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5 Money Saving Tips When Selling Your Home

| July 11, 2017 | 6 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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5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

| June 27, 2016 | 8 Comments
5 Great Prenatal Fitness Options in Ottawa

If you’re an expectant mom, you’ve likely heard that exercising throughout pregnancy can bring with it a host of benefits for both mom and baby: it can give you more energy, reduce your chance of developing gestational diabetes, help you stay more comfortable and pain free throughout your nine months, reduce stress and may help […]

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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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My 2013 Weight Loss Resolution Success

| January 28, 2014 | 8 Comments
My 2013 Weight Loss Resolution Success

Happy New Year! As a blogger and, well, member of the human race, I’ve been inundated these past few weeks with discussions about New Year’s Resolutions. One post that caught my eye was Jess Howland’s here on Ottawa Mommy Club entitled Tip’s to Keeping your Fitness Resolutions. The main bit I zoned in on was the […]

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Two Day Road Trip to the East Cost with Kids

| June 28, 2013 | 5 Comments
Two Day Road Trip to the East Cost with Kids

The Murphy’s are going on a road trip to the east coast. Every two years we pack up the car and drive all the way to Prince Edward Island. Our starting point Ottawa, Ontario. We’ve been doing this road trip since my oldest child now 5 years of age was 10 months old. People called […]

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5 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

5 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleeping patterns in children change frequently and can be altered by many factors. Figuring out the underlying cause of sleep issues in children is important so it can be addressed appropriately. Common causes of sleep disturbances in children include: teething, cold/flus, ear infections, night terrors, anxiety/fears, bed wetting, and changes of sleep environment. Regardless of […]

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Window Treatments Explained- Common Issues and How to Solve Them

| April 4, 2013 | 1 Comment
Window Treatments Explained- Common Issues and How to Solve Them

Windows are the eyes of your home. Just like a good mascara they make all the difference in the appearance and freshness of your abode. Window treatments can make your home look tired and worn out, or they can make your home look fresh and brand new. With all the available options for dressing your […]

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Update Your Furniture For Spring With These DIY Refinishing Tips

| March 12, 2013 | 19 Comments
Update Your Furniture For Spring With These DIY Refinishing Tips

  Spring is around the corner and this makes people do some crazy things -like throw away their old furniture to make room for new pieces that will hopefully take their place. If the thought of refinishing your old furniture to make it new again gives you a panic attack-let me ease your fears. For […]

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