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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 | 17 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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Home Products that Make the Air Toxic ~ uHoo Giveaway

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Home Products that Make the Air Toxic ~ uHoo Giveaway

It is pretty easy for us to be swayed by advertisements of various products, particularly those used to clean our homes or make our homes smell clean. Little do we know that these same products, though they clean our home, bring along chemicals that affect our health. Children and people with asthma or allergies are […]

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Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle

| December 14, 2015 | 10 Comments
Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle

    Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle Are you looking to decorate your house for the Holidays with a homemade craft project? The Mason Jar Christmas Candle is super easy to make with your children and also perfect for gift giving. If you can use fresh cranberries and sprigs pine, it will give it […]

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4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

| November 12, 2015 | 6 Comments
4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

Fashion. For some people, it can be a daunting subject because it is subjective and changes very rapidly. Some people feel as though they need to keep up every trend, and that is not the case. Not every trend will work for everyone. Sometimes, looking fabulous is not about having the designer labels, but is […]

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Fall Decor

| October 28, 2015 | 3 Comments
Fall Decor

In the effort to keep things minimal while we’ve been trying to keep our house looking show-ready, I didn’t do any of my usual fall decorating this year. Other years, this usually includes a runner with spider-web motif, metallic pumpkin, and the clichéd decorative farmers-markety gourds. Faux-fall foliage wreath on the door, that sort of […]

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Take Playskool’s Play-Stow-Go Toys Wherever You Go!

| October 15, 2015 | 4 Comments
Take Playskool’s Play-Stow-Go Toys Wherever You Go!

Children, including babies and toddlers, love to play. Children need this form of activity for many reasons. Play allows babies to become stronger, improve their fine motor skills through sensory play. Playskool understands the importance of play for young children. Their new line of Play-Stow-Go toys encourage young children to be able to play on […]

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Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 6, 2015 | 45 Comments
Learning for All ages with DK Canada! ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

I love learning. It keeps my mind sharp and I am entertained when I find out about new things. I also enjoy picking up more information about subjects I already have an interest in. I get more insight into this topic, and I feel that much smarter. That is why I am glad DK Canada […]

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How to Set the Table for Any Occasion

| October 6, 2015 | 7 Comments
How to Set the Table for Any Occasion

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and fortunes in the past year. It’s also a perfect time of year to visit family and friends or to prepare a special meal to eat at home with them. Our home baked meal includes roast turkey, ham, mashed […]

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My Son is a Big Kid with Pull-Ups Learning Designs! #ByeByeDiapers

| October 2, 2015 | 11 Comments
My Son is a Big Kid with Pull-Ups Learning Designs! #ByeByeDiapers

  Check out this video of my son and I talking about our potty training experience!     This is our little guy.     Potty training our son has been such a rite of passage for him. He wants to do everything his big sister is doing, and he can’t wait to be done […]

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Extreme Home Staging: Parent Version

| September 15, 2015 | 5 Comments
Extreme Home Staging: Parent Version

We’ve sold a house before, but we didn’t have two kids under five the last time. Preparing the house didn’t involve washing chalk off the exterior last time, for starters. We’ve been looking to move to a place that has, among other things, an outdoor space that’s more conducive to being outside– especially for the kids. When […]

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Fun and Easy Listening with Kinivo – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 3, 2015 | 95 Comments
Fun and Easy Listening with Kinivo – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

No matter what we do in our lives, we are all looking for more convenient ways of doing things. In our home, we LOVE listening to music. While working at our desks, cooking dinner or getting around town without a car, music is a huge part of passing the time whether we are together or […]

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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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Tea Time with Linda Gaylard

| August 31, 2015 | 14 Comments
Tea Time with Linda Gaylard

 Tea. It is one of the most consumed beverages in the world. It can also be produced just about anywhere around the world as well. People have even made a career out of this popular product one such person is Linda Gaylard. Originally a wardrobe stylist, Gaylard studied and became a tea sommelier and tea […]

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