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Cadbury Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
Cadbury Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

Easter celebrations have traditionally been around the family dinner table. Food has a comforting way of bringing families together and a celebration of the Resurrection of Christ can be a great festival around the dinner table. We definitely cook the traditional turkey dinner with all the side dishes including a sweet Easter dessert and always […]

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Affordable Date Ideas to Try Out After Coronavirus is Over

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
Affordable Date Ideas to Try Out After Coronavirus is Over

In today’s health climate, with everyone staying indoors, things can feel a little isolating. But these trying times will eventually pass, and to fight isolation, why not start thinking ahead to affordable date ideas for once social distancing has lifted. Dating can be an expensive business, even for couples that have been together for a […]

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Discovering Maker March with DK Canada Books #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/30

| March 31, 2020 | 28 Comments
Discovering Maker March with DK Canada Books  #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 04/30

Discovering Maker March with DK Canada Books With this extended March Break, we are ever so grateful for Discovering maker March with DK Canada Books. Maker March came just at the right time with the recent COVID-19 situation and my family and I are grateful for all the awesome crafts, science experiments, and more that […]

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Kids Toy Storage Tips

| March 30, 2020 | 0 Comments
Kids Toy Storage Tips

Kids Toy Storage Tips Kids collect a lot of toys these days and a room can look as if a tornado has ripped through it after the kids are done playing. Having good toy storage solutions can help keep a room looking tidy and make things easier for kids to find the toys they want […]

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Organic Frozen Treats: A Hit With Children And Parents

| March 27, 2020 | 2 Comments
Organic Frozen Treats: A Hit With Children And Parents

Parents rejoice! There is now a healthy frozen treat available that you can feel good about serving to your kids! Toronto-based company Fressy Bessie Foods Inc. has developed an organic popsicle known as an “ice lolly” that uses all-natural fruits and vegetables in place of artificial sugars, preservatives, and additives. The result is a healthy, […]

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An Overview Of The Tradition Of Painting Easter Eggs

| March 26, 2020 | 2 Comments
An Overview Of The Tradition Of Painting Easter Eggs

An Overview Of The Tradition Of Painting Easter Eggs You would have to go back a long time to find the history of painting Easter eggs. These oval shapes which represent birth made the perfect symbol of fertility, and are purported to date back to pre-Christian times. Nowadays, a popular folk art practiced in many […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Mason Jar Gardening

| March 25, 2020 | 2 Comments
A Beginner’s Guide to Mason Jar Gardening

A Beginner’s Guide to Mason Jar Gardening Did you know that you can grow herbs or vegetables in your kitchen using mason jars? Mason jar gardening is a great way to enjoy delicious herbs or vegetables when you don’t have the space to plant outdoors or don’t want to deal with outdoor gardening. You can […]

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Tips to Help Your Child with Spelling

| March 24, 2020 | 3 Comments
Tips to Help Your Child with Spelling

Tips to Help Your Child with Spelling A student once asked his teacher how he could look up a spelling word if he couldn’t spell: He made an excellent point. Many intelligent people find no logic in their sometimes phonetic and sometimes rule driven English language. An English speaking child that has a learning disability […]

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How To Organize And Manage Toy Clutter

| March 23, 2020 | 1 Comment
How To Organize And Manage Toy Clutter

How To Organize And Manage Toy Clutter Toy clutter is easy to end up with. It seems that kids start collecting toys at a very young age and the clutter doesn’t take long to develop. There seems to be an overwhelming need to do something about it, but few ideas that actually seem to work. […]

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Two Major Factors To Consider When Choosing A Reliable Family Vehicle 

| March 20, 2020 | 2 Comments
Two Major Factors To Consider When Choosing A Reliable Family Vehicle  

Two Major Factors To Consider When Choosing A Reliable Family Vehicle  Having a family vehicle is an asset in today’s modern world. It is considered a need, especially among families with children. In Canada, there is an average of 1.47 vehicles for every household. Traveling with the family using your own car can convert long road trips […]

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How To Make Easter Fun For The Kids

| March 19, 2020 | 4 Comments
How To Make Easter Fun For The Kids

How To Make Easter Fun For The Kids Easter is coming up, which means springtime fun is in the air. Kids love the idea of Easter and the Easter Bunny, especially if they are still young enough to believe. Make this Easter a special day by adding some fun and creative touches to your holiday. […]

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21 Paper Plate Crafts For Kids

| March 18, 2020 | 3 Comments
21 Paper Plate Crafts For Kids

Crafts are so wonderful for kids. Not only do they help them beat boredom, but they also inspired creativity. Activities like these 21 Paper Plate Crafts are so much better than having your children turn on the TV and play a video game. They also keep your kids entertained when they can’t go outdoors due […]

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13 Snacks and Crafts Inspired by Disney Princesses

| March 17, 2020 | 2 Comments
13 Snacks and Crafts Inspired by Disney Princesses

As a child, I remember reading Disney Cinderella and Snow White’s children books over and over again! Later when my kids where born, Disney made new princess movies such as Pocanthas and Mulan. Did we ever watch The Little Mermaid movie with my daughter! We even decorated her bedroom as an Ariel theme! I have […]

