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Must-Try Keto Recipes

| February 16, 2018 | 8 Comments
Must-Try Keto Recipes

What happens when you cut carbohydrates from your body? Your body begins to use fat as fuel. In other words, you begin to lose weight. It sounds simple enough, right? You cut grains and sugar from your diet and are rewarded with a body that is now burning fat instead of carbs. The problem arises […]

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Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipes For the Family

| February 15, 2018 | 9 Comments
Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipes For the Family

Delicious Hot Chocolate Recipes There are so many ways to make hot chocolate recipes! Scores of people, who love this delicious drink, swear by their own secret recipe. If you don’t have your own recipe, the following list is for you. I think I’ve included a little something for every taste. You be the judge. Bailey’s […]

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What is the Ketogenic Diet

| February 14, 2018 | 10 Comments
What is the Ketogenic Diet

What is the Ketogenic Diet? If you’re currently researching diet plan options, you’re probably already familiar with the popular ketogenic diet or “keto” diet. Scads of celebrities and well-known public figures seemingly swear by it, just like millions of other people. Here’s a little bit about it along with some of the benefits attached.   […]

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Show the Ones You Love How Much They Mean to You #LoveHallmarkCA

| February 13, 2018 | 4 Comments
Show the Ones You Love How Much They Mean to You #LoveHallmarkCA

How to Show the Ones You Love How Much They Mean to You In life, it’s very important that we show appreciation, especially to the ones who mean the most to us. Taking the time to show someone how much you care and love them, and how much they mean to you can do wonders […]

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Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

| February 9, 2018 | 79 Comments
Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/09

Get Your Tresses Award Season Ready with Conair Canada!   The start of a new year also ushers in a time that celebrities look forward to every year: Award Season! This is when they get dolled up and strut along red carpet after red carpet to accept awards in their various fields of expertise. Whether […]

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10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa

| February 7, 2018 | 4 Comments
10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa

10 Family Day Weekend Activities Around Ottawa   Get ready, Ottawa! Many of the schools in the city are gearing up for a 4-day weekend to celebrating Family Day! You don’t have plans for this weekend? No problem! We have you covered with our guide of things to do and see around the city to […]

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Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

| February 6, 2018 | 11 Comments
Kid Friendly Valentine’s Day Treats

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. It will be here before you know it! That means it’s time to start thinking about kid friendly treats to celebrate the occasion. Of course, there’s no hard and fast rule that says you can’t make these Valentine’s Day treats during other times of the year, just to show your […]

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Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

| February 5, 2018 | 11 Comments
Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub Who doesn’t love Valentine’s Day? It’s a time for romance, love, and even pampering ourselves a bit. After all, we want to look our very best, don’t we? Of course, with Valentine’s Day falling in the middle of winter, that’s not always possible. The cold wind can leave our skin […]

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Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

| February 2, 2018 | 12 Comments
Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Who doesn’t love cookie dough? It’s absolutely one of the most decadent treats one can get their hands on. Of course, we all know that consuming raw cookie dough can be iffy. No one wants salmonella poisoning, especially on Valentine’s Day. Thankfully, there’s a way to enjoy cookie dough without the […]

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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

| February 1, 2018 | 10 Comments
10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday for everyone. Not only is there chocolate and exchanging Valentines with family and friends, it’s also a “crafty” occasion. Of compiled a list of 10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids many of them suitable for the younger set. Better yet, some of these things make really adorable gifts! The […]

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Five Easy Tips for Beating the Winter Blahs! #Bayer

| January 31, 2018 | 9 Comments
Five Easy Tips for Beating the Winter Blahs! #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. With February just around the corner, and the excitement and buzz from the holiday season now long gone, it’s easy to start feeling the “Winter blahs” from our dreadful Canadian winters! All this snow, […]

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Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

| January 26, 2018 | 354 Comments
Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! The beginning of a new year signals a fresh new start for many Canadians. Some people like to set goals to start eating better. Picking a protein that is versatile is key to making meal planning an easy task to perform for busy families. With […]

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Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger

| January 26, 2018 | 9 Comments
Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger

Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger Small washrooms can be frustrating to live with; especially in smaller homes or condos. A bathroom should be an oasis in many ways, so lacking enough space can be a problem. Luckily, we can implement a number of different tricks to make the space feel a lot […]

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5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Taking Care of Your Windshield Wipers

| January 25, 2018 | 5 Comments
5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Taking Care of Your Windshield Wipers

5 Things You’re Doing Wrong When Taking Care of Your Windshield Wipers It’s snowing like crazy outside, the truck in front of you keep splattering mud and slush ice in your windshield, it’s nighttime and you’re driving on a country road. Winter apocalypse. But wait! Your trusted windshield wipers might just save the situation! Except […]

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DIY Valentine’s Day Rose Filled Heart Card

| January 24, 2018 | 10 Comments
DIY Valentine’s Day Rose Filled Heart Card

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. While you can rush out last-minute to grab a few cards for friends and loved ones, why not make a homemade Valentine’s Day Rose Filled Heart Card? Many homemade cards are easy to make, they just take a bit of time. If you’re willing to put in a […]

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10 Big Game Day Munchies for the Family

| January 19, 2018 | 13 Comments
10 Big Game Day Munchies for the Family

Big game day is just around the corner. Whether you’re throwing a big bash or a smaller party, there’s no better time to plan the menu. Honestly, there are thousands of appropriate recipes to consider. This is especially true when it comes to the category of “munchies.” What follows is a list of yummy options […]

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Food at All Stages of Production with Farm & Food Care Ontario

| January 18, 2018 | 4 Comments
Food at All Stages of Production with Farm & Food Care Ontario

Food at All Stages of Production with Farm & Food Care Ontario Food. We all enjoy it in one form or another. I feel that it is important to learn about how the food we create fabulous dishes with gets to our homes. Farm & Food Care Ontario feels the same way, too and wants […]

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A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

| January 15, 2018 | 11 Comments
A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals

A Simplified Approach to Achieving Your Fitness Goals Here we are, 2013, a brand new year. A time when we reflect on the past year and think about what we want for the year ahead. Some of you may set New Year’s resolutions while others might have given up on that a long time ago. […]

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13 Best Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

| January 12, 2018 | 9 Comments
13 Best Valentine’s Day Sweet Treats

A big part of Valentine’s Day is all of the sweet treats available on this special occasion. Candy, cupcakes and cookies, oh my! Valentine’s Day really is a chocolate lover’s paradise! Let’s talk about traditional heart-shaped boxes of chocolates for a minute. This year, more than 35 million boxes will be sold worldwide. We can […]

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18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2018 | 4 Comments
18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa   The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities […]

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Top 10 Tips on How to Pack for a Family Road Trip

| January 10, 2018 | 8 Comments
Top 10 Tips on How to Pack for a Family Road Trip

Top 10 Tips on How to Pack for a Family Road Trip I went on a road trip to visit some the United States National Parks with my entire family, and we had a blast! I was a little bit scary at first, but then, after planning everything smartly and wisely, it was a comfortable and […]

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Top 10 Popular Blog Posts of 2017 

| January 9, 2018 | 9 Comments
Top 10 Popular Blog Posts of 2017 

A new year has arrived and it’s time to look back at some of the top 10 popular blog posts of 2017. From a Canadian fried dough pastry recipe to tips for planning an awesome baby shower, these articles were the most viewed in 2017.   Top 10 Popular Blog Posts of 2017   Top […]

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Make a Resolution to Help Others with Cuso International

| January 8, 2018 | 3 Comments
Make a Resolution to Help Others with Cuso International

Make a Resolution to Help Others with Cuso International The New Year is here! Have you made your New Year’s resolutions yet? It is great to do something that will restore your balance or improve yourself, but what about helping others? One of the things you can do to help others this New Year is […]

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Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region

| January 4, 2018 | 13 Comments
Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region

    Sleigh Rides in the Ottawa Region   Winter arrived this weekend with a few inches of snow on the ground. It’s a perfect time to start thinking about enjoying one of Canada’s favourite wintertime activities in the months to come: an old-fashioned sleigh ride. It’s such a serene activity to help reconnect with […]

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