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Here’s What Parents with Little Computer Knowledge Should Do if it Crashes

| April 23, 2018 | 0 Comments
Here’s What Parents with Little Computer Knowledge Should Do if it Crashes

Here’s What Parents with Little Computer Knowledge Should Do if it Crashes If you’re a parent with little to no computer knowledge and your child has encountered crash issues with their computer, it could be time to get involved and get their computer working again. Trying to fix crash errors is a daunting process, especially […]

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Donate Your Spring Cleaning Items to these 5 Local Charities

| April 19, 2018 | 4 Comments
Donate Your Spring Cleaning Items to these 5 Local Charities

Spring in Ottawa means warmer weather, sunshine, birds chirping and tulips blooming. It’s also a time when we have the urge to clean out our home to get rid of items we no longer need or want. Instead of throwing these items away, consider donating them to local charities who will re-use, recycle and re-purpose […]

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14 Must Make Minnie Mouse Projects

| April 18, 2018 | 4 Comments
14 Must Make Minnie Mouse Projects

Minnie is often the subject of a wide range of craft projects. I’ve put together a list of 14 must-make Minnie Mouse projects for all ages. So, the next time you’re in the mood to make something fun, I hope at least a couple of these possibilities appeal to you. Many of these ideas would […]

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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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The Incredibles 2 Coming to Theatres #DisneySMMC

| April 16, 2018 | 9 Comments
The Incredibles 2 Coming to Theatres #DisneySMMC

The Incredibles 2 Coming to Theatres June 15th, 2018 Fans of The Incredibles movie have been waiting since 2004 for the release of the sequel! The Incredibles is the story of a family with super abilities trying to balance domestic life with their incredible powers after super heroes are considered outlaws. It is one of the best superhero films ever […]

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25 Healthy Snack Ideas to Fight Cravings

| April 13, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Healthy Snack Ideas to Fight Cravings

We all want to eat better. We all also know that eating healthy food will make us feel better. So, obviously, we want to put good food into our bodies. The problem is that unhealthy food tastes so good. Whether it’s chocolate cake or ice cream, we all have those foods that we can’t seem […]

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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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Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks #DisneySMMC

| April 10, 2018 | 9 Comments
Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks #DisneySMMC

Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks Similarly to how Disney is constantly evolving their movie franchise by adding in new movies and characters, they are also improving and evolving their parks to fit the themes of the new Disney movies and characters as well. Throughout the next few years Disney has revealed several changes and […]

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Which Diet Plan Is Best for You?

| April 9, 2018 | 13 Comments
Which Diet Plan Is Best for You?

Which Diet Plan Is Best for You? A new year has arrived and you made the resolution to lose some weight, but how? Often we make these resolutions without a clear plan in mind. It’s not enough to just say that you’re going to lose weight, you need to have a plan. Which diet plan […]

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20 Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Busy Mornings

| April 6, 2018 | 5 Comments
20 Healthy Breakfast Recipes For Busy Mornings

You’re constantly on the go and breakfast just doesn’t seem that important. A coffee and a muffin from your favourite coffee shop is fine, right? Not exactly. Many coffee drinks are loaded with sugar and that “healthy” muffin can carry over 500 calories. It’s not uncommon for these quick breakfast options to have a total […]

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Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

| April 5, 2018 | 9 Comments
Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist

Spring Cleaning with Kids and a Printable Checklist We all know that a checklist can make it easier to get stuff done. If you have children, you may not think a lot about the chores they can do. However, children are able to do so much more than you realize. Obviously, the age of the […]

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Home Delivery Is Changing How Ontarians Buy Meat

| April 4, 2018 | 9 Comments
Home Delivery Is Changing How Ontarians Buy Meat

Home Delivery Is Changing How Ontarians Buy Meat There was a time when most Canadians who wanted to pick up some fresh steaks or chicken breasts would simply head down to the nearest supermarket and see what was available. But in recent years to major trends have been completely reshaping the retail market for meat […]

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6 Surprising Facts About the Man Behind Disney

| April 4, 2018 | 8 Comments
6 Surprising Facts About the Man Behind Disney

6 Surprising Facts About the Man Behind Disney Many know the man, Walt Disney, as the epitome of the American Dream and the man behind one of the world’s most beloved theme parks and entertainment empires. There is no denying Mr. Disney’s influence on the world through his creativity and business drive. The Walt Disney Company […]

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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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Peanut Butter and Jelly On The Menu

| April 2, 2018 | 10 Comments
Peanut Butter and Jelly On The Menu

Is there any food more iconic to your childhood than the peanut butter and jelly sandwich? It’s something that children have enjoyed for decades. It’s not only quick and easy for parents and children to throw together for a quick lunch or snack, but it tastes amazing. In fact, it tastes so good that there […]

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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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Just for Laughs Presents the Fun Show with Cat & Nat ~ #Giveaway 04/03

| March 27, 2018 | 11 Comments
Just for Laughs Presents the Fun Show with Cat & Nat ~ #Giveaway 04/03

Just for Laughs Presents  The FUN show with Cat and Nat !     CENTREPOINTE THEATRE • OTTAWA SUNDAY, APRIL 8   Just For Laughs presents Cat & Nat live – going on tour and bringing The FUN Show with Cat & Nat to Ottawa’s Centrepointe Theatre on April 8. This hilarious and fun night out will […]

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First Date Problems

First Date Problems

First Date Problems Anytime someone tells me, “I hate driving in downtown Ottawa”, I tell them the story of Hubs’ and my first date, 11 years ago this week. I was living and working five hours north of the city in Val-d’Or, smallish-town Quebec. But I got down to Ottawa often, to see family and […]

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Bunny Butt Treats Recipes

| March 23, 2018 | 10 Comments
Bunny Butt Treats Recipes

Spring is almost here and with spring comes cute little bunnies. Is there anything cuter than a bunny? What about a cute bunny butt? Rabbits have the cutest little tushies. You can’t help but smile when you see a cute bunny hopping through your yard. If you want to capture that cuteness into a delicious […]

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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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11 Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

| March 19, 2018 | 7 Comments
11 Creative Ways to Decorate Easter Eggs

Easter is such a magical holiday for little ones. There’s the Easter bunny, Easter treats, cookies and chocolate, Easter crafts, Easter baskets, and of course the egg hunt. Remember growing up and decorating eggs with your parents? Chances are you simply dipped the eggs in some dye and that was it. While that’s fun, there are […]

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