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3 Things Single Moms Can Fix Themselves And 2 They Shouldn’t

| March 16, 2020 | 1 Comment
3 Things Single Moms Can Fix Themselves And 2 They Shouldn’t

3 Things Single Moms Can Fix Themselves And 2 They Shouldn’t Single moms are not known for their overabundance of cash. When something breaks, a bit of DYI magic can really help them save a lot of money; however, they’re also not known for their overabundance of spare time. As a single mom, you need […]

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21 Spring Family Fun Events and Activities in Ottawa-Gatineau

| March 12, 2020 | 13 Comments
21 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 of year. Below are 21 spring family fun events and activities […]

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Why Canadian Families Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep

| March 11, 2020 | 4 Comments
Why Canadian Families Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep

Why Canadian Families Are Struggling To Get Enough Sleep It’s no secret to most of us that sleep is the most important factor for being healthy. While lack of sleep is often attributed to adults, there is increasing evidence that even children are not sleeping as well as they should. There are many reasons why this […]

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KLIIN Creates a Splash With Eco-friendly Dish Cleansing Paste

| March 10, 2020 | 65 Comments
KLIIN Creates a Splash With Eco-friendly Dish Cleansing Paste

KLIIN Creates a Splash With Eco-friendly Dish Cleansing Paste KLIIN is a Quebec-based company owned by Marie-Pierre Bérubé. Her entrepreneurial goal is to stay true to KLIIN’s ecological mission to encourage consumers to adopt new easy-on-the-environment practices. KLIIN offers a line of innovative and eco-responsible household products, including the launch of a first-of-its-kind concentrated dish […]

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Why People Wear Green On St Patrick’s Day

| March 9, 2020 | 4 Comments
Why People Wear Green On St Patrick’s Day

Why People Wear Green On St. Patrick’s Day When we think of St. Patrick’s Day, or Ireland, for that matter, we think of the colour green. The green of the lush landscape of Ireland, a leprechaun’s hat, or, most especially, the shamrock, which is always associated with this day. However, in the past, green was […]

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Fun Green Ideas For Saint Patrick’s Day

| March 5, 2020 | 4 Comments
Fun Green Ideas For Saint Patrick’s Day

Fun Green Ideas For Saint Patrick’s Day Saint Patrick’s Day is coming soon and it is time for fun green ideas for all ages. Both adults and children can have fun celebrating this Irish Holiday without having to enter one single pub. There are many great things that a person can do to get in […]

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Super Easy Skillet Fully Loaded Cookies

| March 4, 2020 | 8 Comments
Super Easy Skillet Fully Loaded Cookies

Skillet Fully Loaded Cookies recipes are all the rage! Whoever came up with idea was ingenious, don’t you think? It’s the perfect solution to satisfying a cookie craving without going through all the trouble of making dozens of cookies. This super easy skillet cookies recipe is just that… totally simple to prepare, in almost no […]

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Ancestry Encourages Canadians to Reflect on the Achievements of Women in their Family History ~ Giveaway CAN 03/31

| March 3, 2020 | 85 Comments
Ancestry Encourages Canadians to Reflect on the Achievements of Women in their Family History ~ Giveaway CAN 03/31

It’s International Women’s Day on March 8th! Did you know that in Germany on March 8th, 1914 was held International Women’s Day? From this time, it is always being held on March 8 in all countries. Women throughout history have changed the world with their strength, intelligence, and determination to create a better future. This […]

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Don’t Skip Self-Care: Popular Spa Treatments For Every Busy Mom 

| March 2, 2020 | 2 Comments
Don’t Skip Self-Care: Popular Spa Treatments For Every Busy Mom 

Don’t Skip Self-Care: Popular Spa Treatments For Every Busy Mom Between raising a family, building a successful career, and fitting in household chores, this often leaves mothers with minimal downtime to spend on themselves. According to the Industry Briefing Papers of the Global Wellness Summit, 64% of the spa clients in Canada are female, with an average age of 42 years […]

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Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

| February 27, 2020 | 8 Comments
Take Advantage of February 29th – It Only Comes Once Every Four Years!

Yay, it’s a leap year! I challenge you all to take advantage of the extra day we have this year on February 29th! Try something you’ve never done before as a family and enjoy your time together by embracing the great Canadian Winter. We have written an article that includes fun indoor and outdoor family […]

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Gentle Aromatherapy For Children

| February 26, 2020 | 1 Comment
Gentle Aromatherapy For Children

Gentle Aromatherapy For Children Aromatherapy is a gentle, safe, and effective therapeutic technique for a host of childhood ailments and disorders. Essential oils have brilliant healing properties and help regain and maintain health and well being. Working within a holistic framework, aromatherapy helps provide everyday healthcare. Children are vulnerable, and require gentler and sometimes slightly […]

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