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

| June 6, 2019 | 182 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 | 5 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 | 113 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 | 158 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 | 8 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 | 16 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 | 29 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 | 10 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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14 Gourmet Popsicle Recipes

| June 8, 2018 | 20 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 | 5 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 | 11 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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Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

| May 2, 2018 | 15 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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Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey #GrillCdnTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

| August 18, 2017 | 127 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 | 11 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 | 6 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 | 4 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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