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4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

| November 12, 2015 | 7 Comments
4 Tips To Look Fabulous While Being Discreet

Fashion. For some people, it can be a daunting subject because it is subjective and changes very rapidly. Some people feel as though they need to keep up every trend, and that is not the case. Not every trend will work for everyone. Sometimes, looking fabulous is not about having the designer labels, but is […]

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Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

| November 9, 2015 | 8 Comments
Planning My Bahama Islands Bucket List to Escape Winter! #BahamasBucketList

The drop in temperature has really got me longing for the lazy summer days that passed us by only a few short weeks ago. This got me thinking about places my family and I could go where we could kick back and soak up the sun for a few days. I spoke with my sister […]

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Bring Home Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide This Holiday Season! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

| November 5, 2015 | 74 Comments
Bring Home Disney Frozen: The Enchanted Guide This Holiday Season! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/14

The holidays are just around the corner, and the long lists to Santa are beginning to be written. One gift that is great to give to kids are books. Kids can learn and be taken to magical worlds of imagination for hours on end. DK Canada has a 2015 Gift Book Boutique with books that […]

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Gifting Made Easy with Breakaway Experiences! Review and Giveaway! #HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/12

| November 3, 2015 | 58 Comments
Gifting Made Easy with Breakaway Experiences! Review and Giveaway! #HolidayGiftGuide CAN 12/12

Gifts. I love giving them, but I always wonder if I have found just the right gift for that special someone. Some people are really hard to gift shop for, and it can be a challenge. There are times that the perfect gift may not be found in a wrapped package. This is why I […]

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Set Your Fitness Goals Easily With Life Trak – A Review #HolidayGiftGuide

| October 29, 2015 | 9 Comments
Set Your Fitness Goals Easily With Life Trak – A Review #HolidayGiftGuide

Work, responsibilities at home and kids make it hard sometimes to make time for yourself to get fit. It is hard to gauge how active (or inactive) I am because, well, because I am so concentrated on my family and my other responsibilities. I was curious about how much time I spend at my desk […]

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5 Tips for Working-Out with Confidence

| October 16, 2015 | 9 Comments
5 Tips for Working-Out with Confidence

  For most people, working out is a hard habit to start. It is a commitment you have to make to yourself to do, and it can be a tough one to maintain. For some people, not working out has to do with a lack of confidence. I wanted to share some tips to help […]

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Take Playskool’s Play-Stow-Go Toys Wherever You Go!

| October 15, 2015 | 5 Comments
Take Playskool’s Play-Stow-Go Toys Wherever You Go!

Children, including babies and toddlers, love to play. Children need this form of activity for many reasons. Play allows babies to become stronger, improve their fine motor skills through sensory play. Playskool understands the importance of play for young children. Their new line of Play-Stow-Go toys encourage young children to be able to play on […]

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Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

| October 8, 2015 | 8 Comments
Amazing Time at Parc Omega #OutaouaisFun

  My family and I have never been to Parc Omega, located in the beautiful and picturesque Montebello area in the Outaouais region. Somehow, I thought the Parc was seeing a few animals on the trails while passing by in your vehicle with a picnic area. Talk about not informing myself on such an amazing destination for […]

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Come Out and Celebrate The Ottawa Senators Home Opener with Canadian Tire! #Contest #TMLTalk #GoSensGo #CTHockeyTruck

| October 6, 2015 | 5 Comments
Come Out and Celebrate The Ottawa Senators Home Opener with Canadian Tire! #Contest #TMLTalk #GoSensGo #CTHockeyTruck

Get those Sens jerseys out and ready, Ottawa! The 2015-2016 Ottawa Senators hockey season is about to kick off! Their first home game gets under way on Sunday, October 11, 2015 at the Canadian Tire Centre! Excited yet? Well, Canadian Tire wants Sens fans to get even more excited about this season by holding the […]

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4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

| October 5, 2015 | 15 Comments
4 of My Must-Have Travel Items

Whether it is a road trip or a flight off to a fun destination, I love to travel. I pack my bags and take off to begin memorable adventures. Though I tend to bring more items than I need to, there are certain things I always carry with me when I am away in order […]

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Saving for Your Child’s ‘Someday’ is Easy with #RESPwithRBC and Contest!

| September 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
Saving for Your Child’s ‘Someday’ is Easy with #RESPwithRBC and Contest!

