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Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

| February 26, 2019 | 4 Comments
Finding strength through friendships at Roger Neilson House #SensFoundation

On Thursday, Feb. 28, the Ottawa Senators Foundation is hosting their annual telethon – a show dedicated to sharing stories and friendships about how your donations are making a difference for people and programs in our community. Read how parents Andrea Gumpert and David Bell have benefited from the incredible support at Roger Neilson House. […]

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Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

| February 20, 2019 | 7 Comments
Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues

Fun Kids Activities to Beat the Winter Break Blues When the kids are bored and knee deep in winter break blues, do not fear – inspiration is here! Beat the winter break blues with some fun kids activities this winter and create a winter break they will never forget! Winter inspired crafts Winter inspired crafts […]

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Top Romantic Winter Getaways

| February 19, 2019 | 11 Comments
Top Romantic Winter Getaways

Top Romantic Winter Getaways You can always have snow and ice in wintertime. Therefore, if you believe shushing together down a ski slope is romantic, go for it. Then, cuddling by a roaring fire in the ski lodge will help warm up the blood and feelings of romance. Conversely, you may prefer to have your […]

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Family Spring Break in Florida

| February 18, 2019 | 8 Comments
Family Spring Break in Florida

Family Spring Break in Florida Florida has miles and miles of coastlines with glorious beaches and ideal weather for visiting in March! If you don’t have your family spring break vacation plans yet, and you’d like to soak up some sunshine on your child’s school vacation, look no further than the Sunshine State! Here are […]

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Festival of the Arts Event at Epcot, Walt Disney World #DisneySMMC

| February 15, 2019 | 5 Comments
Festival of the Arts Event at Epcot, Walt Disney World #DisneySMMC

Festival of the Arts Event at Epcot, Walt Disney World The most recent addition to the Epcot schedule of annual Festivals is the Festival of the Arts. This is a fun filled and unique exploration of art in its many forms and it’s a wonderful time to visit the park, because the weather is cooler […]

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5 Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy This Winter

| February 13, 2019 | 11 Comments
5 Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy This Winter

5 Tips to Keep Your Home Cozy This Winter In Ottawa, and throughout eastern Ontario, winter is a seriously frigid season – with snowstorms, freezing rain, and often blizzard conditions. This isn’t a good time to be losing your indoor heat because of poor insulation or air leakage. The point is, when your home is […]

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Family Celebrations for Valentine’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA

| February 12, 2019 | 62 Comments
Family Celebrations for Valentine’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA

Family Celebrations for Valentine’s Day Traditionally, Valentine’s Day has been a holiday for celebrating romantic love between sweethearts. Today, more and more people are choosing family celebrations to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This is especially popular for people who are single, or for couples who wish to include their children in the festivities. Turning Valentine’s Day into […]

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Family Portraits to rejuvenate the Bland Walls

| February 11, 2019 | 1 Comment
Family Portraits to rejuvenate the Bland Walls

Family Portraits to rejuvenate the Bland Walls Why is family important? The family is the first social unit of any person. These are the very first people who he/she shall come into contact with. In most cases, they are the backbone of your emotional and mental state of mind. Your family will always be there […]

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10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her

| February 6, 2019 | 5 Comments
10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her

10 Ideas for a Romantic Valentines Day for Her Ooh, if you’re a true romantic and want to really have an absolutely memorable Valentines’ Day for that special someone in your life, then the following list of ideas should help you get in the right direction! First, it is extremely important to mention that the […]

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Handy Tips when Choosing Exceptional Bedroom Light Fixtures

| February 4, 2019 | 3 Comments
Handy Tips when Choosing Exceptional Bedroom Light Fixtures

Handy Tips when Choosing Exceptional Bedroom Light Fixtures When it comes to installing bedroom light fixtures, the sheer number of elaborate and magnificent designs may overwhelm you. This means that you will be spoil for choice when choosing. Lights come in pretty handy, especially when you want to set a special mood in the bedroom. […]

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23 Family Winter Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 31, 2019 | 1 Comment
23 Family Winter 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 to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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How to Clean Glass Stovetops

| January 30, 2019 | 3 Comments
How to Clean Glass Stovetops

How to Clean Glass Stovetops Not only are glass stovetops incredibly effective at cooking food, they also offer a sleek and modern design. Despite the plethora of other benefits they offer, cleaning them can be tricky because of their material. Luckily, this cleaning and care guide will help you maintain your glass stovetop so that […]

