Tag: christmas

Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/19

| December 20, 2017 | 60 Comments
Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 01/19

Ring in the Holiday Season with Tile One of the fun traditions of the holiday season is hanging stockings for the Man in Red to fill with goodies to enjoy on Christmas Day. In our home, we also love adding items that can be used every day. An interesting item I have on my wish […]

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7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress

| December 12, 2017 | 24 Comments
7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress

    7 Simple Strategies to Help You Reduce Christmas Stress Did you catch yourself cursing at the driver who just snagged the parking spot you’ve been waiting patiently for? Are you impatient with your kids? Your spouse?    Are you completely overwhelmed trying to make Christmas a memorable and magical moment for your loved […]

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Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/12

| December 4, 2017 | 45 Comments
Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/12

 Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time It’s that time of year again… time to settle in with your favourite snack, a cup of hot chocolate and your favourite Christmas movies! This is a list of top 10 films you don’t want to miss. Which ones are you going to watch first?     A […]

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Practical Stockings Stuffers for the Whole Family #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 01/07

| December 4, 2017 | 94 Comments
Practical Stockings Stuffers for the Whole Family #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 01/07

  It happens every year! Just when you think you’ve wrapped up your holiday gift list without going over-budget, you realize that there are still stockings to stuff. Not to worry, we have you covered. Here’s a list of some of the best stocking stuffer ideas out there that are both practical and affordable. And, […]

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Put your Best Holiday Self(ie) Forward #ChurchAndDwight

| November 30, 2017 | 11 Comments
Put your Best Holiday Self(ie) Forward #ChurchAndDwight

The holiday season is truly a magical time of year. All of the cooking, the gift wrapping, the tree decorating and…oh, is that stain on my shirt in this year’s holiday picture? And a leftover piece of turkey stuck in my teeth? Gasp! It’s a holiday nightmare! Nowadays, it’s impossible to escape from the onslaught […]

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How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget

| November 29, 2017 | 17 Comments
How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget

    How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget For many, Christmas is their favourite holiday, but it can also be the most expensive holiday. There are things you can do to help save money when you decorate for Christmas. Are you trying to stay on a budget this holiday season? Fortunately, there are […]

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Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/15

| November 21, 2017 | 56 Comments
Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/15

Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs   Some people may not like insects, but ladybugs are up there as one of the most popular within this groups of animals. They are small, cute and colourful. Kids also love to try to keep them as pets. Little Live Pets™ has a line […]

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How to Host a Holiday Party on a Budget

| November 20, 2017 | 13 Comments
How to Host a Holiday Party on a Budget

  Hosting a Holiday Party on a Budget More than any other time of year, the holidays seem to bring with it a sense of wanting to make the perfect memories for our friends and family. We are looking for that perfect tree for the house, the perfect gifts for our loved ones, the perfect […]

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Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

| November 14, 2017 | 12 Comments
Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

    Holiday Planning Tips It’s hard to believe that the holidays are just around the corner. Where did the year go? That being said, you still have plenty of time to plan for a festive holiday season. Here are a few (of many) tips to consider.                 Use a Holiday Planner One […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions

| September 19, 2017 | 4 Comments
2017 Holiday Gift Guide ~ Now Accepting Product Submissions

      We are preparing a Holiday Gift Guide full of product reviews for Moms, Dads and Kids! It will run from end of October 2017 to mid December, 2017. By taking part in the Guide, it will give the opportunity for our members and followers, which are mostly moms and women bloggers, to found out […]

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Sharing the Spirit of Giving

| December 27, 2016 | 4 Comments
Sharing the Spirit of Giving

  It’s a snowy day and I sit in front of our large breakfast nook window with my two children, watching the snowflakes stick to the trees like thick vanilla icing. It’s one of those cozy days where it feels good to not have to go anywhere, to just stay put and be present in […]

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Candy Cane Problems

| December 21, 2016 | 6 Comments
Candy Cane Problems

I can’t unwrap a candy cane without breaking them. Who cares, right? Tastes the same. Not to kids, it doesn’t. It tastes like minty disappointment. There’s no greater ruiner than she who was entrusted with a new candy cane and broke it, and no one more insulted than he whose brother managed to get an […]

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Holiday Preparation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank #ChurchAndDwight

| December 14, 2016 | 7 Comments
Holiday Preparation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank #ChurchAndDwight

