Lyne

Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.

She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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Homemade Essential Oil Gift Ideas

| December 11, 2019 | 20 Comments
Homemade Essential Oil Gift Ideas

For a lot of people, stress is something they deal with on a daily basis. Aromatherapy, once thought of as something only for New Agers, is something anyone can use. With Christmas right around the corner, giving gifts that help reduce stress and promote well being will be greatly appreciated by everyone on your list. […]

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20 Quick And Easy Holiday Ideas

| December 10, 2019 | 10 Comments
20 Quick And Easy Holiday Ideas

Decorating and entertaining for the holidays doesn’t have to be stressful or taxing, it can be simple and fun if it’s not taken it too seriously and time isn’t wasted trying to create that Martha Stewart perfection. Open the window to more holiday decorating options by decorating for the season rather than a specific holiday, […]

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3 Ways Coding Can Benefit Your Kids

| December 9, 2019 | 6 Comments
3 Ways Coding Can Benefit Your Kids

Do your kids love video games? Every mom knows it can be a challenge to limit screen time. When you spend so much of your time on screens yourself, it isn’t easy to know how much is too much for your kids. However, you may be able to turn their screen time into something more […]

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Star Wars Land: Everything You Can’t Miss at Galaxy’s Edge

| December 6, 2019 | 11 Comments
Star Wars Land: Everything You Can’t Miss at Galaxy’s Edge

Star Wars Land: Everything You Can’t Miss at Galaxy’s Edge It’s a great time to visit Star Wars Land at Walt Disney World and Disneyland! The twin attractions opened earlier this year and will complete phase two of construction by the beginning of 2020. That means Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge, or Batuu as they refer […]

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17 Christmas Tree Crafts For Kids

| December 5, 2019 | 16 Comments
17 Christmas Tree Crafts For Kids

There’s something about Christmas tree crafts that really get you into the holiday spirit. I’m happy to provide you with the following 17 fun crafts, appropriate for kids of all ages. If your kids are on the young side, you’ll want to help them with some of the projects. But, that means you get to […]

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DIY Santa’s Workshop Ornament

| December 4, 2019 | 13 Comments
DIY Santa’s Workshop Ornament

DYI Santa’s Workshop Ornament Part of the fun of the holidays is making Christmas ornaments. This Santa’s workshop ornament is so cute, don’t you think? Not only that, it’s one your kids can make when they’re looking for something new to do on a Saturday afternoon or during Christmas vacation. You may not have everything […]

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Make the Most of Your Child’s Registered Education Savings Plan

| December 2, 2019 | 7 Comments
Make the Most of Your Child’s Registered Education Savings Plan

The cost of college is increasing every year, and the personal debt crisis is at a fever pitch. Because of this, young professionals are taking decades of their working career to pay off their education debt. A registered education savings plan is a great way to invest in the educational future of your children without […]

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12 Rice Krispie Treats for the Holidays

| November 29, 2019 | 18 Comments
12 Rice Krispie Treats for the Holidays

The holidays are a time for making treats to share. There are always cookies and fudge in abundance, but this year, why not simplify your holiday preparations and share a classic treat? I have found 12+ Rice Krispie Treats for Christmas that you are going to want to check out! From festive wreaths to a […]

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16 Free Vintage Crochet Patterns

| November 28, 2019 | 11 Comments
16 Free Vintage Crochet Patterns

16 Free Vintage Crochet Patterns These vintage crochet patterns are all available for free. Each of these patterns are timeless crochet classics. The crochet doilies and hearts are some of the most popular vintage crochet patterns to try. The Crochet overall pattern went viral last year with over a million people wanting to crochet the […]

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17 Fun Santa Crafts For Kids

| November 27, 2019 | 10 Comments
17 Fun Santa Crafts For Kids

Santa Crafts For Kids Santa Claus is coming to town! He’ll be here before you know it, with Rudolph‘s red nose leading the way! It’s time for children everywhere to start thinking about milk and cookies, and whether or not they’ll be on the “naughty” or “nice” list! Making Santa crafts is a great way […]

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Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

| November 26, 2019 | 12 Comments
Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen

Christmas Gifts from the Kitchen Does it feel like you always have more and more people to shop for? Do you want to get something for your neighbors and your coworkers? What about those people that show up with unexpected gifts? The kitchen is the best place to create Christmas gifts. Whether you make candy, […]

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Gingerbread Play Dough Mats With Printable

| November 25, 2019 | 8 Comments
Gingerbread Play Dough Mats With Printable

Gingerbread Play Dough Mats With Printable Play dough mats are all the rage right now! Whoever came up with the idea is a genius! They are a totally inventive way to teach young children all kinds of educational skills without making a huge investment. How to use the Mats For those of you who may […]

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10 Alluring Reasons to Learn French

| November 22, 2019 | 8 Comments
10 Alluring Reasons to Learn French

10 Alluring Reasons to Learn French So you are considering learning French? That’s great! Learning French is always a great idea. It brings greater benefits than just the ability to communicate. But why learn French in particular? French is the official language of 29 countries and is spoken by over 200 million, making it among […]

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Breakaway Experiences: Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences!

| November 19, 2019 | 122 Comments
Breakaway Experiences: Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences!