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Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test

| January 29, 2019 | 1 Comment
Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test

Tips on Getting Your Child Ready For the EQAO Test If you’re a parent with a child enrolled in the Ontario public school system, you may already be familiar with EQAO testing. If you aren’t, the EQAO, also known as the Education Quality and Accountability Office, is the body responsible for administering educational assessments. These […]

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The Latest Fashion Styles

| January 28, 2019 | 5 Comments
The Latest Fashion Styles

The Latest Fashion Styles The New Year means a fresh start for a lot of us. And a fresh start could also mean you are ready to make significant changes to your wardrobe as well. Clothes allow us to feel more confident and powerful to conquer anything that the world would throw at us. So if […]

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What Type Of Valentine Are You

| January 23, 2019 | 0 Comments
What Type Of Valentine Are You

What Type Of Valentine Are You Valentine’s Day is a marked, socially acceptable celebration of the mating rituals of the human species. People, unlike animals, are generally, and at least superficially, subtle in regard to their pro-creative urges. We use words and kind gestures as opposed to odd-sounding, pathetic calls for attention and the satisfaction […]

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How to Plan a Great Disney Vacation #DisneySMMC

| January 22, 2019 | 2 Comments
How to Plan a Great Disney Vacation #DisneySMMC

How to Plan a Great Disney Vacation Planning a trip to Disney World can be a bit overwhelming with all the accommodations and ticket choices before you arrive and then all the Park choices and ride options once you get there. This article will guide you through the different choices available to help you plan […]

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7 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Workout

| January 21, 2019 | 14 Comments
7 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Workout

7 Ways to Actually Stick to Your Workout So you’re motivated to start with your workout routine. That’s great- you took the first step, but what next? A lot of people who start with a workout routine barely stick to it till the end, and there are several reasons why that could happen. To make […]

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5 Actionable Ways to Save Money

| January 16, 2019 | 8 Comments
5 Actionable Ways to Save Money

5 Actionable Ways to Save Money Saving money is not a passive process. While it can be sometimes (like if you set up automatic deposits), it is still overall something that you need to take action to achieve. You make a choice when you decide not to spend money and to save it instead. 1. […]

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How to Plan a Valentine’s Day Party for Children

| January 15, 2019 | 1 Comment
How to Plan a Valentine’s Day Party for Children

How to Plan a Valentine’s Day Party for Children Once Christmas is over, Valentine’s Day is the next big gift-giving event and is one that everyone can get involved in – including young children. So, there is no time like the present to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day party for your child/children. Many people think […]

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How to Eat Healthy with Meal Planning

| January 14, 2019 | 10 Comments
How to Eat Healthy with Meal Planning

How to Eat Healthy with Meal Planning Studies have proven that if you eat home cooked meals 5 days in a week you can extend your life span by 10 years, what better way to embrace healthy and clean eating than meal planning. There are definitely days when it’s difficult to cook, we all have […]

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Busy Mom New Year Resolutions

| January 9, 2019 | 4 Comments
Busy Mom New Year Resolutions

Busy Mom New Year Resolutions This New Year, I promise to make New Year Resolutions such as pray often, exercise regularly, wear make-up, have a sophisticated hairstyle, wear red lipstick, eat a hearty breakfast, get another sexy little black dress, take the stairs to the 2nd floor, crave for sweets less, meet more people, reward […]

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How to Dress for a Visit to Walt Disney World in the Winter #DisneySMMC

| January 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
How to Dress for a Visit to Walt Disney World in the Winter #DisneySMMC

How to Dress for a Visit to Walt Disney World in the Winter When some people plan their Walt Disney World vacations in the winter, they figure that they are in for a real break from the cold. They pack nothing more than shorts and tank tops, only to get there and realize that it […]

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Furniture Stores

| January 7, 2019 | 1 Comment
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Furniture Stores

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Furniture Stores Purchasing furniture, like mattress buying, is a long-term investment. Therefore, caution must be exercised. You should know the following about furniture stores. 1.   You Can Negotiate the Price The sticker price isn’t the final price, and that’s why you should always negotiate for a better deal. However, […]

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Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

| January 1, 2019 | 4 Comments
Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions

Top 10 New Year’s Resolutions A New Year has come, and like many, you have made a resolution. The resolutions that people make can differ greatly, yet some seem to appear year after year, often for the same person. The following are the top 10 New Year’s resolutions: 1. Lose Weight This is one of […]

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