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Donate Your Spring Cleaning Items to these 5 Local Charities

| April 19, 2018 | 4 Comments
Donate Your Spring Cleaning Items to these 5 Local Charities

Spring in Ottawa means warmer weather, sunshine, birds chirping and tulips blooming. It’s also a time when we have the urge to clean out our home to get rid of items we no longer need or want. Instead of throwing these items away, consider donating them to local charities who will re-use, recycle and re-purpose […]

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5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

| April 17, 2018 | 6 Comments
5 Reasons to Eat Dinner as a Family

Remember when everyone gathered around the table to have dinner each evening? It almost seems to be a thing of the past. Between practice, working overtime, and other activities that affect our family, families rarely sit down to have dinner together. That’s a shame because it can have such a negative impact on our children. […]

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Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

| April 11, 2018 | 4 Comments
Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring

Outdoor STEM Activities to Celebrate Spring Spring is almost here, and your kids are probably looking forward to getting outdoors. While there are several ways for them to play and have fun, there are also ways for them to learn. Whether you let them plant flowers or harness the power of the sun, there are […]

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Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks #DisneySMMC

| April 10, 2018 | 9 Comments
Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks #DisneySMMC

Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks Similarly to how Disney is constantly evolving their movie franchise by adding in new movies and characters, they are also improving and evolving their parks to fit the themes of the new Disney movies and characters as well. Throughout the next few years Disney has revealed several changes and […]

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Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

| April 5, 2018 | 9 Comments
Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist We all know that a checklist can make it easier to get stuff done. If you have children, you may not think a lot about the chores they can do. However, children are able to do so much more than you realize. Obviously, the age of the […]

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Home Delivery Is Changing How Ontarians Buy Meat

| April 4, 2018 | 9 Comments
Home Delivery Is Changing How Ontarians Buy Meat

Home Delivery Is Changing How Ontarians Buy Meat There was a time when most Canadians who wanted to pick up some fresh steaks or chicken breasts would simply head down to the nearest supermarket and see what was available. But in recent years to major trends have been completely reshaping the retail market for meat […]

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6 Surprising Facts About the Man Behind Disney

| April 4, 2018 | 8 Comments
6 Surprising Facts About the Man Behind Disney

6 Surprising Facts About the Man Behind Disney Many know the man, Walt Disney, as the epitome of the American Dream and the man behind one of the world’s most beloved theme parks and entertainment empires. There is no denying Mr. Disney’s influence on the world through his creativity and business drive. The Walt Disney Company […]

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Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/04

| April 3, 2018 | 319 Comments
Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/04

Celebrate This Spring with Canadian Turkey! #TimeForTurkey Spring has sprung! Have you begun to think about some of things you want to do now that warmer weather is on its way? There are many special days that are great opportunities for families to get together and enjoy special moments with one another. One way to […]

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20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

20 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau Spring is about to bloom in the nation’s capital! Families can take in the warmer weather and enjoy more of what this city has to offer! Ottawa is a great city that offers many events and activities for families to take part in during this time […]

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12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

| March 20, 2018 | 4 Comments
12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa

12 Easter Weekend Family Fun Activities Around Ottawa Getting ready for Easter weekend, yet you are not sure what’s happening in and around Ottawa? Get ready to jot down some great ideas as we are sharing 12 Easter weekend family fun activities around Ottawa everyone will enjoy!     1. Easter at Billings Bridge Shopping Centre […]

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When It’s Time To Buy A House, Do You Buy New Or “Used”?

| March 13, 2018 | 5 Comments
When It’s Time To Buy A House, Do You Buy New Or “Used”?

When It’s Time To Buy A House, Do You Buy New Or “Used”? Buying a house can be terrifying. Buying a house in Ottawa is even more terrifying, for many reasons. There are so many questions to answer: should you save up every single penny you have to get a 20% down payment? If you don’t […]

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Tips for a Mishap-Free March Break

| February 26, 2018 | 3 Comments
Tips for a Mishap-Free March Break

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   With the end of February fast approaching, it can only mean one thing: March Break is coming! Are you ready? The kiddos sure are! It’s the perfect time for a fun family getaway, […]

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Transit Travel in Toronto – TTC and Taxi #SeeTorontoNow

| February 22, 2018 | 6 Comments
Transit Travel in Toronto – TTC and Taxi #SeeTorontoNow

  Transit Travel in Toronto – TTC and Taxi The hustle and bustle of Canada’s largest city, Toronto, can be an adventure to navigate, especially if it your first visit there. While using your car to get you everywhere may be convenient, it could also take a bit of the fun away from experiencing everything […]

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3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy

| February 19, 2018 | 9 Comments
3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy

3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy How do you choose where to go for your family vacation? The location must satisfy you all, and that is no mean feat when you all have different ideas on what you want your vacation to be like – especially if it must […]

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What is the Ketogenic Diet

| February 14, 2018 | 11 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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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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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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Simple Ways to Make your Bathroom Look Bigger

| January 26, 2018 | 11 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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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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18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2018 | 5 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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