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How to Host a Holiday Party on a Budget

| November 20, 2017 | 11 Comments
How to Host a Holiday Party on a Budget

  Hosting a Holiday Party on a Budget More than any other time of year, the holidays seem to bring with it a sense of wanting to make the perfect memories for our friends and family. We are looking for that perfect tree for the house, the perfect gifts for our loved ones, the perfect […]

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How to Have a Fall Staycation

| November 17, 2017 | 12 Comments
How to Have a Fall Staycation

  How to Have a Fall Staycation If you want to have some fun with your family this fall, you don’t have to go anywhere. Who says vacations are only for the summer, or even that you have to leave home to have one? Staycations are becoming more and more popular and fall is a […]

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Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

| November 14, 2017 | 11 Comments
Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

    Holiday Planning Tips It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner. Where did the year go? That being said, you still have plenty of time to plan for a festive holiday season. Here are a few (of many) tips to consider.                 Use a Holiday Planner One […]

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Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

| November 13, 2017 | 39 Comments
Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

    Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! Polar Stroller is a small family business (husband & wife team) in Calgary, who design and manufacture skis for strollers and bike trailers in Canada. They first designed their products for their own personal use, to be able to continue to enjoy winter walks with their […]

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4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

| November 9, 2017 | 10 Comments
4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Back to School Germs!

4 Fabulous Tips to Fight Fall Germs!  The leaves are creating a colourful patch work blanket on the ground. The air is crisper. The kids are have their back to school routines down to a science. These are just a few tell-tale signs that fall is here to stay. You know what else happens during […]

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Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread: A Heart-Warming Treat #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

| November 6, 2017 | 91 Comments
Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread: A Heart-Warming Treat #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/15

    Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread: A Heart-Warming Treat Mary MacLeod’s Shortbread are delicious all butter shortbread cookies. The company was founded in 1981 by Mary MacLeod in a small shop under the marquee of the Capitol Theatre in Toronto. At that time, she was actually the first business in Canada devoted exclusively to making artisanal […]

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13 Recipes Made With Delicious Apples

| November 3, 2017 | 18 Comments
13 Recipes Made With Delicious Apples

    We find ourselves now in the midst of Apple season now and of course what better way to celebrate apple season than Recipes made with delicious Apples?! There are literally thousands of desserts, drinks, breakfasts, etc you can make with apples. If you are looking for a great after dinner dessert or even a […]

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13 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes To Make This Fall!

| October 27, 2017 | 12 Comments
13 Delicious Pumpkin Recipes To Make This Fall!

    Pumpkin is the essential fall ingredient. Everyone I know loves and appreciates pumpkin spice in the fall. Not only are pumpkin recipes delicious in the fall, pumpkin is in season which means it’s incredibly affordable. Pumpkin recipes don’t have to be limited to just desserts either. Many people use it in hearty soups […]

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4 Creative Gifts for Kids with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/08

| October 26, 2017 | 106 Comments
4 Creative Gifts for Kids with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/08

4 Creative Gifts for Kids with Zuru Toys!   With fall underway, the countdown to the holiday season is on! There are so many toys to choose from that it could make your head spin trying to decide which toy to bring home. Zuru Toys would like to help make picking out gifts for your […]

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17 Candy Corn Treats Your Family Will Enjoy!

| October 25, 2017 | 14 Comments
17 Candy Corn Treats Your Family Will Enjoy!

  Candy corn is one of the most hotly debated fall candies. All over the Internet, you can find debates between people who LIVE it and people who HATE it. In our house we really enjoy candy corn and not only do we like to snack on it, but we like to decorate with it […]

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5 Great Fall Family Activities

| October 24, 2017 | 7 Comments
5 Great Fall Family Activities

    5 Great Fall Family Activities Fall is a great time to get out and about and do things with your family. The weather is usually cooler, but not cold yet, and there are many things happening in fall that you can’t enjoy at other times of the year. Here are five great fall […]

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Whipped Pumpkin Pie Butter

| October 20, 2017 | 14 Comments
Whipped Pumpkin Pie Butter

    Fall. It’s the time of year when the mornings get chilly, and the afternoon sun is warm. The leaves start to fall and all the amazing colours in the trees come out to give us a show. It’s also the time of year when you can find just about any recipe you want […]

