravan. I am probably not the only mom that does this, right? I bring a cooler for the beverages, another one for […]

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A Surprise in Every Box with Canadian Originals #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/01

| August 3, 2017 | 118 Comments
A Surprise in Every Box with Canadian Originals #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/01

  A Surprise in Every Box with Canadian Originals Who doesn’t like surprises? It is always fun to find a box addressed to you at your door. Knowing it will be something special is an extra added treat. Canadian Originals wants Canadians to experience this joy with their monthly subscription boxes. They asked my family […]

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Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better

| August 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better

    Tricks to Get Your Child to Sleep Faster and Better Bedtime, that precious part of the day that parents live for. While we enjoy our little people and their busy lives we also need a few moments of peace before we got to bed at night too. So what can you do when […]

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4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right

| August 2, 2017 | 2 Comments
4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right

    4 Tips to Start a New School Year Off Right With each new school year comes new challenges. You never really know what to expect from your kids until the time comes. Starting the year off right will help make things run more smoothly for everyone and there are a few things you […]

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How to Save More on Back to School Shopping

| July 31, 2017 | 5 Comments
How to Save More on Back to School Shopping

    How to Save More on Back to School Shopping The beginning of a new school year means it’s time to go shopping for new clothes and supplies. It can get very expensive, especially if you have more than one child in school. However, you can find ways to save money on the items […]

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Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

| July 28, 2017 | 3 Comments
Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

Women’s Health Five Tips to Keep a Healthy down there this Summer July may already soon be over, but summer certainly isn’t! I find myself enjoying (and appreciating!) more and more the beautiful summer sun during clear afternoons, whilst relaxing on the patio with a glass of wine (or two!) in hand. Being able to […]

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Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 49 Comments
Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

 Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope!   Rainy days. Travelling. Sick days. These are days that are hard on both kids and parents because you always want your child to have fun and entertained when they are not allowed to move around too much. Myfunvelope understands these situations and asked us if their roster […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 61 Comments
3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada With Canada 150 upon us, it is a year of celebrating Canada in so many different ways. It can be done in so many different ways, either inside of your home or on adventures across the country. DK Canada has books on numerous topics that help Canadians […]

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How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips

| July 27, 2017 | 5 Comments
How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips

    How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips You may be eager to take your little ones out on the road with you this summer, but before you do you should be prepared to keep them healthy. A sick child is not a happy […]

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10 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days

| July 25, 2017 | 8 Comments
10 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days

  10 Fun Ideas to Keep Kids Busy on Rainy Days     Are you looking for ways to keep your kids entertained during the rainy days of summer? Although your first instinct may be to turn on a movie, there are plenty of other ways to pass a rainy day! Here are some fun […]

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Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/18

| July 20, 2017 | 50 Comments
Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/18

    Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier! Caring for a pet is an important responsibility for anyone to take on. This is especially true for a child. Minnie Mouse is the proud pet caregiver of Figaro in her show Minnie’s Happy Helpers and she likes to take her fur friend […]

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9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

| July 19, 2017 | 10 Comments
9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

  9 Fun and Free Summer Activities     Are you looking for ways to keep your family occupied this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do at no cost. Here are some fun and free summer activities: 1. Go exploring! Are there local parks, national forests, beaches, lakes or other […]

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Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

| July 18, 2017 | 8 Comments
Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

    Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget If you’re looking for an escape from reality this summer, you may be wondering what you can do on a limited budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can enjoy yourself while not spending loads of money. Here are some tips for planning a […]

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Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

| July 13, 2017 | 85 Comments
Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

  Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! Summer vacation may not seem that long when you look at a calendar, but it can seem to last forever when kids become bored. Zuru Toys want to help each day one filled with fun with the brands they have in their roster of toys. […]

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9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas

| July 12, 2017 | 8 Comments
9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas

    9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas Everyone needs a vacation from time to time. Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy yourself and create lifelong family memories with a staycation! Here are some fun summer staycation ideas: 1. Splash around! There are plenty of great ways to enjoy […]

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Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at #WEdayCanada #MillionHours!

| July 7, 2017 | 6 Comments
Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at #WEdayCanada #MillionHours!

Inspiring Change for Canada’s Future at WE Day Canada #MillionHours! Ottawa was the place to be, not only on Canada’s big day, but on July 2, 2017 as well! Messages of inspiration, change, and hope were the messages of the day as WE took over the capital for WE Day Canada. This event was a […]

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50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

| July 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

50 Summer Bucket List Ideas     Are you looking to have some new and memorable experiences this summer? There are a number of fun things you can do to create lifelong memories with your family. Here are some summer bucket list ideas: 1. Go stargazing and try to find a constellation 2. Find a […]

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Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

| July 5, 2017 | 114 Comments
Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

 This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   Goodbye spring, and hello summer! School is over, the hot weather is here (alongside those pesky thunder showers!), which means our perfect Canadian vacation season is finally upon us! If you’re planning on […]

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Bedside Manner

Bedside Manner

  Bedside Manner After every winter I write about someone being sick, it seems, and this time it was me. Two full separate weeks out of commission, a month apart.  It was ruthless ear, nose, throat, sinus  whole head issues that went on for days, relieved only briefly by a Hulk-Smash pancreatitis attack that made me […]

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

| June 28, 2017 | 8 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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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 9 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 | 20 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 | 61 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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Tips for a Healthy Superhero Dad Lifestyle

| June 13, 2017 | 14 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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