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Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

| March 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe In A Bread Bowl

Delicious Tomato Basil Soup Recipe Comfy food is acceptable any time of year! At our house, we eat a soup and a sandwich year round even when it’s very hot outside. It’s a great way to have your kids eat their vegetables. This delicious Tomato Basil Soup recipe and very creamy and tasty. Enjoy! For […]

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Deep Thoughts

| March 23, 2017 | 1 Comment
Deep Thoughts

My little boy turned 6 today. I started this blog when he was 7 months old! After much arguing with his brother as to whether he classified as a Small kid or a Medium kid, I think it was confirmed that he is now officially Medium. That brain is always going on my Medium son. […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

| March 22, 2017 | 6 Comments
4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

   4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier Some kids will eat almost anything you put on their plate and others, not so much. These picky eaters are hard to please and usually want to eat the same thing over and over. It’s especially common in younger children. Unfortunately, that’s not very healthy. Therefore, […]

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3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

| March 21, 2017 | 8 Comments
3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter

  3 Simple Ways to Prepare Your Family for Easter There is more to Easter than egg hunts and chocolate bunnies. If you are of the Christian faith, this holiday is even more sacred to you. Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. For […]

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Join us at the BConnected Conference Twitter Party #BConnectedTO March 29

| March 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Join us at the BConnected Conference Twitter Party #BConnectedTO March 29

 On the Leading Edge of Social Media! The BConnected Conference will be held on Saturday April 22nd and Sunday April 23rd, 2017 at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel. The conference offers amazing components: interactive sessions, keynote speakers, one-one one speed networking with sponsors, an exhibitor’s hall as well as Social Networking Events, and more surprises!     […]

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Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

| March 20, 2017 | 7 Comments
Beauty and the Beast Movie, is it Child Friendly?

This has been discussed multiple times in our household. My wife and I have both enjoyed the original Beauty and the Beast Movie since it first came out in 1991. As soon as we heard that they were doing a live-action version and that it would star Emma Watson, we agreed to see it in […]

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Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

| March 17, 2017 | 12 Comments
Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

    This Easter Egg Nest Cookies recipe will become a family favourite! Not only is it tasty, it’s also adorable to prepare and they make a great centrepiece to decorate your Easter table for snacks or desserts. You will need the following ingredients: (makes 2 1/2 dozen) Cookie Ingredients: 3 cup flour 1 tsp baking […]

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How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life  

| March 16, 2017 | 15 Comments
How Stress Can Show Up In Your Life   

Let’s face it, our mommy lives can get pretty darn hectic, which can make us quite stressed out. Some amounts of stress can be healthy, but when we are stressed out for long periods of time, our body will start showing signs that we need to slow down, take a deep breath (or two) and […]

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3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

| March 15, 2017 | 11 Comments
3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline

  3 Tips to Teach Children to Respect Discipline One of the toughest parts of being a parent is discipline. While some parents handle discipline better than others, and some children take to it better than others, we all face challenges. If you want your children to respond well to discipline, you need to teach […]

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5 Ways to Celebrate Easter as a Family

| March 14, 2017 | 4 Comments
5 Ways to Celebrate Easter as a Family

  5 Ways to Celebrate Easter as a Family Many people want to spend holidays with their families and Easter is no exception. For many, this is a religious holiday but even if you don’t celebrate it that way, you will find that people still like to enjoy time with their families. Here are four ways […]

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How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

| March 13, 2017 | 8 Comments
How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup

  How to Read and Understand a Coupon Matchup If you’re new to using coupons, you may be confused about some of the terms and things that you see on your favorite coupon blogs. Coupon matchups are one of those things that may confuse you. They can be really confusing to a new couponer if […]

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Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe

| March 10, 2017 | 22 Comments
Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe

Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe One of my favourite cookies is the famous Oreo! I remember as a child loving to slam dunk my Oreo in a glass of milk or to twist it to lick the icing. So yummy! There are definitely more varieties of Oreo’s now including the Golden Oreo. This Golden Oreo Cupcake recipe is for all Oreo […]

