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9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

| May 22, 2017 | 8 Comments
9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

  9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day Are you searching for a special gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Perhaps you want something a little more meaningful than a new shirt and tie, wallet or a new belt. These gifts are nice but they’re not much of a surprise. Make this year extra special for […]

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4 Tricks to Get Your Children Eating Healthier

| March 22, 2017 | 13 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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Easter Egg Nest Cookies Recipe

| March 17, 2017 | 13 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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Golden Oreo Cupcake Recipe

| March 10, 2017 | 28 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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Kids & Company Giveaway ~ Childcare, Birthday Party or Camp ~ Ottawa Area 03/31

| February 27, 2017 | 17 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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February is Heart Month!

| February 14, 2017 | 10 Comments
February is Heart Month!

  Disclaimer: Ottawa Mommy Club has partnered with Bayer Canada in order to share this article with you!.   FEBRUARY IS HEART MONTH! Whenever the month of February comes to mind, it’s easy to associate it as the month of looooove. Stores everywhere are filled with sweet decorations, cupids, plush bears saying “I love you”, and […]

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21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2017 | 13 Comments
21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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Raising Independent Learners

| December 13, 2016 | 7 Comments
Raising Independent Learners

Raising Independent Learners As parents, we all want our kids to succeed. Sometimes that means helping with their homework – but too much help may do more harm than good. It can be a nightly struggle to get our kids to buckle down and complete their homework, so helping them get it done seems only […]

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Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

| November 30, 2016 | 126 Comments
Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada The holidays are here! This time of year means that I am on the move more than at any other time of the year. There are days I need to take a lot with me to accomplish my “Holiday To-Do List” yet I do not have enough […]

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The Best Butter Pecan Cupcake Recipe

| November 11, 2016 | 12 Comments
The Best Butter Pecan Cupcake Recipe

Butter Pecan Cupcake This Butter Pecan Cupcake is tender, ultra-moist, loaded with pecans, and topped with salted caramel sauce and a maraschino cherry. The cupcake is amazingly delicious! Cupcake Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 tsp. baking powder 1/2 tsp. baking soda 1 cup brown sugar 1/4 tsp. salt 2 […]

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Sleep Well for the Holidays with Cloud b Toys! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/16

| November 9, 2016 | 79 Comments
Sleep Well for the Holidays with Cloud b Toys! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/16

Bedtime can be tough some nights at my house. The kids are either overtired because of a long school day, or are too excited from a fun family day or movie night. They have plenty of snuggle toys, but some nights, they are not even enough to get them to go to sleep. Cloud b […]

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Our Kids Private School Expo – Ottawa ~ November 6th

| October 28, 2016 | 3 Comments
Our Kids Private School Expo – Ottawa ~ November 6th

  Our Kids Private School Expo – Ottawa     The school your child attends has a profound impact on his or her success. The right school just as the wrong one, can make a lasting impact. On Sunday, November 6th don’t miss the RSVP for family admission. Network with experts & top schools Education experts, School heads and leaders from […]

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Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

| September 23, 2016 | 9 Comments
Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe

  Halloween Pumpkin Cookies Recipe If you are looking for a special treat your children can give their friends at school for Halloween, these Pumpkin Cookies are the one to make! Simply put one in a plastic bag and tie with an orange ribbon! This recipe is time consuming, but well worth the effort since it’s […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

| August 19, 2016 | 4 Comments
5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

    5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework One of the questions that make parents feel like a broken record is “Did you do your homework?” Some kids’ grades suffer because they forget about or simply choose not to do their homework. Try these tips in your home to turn the […]

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Top 5 Family Gem Restaurants in Toronto

| July 14, 2016 | 9 Comments
Top 5 Family Gem Restaurants in Toronto

Top 5 Family Gem Restaurants in Toronto     Over the past 6 years, I visited Toronto on many occasions and love eating and trying new restaurants in the downtown core. The top 5 restaurants listed below are truly gems that you must include to eat at when visiting Toronto with your family! 360 The Restaurant   360 […]

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Father’s Day Printable Certificates for Dad, Grandpa and Uncle!

| June 3, 2016 | 8 Comments
Father’s Day Printable Certificates for Dad, Grandpa and Uncle!

When my kids were younger, they always made home made gifts to give their dad for Father’s day. One year, we found online Father’s day certificates to print and put in a frame to give as a gift. Now your kids can enjoy preparing a frame for their dad, uncle, and/or grandpa with these Father’s Day Printable Certificates! Simply […]

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Ottawa Mommy Club Most Popular Blogs in 2015!

| January 6, 2016 | 3 Comments
Ottawa Mommy Club Most Popular Blogs in 2015!

  I always enjoy finding out which blogs were the most popular on OMC, therefore I thought I would share with you our 3 most popular 2015 blogs read by our followers in each category: Family, Living, Stuff of Interest, Wellness, Food, and Reviews. Thank you so much for following us on a daily basis!   Ottawa […]

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Printable Minecraft Creeper 2016 Calendar

| December 31, 2015 | 13 Comments
Printable Minecraft Creeper 2016 Calendar

For all Minecraft enthusiasts, you can now print a Creeper calendar for 2016.   How cool is this! Even your children will want one in their bedroom to keep track of the daily family activities, appointments, birthdays, chores, and lots more! It’s a great way to get them involved with the planning of the family […]

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Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

| December 30, 2015 | 11 Comments
Educational Afternoon at the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada     During the long weekend in September, my family and I headed to Toronto for back to school shopping, take in a Blue Jay’s game, and to visit a few attractions such as the Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, the largest indoor aquarium in Canada. It’s conveniently located next to the CN […]

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Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies

| December 11, 2015 | 23 Comments
Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies

    The perfect cookies to serve during the holidays! These are so delicious and the white chocolate icing makes it a sweet cookie everyone will love.  Enjoy!   Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies Cookie Ingredients: 2 cup sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground allspice 1 cup butter, room temp […]

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Get Pampered with The Body Shop Spa of the World! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/04

| December 10, 2015 | 136 Comments
Get Pampered with The Body Shop Spa of the World! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~  CAN 01/04

This time of year is stressful for a lot of people. Besides the usual day-to-day operations my family goes through, there is the added stresses of work and running around to get ready for the holidays. From time to time, I need a break away from everything for a few moments. I was really happy […]

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Have Night Time Fun with Glow Show! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

| December 9, 2015 | 48 Comments
Have Night Time Fun with Glow Show! Review and Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/31

Most kids are not fond of bedtime. After the stories have been read, they have to put their heads down and go to sleep in a dark room. Glow Show is helping kids to bring a bit of fun back to bedtime with their Sticker launcher and line of sticker packages that will make a […]

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DIY Crayons…A Perfect Craft To Make Together!

| September 29, 2015 | 14 Comments
DIY Crayons…A Perfect Craft To Make Together!

I’m always looking for an easy DIY or craft that I can do with my kids. With the school starting, life has gotten busy…really busy. In the early days of September, our big guy was invited to a birthday party where the parents asked on the invitations to bring homemade gifts rather than presents. It’s always easier to […]

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Kale Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

| September 4, 2015 | 14 Comments
Kale Sweet Potato Salad Recipe

With warmer weather on the horizon, I can foresee many potlucks and barbecues this summer. This salad offers a refreshing new twist to the traditional potato salads with a mix of kale, greens, cranberries, Feta cheese, Quinoa, and cooked sweet potatoes. It will make a great dish at any summer gatherings! PREPARATION AND HELPFUL HINTS: To rinse/soak Kale: Place kale stalks in a […]

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