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The Real ROI of a One Year MBA

| November 29, 2016 | 4 Comments
The Real ROI of a One Year MBA

  The Real ROI of a One Year MBA     You’ve crunched the numbers a million different ways; you know better than anyone that across North America, a graduate of an MBA degree program sees on average a 75% increase to their pre-program salary. You know that it takes 4 years for the difference […]

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Amazing Clubs: Gift of the Month Club #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/23

| November 22, 2016 | 70 Comments
Amazing Clubs: Gift of the Month Club #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/23

   Amazing Clubs: Gift of the Month Club It seems more and more families are changing their diets to be gluten free.  Mom’s Facebook groups are full of requests for gluten free recipes and recommendations on gluten free restaurants.  Naturopaths are recommending cutting out gluten to eliminate colic in babies, headaches and eczema as well […]

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Family Friendly Products For Review

| October 3, 2016 | 3 Comments
2016 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Family Friendly Products For Review

  We are preparing a Holiday Gift Guide full of product reviews for Moms, Dads and Kids! It will run from November 1st to December 24th, 2016. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and women bloggers, to found out more about your company […]

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BC Stack: A Library of 65 Digital Products Available Until July 1st Only!

| June 27, 2016 | 2 Comments
BC Stack: A Library of 65 Digital Products Available Until July 1st Only!

  BC Stack: Invest in Yourself and Your Business!   BC Stack is a collection of 65 high-value social products available for 5 days only available from June 27th to July 1st, 2016! The value of the library is over $2000 and you can get it for only $27! Every year, BC Stack brings together the […]

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How to Start a Small Business in Canada

| May 10, 2016 | 5 Comments
How to Start a Small Business in Canada

  How to Start a Small Business in Canada     Canada is a great country for entrepreneurship. There’s a thriving business community, government support, and best of all, consumer demand for all sorts of things. If you are sick of your 9 to 5 job at a boring company, perhaps it’s time to start […]

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2016 Kids Gift Guide ~ Helping Brands Promote Their Products/Services

| May 9, 2016 | 2 Comments
2016 Kids Gift Guide ~ Helping Brands Promote Their Products/Services

  2016 Kids Gift Guide We are preparing a Kids Gift Guide! It will run from June 1st to August 31st, 2016. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and women bloggers, to found out more about your company and amazing products that you sell just […]

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Moving Made Easy with Bradford Movers #NewmarketMovers

| April 7, 2016 | 4 Comments
Moving Made Easy with Bradford Movers #NewmarketMovers

Moving! People have do it at least once in their lifetime.  There are a variety of factors that lead to people having to relocate their belongings. Here are just a few reasons why people move: They change homes – They have outgrown or feel as though their current home has become too much for them […]

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4 Reasons to Hire a Pro

| January 26, 2016 | 3 Comments
4 Reasons to Hire a Pro

    Everyone wants to get the best value for their dollar, and everyone loves a deal. But there is a big difference between discount shoes and discount services. Sometimes, cheap can be expensive. Here are 4 reasons to hire a pro. Experience The internet is so wonderful, and can reveal so much information. It […]

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Whole Life Insurance – Coverage for Life

| January 19, 2016 | 3 Comments
Whole Life Insurance – Coverage for Life

Whole life insurance, also known as “cash-value” insurance is a basic and consistent type of permanent life insurance which remains in effect your entire life at a level premium. This life insurance is a good choice got you if you do not expect your life insurance needs to diminish over time. A portion of your […]

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Things to Consider When Planning a Work Christmas Party

| December 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
Things to Consider When Planning a Work Christmas Party

It’s that time of year again: trees, presents, eggnog, and getting to leave work early to celebrate the special Christmas season with your loved ones. But what’s an office environment without a Christmas party that brings everyone together to celebrate the end of the year and all of the successes of the past year? It’s […]

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How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

| December 7, 2015 | 10 Comments
How to Make Money on Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods

    How to Make Money Selling Your Arts, Crafts and Vintage Goods It has never been a better time to be a crafty or creative person looking to sell artwork or vintage items online. Numerous sites enable you to create a revenue stream from home. And, while you have the luxury of being your […]

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Economic Cycles – The Stock Market Roller Coaster

| September 8, 2015 | 4 Comments
Economic Cycles – The Stock Market Roller Coaster

Make sure your seated and secured, get ready for a wild ride. With the biggest stock market drop in 4 years a couple of weeks ago caused by China’s central bank may have gotten your heart rate going again and have you checking your RRSP balance every hour.  The sky is not falling people, it’s […]

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Where to Purchase Local Honey in Ottawa

| September 7, 2015 | 9 Comments
Where to Purchase Local Honey in Ottawa

  We wrote a previous article about why you need more honey in your life. Honey is so beneficial to our health, so why not bring the family to one of these local farms and make it a family fun time at the farm! Local Honey Sources: Ottawa (South Ottawa) Apple Hill Fruit Farm – Honey (retail), Honey (wholesale), […]