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5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! #Review #Giveaway

| March 9, 2017 | 75 Comments
5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! #Review #Giveaway

5 Fun Ways for Kids to Hop into Spring with Funrise Toys! March is here! That means that spring is just around the corner. With warmer weather on its way, kids can’t wait to see more sun and to watch the world come back to life. Funrise Toys wants kids to hop into spring this […]

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20 Crafts for Saint Patrick’s Day

| March 8, 2017 | 16 Comments
20 Crafts for Saint Patrick’s Day

    Saint Patrick’s Day is fast approaching! A jolly day filled with pots of gold, shamrocks, and leprechauns! But did you know the holiday initially began as a religious feast day for the Irish patron saint, Saint Patrick? Saint Patrick is wildly recognized for ministering Christianity in Ireland during the fifth century. Today, it’s […]

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12 March Break Activities and Camps Around Ottawa!

| March 7, 2017 | 11 Comments
12 March Break Activities and Camps Around Ottawa!

  March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 12 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their own or with the family!     […]

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Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

| March 7, 2017 | 158 Comments
Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

  Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey With spring just around the corner, the change to this season of renewal often inspires us to want to create fresh dishes for our families. This is especially the case when it comes to preparing festive meals for occasions such as Easter and March Break. […]

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A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child

| March 6, 2017 | 9 Comments
A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child

A How-To Guide for Communication with Your Child Children don’t come with guidebooks and since every child is unique, it can be difficult to know how to connect with your child. While there are books, videos, experts, classes, and more to tell you how to do it, no one can tell you exactly what will […]

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10 Things You Need To Know Before You Get Hair Extensions

| March 3, 2017 | 10 Comments
10 Things You Need To Know Before You Get Hair Extensions

10 Things You Need To Know Before You Get Hair Extensions   If you’ve considered getting hair extensions, you probably already know all about the price, pros, and cons. Canadian hair extensions have become so popular that nearly all the salons in the country now offer them. A  good hairstylist will tell you everything you […]

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Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

| March 3, 2017 | 4 Comments
Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 03/11

Spring into the 2017 Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show   With spring just around the corner, the Ottawa-Gatineau International Auto Show is gearing up for this year’s event!  The Shaw Centre will be home to over 30 automotive manufacturers presenting their latest automobiles, trucks and SUVs. It will take place from March 16 – 19, 2017. […]

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Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2017 | 51 Comments
Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Celebrate a Fun for All March Break with DK Canada   With February in our rear view mirrors, I am beginning to scramble with plans for that last long vacation period kids have before the end of the school year: March Break! It is great to get the kids out and about, but I know […]

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Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

| February 28, 2017 | 7 Comments
Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!

Calling All Local Artists! Celebrate Canada 150 with Your Creativity!   Are you a local artist? Do you create one-of-a-kind pieces that are next to none? Are you excited about this year’s Canada 150 celebrations? Then read on to find out about a contest that was made for you to enter! Carlingwood Shopping Centre and […]

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Ottawa Senators Foundation Telethon In Support of Roger Neilson House on March 2

| February 28, 2017 | 4 Comments
Ottawa Senators Foundation Telethon In Support of Roger Neilson House on March 2

  On Thursday March 2, the Ottawa Senators Foundation are hosting their annual telethon. A show dedicated to sharing stories about people and programs making a difference in our community. Meet the Labonte family.   Joanna and Bertran Labonte take life with son Campbell one day at a time, making each as happy and fulfilling […]

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Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 11 Comments
Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

  Kids & Company, proudly Canadian provides high-quality child care and early learning in almost 100 locations across Canada in the United States. Care ranges from full-time, flexible part-time, emergency back-up, and/or camp programs in an innovative and stimulating environment.   Children participate in a variety of proprietary learning and physical activity programs, and enjoy […]

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Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo – A Book Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 20 Comments
Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo – A Book Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 03/31

Clair’s Adventures: That Time at the Zoo      That Time at the Zoo is a newly released children’s book by Marilyn Green, a Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst, mother, and well-known blogger from Ottawa. The book is about a little girl named Clair and an adventure she and her mother have at the zoo. […]

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