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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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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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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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Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/09

| June 19, 2017 | 39 Comments
Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda Celebrates Canada’s 150th Anniversary #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/09

    I’m sure you’re all familiar with that little orange box in your fridge, freezer or baking cupboard. Arm & Hammer™ Baking Soda has been helping generations of Canadian families cook and clean for decades. Baking soda is definitely a frequent ingredient used in many recipes by our family. You can use Arm & Hammer™ […]

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Make Cherished Memories Pop with BestCanvas.ca! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/14

| June 15, 2017 | 35 Comments
Make Cherished Memories Pop with BestCanvas.ca! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/14

  Make Cherished Memories Pop with BestCanvas.ca   Photos. We have been using them for years to capture our fond memories. It is great to have a record of these fun times, but some memories are so unforgettable that a regular sized photo just won’t do. Best Canvas Prints Canada (BestCanvas.ca) understands the need to […]

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7 Summer Garden Tips

| June 15, 2017 | 10 Comments
7 Summer Garden Tips

7 Summer Garden Tips Do you have a garden? Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned gardener, there are a number of things you can do to help your garden grow. Here are 7 summer garden tips: 1. Water your plants and vegetables at the right time of day. The best time is early in the morning […]

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How Canadian Families Can Cut Down Their Moving Budgets in Four Simple Steps

| June 5, 2017 | 6 Comments
How Canadian Families Can Cut Down Their Moving Budgets in Four Simple Steps

  How Canadian Families Can Cut Down Their Moving Budgets in Four Simple Steps Families in Canada are on the move. Literally. With approximately five million Canadians relocating between provinces and cities annually, many families are struggling to slash their budgets when it comes to moving around. And why not? Packing up and finding a […]

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What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

| June 2, 2017 | 5 Comments
What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

    What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden If you’re planting a summer vegetable garden, you might be wondering what type of veggies you should plant. Certain vegetables are more likely to thrive in the heat than others. Here are some ideas on what to plant in a summer vegetable garden: 1. Tomatoes. […]

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Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

| May 29, 2017 | 7 Comments
Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

  Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis   Everyone loves the saying “out with the old and in with the new”. Every year, the latest trends in backyard fashion alongside brand new BBQ’s seem to create a near irresistible temptation to replace that old and rusty patio set with one that hasn’t […]

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3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

| May 16, 2017 | 14 Comments
3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

  3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer! Summer is here! The temperature is finally rising and your family can’t wait to dive into pool season to start to cool off. Wait a minute! Enjoying life by the pool can be fun, but are you and your family aware of the safety you […]

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5 Great Family Fun Activities

| April 27, 2017 | 10 Comments
5 Great Family Fun Activities

5 Great Family Fun Activities The time you spend together as a family is precious. You’re learning, growing and having fun together. It’s what being a family is all about. Those bonding moments will help your family grow stronger while creating memories that’ll last a lifetime. How you spend your time together is also important. […]

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5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank

| April 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank

5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank   Your home is the most special place in the world. It’s where you listened to your child mumble their first words and watched them take their first steps. That is why renovating your home is so much fun. You get to take […]

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Turn Your Bonus Into A Lasting Family Heirloom With Custom Wood Furniture

| February 9, 2017 | 7 Comments
Turn Your Bonus Into A Lasting Family Heirloom With Custom Wood Furniture

Turn Your Bonus Into A Lasting Family Heirloom With Custom Wood Furniture   Over the past several years, year-end bonuses have been making a comeback as businesses perform better; last year, nearly 80 percent of businesses provided some year-end or performance-based bonus to their employees. With a typical financial bonus accounting for one or two […]

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Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter

| January 17, 2017 | 2 Comments
Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter

     Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter Rain, snow, and freezing temperatures – it’s all part of winter in Ottawa. You can bundle yourself up or stay nice and toasty inside, but the frigid weather is taking its toll on your lawn and garden. What lawn and garden you say? Well, they’re […]

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A Bathroom Renovation Resolution

| January 5, 2017 | 5 Comments
A Bathroom Renovation Resolution

A Bathroom Renovation Resolution With the New Year upon us, many of us try to come up with goals or resolutions to help improve ourselves. My other half and I have a different set of goals in mind to jump start 2017. One of our goals for the New Year is to renovate to our […]

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Picture Perfect Holiday Brunch Entertaining Made Easy #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/06

| December 8, 2016 | 57 Comments
Picture Perfect Holiday Brunch Entertaining Made Easy #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/06

The holidays are all about spending quality time with those we love. This year, surprise family and friends by switching things up and hosting a fabulous holiday brunch instead of the traditional turkey dinner. We served a brunch one year to accommodate family members that could not attend for dinner and they really enjoyed it! Don’t get […]

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Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

| December 2, 2016 | 11 Comments
Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid     Toronto is a beautiful city filled with history and culture. With a history stretching hundreds of years, Toronto has many buildings in need of renovation or repair. It’s tempting for many homeowners to try to fix our houses all by ourselves. Watching home renovation shows on television […]

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5 Tips to Save on Kids Room Décor

| November 28, 2016 | 10 Comments
5 Tips to Save on Kids Room Décor

  5 Tips to Save on Kids Room Decor     Children grow up so quickly, it can seem like one moment you have a baby’s nursery, and the next, a teenager’s fortress. It just doesn’t make sense to spend large amounts of money on interior design throughout their childhood, but luckily, there are ways […]

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Scent the Holidays with Lampe Berger! #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/09

| October 31, 2016 | 85 Comments
Scent the Holidays with Lampe Berger! #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/09

The holiday season is back! With the air being a bit crisper, it makes for thoughts of cozier moments and of the fun that is to come in the next few months. This time of year also has people thinking that it may be time to start their holiday gift shopping. Is there someone who […]

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Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget

| October 20, 2016 | 5 Comments
Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget

  Three Out of the Box Nursery Ideas for New Moms on a Budget As you count down toward your due date, preparing your home for a new baby might be the last thing on your mind. While we understand the need to baby-proof our homes, often over-looked is the importance of a safe, secure […]

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Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

| September 29, 2016 | 174 Comments
Feel More at Home with Dyson! #Contest #DysonHumidifier ~ CAN 10/28

THE CONTEST HAS NOW ENDED! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE THAT HAS PARTICIPATED!   Fall is here, and the temperature is beginning to drop. Soon, we will be turning on the heat to keep is warm cozy and at home. This creates dry air that can cause issues such as dehydrating skin and increase the chance […]

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4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

| September 21, 2016 | 12 Comments
4 Fabulous Benefits of Owning a Dyson Humidifier! #DysonHumidifier

The dog days of summer have passed us, ushering in cooler days with dryer air for us to experience. The cold and flu season is also on its way. Now that all three of my kids are in school, there is the chance that more sick days will be had in or home. For days […]

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Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

| August 22, 2016 | 2 Comments
Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

We owe a lot of our modern conveniences to electricity and it’s fair to say that life would not be the same without it. But just because electricity is very helpful, it’s crucial that we remember it is also potentially very dangerous. This is something you always need to keep in mind when working with it […]

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How To Make A Kids Bath Scrub

| July 7, 2016 | 19 Comments
How To Make A Kids Bath Scrub

    My kids are older, so gone are the days of making cute little scrubs or making them their own tye dye shoes. I still love doing crafts and baking with them, so I am always on the search for something fun to do with them. Browsing around on Pinterest one day, yes I […]

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