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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 | 1 Comment
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 | 10 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 | 18 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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Bring Your Photos to Life with Canvas Factory ~ Giveaway CAN 07/18

| June 17, 2016 | 67 Comments
Bring Your Photos to Life with Canvas Factory ~ Giveaway CAN 07/18

    Bring your memories to life: Transform your favourite photos into beautiful Canvas Print! Canvas Factory provides high quality canvas prints at an affordable price. Canvas printing is an amazing way to ensure your photos are preserved easily and conveniently. Canvas Factory offers different options for you to create exceptionally personalized Canvas such as metal wall art, […]

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Saving Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

| June 9, 2016 | 11 Comments
Saving Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

  Saving money and energy use in the summer is not only great for the environment, but is also great for your family budget. With the school year almost over its time to start thinking about you and kids spending more time at home. It takes only a few simple steps to cut your energy bill […]

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10 Garden Flower Pot Craft Ideas

| May 24, 2016 | 14 Comments
10 Garden Flower Pot Craft Ideas

    Gardening season is finally upon us! I enjoyed the fact that we did not have too many snow storms this year, but spring seems to be taking a long time to arrive with warmer days! Spring, of course, means it’s time to get ready for planting vegetables, plants, and/or flowers to embellish our gardens […]

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Spring Spruce-Up for Your Home #AlwaysDiscreet

| May 9, 2016 | 7 Comments
Spring Spruce-Up for Your Home #AlwaysDiscreet

With all of the snow gone, it is finally time to thinking about welcoming sprint into our homes. It can be done in simple ways, or it can involve fun DIY projects to improve an area of your home. Here are some ideas you can use to give your home a spring spruce up! A […]

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Bite-Sized Fun Food Shapes with FunBites ~ #Giveaway #PromoCode CAN/US 05/23

| April 20, 2016 | 59 Comments
Bite-Sized Fun Food Shapes with FunBites ~ #Giveaway #PromoCode CAN/US 05/23

    Are your kids more interested in playing with their food than eating it?  Make mealtime more fun and help those finicky eaters enjoy every bite! FunBites cuts any kids’ food into bite-sized fun shapes.      Why you’ll love it: As seen in Parents Magazine and recommended by Mommy MD Guide, FunBites makes mealtime more […]

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Mortgage Application Checklist For First Time Home Buyers

| April 18, 2016 | 7 Comments
Mortgage Application Checklist For First Time Home Buyers

  Mortgage Application Checklist For First Time Home Buyers If you have a dream about owning your own home and applying for a mortgage then you may be a bit nervous when beginning the process. While having your own home is just about every family’s dream the high prices and paperwork involved can be overwhelming. […]

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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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Protect Your Home Against Wildlife This Spring

| March 30, 2016 | 5 Comments
Protect Your Home Against Wildlife This Spring

    What the spring season means for urban wildlife in Ottawa Spring appears to have finally sprung in Ottawa and for many area homeowners it’s a welcome opportunity to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. The same is also true for many species of urban wildlife that live in our communities. Ottawa is […]

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What You Need To Know About Junk Removal Services in Ottawa

| March 15, 2016 | 1 Comment
What You Need To Know About Junk Removal Services in Ottawa

What You Need To Know About Junk Removal Services in Ottawa Perhaps you’re undergoing a home renovation or maybe you just finished landscaping your gorgeous garden. Either way, there are plenty of reasons why you may have to clean out junk from the area surrounding your home. What Tasks Require Junk Removal? Some of the […]

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What You Need To Know When Hiring a House Painter

| March 8, 2016 | 6 Comments
What You Need To Know When Hiring a House Painter

What You Need To Know When Hiring a House Painter Your time is extremely valuable, so why not choose a professional like ottawapainter.com to complete your next painting project? Hiring painting contractors removes the stress for many homeowners, and should ensure that the job is done properly, safely, and in a timely manner. That being […]

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Tackle That Linen Closet…You’ll Feel Better!

| February 17, 2016 | 8 Comments
Tackle That Linen Closet…You’ll Feel Better!

Let’s talk winter and your home. The holiday decorations are all put way and now what. Sometimes after the holidays and in the middle of winter, it’s nice for your decor to feel fresh and clean so this is an opportunity to focus on getting your closets organized. Gasp! Are you that person that throws […]

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Amazing Outdoor Oasis Wish List Items

| February 10, 2016 | 3 Comments
Amazing Outdoor Oasis Wish List Items

Snow. Ice. Slush. Rain. All of these things are already making me long for the days when I can enjoy my outdoor oasis without having to worry about slipping or getting wet. Though our backyard is a great place to play with our kids, we can only spend short periods of time outside.     […]

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