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DIY Halloween Monster Slime

| October 18, 2017 | 10 Comments
DIY Halloween Monster Slime

    Your children will love making this ooey gooey Do It Yourself Halloween Monster Slime! The secret to countless fun slime time is to use a safe, nontoxic, and washable glue. To make the slime sparkle, I used black glitter. Adult supervision is required at all times for this craft project as it’s not […]

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5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party

| October 17, 2017 | 8 Comments
5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party

    5 Ideas for a Successful Halloween Kids Party   Halloween is such a fun time of year, especially for kids! It can’t get any better for them than dressing up as their favourite characters and getting free candy, chocolate, and chips while roaming the streets when it’s dark outside! It’s almost unbelievable for […]

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15 Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks

| October 13, 2017 | 13 Comments
15 Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks

    Creating the perfect Halloween experience may be your goal for October. The spookier the better, right?  What about Kid Friendly Halloween Drinks? I know, added another to-do to the list.   You can make the whole day Halloween themed. From breakfast, decor, lunch, movies, and dinner. The last thing most people think about […]

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20 DIY Magical Disney Costumes for Kids and Adults

| October 10, 2017 | 6 Comments
20 DIY Magical Disney Costumes for Kids and Adults

    Halloween has changed so much from when we were kids. We used to buy so little, and make so much when it came to our costumes each year. My mom was so creative and would always help us create whatever hairbrained idea we came up with. She always did it with a flair […]

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Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches

| October 6, 2017 | 15 Comments
Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches

    Fun Halloween Kids Snacks for School Lunches Your kids will love these fun Halloween snacks in their lunch boxes at school. They are super easy to make and will bring a smile to any child’s face!      You will only need a few simple materials you can purchase at the grocery store, […]

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Make Canadian Turkey the Star of Your Thanksgiving Meal! #CdnTradition #Recipe ~ Giveaway CAN 11/03

| October 4, 2017 | 142 Comments
Make Canadian Turkey the Star of Your Thanksgiving Meal! #CdnTradition #Recipe ~ Giveaway CAN 11/03

    Make Canadian Turkey the Star of Your Thanksgiving Meal! #CdnTradition Thanksgiving. It is the time of the year that family and friends get together to catch up and make memories over a sumptuous meal. What is one of the most popular traditions Canadians like to celebrate during this time of year? Sitting down […]

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5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

| October 2, 2017 | 10 Comments
5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall

5 Ways to Decorate Your Home for Fall   Summer is officially over and that means that fall has begun. The great thing about fall—aside from it signaling cooler weather—is that it is the beginning of the holiday season. This means that you now have a real excuse to start decorating your home. If you […]

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How to Decorate Your Home for Fall

| September 25, 2017 | 5 Comments
How to Decorate Your Home for Fall

    How to Decorate Your Home for Fall Are you looking for some great ideas to decorate your home for fall? There’s no better way to get into the mood of a good season than by pulling out the decorations and setting the stage yourself. If you’re the type of person who loves fall, […]

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5 Fabulous Back-To-School Tech Accessories with Toddy Gear #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 10/20

| September 21, 2017 | 50 Comments
5 Fabulous Back-To-School Tech Accessories with Toddy Gear #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 10/20

   5 Fabulous Back-To-School Tech Accessories with Toddy Gear #Review #Giveaway   My eldest is halfway through high school. Her world is completely different from when I was her age. Since many more things depend on the use of technology, my eldest wants to have great tech accessories to help her while she studies, rests, […]

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Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

| September 19, 2017 | 5 Comments
Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa #MyOttawa

Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa   Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun autumn activities happening in and around the city for you and your family to enjoy! We have put together a […]

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15 Fall Crafts For Kids

| September 18, 2017 | 10 Comments
15 Fall Crafts For Kids

    Fall Crafts for kids never disappoint. If your kids are anything like mine they live and breathe craft time. It doesn’t even matter if they have a craft project to do, they just want to doodle and glue and cut and glue some more. It’s the best thing since sliced bread at times […]

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6 Dependable Hosting Tips for Thanksgiving

| September 14, 2017 | 13 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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