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6 Dependable Hosting Tips for Thanksgiving

| September 14, 2017 | 7 Comments
6 Dependable Hosting Tips for Thanksgiving

    6 Dependable Hosting Tips for Thanksgiving In June, the Ottawa Mommy Club had the pleasure of being invited by Maytag for a sneak peek at Canada’s Home, a home that honours our country by displaying dependable products for Canadians to use such as Maytag appliances that stand for durability and reliability! Maytag offers […]

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5 Easy Garage Organization Tips

| July 26, 2017 | 5 Comments
5 Easy Garage Organization Tips

    5 Easy Garage Organization Tips Is clutter in your garage getting the best of you? Do you spend more time than necessary searching for things you need. If so, keep reading. These handy garage organization tips are just for you!             Use Storage Bins Plastic storage bins are a great tool for keeping […]

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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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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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5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank

| April 3, 2017 | 6 Comments
5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank

5 Ways Families Can Renovate Their Home Without Breaking The Piggy Bank   Your home is the most special place in the world. It’s where you listened to your child mumble their first words and watched them take their first steps. That is why renovating your home is so much fun. You get to take […]

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Turn Your Bonus Into A Lasting Family Heirloom With Custom Wood Furniture

| February 9, 2017 | 7 Comments
Turn Your Bonus Into A Lasting Family Heirloom With Custom Wood Furniture

Turn Your Bonus Into A Lasting Family Heirloom With Custom Wood Furniture   Over the past several years, year-end bonuses have been making a comeback as businesses perform better; last year, nearly 80 percent of businesses provided some year-end or performance-based bonus to their employees. With a typical financial bonus accounting for one or two […]

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Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

| December 2, 2016 | 11 Comments
Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid

Four Common Roofing Mistakes To Avoid     Toronto is a beautiful city filled with history and culture. With a history stretching hundreds of years, Toronto has many buildings in need of renovation or repair. It’s tempting for many homeowners to try to fix our houses all by ourselves. Watching home renovation shows on television […]

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Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

| August 22, 2016 | 2 Comments
Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

We owe a lot of our modern conveniences to electricity and it’s fair to say that life would not be the same without it. But just because electricity is very helpful, it’s crucial that we remember it is also potentially very dangerous. This is something you always need to keep in mind when working with it […]

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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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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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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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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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5 Creative Places to Hide Easter Eggs Inside

| March 16, 2016 | 7 Comments
5 Creative Places to Hide Easter Eggs Inside

  5 Creative Places to Hide Easter Eggs Inside It is that time of year, Easter is coming up fast and with that comes the fun of hiding Easter eggs. Whether you do a large family Easter egg hunt or just have a mini Easter egg hunt setup for your own children, here are 5 […]

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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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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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Cleaner Homes Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

| November 9, 2015 | 118 Comments
Cleaner Homes Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

The Libman Company has been in the business of helping to clean homes since 1896. It also remains a family-owned business that started making corn brooms and has evolved to produce many other product to keep your home clean. Pieces of Me, reviewed their amazing cleaning products that we are giving away as part of our […]

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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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Essential Oils To Diffuse at Home With Baby

| August 25, 2015 | 11 Comments
Essential Oils To Diffuse at Home With Baby

Essential oils can be a great way to help your baby through common baby ailments and fussy days. In fact, a lot of the well known baby soothing products on the market include popular essential oil ingredients, because they are the safest things to use with little ones. Diffusing these oils at home with baby […]

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Family Day Sundays

| February 10, 2015 | 10 Comments
Family Day Sundays

I’ve been looking forward to our 2nd Annual Family Day Getaway to Montebello for months now. I couldn’t stop thinking about how nice it would be to have some quality family time. But then I thought to myself. Why is Family Day once a year? Yes, we all try to do special things with our […]

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A Round-Up of End of Life Electronics: #WhereAreYoursHiding?

| October 29, 2014 | 10 Comments
A Round-Up of End of Life Electronics: #WhereAreYoursHiding?

Halloween is just days away, and this is usually the time of year when items are found hiding in the strangest places around the home. This is usually the case for unwanted or out-of-date electronics and devices as well. Since most families do not keep electronics that they no longer use in one specific spot […]

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Just For Mom – DK Canada Books #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/16

| May 27, 2014 | 23 Comments
Just For Mom – DK Canada Books #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/16

Ok, Mother’s Day is over and I couldn’t think of what to get my mom.  She has everything!  It was the same for me, I couldn’t think of anything when I was asked what  I would like for Mother’s Day.  Besides having a healthy, happy family, there is nothing…  Wait, I know of something I […]

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Tips for Choosing the Right Curtains

| March 18, 2014 | 8 Comments
Tips for Choosing the Right Curtains

I get a lot of questions on my blog and from my clients about window treatments. Curtains and blinds can give a room that finishing touch, add depth, height and drama. These are popular questions that I’ve been asked: How long should my curtains be? – Typically, your curtains should just “kiss” the floor. There […]

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