Tag: family

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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Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

| April 12, 2018 | 43 Comments
Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/11

Become a Maker This Spring with DK Canada Spring is all about being creative and trying new things. Whether it is with a device or with your hands, there are so many ways to create and make something and have doing it. DK Canada knows that Canadians have a creative spirit and would love to help […]

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Dieting and Nutrition Tips to Ensure a Healthy Life for You and Your Kids

| April 12, 2018 | 2 Comments
Dieting and Nutrition Tips to Ensure a Healthy Life for You and Your Kids

Dieting and Nutrition Tips to Ensure a Healthy Life for You and Your Kids As mothers, we want what is best for our families as well as for ourselves. This includes making the right eating choices and helping our kids develop eating habits and proper nutrition which will benefit them as they enter adolescence, leave […]

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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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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 Make Ahead Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

| March 30, 2018 | 16 Comments
20 Make Ahead Freezer Meals for Busy Moms

Let’s face it. Drive-thru may make our lives easier, but they can certainly make our wallets thinner. Think about how much you spend at your favourite fast food place each evening and multiple that by the number of times you eat out each week and then by 52 weeks. The numbers can be staggering. But […]

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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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Canvas Factory Helps Feed a Mother’s Obsession #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 04/20

| March 22, 2018 | 207 Comments
Canvas Factory Helps Feed a Mother’s Obsession #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 04/20

  Canvas Factory Helps Feed a Mother’s Obsession As a mother, I am completely obsessed with pictures. I love capturing that perfect moment to remember forever. Unfortunately, though, these days it’s easier to take pictures than it is to print pictures. I mean, 15 years ago, printing wasn’t easy, but at least you only had […]

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Easter Lunchbox Jokes For Kids

| March 21, 2018 | 5 Comments
Easter Lunchbox Jokes For Kids

Easter Lunchbox Jokes For Kids Did you know that there are so many little things you can do for your kids this Easter that cost next to nothing? It might be cutting their sandwiches into the shape of an Easter egg, printing Easter lunchbox jokes or including some cute Easter bunny cookies in their lunchbox. […]

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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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Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game

| March 14, 2018 | 5 Comments
Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game

Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game Are you looking for fun ways to keep the little ones busy? As the weather begins to warm, and the flowers begin to bloom, you may be thinking about Easter activities such as this Some Bunny Loves You Alphabet Game are so many things you can do with your kids […]

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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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Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

| March 7, 2018 | 25 Comments
Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 04/06

Pop into Shopville at Shopkins Live! Shop It Up!   Shopkins are one of the world’s most popular toy brands. This is all my kids talk about and request (constantly) for gifts or when shopping. Children love finding and collecting the latest characters to add to their collections at home. Koba Entertainment and Moose Toys, […]

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10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

| March 5, 2018 | 6 Comments
10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa

10 March Break Camps and Activities Around Ottawa March Break is just around the corner! Do you have anything planned for your child to do during this time away from school? If not, take a look at these 10 March Break Activities and Camps your child can have fun attending this year either on their […]

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Learn Something New with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

| February 28, 2018 | 101 Comments
Learn Something New with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/30

Learn Something New with DK Canada One of the best aspect about books is that they are a fabulous resource of information. They allow readers to learn about their interests and then build off them to pursue their passions. DK Canada has books that touch on numerous topics that pique our interests and help us learn […]

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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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Pot O’Gold Oreo Cookies Recipe

| February 23, 2018 | 13 Comments
Pot O’Gold Oreo Cookies Recipe

Do you want to make a fun treat for your kids to enjoy on St. Patrick’s Day? These Pot O’ Gold Oreo Cookies are perfect. Not only are they fun and easy to make, but they are so darn cute. Everyone is going to love these. No one will believe how easy these were to […]

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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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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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10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

| February 1, 2018 | 10 Comments
10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids

Valentine’s Day is a fun holiday for everyone. Not only is there chocolate and exchanging Valentines with family and friends, it’s also a “crafty” occasion. Of compiled a list of 10 Valentine’s Day Crafts for Kids many of them suitable for the younger set. Better yet, some of these things make really adorable gifts! The […]

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Imagine This: Titus Mountain Ski Center in Malone, NY

| January 30, 2018 | 4 Comments
Imagine This: Titus Mountain Ski Center in Malone, NY

Imagine a place where the musky scent of fresh-burning logs forever fills your senses; where the notes of nostalgia envelope you like an old friend, where the air is crisp and invigorating. Imagine a place that is surrounded by snow-capped hills and lush, green mountains; a place that brings you warmth even when it’s cold. […]

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Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

| January 26, 2018 | 418 Comments
Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! #PowerUpWithTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/23

Add a Healthy Touch to Everyday Meals with Canadian Turkey! The beginning of a new year signals a fresh new start for many Canadians. Some people like to set goals to start eating better. Picking a protein that is versatile is key to making meal planning an easy task to perform for busy families. With […]

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Rowdy. You Don’t Say.

| January 23, 2018 | 4 Comments
Rowdy. You Don’t Say.

I’m not a fan of those “open letter” posts, where the person does nothing in the moment, but then goes home and rants online like they’re all tough and making a difference. But if I were the type to write an open letter-style post, it might be titled something like this: AN OPEN LETTER TO FRIENDS AND […]

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