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

| November 30, 2016 | 127 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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Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

| October 20, 2016 | 12 Comments
Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape #BucketListOtt! Bucket lists. We all have experiences and adventures we want to try in our lifetime. Some may be to try a new food or as exciting as bungee jumping into the unknown. Ford Canada invited a group of digital influencers at the Coconut Lagoon to think about […]

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3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

| October 13, 2016 | 51 Comments
3 Fabulous Fall Books with DK Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/18

For some people, fall is a season full of colour and wonder. For others, it is a time to escape the cool and wet weather it brings by staying indoors. One way to entertain yourself while staying away from the elements is by reading a great book. DK Canada has a large variety of titles […]

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Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

| August 24, 2016 | 11 Comments
Orlando Welcomes New Family Attractions in 2016

  Orlando is the theme park capital of the world and definitely a top destination for Canadians to visit! Value is still top of mind, so we wanted to pass along some top travel deals and new attractions for Canadians to keep in mind when planning their 2016 travels in Orlando.  ·         What’s New in Orlando […]

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Road Trippin’ around Canada this Summer #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/08

| July 11, 2016 | 86 Comments
Road Trippin’ around Canada this Summer #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/08

  School’s out and the kids are now anxious to start their summer vacation and so are the parents! Every year, we take at least a few road trips, some nearby, like a weekend getaway, others further out in Ontario, in Québec or in the Unites States. This year, we are opting for one trip to […]

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Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| June 13, 2016 | 14 Comments
Glamping at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

My love of camping developed as a slow burn. I initially hated the bugs, the outdoor toilets, or lack of any at all, sleeping on a lumpy tangle of twigs and the general discomfort involved in sleeping outdoors. But as my husband (an avid outdoorsman) and I started to discover some beautiful provincial parks and […]

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Get Beside-U Handbags On Your Side! {A Review and Giveaway!} ~ CAN 03/31

| March 2, 2016 | 151 Comments
Get Beside-U Handbags On Your Side! {A Review and Giveaway!} ~ CAN 03/31

  When it comes to purses and handbags I look for functionality and comfort and then at style (and admittedly I am not a fashionista). Luckily, handbags and purses from Beside-U Canada combine all these features, making their bags the perfect addition to any woman’s handbag collection regardless of what it is needed for! When I was […]

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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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Disney Park Planner Printables‏ ~ Free

| December 15, 2015 | 12 Comments
Disney Park Planner Printables‏ ~ Free

  You are finally visiting Disney with the kids. They must be so excited! You started to plan your stay months in advance and are finding ways to occupy your kiddies for the journey to the park. Going on a trip with a family takes a lot planning before hand to make sure you see the main […]

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4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

| December 4, 2015 | 10 Comments
4 Iceland Holiday Wish List Experiences

Traveling has always been a passion of mine. No matter how far from my doorstep I go, I love getting away and have new experiences. One of the places I have never been to is Iceland. It is unlike any other destination in the world, so of course I would love to have the chance […]

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Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

| November 9, 2015 | 6 Comments
Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

The drop in temperature has really got me longing for the lazy summer days that passed us by only a few short weeks ago. This got me thinking about places my family and I could go where we could kick back and soak up the sun for a few days. I spoke with my sister […]

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4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

| October 5, 2015 | 15 Comments
4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

Whether it is a road trip or a flight off to a fun destination, I love to travel. I pack my bags and take off to begin memorable adventures. Though I tend to bring more items than I need to, there are certain things I always carry with me when I am away in order […]

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7 Tips for Travelling With a Toddler

| August 18, 2015 | 19 Comments
7 Tips for Travelling With a Toddler

With friends and family across Canada and around the world, we are a family that loves to travel. We enjoy jumping on a plane for faraway adventures, but equally love opportunities for a nearby road trip to spend time together and explore: from Ottawa we’ve traveled frequently to Prince Edward County, Montebello (QC), upstate New […]

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A Summer Escape for the Family

| July 15, 2015 | 17 Comments
A Summer Escape for the Family

Summer is so ideal to take a break from our busy lives and to embark on a family travel adventure! The options are endless – both nationally and internationally.  When I travel, especially long distance, I am sensitive to motion sickness. Motion sickness is actually a disturbance of the inner ear that is caused by repeated motion such as from […]

