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14 Beautiful Blackberry Desserts

| September 13, 2019 | 12 Comments
14 Beautiful Blackberry Desserts

14 Beautiful Blackberry Desserts Juicy, plump blackberries are a summer favorite. Not only are they great on their own, but they are wonderful in a fruit salad. Blackberries also make great jam and taste amazing in cobbler! But what if you want to do something more with these delicious berries? Believe it or not, there […]

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Truly Irresistible Peach Treats

| September 6, 2019 | 13 Comments
Truly Irresistible Peach Treats

Truly Irresistible Peach Treats There are so many wonderful fruits to choose from in the summer months. If you’re a peach lover though, you know that there’s nothing quite like biting into a delicious ripe peach. You may buy them by the basketful. But what do you do with all of them? Why not turn […]

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Blueberries of Summer Recipes

| August 30, 2019 | 14 Comments
Blueberries of Summer Recipes

Blueberries of Summer That pop and burst of flavour from biting into fresh blueberries is pure heaven. Blueberries are amazing on their own, but they work so beautifully in recipes as well. It doesn’t matter if you’re making a savoury salad or cheesecake, you’re going to love the addition of blueberries! Blueberries work in everything […]

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Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review

| August 9, 2019 | 14 Comments
Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review

Is there anything better than relaxing at a beach on a sunny summer day? Warm weather in Canada is only here for a few months, and one of the best ways to soak up some fun in the sun is to pack up your beach towels, sunglasses, and sunscreen and have beach day! They’re the […]

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Family Vacation Summer Fun Tips

| August 5, 2019 | 6 Comments
Family Vacation Summer Fun Tips

When summer gets here most people have vacations on their minds! Having a vacation is getting tricky as costs increase and wages decrease. Is it possible to have a family vacation without going over your budget? Summertime can still be fun even on the tightest of budgets, bur you just have to be a little […]

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Amazing Summer Wine Coolers and Mimosas

| August 2, 2019 | 12 Comments
Amazing Summer Wine Coolers and Mimosas

It’s patio time! These recipes are wonderful for the patio! I suggest using bottles of wine that are in the $10-$15 range. You don’t want to mess up really nice wine by adding fruits and sodas! Keep the budget intact and enjoy your summer! Amazing Summer Wine Coolers and Mimosas Strawberry Chardonnay Wine Cooler Pull […]

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Play Anywhere this Summer with Mattel Games and Asmodee #Review #Givewaay ~ CAN 08/30

| August 1, 2019 | 258 Comments
Play Anywhere this Summer with Mattel Games and Asmodee #Review #Givewaay ~ CAN 08/30

Fun is the goal of every family during the summer months. Whether you are at home or on the road, fun keeps the good times going. Games are a great way to have summer fun for your family. Mattel Games and Asmodee want families to anywhere this summer with their collection of games! They asked […]

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11 Reasons to Attend an Ottawa Champions Baseball Game

| July 25, 2019 | 4 Comments
11 Reasons to Attend an Ottawa Champions Baseball Game

The Ottawa Champions professional baseball team of the Can-Am League is marking its 5th season in 2019 at the Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park! The Can-Am league has several top prospects that will eventually play in the majors, or former major league players that make the game exciting for fans. If you haven’t been to a […]

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Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach

| July 22, 2019 | 11 Comments
Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach

Top 9 Things to Bring to the Beach Summer is coming, and for many people that means going to the local beaches. When most people go to the beach they either forget or don’t know what to bring. Usually, they leave the sunscreen or just get bored and go home. There are tons of activities […]

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Gather Around the Grill with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyOnTheGrill #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/16

| July 19, 2019 | 399 Comments
Gather Around the Grill with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyOnTheGrill #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/16

Gather Around the Grill with Canadian Turkey We’re in the thick of summer, Canada! One of the things we love doing at this time of the year is to get outdoors and to fire up the barbecue! So many meals can be cooked up on the barbecue to tantalize taste buds, and turkey can take […]

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Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

| July 16, 2019 | 9 Comments
Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp

Benefits of Sending your Child to Summer Camp Summer camp is a positive experience for both children and parents. Although you may not admit it to yourself nor to anyone else, there’s the most obvious benefits for sending your child to summer camp: weeks of relaxation, a quiet house, chances to shop and wander, as […]

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12 DIY Water Play Ideas

| June 25, 2019 | 16 Comments
12 DIY Water Play Ideas

You want your kids to spend some time outdoors during the summer months, but it can sometimes be too hot to enjoy. If your kids are stuck indoors because it’s too hot outdoors, why not create their own personal waterpark? There are so many ways to make fun water play areas in your back yard. […]

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Grilling Up Flavour with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyOnTheGrill #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/05

| June 6, 2019 | 382 Comments
Grilling Up Flavour with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyOnTheGrill #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/05

Grilling Up Flavour with Canadian Turkey!  It’s time to get grilling, Canada! It is that time of the year we love barbecue season the most: summer! Do you know what kind of meat can’t be beat sizzling on your barbecue? TURKEY! Yes! It is a great protein to get your family and loved one gathered […]

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Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada #PlanAhead

| June 4, 2019 | 11 Comments
Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada #PlanAhead

Open Up to Adventure with Parks Canada!  Summer is a great time to be open to adventure. Have you thought about getting out into the great outdoors to escape and go wild? Parks Canada has just kicked off their 2019 season! I was invited to go on an outdoor adventure at Thousand Island National Park […]

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Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/28

| May 30, 2019 | 161 Comments
Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/28

Bubble Fun for Summer with Funrise Toys   Bubble fun can make any day bright for kids. They are round, shiny and float, making kids laugh and smile. GAZILLION Bubbles from Funrise Toys loves sharing toys that bring fun to playtime! They asked us if we wanted to try out two of their toys to get […]

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5 Trade Secrets Items to Help Pamper Mom this Summer! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/14

| May 16, 2019 | 159 Comments
5 Trade Secrets Items to Help Pamper Mom this Summer!  #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/14

Summer is the time of the year when Moms take on a lot of roles in the family. Since school is out, many moms become a chef, a care taker, a program director, and a negotiator. There are times that this special person in the family needs to do things to make themselves feel good. […]

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5 Tips to Set Up Your Backyard Oasis for Outdoor Fun

| April 29, 2019 | 11 Comments
5 Tips to Set Up Your Backyard Oasis for Outdoor Fun

The frosty winds of winter have passed, and spring has finally arrived. It is time to stop living indoors and to start enjoying your outdoor living space. There are so many things you can do to make this part of your home ready for you to love. Not sure where to start? Here are five […]

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Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

| August 22, 2018 | 9 Comments
Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

Green Gables Heritage Place is the setting for the beloved 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It’s the story about the adventures of an 11-year-old orphan girl, Anne Shirley, living in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. She was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, […]

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18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

| August 17, 2018 | 17 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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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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4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

| July 31, 2018 | 4 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 | 30 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 | 310 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 | 11 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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