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Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey #GrillCdnTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

| August 18, 2017 | 126 Comments
Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey #GrillCdnTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey! #GrillCdnTurkey Yes, the dog days of summer may be over soon, but that does not mean that the good times have to end! Barbecue season is in full swing. This is the perfect time to fire up the grill to prep some scrumptious and healthy […]

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5 Popular Varieties of Honey #WorldHoneyBeeDay

| August 4, 2017 | 10 Comments
5 Popular Varieties of Honey #WorldHoneyBeeDay

    5 Popular Varieties of Honey In celebration of the World Honey Bee Day, previously known as Honey Bee Awareness Day, being held the third Saturday in August, I thought a blog post about popular varieties of honey would be ideal! People are surprised to learn that there are over 300 varieties of honey […]

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Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

| August 1, 2017 | 3 Comments
Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the #Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun   Picking a getaway destination soon? Have you considered visiting the Outaouais? Neighbouring Canada’s capital, the Outaouais is a beautiful and vibrant region that holds an abundance of activities for visitors to choose from. Want to discover culture, food and fun? The Outaouais holds all […]

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Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

| July 28, 2017 | 3 Comments
Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

Women’s Health Five Tips to Keep a Healthy down there this Summer July may already soon be over, but summer certainly isn’t! I find myself enjoying (and appreciating!) more and more the beautiful summer sun during clear afternoons, whilst relaxing on the patio with a glass of wine (or two!) in hand. Being able to […]

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How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips

| July 27, 2017 | 5 Comments
How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips

    How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips You may be eager to take your little ones out on the road with you this summer, but before you do you should be prepared to keep them healthy. A sick child is not a happy […]

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9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

| July 19, 2017 | 11 Comments
9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

  9 Fun and Free Summer Activities     Are you looking for ways to keep your family occupied this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do at no cost. Here are some fun and free summer activities: 1. Go exploring! Are there local parks, national forests, beaches, lakes or other […]

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Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

| July 18, 2017 | 8 Comments
Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

    Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget If you’re looking for an escape from reality this summer, you may be wondering what you can do on a limited budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can enjoy yourself while not spending loads of money. Here are some tips for planning a […]

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18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

| July 17, 2017 | 7 Comments
18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks     If you’re planning to go on a vacation this summer, you may be looking for ways to make traveling easier. Fortunately, there are a number of tips and tricks that can make things less hectic. Here are some summer vacation travel hacks: 1. When packing, place shoes in […]

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Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

| July 13, 2017 | 85 Comments
Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/11

  Add to Your Child’s Summertime Fun with Zuru Toys! Summer vacation may not seem that long when you look at a calendar, but it can seem to last forever when kids become bored. Zuru Toys want to help each day one filled with fun with the brands they have in their roster of toys. […]

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9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas

| July 12, 2017 | 8 Comments
9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas

    9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas Everyone needs a vacation from time to time. Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy yourself and create lifelong family memories with a staycation! Here are some fun summer staycation ideas: 1. Splash around! There are plenty of great ways to enjoy […]

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50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

| July 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

50 Summer Bucket List Ideas     Are you looking to have some new and memorable experiences this summer? There are a number of fun things you can do to create lifelong memories with your family. Here are some summer bucket list ideas: 1. Go stargazing and try to find a constellation 2. Find a […]

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Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden

| July 6, 2017 | 8 Comments
Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden

  Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden Rabbits, moles, squirrels, groundhogs, and other critters may be cute, but they can be a gardener’s worst nightmare. You may be wondering what you can do to prevent these and other animals from wreaking havoc on your plants. Shooting the pests is generally not the best approach, […]

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Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

| July 5, 2017 | 114 Comments
Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

 This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   Goodbye spring, and hello summer! School is over, the hot weather is here (alongside those pesky thunder showers!), which means our perfect Canadian vacation season is finally upon us! If you’re planning on […]

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5 Useful Camping Hacks       

| June 29, 2017 | 13 Comments
5 Useful Camping Hacks       

  5 Useful Camping Hacks        Are you planning a family camping trip? Great! Spending time together, in the company of Mother Nature, is a wonderful way to relax and have fun. Keep reading, to learn about five useful camping hacks that will probably surprise you.             Water-Proof Match Holder Wet matches typically mean the difference […]

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Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

| June 28, 2017 | 8 Comments
Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome

Hosting Made Easy this Canada Day Weekend with Maytag®! #CanadasHome   “Whirlpool has compensated me for my services and my posts, but all posts represent my own opinion” You have probably heard about the state of the Prime Minister’s home here in Ottawa. It is not in the best of shape at the moment, and […]

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Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages

| June 27, 2017 | 5 Comments
Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages

    Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages Among mature wine drinkers, one region is synonymous with consistently delicious and complex wind. Bordeaux has had the distinction of being in the upper echelon for decades, and a complex bouquet that shifts into playful endnotes keeps this wine in the top tier for […]

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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 9 Comments
National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

    National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day Looking for boredom busters, check out this list of National holidays to celebrate this summer with your kids!  I have curated a list of items for you to skim through to find a way to make that Monday a little bit more exciting […]

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7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

| June 26, 2017 | 23 Comments
7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

  7 Games to Play Outside in the Summer Are you looking for some fun games to play with your kids this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of fun games that you can play outdoors! Here are some games to play outside in the summer: 1. Hide and Seek. This is a classic game […]

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Fire Up the Grill this Summer with Canadian Turkey! #BBQWithTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

| June 21, 2017 | 120 Comments
Fire Up the Grill this Summer with Canadian Turkey! #BBQWithTurkey #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/28

  Fire Up the Grill this Summer with Canadian Turkey! #BBQWithTurkey   It’s summertime, Canada! After slugging through a harsh winter, and experiencing a wet and wild spring, it is great knowing that there is nothing but blue skies and good times ahead for the next few months. How do a lot of Canadians celebrate […]

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23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

| June 14, 2017 | 6 Comments
23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais!

23 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Outaouais     Summer is here! With the warmer weather finally arriving, more festivals and activities are being held all over the City of Ottawa and its surrounding areas for families to be a part of. A lot of these events and activities will be celebrating Canada […]

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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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What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

| June 2, 2017 | 5 Comments
What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

    What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden If you’re planting a summer vegetable garden, you might be wondering what type of veggies you should plant. Certain vegetables are more likely to thrive in the heat than others. Here are some ideas on what to plant in a summer vegetable garden: 1. Tomatoes. […]

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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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Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

| May 29, 2017 | 7 Comments
Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

  Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis   Everyone loves the saying “out with the old and in with the new”. Every year, the latest trends in backyard fashion alongside brand new BBQ’s seem to create a near irresistible temptation to replace that old and rusty patio set with one that hasn’t […]

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