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The “I Waited Too Long” Best Anniversary Gift Ideas for Husbands

| August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
The “I Waited Too Long” Best Anniversary Gift Ideas for Husbands

  The “I Waited Too Long” Best Anniversary Gift Ideas for Husbands OK, so you almost forgot. Take some deep breaths. Now is NOT the time to panic. You’re certainly not the only mom who’s nearly forgotten her own anniversary while she was busy dealing with life. You won’t be the last. Fortunately for you, […]

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4 Back to School Shopping Traditions You Can Start Now

| August 21, 2017 | 4 Comments
4 Back to School Shopping Traditions You Can Start Now

    4 Back to School Shopping Traditions You Can Start Now Back to school is an emotional time for many parents and kids. You’ve fallen into a comfortable routine for the summer but now, everything from what you eat for breakfast to when you go to bed will change to accommodate the new school […]

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Workout in Comfort and Style this Summer with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

| August 17, 2017 | 30 Comments
Workout in Comfort and Style this Summer with Gaiam Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

Workout in Comfort and Style this Summer with Gaiam Canada       Working out has become a part of my regime to make me a better me. One of the things I realized I needed to feel good while completing my fitness routine was the right apparel. Sporting the right pieces can make getting […]

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Making an Impact: The WE Store Opens at CF Rideau Centre

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments
Making an Impact: The WE Store Opens at CF Rideau Centre

Making an Impact: The WE Store Opens at CF Rideau Centre A store that inspires a social movement for change? That is what the WE Store is all about. They have opened their doors at the Cadillac Fairview Rideau Centre (CF Rideau Centre).  Ottawa Mommy Club was invited to get a sneak peek of the […]

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Family Road Trip Packing Checklist

| August 7, 2017 | 6 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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Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

| August 1, 2017 | 2 Comments
Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the #Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun   Picking a getaway destination soon? Have you considered visiting the Outaouais? Neighbouring Canada’s capital, the Outaouais is a beautiful and vibrant region that holds an abundance of activities for visitors to choose from. Want to discover culture, food and fun? The Outaouais holds all […]

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20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

| July 31, 2017 | 5 Comments
20 Harry Potter Crafts to Celebrate the Birth of the Boy Who Lived

    Harry Potter took the world by storm in 2001.  Some of us may even have kids that grew up watching Harry Potter. We have had the pleasure to enjoy all the movies, books, and cartoons released through 2011 and to this day people are still going crazy over Harry Potter books, movies, costumes […]

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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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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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5 Easy Garage Organization Tips

| July 26, 2017 | 4 Comments
5 Easy Garage Organization Tips

    5 Easy Garage Organization Tips Is clutter in your garage getting the best of you? Do you spend more time than necessary searching for things you need. If so, keep reading. These handy garage organization tips are just for you!             Use Storage Bins Plastic storage bins are a great tool for keeping […]

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Walt Disney World News from D23

| July 24, 2017 | 3 Comments
Walt Disney World News from D23

Walt Disney World News from D23 A plethora of changes were announced for Walt Disney World Resort in Florida at the D23 Expo. Including new attractions, discontinued attractions, park expansions, transportation and a couple of new resorts, it was a head spinning amount of change. Here’s a rundown, from mind-blowing to welcome change, of the […]

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Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

| July 18, 2017 | 7 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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18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

| July 17, 2017 | 5 Comments
18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks     If you’re planning to go on a vacation this summer, you may be looking for ways to make traveling easier. Fortunately, there are a number of tips and tricks that can make things less hectic. Here are some summer vacation travel hacks: 1. When packing, place shoes in […]

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Spruce Up Your Tech Gadgets with Toddy Gear! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/11

| July 13, 2017 | 49 Comments
Spruce Up Your Tech Gadgets with Toddy Gear! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 08/11

  Spruce Up Your Tech Gadgets with Toddy Gear! Since our world has become more mobile. This allows us to connect with the world like never before. The devices that allow us to be more connected can be a bit ho-hum as many of them have a generic design to them and look a lot […]

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5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home

| July 11, 2017 | 7 Comments
5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home

  5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home Now that you have decided on selling your home, how will you turn your home into the most valuable asset it can be? Your home is undoubtedly the most valuable asset for the vast majority of us. Getting it ready and selling it can cost you […]

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Ontario Music Programs In Decline: Are We Forgetting The Value Of Music?

| July 10, 2017 | 6 Comments
Ontario Music Programs In Decline: Are We Forgetting The Value Of Music?

    Ontario Music Programs In Decline: Are We Forgetting The Value Of Music? Over the past twenty years there’s been a slow decline in the number of schools in Ontario that employ specialist music teachers. In 1997, roughly 60 percent of all public schools employed music teachers, down to 40 percent at present. The […]

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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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Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden

| July 6, 2017 | 8 Comments
Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden

  Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden Rabbits, moles, squirrels, groundhogs, and other critters may be cute, but they can be a gardener’s worst nightmare. You may be wondering what you can do to prevent these and other animals from wreaking havoc on your plants. Shooting the pests is generally not the best approach, […]

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

| July 5, 2017 | 112 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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Download the State Farm® Canada app and WIN! #BeABetterDriver

| July 4, 2017 | 4 Comments
Download the State Farm® Canada app and WIN! #BeABetterDriver

  Download the State Farm® Canada app and WIN! Driving is something that many Ontarians do on a daily basis. It is a skill that some people are better at doing than others. Where insurance rates are concerned, the better some of our driving habits are, the lower our rates will be. State Farm® Canada […]

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5 Useful Camping Hacks       

| June 29, 2017 | 13 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 | 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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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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Lightning McQueen is back in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3

| June 20, 2017 | 10 Comments
Lightning McQueen is back in Disney/Pixar’s Cars 3

 In Cars 3, Lightning McQueen is up against a new breed of technologically advanced race car. Will he beat the odds and these faster rookie racers?   Synopsis Lightning is in an unusual situation, he is no longer the fastest car on the track. The newest race cars, lead by Storm, are faster and better […]

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