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Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

| April 11, 2018 | 6 Comments
Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring Spring is almost here, and your kids are probably looking forward to getting outdoors. While there are several ways for them to play and have fun, there are also ways for them to learn. Whether you let them plant flowers or harness the power of the sun, there are […]

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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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Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

| April 5, 2018 | 11 Comments
Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist We all know that a checklist can make it easier to get stuff done. If you have children, you may not think a lot about the chores they can do. However, children are able to do so much more than you realize. Obviously, the age of the […]

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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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2018 Disney Movies – April Through December

| March 26, 2018 | 4 Comments
2018 Disney Movies – April Through December

2018 Disney Movies – April Through December Disney lovers rejoice! The following Disney movies are scheduled to hit the big screen, April through December 2018. There’s no better time to mark your calendar…     A Wrinkle in Time ( March 9) After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| March 20, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Easter at Billings Bridge Shopping Centre […]

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Are Paper Books Making a Comeback?

| March 15, 2018 | 5 Comments
Are Paper Books Making a Comeback?

Are Paper Books Making a Comeback? In an age where everything is digitized, it might surprise you to hear that print paper books gaining popularity. People are now trying to limit their screen time and this trend is reflected in book sales. E-book sales in the UK has seen  nearly a 20 per cent plunge […]

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Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game

| March 14, 2018 | 5 Comments
Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game

Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game Are you looking for fun ways to keep the little ones busy? As the weather begins to warm, and the flowers begin to bloom, you may be thinking about Easter activities such as this Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game are so many things you can do with your kids […]

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When It’s Time To Buy A House, Do You Buy New Or “Used”?

| March 13, 2018 | 5 Comments
When It’s Time To Buy A House, Do You Buy New Or “Used”?

When It’s Time To Buy A House, Do You Buy New Or “Used”? Buying a house can be terrifying. Buying a house in Ottawa is even more terrifying, for many reasons. There are so many questions to answer: should you save up every single penny you have to get a 20% down payment? If you don’t […]

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Super Easy DIY Bunny Headband For Kids

| March 12, 2018 | 5 Comments
Super Easy DIY Bunny Headband For Kids

Easter is right around the corner and if you’re looking for a fun and inexpensive craft for your kids to do, this is it. Not only is it something they can make, but they’ll be able to wear it. Kids are going to love making this Bunny Headband and, if you have little boys, you […]

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Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

| March 7, 2018 | 25 Comments
Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!   Shopkins are one of the world’s most popular toy brands. This is all my kids talk about and request (constantly) for gifts or when shopping. Children love finding and collecting the latest characters to add to their collections at home. Koba Entertainment and Moose Toys, […]

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10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

| March 5, 2018 | 6 Comments
10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 10 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their […]

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Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children

| March 3, 2018 | 9 Comments
Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children

Ottawa Senators Foundation Funds Support Program For Siblings Of Terminally-ill Children On Friday March 9, the Ottawa Senators Foundation are hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about people and programs making a difference in our community. Meet the Leveque family.     Tay-Sachs disease may have left six-year-old Sam Leveque unable […]

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Music Classes in Manotick For Children Aged 2-7 For All Kinds Of Children

| March 2, 2018 | 5 Comments
Music Classes in Manotick For Children Aged 2-7 For All Kinds Of Children

Music Classes in Manotick For Children Aged 2-7 For All Kinds Of Children     Do you have children who love music? The Manotick Arts Camp is offering weekly music classes for typically developing children and children with developmental delays aged 2-7. All kinds of children can really benefit by this activity! Many children with […]

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Swoosh into Snowy Adventures with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

| March 1, 2018 | 229 Comments
Swoosh into Snowy Adventures with Playmobil #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

Swoosh into Snowy Adventures with Playmobil I will admit it. Winter is not my favourite season of the year. It is cold. It can be dark at times. And, boy, can it ever be icy! A great way I have found is to find fun activities that will help me embrace the chilly, bitter bite […]

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Tips for a Mishap-Free March Break

| February 26, 2018 | 3 Comments
Tips for a Mishap-Free March Break

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   With the end of February fast approaching, it can only mean one thing: March Break is coming! Are you ready? The kiddos sure are! It’s the perfect time for a fun family getaway, […]

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Math Scores Plummeting At Ontario Elementary Schools

| February 12, 2018 | 6 Comments
Math Scores Plummeting At Ontario Elementary Schools

Math Scores Plummeting At Ontario Elementary Schools In 2017, Ontario elementary schools received a rude wake up call when the Educational Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released the news that as little as 50% of students were able to meet the math standards set by the province. This is a number that has been decreasing […]

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Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

| February 9, 2018 | 100 Comments
Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada!   The start of a new year also ushers in a time that celebrities look forward to every year: Award Season! This is when they get dolled up and strut along red carpet after red carpet to accept awards in their various fields of expertise. Whether […]

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Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

| February 5, 2018 | 13 Comments
Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub Who doesn’t love Valentine’s Day? It’s a time for romance, love, and even pampering ourselves a bit. After all, we want to look our very best, don’t we? Of course, with Valentine’s Day falling in the middle of winter, that’s not always possible. The cold wind can leave our skin […]

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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

| February 1, 2018 | 10 Comments
10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday for everyone. Not only is there chocolate and exchanging Valentines with family and friends, it’s also a “crafty” occasion. Of compiled a list of 10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids many of them suitable for the younger set. Better yet, some of these things make really adorable gifts! The […]

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Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

| January 26, 2018 | 418 Comments
Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! The beginning of a new year signals a fresh new start for many Canadians. Some people like to set goals to start eating better. Picking a protein that is versatile is key to making meal planning an easy task to perform for busy families. With […]

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