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Sneak Peek Into The Hot Colour and Paint Trends for 2016 and a Giveaway from CIL – CAN 10/15

| September 1, 2015 | 130 Comments
Sneak Peek Into The Hot Colour and Paint Trends for 2016 and a Giveaway from CIL – CAN 10/15

What is the trendy paint colour for 2016? I was one of the lucky influencers to take part in a live webinar at the exclusive CIL® Paint Meet-the-Experts event held at the CIL®Paint Headquarters in Toronto and find out eye-opening information about paint techniques, and a sneak peek into the hot colour and paint trends for the year ahead. […]

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What Should You Pay Your Babysitter?

| July 20, 2015 | 8 Comments
What Should You Pay Your Babysitter?

  What factors should you consider when deciding what to pay your babysitter? We’ve put together this list for you to consider: The babysitter – the fifteen year old kid next door is going to be at a different pay rate from the twenty year oldECE student. Age, experience and qualifications of your future sitter […]

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DK Canada New Global Education Website #DKfindout and a Giveaway ~CAN 02/28

| February 9, 2015 | 19 Comments
DK Canada New Global Education Website #DKfindout and a Giveaway ~CAN 02/28

Last week DK Canada launched an exciting new online learning resource for kids, parents, teachers and educators of all kinds. It’s called DKfindout – you can check it out here!     Nearly two years in the making, DKfindout is a global education website that brings together DK’s unrivalled collection of amazing images and expertly researched text […]

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Breaking Up

| February 9, 2015 | 5 Comments
Breaking Up

  This isn’t a post about divorce or ending a committed relationship. At least, not really. It is about breaking up the relationships which support you in your life, which can also be committed. It can also be dramatic and traumatic. If you’ve ever had to fire your child care provider, you know what I mean. Breaking […]

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What is the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan?

| January 19, 2015 | 5 Comments
What is the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan?

If you haven’t heard yet the Ontario government will be implementing a mandatory Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) for all employers starting January 2017. Many of the details have yet to be worked out, with many of the rules still uncertain i.e. a recent consultation paper that said defined contribution plans would not be recognized […]

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Arghhh, Protect your Business, Your Crew and Yourself

| December 9, 2014 | 5 Comments
Arghhh, Protect your Business, Your Crew and Yourself

When you own a business in Ottawa things can go wrong that will impact you and your partners, your family and your crew.  You’re the captain, so when it comes to your business, you have both hands on the wheel at all times. You need your staff to run the operation, but the really big decisions fall on your […]

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Game Night is Fun with Loud About #Review

| December 4, 2014 | 29 Comments
Game Night is Fun with Loud About #Review

I love having my friends over, especially those that I have known since my first-year university days. For me, they became second family, and we had some amazing adventures and were always together. Since our lives have changed since those fun and care-free days, we try to keep in touch any way we can. When […]

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Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

| November 17, 2014 | 22 Comments
Ready to Cook Gourmet Meals with ChefX #Review and #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ Ottawa 12/14

Are you looking for hassle free meal planning and grocery shopping? ChefX is definitely the solution! I never thought I would enjoy the weekly box of fresh produce and chef-inspired recipes from ChefX as much as I did. Even my son is wondering when the next box will arrive at our home! Each week, you can choose one […]

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Friends share Friendsp

| November 10, 2014 | 2 Comments
Friends share Friendsp

#FriendsshareFriends #Share #HelpAFriend   We are all trying to manage our websites, blog(s), and social channels often forgetting that we have friends and family all around us! We don’t always resonate with those closest to us in terms of what we have to offer in business. Be it our blog posts, products or services, we […]

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How to Create an Amazing Giveaway Form with PromoSimple and #Win an Annual Blogger Plan ~ CAN/US

| September 16, 2014 | 9 Comments
How to Create an Amazing Giveaway Form with PromoSimple and #Win an Annual Blogger Plan ~ CAN/US

When someone posts giveaways as much as I do on the Ottawa Mommy Club, I am looking for an entry form that is easy to set up within a few minutes, and also offers a design that matches my brand colours and theme as well as give me the opportunity to add a giveaway photo […]

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How Bowen Therapy Supports Cancer Patients

| September 16, 2014 | 4 Comments
How Bowen Therapy Supports Cancer Patients

Bowen Therapy, a gentle form of bodywork, is offered along with other complementary modalities by cancer clinics in the United Kingdom and Australia. As evidence of impressive results spreads around the world, the number of certified Bowenwork® practitioners in North America is increasing rapidly. Practitioners include registered massage therapists, nurses, naturopathic doctors, those with a […]

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