    Holiday Preparation Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank It can certainly get expensive during the holidays from shopping and entertaining to baking and decorating! Many of us have a tendency to spend and buy more than we can actually afford financially. The holiday season should definitely not break our bank accounts nor should it load […]

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40 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids

| December 12, 2016 | 13 Comments
40 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids

    Are you running out of ideas for Christmas crafts to do with your kids? You will find below 40 fun and unusual Christmas crafts you can make with the family! You will certainly find a few that you have never created before! Merry Christmas!! 40 Fun Christmas Crafts for Kids Yarn Tree via […]

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Picture Perfect Holiday Brunch Entertaining Made Easy #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/06

| December 8, 2016 | 57 Comments
Picture Perfect Holiday Brunch Entertaining Made Easy #ChurchAndDwight #Giveaway ~ CAN 01/06

The holidays are all about spending quality time with those we love. This year, surprise family and friends by switching things up and hosting a fabulous holiday brunch instead of the traditional turkey dinner. We served a brunch one year to accommodate family members that could not attend for dinner and they really enjoyed it! Don’t get […]

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All About Elf on a Shelf, Should You Do It For Your Children?

| December 5, 2016 | 10 Comments
All About Elf on a Shelf, Should You Do It For Your Children?

  All About Elf on a Shelf, Should You Do It For Your Children?   If you’ve never heard of Elf on a Shelf, you are missing out on a fun, family friendly Christmas tradition for the holidays. What is Elf on a Shelf you ask? Elf on a Shelf was created with the idea […]

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May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

| November 25, 2016 | 23 Comments
May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

  It is all too easy to truly miss enjoying the magic of Christmas. Everything leads up to that one special day, and within the blink of an eye, it is vanished until next year. All the stress over shopping, cooking, receiving guests, card sending, fending off a seasonal cold, can propel us into a […]

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Season’s Greetings from the Ottawa Mommy Club

| December 25, 2015 | 5 Comments
Season’s Greetings from the Ottawa Mommy Club

  We thank you for your continuing support! Wishing you and your family a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and peaceful New Year! All the best to you and yours! Lian and Lyne

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10 Family Friendly Drinks for Christmas

| December 22, 2015 | 15 Comments
10 Family Friendly Drinks for Christmas

Christmas is only a few days away! Are you putting the finishing touches on your menu for the big day? I am! I am now down to deciding what drinks I will serve to my nearest and dearest at our gathering. This year I have uncovered 10 Family Friendly Drinks for Christmas that are perfect for […]

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Things to Consider When Planning a Work Christmas Party

| December 21, 2015 | 4 Comments
Things to Consider When Planning a Work Christmas Party

It’s that time of year again: trees, presents, eggnog, and getting to leave work early to celebrate the special Christmas season with your loved ones. But what’s an office environment without a Christmas party that brings everyone together to celebrate the end of the year and all of the successes of the past year? It’s […]

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Giving Has Never Felt So Good

| December 21, 2015 | 3 Comments
Giving Has Never Felt So Good

Christmas should be a magical time for everybody. For a lot of us, the biggest worry when it comes to water is whether we are drinking our two litres a day. However, for over 650 million people across the world, access to safe water is not even possible and around 1,400 people die each day […]

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6 Purr-fectly PetSafe Christmas Gifts for Your Four-Legged Family Member ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/11

| December 17, 2015 | 104 Comments
6 Purr-fectly PetSafe Christmas Gifts for Your Four-Legged Family Member ~ Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 01/11

In all the hustle and bustle of this holiday season it would be easy to forget your pets, but at the end of a long day of shopping who is the happiest to see you? More than likely it’s your furriest family member. So, whether you have a playful cat or an active dog, I […]

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Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle

| December 14, 2015 | 14 Comments
Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle

    Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle Are you looking to decorate your house for the Holidays with a homemade craft project? The Mason Jar Christmas Candle is super easy to make with your children and also perfect for gift giving. If you can use fresh cranberries and sprigs pine, it will give it […]

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Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies

| December 11, 2015 | 25 Comments
Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies

    The perfect cookies to serve during the holidays! These are so delicious and the white chocolate icing makes it a sweet cookie everyone will love.  Enjoy!   Chai Snickerdoodle Holiday Cookies Cookie Ingredients: 2 cup sugar 2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground ginger 1/2 tsp ground allspice 1 cup butter, room temp […]

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