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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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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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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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Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

| April 11, 2018 | 6 Comments
Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring Spring is almost here, and your kids are probably looking forward to getting outdoors. While there are several ways for them to play and have fun, there are also ways for them to learn. Whether you let them plant flowers or harness the power of the sun, there are […]

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Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

| April 5, 2018 | 11 Comments
Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist We all know that a checklist can make it easier to get stuff done. If you have children, you may not think a lot about the chores they can do. However, children are able to do so much more than you realize. Obviously, the age of the […]

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Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/04

| April 3, 2018 | 471 Comments
Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/04

Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #TimeForTurkey Spring has sprung! Have you begun to think about some of things you want to do now that warmer weather is on its way? There are many special days that are great opportunities for families to get together and enjoy special moments with one another. One way to […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| March 20, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Easter at Billings Bridge Shopping Centre […]

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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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Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! #GotItAtSears

| April 26, 2017 | 7 Comments
Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! #GotItAtSears

Step Up Your Spring/Summer Wardrobe with Sears Canada! With spring blooming in Canada’s capital, the dark colours of winter are making way for the bright and bold looks for the warmer seasons. Playful prints, polka dots, and pinstripes are some of the looks to seek for Spring/ Summer 2017, and Sears Canada is a fabulous […]

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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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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 | 180 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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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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May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer #ChurchAndDwight

| May 18, 2016 | 10 Comments
May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer #ChurchAndDwight

May Long Weekend – The Unofficial Start of Summer After a winter that seems to never end, I am looking forward to warm spring days in May. For many Canadians, May is the unofficial start of summer and Victoria Day is the first long weekend in a set of many that the summer months bring. […]

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Spring Spruce-Up for Your Home #AlwaysDiscreet

| May 9, 2016 | 8 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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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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Amazing Outdoor Oasis Wish List Items

| February 10, 2016 | 4 Comments
Amazing Outdoor Oasis Wish List Items

Snow. Ice. Slush. Rain. All of these things are already making me long for the days when I can enjoy my outdoor oasis without having to worry about slipping or getting wet. Though our backyard is a great place to play with our kids, we can only spend short periods of time outside.     […]

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Splash and Play All Day with MyMayu Rain Boots! – Review and Giveaway! CAN 10/19

| September 24, 2015 | 53 Comments
Splash and Play All Day with MyMayu Rain Boots! – Review and Giveaway! CAN 10/19

Fall is here! Accompanying the shorter, cooler days is the rain. My kids live for days like these! Finding a puddle to splash and muck about in is the goal of a rainy day outing with my little ones, but it is not as fun to do when their clunky rain boots weigh them down […]

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Helpful Hints to Make Walking Easier and Fun! #GettheMostOutofLife

| July 2, 2015 | 7 Comments
Helpful Hints to Make Walking Easier and Fun! #GettheMostOutofLife

I am so excited about being asked to write an article on the Life Brand website along with other bloggers! This website is a place where people can find great health tips to become healthy and help to keep this goal no matter what stage of your life you may be experiencing! We are in […]

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