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18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

| August 17, 2018 | 2 Comments
18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

18 Peachy Fresh Recipes Peaches just scream summer. With a peak season between July and August, peaches are enjoyed for a couple months in a number of recipes. However, you can always enjoy peaches all year long. Whether you use peaches you froze or canned yourself or purchased them in the store, it’s a great […]

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5 Great Things You Need for Back to School

| August 16, 2018 | 2 Comments
5 Great Things You Need for Back to School

5 Great Things You Need for Back to School When it’s that time of year again for kids to go back to school, parents are usually busy shopping for school supplies. It seems like the supply is long and it can be a hassle trying to find everything on the list but it is necessary […]

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PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

| August 14, 2018 | 3 Comments
PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW My son is an avid biker and just love his bike. Well, anything with wheels is his jam, really, and anything to do with sports. He is, what I call, a cautious risk-taker, calculating and analyzing the risk before taking it. I made a point of […]

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Crunch into Fun with this Back-to-School Trail Mix! #Recipe

| August 9, 2018 | 5 Comments
Crunch into Fun with this Back-to-School Trail Mix! #Recipe

This post is sponsored by Welch’s® Fruit Snacks. I am being compensated for this post. All comments and opinions are my own.     Crunch into Fun with this Back-to-School Trail Mix! Back-to-School is looming ever closer. One of the most daunting tasks we face when preparing to get back into the hustle and bustle […]

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4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

| July 31, 2018 | 3 Comments
4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

Summer will always be an important part of the Canadian calendar because it provides ample time to spend with your family. If you haven’t gone on a fun family outing or planned anything special for the season yet, you might as well plan exciting and fun summer time in Canada!     Indeed, nothing beats […]

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15 Refreshing Slushies Recipes

| July 13, 2018 | 21 Comments
15 Refreshing Slushies Recipes

Summer is here and woo is it hot. While ice water is a great way to stay hydrated, what if you want something sweet? On a REALLY hot day, the thought of drinking a milkshake can almost turn your stomach. Thankfully, there are so many more options. One of the best options is making refreshing […]

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Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

| June 28, 2018 | 309 Comments
Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey The sun, the heat and the lush vegetation are all signs that summer is here in the capital! One thing Canadians love doing at this time of the year is firing up their grills to dine al fresco. Cooking on the barbecue is a really great solution […]

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5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip

| June 27, 2018 | 9 Comments
5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip

5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip Road trips. They are the mark of a fabulous summer vacation. From beginning to end, hitting the open road on an adventure is always fun to experience. One thing you should have on hand your travels is your trusty camera. Whether it is a […]

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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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6 Great Ideas for Celebrating Dads on Father’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA ~ Giveaway 07/06

| June 13, 2018 | 42 Comments
6 Great Ideas for Celebrating Dads on Father’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA ~ Giveaway 07/06

Father’s Day is a day meant to show the appreciation for your father or father figure, notably including your stepfather, father-in-law, and family friends, that you hold dear in your life. If you are looking for ideas this Father’s Day, I’ve come up with some pretty amazing ways to share this special day with him! […]

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14 Gourmet Popsicle Recipes

| June 8, 2018 | 15 Comments
14 Gourmet Popsicle Recipes

Chances are you loved popsicles as a kid – we all did. While a popsicle is okay on a really hot day, many are just too sugary and artificially flavoured treats that are better suited for the kiddos. If you want something really good, you definitely want to consider making homemade popsicles. There are so […]

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Family Travel Planner With Checklist

| June 6, 2018 | 4 Comments
Family Travel Planner With Checklist

Family Travel Planner with Checklist We all dream of planning the perfect vacation. Yet, when vacation time arrives, we find that we’ve forgotten something important, can’t get our schedule to work out, etc. You end up coming home frustrated that your vacation didn’t go as planned. While it’s okay for things to go off course […]