Saving for your child’s ‘Someday’ is an important step for parents to make to help save money for their child’s post-secondary education. Figuring out how to save for these goals can be daunting, and a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) is one way to do it. Participants of the #RESPwithRBC Twitter Party received a lot […]

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Heal What Ails You With The Boiron Homeopathic Medicine Finder App! – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/12

| September 10, 2015 | 60 Comments
Heal What Ails You With The Boiron Homeopathic Medicine Finder App! – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/12

Getting sick. It happens to all of us at one time or another. It is great knowing what to take in order to relieve the symptoms. There are so many products on the market to heal what ails us, it is hard to choose which one would be the best to use. Many people believe […]

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Fun and Easy Listening with Kinivo – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 3, 2015 | 95 Comments
Fun and Easy Listening with Kinivo – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

No matter what we do in our lives, we are all looking for more convenient ways of doing things. In our home, we LOVE listening to music. While working at our desks, cooking dinner or getting around town without a car, music is a huge part of passing the time whether we are together or […]

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Imagination Takes Flight with The Rag & Bone Theatre – A Review

| August 27, 2015 | 6 Comments
Imagination Takes Flight with The Rag & Bone Theatre – A Review

Live theatre in the outdoors are a favourite activity for people to attend during the summer. It is especially great for kids because they are not in an enclosed space and they are getting some fresh air while being entertained. The Odyssey Theatre’s Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre holds matinée performances each year to give […]

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Marvel Universe Live in Ottawa ~ A Review

| August 13, 2015 | 11 Comments
Marvel Universe Live in Ottawa ~ A Review

I stood at the front door and yelled. ” Avengers Assemble!” Captain America and Spider-man came running at me and then through me out the door, to the car and they hopped in. One quick picture and we were off to see Marvel Universe Live at the Canadian Tire Centre and all their favourite super heroes […]

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Buying and Selling Items Made Easy with VarageSale!

| August 12, 2015 | 12 Comments
Buying and Selling Items Made Easy with VarageSale!

Every few months, my other half likes to lighten the load of things in our home. Since there are five members of our family, it is easy to accumulate a lot of items in a short amount of time. You know, shoes, toys and devices that we either outgrow or no longer use.     […]

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Odyssey Theatre Brings Puppet Shows to the Park and Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/17

| June 29, 2015 | 15 Comments
Odyssey Theatre Brings Puppet Shows to the Park and Tickets Giveaway ~ Ottawa Area 07/17

    Odyssey Theatre brings puppet shows to the park Lighter than Air floats into Strathcona Park Odyssey’s Theatre Under the Stars partners with Rag & Bone Puppet Theatre to bring entertaining and educational shows to the outdoor stage. To accompany their main show, The Things We Do For Love, there are youth matinees for […]

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25 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

| March 2, 2015 | 9 Comments
25 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Kids

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner, so why not get your kids green with envy about Leprechauns, pot of gold, and Irish luck by reading a St. Patrick Day book with them!  You can purchase these books at Indigo/Chapters/Coles, Amazon or barrow them from your local library.    King Puck by Michael Garland: 006084809X A […]

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Family-Friendly Winter Events in Ottawa

| February 3, 2015 | 9 Comments
Family-Friendly Winter Events in Ottawa

On the bitterest of winter days in Ottawa, nothing beats snuggling up inside and spending quality time with the family. But for those itching to get outside, our great city has plenty of awesome family events and activities to enjoy this winter, like the following: Winterlude Ottawa residents are very lucky to be able to […]

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The NCC Officially Opens it’s 2015 Rideau Canal Skateway Season Today!

| January 10, 2015 | 9 Comments
The NCC Officially Opens it’s 2015 Rideau Canal Skateway Season Today!

The NCC kicks off it’s 45th season of the Rideau Canal Skateway today on Saturday January 10th, 2015. Not all section of the Canal is open. To keep up to date with the ice conditions, you can download the Mobile Applications for Android and iPhone, which provides ice conditions, a Skateway map, a listing of available services […]

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My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

| November 10, 2014 | 10 Comments
My Giving Moment for the Holidays #DareYou

  Ever since my children were registered into recreational sports such as soccer and hockey, my husband and I volunteered with the local youth organizations in the positions of convenor and/or assistant coach. We always thought that it was necessary to teach our children the importance of giving back to their community without being paid for our time […]

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Express Yourself this Christmas with a Caricature from FunkyCartoon.com (A Review & Giveaway!)

| November 3, 2014 | 27 Comments
Express Yourself this Christmas with a Caricature from FunkyCartoon.com (A Review & Giveaway!)

I have always wanted a caricature done of myself. Every time I travel I catch myself stopping in front of a street vendor who is in the middle of drawing a caricature and I am in awe of how accurate yet humoristic the picture looks. I could hardly wait to have one done of myself […]

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Opera Lyra Presents Opera for Families ~ The Magic Flute on Oct. 25, 26 and Nov. 1

| October 20, 2014 | 7 Comments
Opera Lyra Presents Opera for Families ~ The Magic Flute on Oct. 25, 26 and Nov. 1

  Join us for an enchanting operatic show for families based on an adaption of The Magic Flute There once was a huge planet that broke into two smaller planets: the Sun Planet ruled by the kind Sarastro and the Moon Planet ruled by the wicked Queen of the Night. At the beginning, we meet […]

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City of #Ottawa Museums ~ Special Events and Programs for September

| September 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
City of #Ottawa Museums ~ Special Events and Programs for September

Shades of the Evening, “Over There / Over Here” – September 26 and 27 and October 3 and 4 Cumberland Heritage Village Museum Presented by Vintage Stock Theatre Production The War to end All Wars, the War for Civilization, the Great War, had broken out. It was a war in which Canada, in pain and […]

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