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How to Prepare Your Teen for the First Day of High School

| August 23, 2019 | 3 Comments
How to Prepare Your Teen for the First Day of High School

The first day of high school can be stressful for both kids and parents. Chances are you remember how nervous you were on your first day! You probably also remember that it was no big deal. Everything turned out just fine; however, teens think they know everything and won’t believe you! Things were different back […]

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Tasty Back to School Ideas with Canadian Turkey #TurkeyMakesItEasy #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/20

| August 22, 2019 | 75 Comments
Tasty Back to School Ideas with Canadian Turkey #TurkeyMakesItEasy #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/20

Summer vacation is about to come to a close. Canadian families are beginning to think about getting back into the swing of their Back to School routines. One of the tasks parents have to get ready for are tasty back to school breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks! Meal planning is a way for families to […]

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Importance of Insurance For Middle-Class Families

| August 20, 2019 | 1 Comment
Importance of Insurance For Middle-Class Families

Importance of Insurance For Middle-Class Families For most middle-class families, it’s always important to keep track of expenses. Yet, when it comes to wanting the best for your family, some costs are inevitable regardless of your financial planning. Insurance is often viewed as a sunk-cost and, thus, is not relevant when cutting back on spending. […]

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13 Wonderful Watermelon Desserts

| August 16, 2019 | 10 Comments
13 Wonderful Watermelon Desserts

There’s something wonderful about having a juicy piece of watermelon on a hot summer’s day. It’s a great way to help you stay hydrated and oh so refreshing. Of course, watermelon can also be used to make some yummy treats. You can also be inspired by watermelon to make watermelon desserts or shaped treats. For […]

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Get Cooking this Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/13

| August 15, 2019 | 59 Comments
Get Cooking this Summer with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/13

Cooking food is an amazing activity we do to fuel our bodies and entertain our loved ones. Summer is an amazing opportunity to try new flavours, whether it is to improve yourself or to enjoy the season. DK Canada has a collection of cook books to help readers explore cooking this summer in fun new […]

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How to Get Kids Excited About Back to School Season

| August 14, 2019 | 6 Comments
How to Get Kids Excited About Back to School Season

Back to school season usually fills children with dread. The older the child gets, the worse it gets. The good thing is you can get younger kids excited about back to school season. Whether your child is scared to go to school for the first time or just dreads going back and starting a new […]

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10 Places to Visit While in New York State

| August 12, 2019 | 8 Comments
10 Places to Visit While in New York State

10 Places to Visit While in New York State Located in Northeastern United States, New York State is well known for New York City and Niagara Falls. Even though these are two beautiful locations to experience in New York State, I’m going to share a few other places to visit while in New York State. […]

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Fun in the Sun with Tesalate Beach Towels Review

| August 9, 2019 | 11 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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Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

| August 8, 2019 | 107 Comments
Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/06

Build and Bend into Fun with Flexo Building with block sets is a favourite pastime my kids love to do for creative play in our home. I love it because it challenges them to use their imaginations to create fun for themselves. Flexo wants to take block building to a whole new level. They asked […]

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How to Create a Minimalist Back to School Wardrobe

| August 7, 2019 | 12 Comments
How to Create a Minimalist Back to School Wardrobe

Do you find yourself paying a huge amount of money for your child’s back to school wardrobe? It can be pricey to buy back school clothes; however, it doesn’t have to be. One of the best tricks is to create a minimalist wardrobe for your child. What does that mean? A minimalist wardrobe is one […]

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What to Do at Disney When It Rains

| August 6, 2019 | 6 Comments
What to Do at Disney When It Rains

Some people worry that one of the worst things that could happen during their trip to Walt Disney World is rain. Some people save for years to be able to plan a fun Disney park vacation and they don’t want rain to spoil it. The good news is there are still plenty of things to […]

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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 | 11 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 | 216 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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Adventures By Disney Is the Trip You Need To Take

| July 31, 2019 | 15 Comments
Adventures By Disney Is the Trip You Need To Take

If you are a Disney fan who loves to travel, then you have probably heard of Adventures By Disney! Adventures by Disney is a Disney owned and operated travel company that has vacations all over the world. You can travel domestically and internationally without them, but there are at least five good reasons why you […]

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Cheesecake Time for National Cheesecake Day

| July 30, 2019 | 16 Comments
Cheesecake Time for National Cheesecake Day

Cheesecake Time When it comes to desserts, cheesecakes have to be one of the best desserts ever invented. Plain, chocolate, peanut butter – doesn’t matter. Cheesecake is creamy, slightly tangy, and oh so decadent. But what if you used the flavours of cheesecake to make other desserts? You might make cheesecake bars, frozen cheesecake pops, […]

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Food is Life: Eating for Longevity

| July 29, 2019 | 16 Comments
Food is Life: Eating for Longevity

Food is Life: Eating for Longevity Life can be busy and out of control. Our bustling lives allow little to no time to have a sit down for a proper meal. Junk temptations are at every sight and motivation to eat right always seems to be fleeting; however, the importance of healthy eating cannot be […]

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Over 70 Summer Recipes for BBQ, Picnics, and Potlucks

| July 26, 2019 | 10 Comments
Over 70 Summer Recipes for BBQ, Picnics, and Potlucks

Over 70 Summer Recipes for BBQ, Picnics, and Potlucks There’s something wonderful about summer get togethers. Spending time outdoors with your friends and family is a great way to spend a summer weekend or holiday. You may even want to plan a get together at least once a week or every other weekend. The only […]

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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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16 Must Try Ice Cream Sandwiches

| July 24, 2019 | 8 Comments
16 Must Try Ice Cream Sandwiches

16 Must Try Ice Cream Sandwiches Remember eating ice cream sandwiches as a kid? You have the vanilla ice cream and chocolate wafers. Boring! There are so many ways you can make ice cream sandwich recipes. You don’t even have to use wafers. You can make ice cream sandwiches with everything from donuts to cookies […]

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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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Gaze to the Stars and Beyond with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/16

| July 18, 2019 | 93 Comments
Gaze to the Stars and Beyond with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/16

Gaze to the Stars and Beyond with DK Canada The stars, planets, and other objects in space are sources of interest my family can’t get enough of! We love gazing towards the skies and wonder more about what is out there. DK Canada wants readers to learn more about our universe with their collection of […]

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