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5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home

| July 11, 2017 | 11 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 | 114 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 | 5 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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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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23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

| June 14, 2017 | 6 Comments
23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais     Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. A lot of these events and activities will be celebrating Canada […]

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Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

| June 8, 2017 | 10 Comments
Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

It is officially camping season! There is nothing like spending time in the outdoors, taking all of the beauty nature has to offer. As a city kid, I had the opportunity to go camping with summer camps and fun getaways with my friends. I would like for my kids to have even more experience camping. […]

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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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End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

| May 24, 2017 | 37 Comments
End the Search for Lost Items with Tile! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

Picture this scene: you are running late getting to work. Just as you are about to leave, you remember you need keys to lock the front door. You look at the regular spot you place your keys, but that spot is empty. You then proceed to tear apart your home until you find them. Sound […]

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3 Ways Shopping is Made Easier with Wagonbags! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

| May 23, 2017 | 45 Comments
3 Ways Shopping is Made Easier with Wagonbags! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/23

  3 Ways Shopping is Made Easier with Wagonbags   Shopping can be a bit taxing. Searching for reusable bags and finding a place for them in your shopping cart with your items is no one’s idea of fun. Relying on the plastic bags stores provide means tacking money onto your shopping trip and worrying […]

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Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

| May 23, 2017 | 6 Comments
Best Careers if You Love Working with Children

  Best Careers if You Love Working with Children     If you were the kid who loved babysitting, tutoring or working as a camp counselor in high school, you may have a calling to work with kids. As you may already know, working with kids is not for the faint of heart. Not everyone […]

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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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4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog

| May 12, 2017 | 7 Comments
4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog

    4 Things You Must Do When You Start a New Blog   Starting a new blog can be a very exciting time. You probably have so many ideas and you’re feeling motivated about the things you will share and post to your blog. Maybe you already have a lot of ideas for posts, […]

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The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

| May 9, 2017 | 8 Comments
The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day

        The Best Movies to Watch on Mother’s Day What better way to bond with mom on Mother’s Day than by watching great movies together? Let your mom sit back and relax while you eat popcorn and talk about the characters in the movies. It’s a great way to connect and there are many […]

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