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17 Overly Delicious Lemonade Cocktails

| June 1, 2018 | 10 Comments
17 Overly Delicious Lemonade Cocktails

You may be surprised to learn that lemonade dates back to 13th-century Egypt. Honestly, I had no idea! Typically served in the summer, it’s a refreshing drink that can be prepared in an almost unlimited number of ways. What follows is a list of 17 yummy lemonade cocktails, great to serve to guests or simply […]

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Be Summer Smart #Bayer

| May 24, 2018 | 3 Comments
Be Summer Smart #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To be sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. Summer is right around the corner! Finally, we can say goodbye to our never-ending Canadian winters and focus on enjoying the warm weather and outdoor activities! No more coats, boots, gloves, and that irritating […]

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12 Flower Crafts for Spring

| May 16, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Flower Crafts for Spring

12 Flower Crafts for Spring Flowers are starting to emerge from the ground to let us know that spring has sprung. While those flowers may not yet be ready to clip and bring into our homes, you can enjoy some gorgeous flowers in every space of your home. All it takes is a bit of […]

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Grow and Learn with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/08

| May 10, 2018 | 71 Comments
Grow and Learn with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/08

Grow and Learn with DK Canada Spring is really beginning to show outside. It gives a fresh look and feel our neighbourhoods. Our family loves growing plants. They are an important part of our lives and we love being surrounded by them, both indoors and out. DK Canada wants families to become more connected to plant […]

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10 Homemade Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day

| May 8, 2018 | 10 Comments
10 Homemade Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day

10 Homemade Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect time to think about what might make great gifts for grandma. Nothing could be sweeter than a little do-it-yourself present from the grandkids that shows how much they care. Here are ten fun and easy ideas […]

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15 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

| May 4, 2018 | 12 Comments
15 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

When we think of Mother’s Day, we often think of brunch. Yet, what do most mothers REALLY want? Dessert. What mom doesn’t love indulging in a piece of chocolate cake or a pint of ice cream? There’s probably not a dessert that a mom would turn down. And, who can blame them. Think of all […]

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Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

| May 3, 2018 | 5 Comments
Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home It can be wonderful to create a special day for your mother and yourself. Once you become a mother, it can be hard to connect with your own mother on the big day. Putting together a brunch is a great way for you to both get together for […]

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Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

| May 2, 2018 | 11 Comments
Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

We all know that flowers add a nice to touch to any room. Unfortunately, fresh flowers never last long and you can grow tired of fake flowers – even if you spent a lot of money on them. If you love to be creative though, you have so many options. Today, let’s look at how […]

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Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/21

| April 30, 2018 | 63 Comments
Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/21

Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day Many new moms often wonder how they should spend their day. They’ve spent time with their own mothers, but being on the other side of things can be quite different! Should you spend the day pampering yourself or spend the day with your family? Let’s take […]

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Springing into Healthy Habits! #Bayer

| April 27, 2018 | 9 Comments
Springing into Healthy Habits! #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. With the sun finally making its overdue appearance and the frigid cold temperatures behind us, it’s safe to say that Spring is finally here! It’s the perfect opportunity to start springing into healthy habits […]

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12 DIY Spring Home Decor Crafts

| April 25, 2018 | 12 Comments
12 DIY Spring Home Decor Crafts

12 DIY Spring Home Decor Crafts  The time is near for Spring decor to start making its way into your home.  Out with the winter, in with the fresh and bright colours of Spring.  Who can resist the urge to start decorating their home in anticipation of warmer weather?  It’s a time of excitement, and […]

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Donate Your Spring Cleaning Items to these 5 Local Charities

| April 19, 2018 | 7 Comments
Donate Your Spring Cleaning Items to these 5 Local Charities

Spring in Ottawa means warmer weather, sunshine, birds chirping and tulips blooming. It’s also a time when we have the urge to clean out our home to get rid of items we no longer need or want. Instead of throwing these items away, consider donating them to local charities who will re-use, recycle and re-purpose […]

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