Tag: christmas

Holiday Planning Tips With FREE Printable Planner

| November 14, 2017 | 7 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 | 5 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 | 11 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 | 20 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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25 Holiday Family Friendly Activities To Do Around Ottawa

| November 25, 2016 | 22 Comments
25 Holiday Family Friendly Activities To Do Around Ottawa

The holiday season is upon us! With all of the hustle and bustle of upcoming celebrations before you, there should also be time to spend with your family to enjoy the season. Not sure what to do? There is so much to see and do in Ottawa during this time of year with your family. […]

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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 | 13 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 | 103 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 | 10 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 | 23 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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4 Tips on Saving Money During the Holidays

| December 8, 2015 | 3 Comments
4 Tips on Saving Money During the Holidays

 Saving Money During the Holidays   With the hype that holidays usually bring, people always have the tendency to buy more and spend more without taking into account the consequences that their actions can bring. Hence, it does not necessarily mean that because it is the holidays you have all the reason in this world […]

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Adorable Rudolph Hot Cocoa DIY Holiday Gift with Printable

| December 4, 2015 | 14 Comments
Adorable Rudolph Hot Cocoa DIY Holiday Gift with Printable

     These Rudolph Hot Cocoa gifts are so adorable that you can give them to everyone one on our Christmas gift list! They are super easy to make with your children and are an ideal gift for teachers, bus drivers, co-workers, neighbours, and especially your kids and spouse. You can also decorate your Christmas tree with […]

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Dear Santa Printable Letter

| November 30, 2015 | 8 Comments
Dear Santa Printable Letter

How adorable is this printable letter that you can give your child to write to Santa! Postal elves are busy helping Santa reply to each and every letter they receive in the North Pole. Santa answers letters in more than 30 languages, including Braille!     Canada Post has 3 simple rules when sending a […]

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Give This Holiday Season with Staples and Me To We! #MoreSurprises #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

| November 23, 2015 | 50 Comments
Give This Holiday Season with Staples and Me To We! #MoreSurprises #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/20

Christmas has to be one of my favourite times of the year. I love when shops and homes are dressed up with lights and decorations, a warm cup of cocoa is always welcome, and hanging out with family and friends to celebrate the season is a lot of fun. I also like teaching my kids […]

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A Festive Giveaway for your Family #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/07

| November 4, 2015 | 123 Comments
A Festive Giveaway for your Family #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/07

  There are so many things to do around the holiday season – whether you’re planning for a winter getaway, attending events or preparing for family reunions – it’s no wonder stocking stuffers can be overlooked. But, let’s not forget that for your kids (and adults too!), little surprises can be just as exciting as […]

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How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

| April 16, 2015 | 19 Comments
How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

Fragrant bath bombs make bathing so much more fun and enjoyable. For this project, I used a small muffin pan, lavender pure essential oil for a relaxing effect and some purple food colouring for my desired color. But feel free to get creative! Discover other molds to create floral or heart shapes. Select your favorite […]

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Our “Alternative” Christmas

| January 12, 2015 | 13 Comments
Our “Alternative” Christmas

In the fall, I learned that my brother- and sister-in-law were planning to meet up with her side of the family in Barbados for Christmas. Her family is all in England, making time together harder to come by. Since Christmas is one of my favourite holidays, and Mary, now 3, was for the first time […]

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