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Tag: spring

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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Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/07

| June 1, 2017 | 40 Comments
Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/07

  Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! The sun is finally making more of appearance, making the temperatures rise. You know what this means: Time to start spending more time outdoors! Entertaining is always fun, whether it is to keep the fun going for kids or to impress family and friends with food, drinks, […]

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Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

| April 11, 2017 | 105 Comments
Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TryTurkey

  Lighten your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey!     The temperature is rising. The flowers are budding. The snow is all but gone on the ground. These are three great signs that spring has arrived! With the change in season come a switch in the types we want to serve. Warm and comfort foods […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

| March 29, 2017 | 6 Comments
20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais

20 Spring Family Fun Activities in Ottawa Now that spring has finally sprung in the nation’s capital, families can get outdoors more and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to enjoy and take part in during this time of […]

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

| March 9, 2017 | 86 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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Add Versatility to Your Spring Meals with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyEveryDay #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/07

| March 7, 2017 | 179 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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20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

| February 15, 2017 | 12 Comments
20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150

20 Family Events in Ottawa to Celebrate Canada 150   2017 is the year for all Canadian to become excited as we begin to celebrate Canada 150th anniversary of confederation! There will be other festivities happening around our great nation, but nothing like what is going to happen in our nation’s capital! Take a look […]

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Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

| June 10, 2016 | 15 Comments
Paper Roll Butterfly Craft

Now that my little ones are old enough to start to reach out and explore the world around them, they have been in awe over how spring has sprung around our backyard and our neighbourhood. They love nature and are always wanting to reach out and touch everything they can. I was wondering what we […]

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10 Garden Flower Pot Craft Ideas

| May 24, 2016 | 18 Comments
10 Garden Flower Pot Craft Ideas

    Gardening season is finally upon us! I enjoyed the fact that we did not have too many snow storms this year, but spring seems to be taking a long time to arrive with warmer days! Spring, of course, means it’s time to get ready for planting vegetables, plants, and/or flowers to embellish our gardens […]

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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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Tips to Keep Your Kids’ Clothes Vibrant – Pass On The Best Hand-Me-Downs! #ChurchAndDwight

| April 27, 2016 | 4 Comments
Tips to Keep Your Kids’ Clothes Vibrant – Pass On The Best Hand-Me-Downs! #ChurchAndDwight

  Keep your kids’ clothes vibrant – pass on the best hand-me-downs! With the warmer days fast approaching, it’s time to go shopping for some new clothes for spring! You actually don’t have too purchase too many clothing pieces if you took good care of your kids’s clothes. Hand-me-downs are a great cost-effective way to easily turn-over […]

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4 Ways to Spring into Spring 2016! ~ Giveaway Tickets to Ottawa Women Show ~ CAN 04/07

| March 17, 2016 | 14 Comments
4 Ways to Spring into Spring 2016! ~ Giveaway Tickets to Ottawa Women Show ~ CAN 04/07

March is (finally) here, folks! This is gets me thinking about the warm days of spring that will be here in just a few weeks. Since we will be kissing the winter snow goodbye soon, I want to start to focus on springing into spring this year! Here are four ways I will be celebrating […]

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Swing into Spring Giveaway ~ #Win a $20 Home Depot GC ~ CAN/US 04/11

| March 7, 2016 | 148 Comments
Swing into Spring Giveaway ~ #Win a $20 Home Depot GC ~ CAN/US 04/11

   Swing into Spring Giveaway It’s time to start thinking about all those home improvements or decorating projects you are planning on doing this year. What better way to start than by winning a $20 Gift Card from Home Depot!   This giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and ends at 11:59 EDT on April […]

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Get Ready to #BurstIntoSpring with Shoppers Drug Mart

| May 6, 2015 | 54 Comments
Get Ready to #BurstIntoSpring with Shoppers Drug Mart

Now that spring is in full swing, I want to shed off the cold, dark days of winter and enjoy the warmer days upon us with my family. We do this with finding great products that give us a boost, whether they make us look or feel good or they can help us to enjoy […]

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A Ladies’ Day Out at the Ottawa Spring National Women’s Show

| May 6, 2015 | 6 Comments
A Ladies’ Day Out at the Ottawa Spring National Women’s Show

I have not been on a Ladies’ Day with my friends in a while. Our lives are crazy, but I thought it was about time get together with one of my best friends to have a day together. Since my birthday was just around the corner, she suggested going out for lunch. I then heard […]

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Adventures in Vegetable Gardening

| April 23, 2015 | 16 Comments
Adventures in Vegetable Gardening

It’s that time of year again when my daughter and I plan out our vegetable garden. It seems that each year we expand the garden a bit more, try to grow something different and plant something too early. This year, we have decided to fill our vegetable garden with: cherry tomatoes ground cherries mini cucumbers […]

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5 Tips To Spring Clean The Smart Way

| April 7, 2015 | 5 Comments
5 Tips To Spring Clean The Smart Way

Is it Spring?  Really?  I think I must be dreaming!  This winter seemed to be one of the longest I can remember but the weather is getting beautiful and the sun is shining, it must be Spring.  It’s time to open up those windows that have been closed for the last six months… or longer, let […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Spring Peek

| February 12, 2014 | 8 Comments
Wordless Wednesday: Spring Peek

I can feel spring peeking out from around the corner. It will not be long.

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Weeds and Critters and Grubs, Oh My!

| May 7, 2013 | 3 Comments
Weeds and Critters and Grubs, Oh My!

All winter, I longed for the warmer weather to come so that the beautiful flowers could bloom again, the BBQ and patio furniture could come out, meals could be had al fresco, and the squeals of my girls jumping on the trampoline could keep me company as I tended to my flowers and vegetable garden. […]

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