Breakaway Experiences: Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences! Having grown to offer over 1000 experiences and working with over 150 experience companies across Canada and the US, Breakaway Experiences (BE) has embraced the ever-growing popularity of “bucket list” and “once-in-a-lifetime” experiences. Breakaway Experiences launched across Canada in 2014 with a rapidly growing collection of specialty gift experiences. BE offers […]

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Home Remedies for Cosmetic Dentistry

| November 18, 2019 | 9 Comments
Home Remedies for Cosmetic Dentistry

Home Remedies for Cosmetic Dentistry The cosmetic dentistry is a very important branch in medicine that generates huge amounts of money for clinics on a yearly basis, nearly anywhere in the world. Besides this fact, cosmetic dentistry addresses to people who want a beautiful bright smile and a great level of self-esteem, among other normal […]

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20 Ways to Enjoy Cookies and Cream

| November 15, 2019 | 17 Comments
20 Ways to Enjoy Cookies and Cream

20 Ways to Enjoy Cookies and Cream Who doesn’t enjoy the combination of cookies and cream? While it’s a bit controversial as when the flavour first came to be (some say 1976, while others say 1982), one thing that’s for certain is that cookies and cream is one of the most popular ice cream flavours […]

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10 Peppermint DIY Body Recipes

| November 13, 2019 | 15 Comments
10 Peppermint DIY Body Recipes

Essential oils are a natural way to heal a number of ailments such as headaches and migraines. One way to use essential oils is to add them to beauty products such as DIY body recipes. Everything from bath bombs to homemade soap can be made with essential oils. But why would you choose peppermint oil […]

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How to Save More Money on Christmas Gifts

| November 12, 2019 | 12 Comments
How to Save More Money on Christmas Gifts

How to Save More Money on Christmas Gifts Christmas is famous for being a time for presents and showing the ones you love how much you care about them. It’s easy to see how it can also be a time that people spend a lot of money. You don’t have to break the bank on […]

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How to Increase Low Milk Supply for Breastfeeding Moms

| November 11, 2019 | 8 Comments
How to Increase Low Milk Supply for Breastfeeding Moms

How to Increase Low Milk Supply for Breastfeeding Moms It can be frustrating to deal with low milk supply when all you want is to feed your baby. Most moms begin producing milk at birth; the goal is to have the baby begin feeding as soon as possible because demand tends to increase supply. However, […]

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45 Delicious Instant Pot Meal Recipes

| November 7, 2019 | 11 Comments
45 Delicious Instant Pot Meal Recipes

What is it that makes people love the Instant Pot? The real question is what’s not to love? The Instant Pot makes it so easy for busy moms to put a delicious and healthy meal on the table without spending hours in the kitchen. Imagine being able to do other things while your meal cooks! […]

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Holiday Entertaining Tips with FREE Printable Planner

| November 6, 2019 | 7 Comments
Holiday Entertaining Tips with FREE Printable Planner

Holiday Entertaining Tips It’s almost time to start entertaining for the holidays, which makes this the perfect opportunity to put together your plans. Whether you typically host large parties, or smaller get-togethers, there are scads of great holiday entertaining tips meant to help you pull off any size event without a hitch. These are just […]

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Candy Cookie Bars Recipe Using Leftover Halloween Candy Bars

| November 5, 2019 | 5 Comments
Candy Cookie Bars Recipe Using Leftover Halloween Candy Bars

Not sure what do to with leftover Halloween candy and bars? How about making these Candy Cookie Bars! Your can substitute a few bars with some candy corn, M & M, Smarties, and more! Ask the kids to help you make them and enjoy family time together. At the same time, talk about the ancient […]

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16 All Things Cheeseburger Recipes

| October 29, 2019 | 10 Comments
16 All Things Cheeseburger Recipes

16 All Things Cheeseburger There’s something so satisfying about biting into a juicy cheeseburger. The combination of the meat, cheese, and toppings can be so comforting after a rough day. But there are so many great ways to enjoy cheeseburgers you may not even know about! You can switch up the toppings or just use […]

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Top Ten Things to do in Paris France

| October 28, 2019 | 13 Comments
Top Ten Things to do in Paris France

Top Ten Things to do in Paris France Paris, the French Capital, is one of Europe’s most visited cities, and it’s easy to see why! Built on centuries of history both romantic and enthralling, it’s a place where you will want to pack your days and not miss out on the best there is to […]

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