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July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

| July 8, 2015 | 2 Comments
July is Family Month in the Outaouais #Outaouaisfun

  In July, families are front and centre in the Outaouais region! It is Family month. It’s time to start planning for the longest recess of the year? Look no further: the Outaouais region is THE destination for family fun! From July 1 to 31, when you stay in one of our participating accommodations, every […]

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Vacation vs. Staycation

| March 26, 2015 | 14 Comments
Vacation vs. Staycation

No matter where this March Break will take you, may it be on some fantastic trip on a beach or enjoying the comforts of home, everyone needs time to unwind from the daily grind we live in. We all know that life can get a little bit trying at times, and regardless of where this […]

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The National Women’s Show Makes Its Return to Ottawa! Tickets Giveaway Ottawa Area 04/02

| March 16, 2015 | 22 Comments
The National Women’s Show Makes Its Return to Ottawa! Tickets Giveaway Ottawa Area 04/02

Ladies! Grab your gal pals, whether it be your BFFs, your mom, sister or coworkers and plan on making The Ultimate Girl’s Day Out at The National Women’s Show in Ottawa this spring! This event is favourite for attendees because of all of the shows and the vendors to see and visit all under one […]

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Two of My Favourite Things in One Book! This is Why #ILoveDK and #Contest!

| February 3, 2015 | 5 Comments
Two of My Favourite Things in One Book! This is Why #ILoveDK and #Contest!

Since I was introduced to the wonderful world of DK Canada through blogging with Ottawa Mommy Club, my world has been further opened to topics and places I have not had the chance to really explore before. So far, my favourite book from DK Canada has to be Ultimate Food Journeys: The World’s Best Dishes […]

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Planning a Family Friendly Visit to Bruges

| December 18, 2014 | 12 Comments
Planning a Family Friendly Visit to Bruges

Bruges is the embodiment of European charm. This small Belgium city is the personification of romance and quaintness; even sceptical travelers can’t help but fall in love with it. Bruges is also clean, safe, easy to navigate, family friendly, and affordable. Here’s how to make the most of your time in what I think may […]

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Travelling to Barcelona with Kids

| November 4, 2014 | 15 Comments
Travelling to Barcelona with Kids

As one of Europe’s most vivid and cosmopolitan cities, the friendly Catalan capital of Barcelona is an excellent choice for a family vacation. With its playful architecture, cozy stretches of beach and pic’n’mix tapas, Barcelona breaks offer plenty to appeal to both little and big kids. Read on for some of the best places you […]

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Escape This Fall with DK Canada and Idiot’s Guides! #Review and #Giveaway ~CAN 11/30

| October 31, 2014 | 30 Comments
Escape This Fall with DK Canada and Idiot’s Guides! #Review and #Giveaway ~CAN 11/30

Autumn is here! With autumn comes colder, blustery, and sometimes rainy days that may make you want to stay indoors to enjoy your day. One way you can pass a not so friendly fall day at home is to escape with a book! DK Canada and Idiot’s Guides are a perfect way to stay at […]

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My Heart Belongs to Prince Edward Island

| August 19, 2014 | 25 Comments
My Heart Belongs to Prince Edward Island

I’ve been to Prince Edward Island (PEI) seven times and each time I go I don’t want to leave, and this time, we almost didn’t (but more about that another time). My heart belongs to PEI. I was married in Brackley, PEI, and every time my husband and I return we meet with the woman […]

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Deep Freeze

Deep Freeze

I don’t know about you, but I am sick of this freezing cold weather! It surly has put a damper on my activities with the munchkin! Not that we really are crazy active, but we were getting into a very nice routine going to the gym, and Marshall would have lovely little play dates with his […]

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Booking a Package Vacation? Here’s What You Should Know

| October 24, 2013 | 18 Comments
Booking a Package Vacation? Here’s What You Should Know

Package holidays often seem like great deals, and for the savvy traveller, they can be. Before you book that package holiday, do your due diligence to make sure it really is the bargain it appears to be. Always research the details of every package holiday – the flights, the resort, the weather in your destination […]

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