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6 Reasons to Stay at a Disney Resort

| June 25, 2018 | 6 Comments
6 Reasons to Stay at a Disney Resort

If your family is planning a Walt Disney World vacation, you may be tempted to stay at a hotel outside of the resort. The thing is there are so many benefits to staying at the park. Whether it’s the earlier and later access to the park or extending the magic, there are many reasons to […]

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Machine De Cirque – Ottawa Children’s Festival #REVIEW

| May 12, 2018 | 2 Comments
Machine De Cirque – Ottawa Children’s Festival #REVIEW

The Ottawa Children’s Festival is an event Ottawa families wait all year for and in it’s 33rd year, this year was no different; except that this year I was offered an opportunity to see a performance I may not have otherwise seen – and it was exceptional! I was asked by Ottawa Mommy Club to […]

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Exciting Changes and Additions Coming to Disney Parks

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

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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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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18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2018 | 5 Comments
18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

18 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa   The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities […]

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Christmas Cookie Sticks Recipe

| December 15, 2017 | 16 Comments
Christmas Cookie Sticks Recipe

    If you’re looking for a Christmas cookie recipe that’s as fun as it is versatile, these Christmas Cookie Sticks might be just what you’re looking for! When you think about it, the decorating possibilities are almost endless. Better yet, the kids will have a blast helping you get the job done. As you […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe

| December 8, 2017 | 18 Comments
Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe

  Chocolate Peppermint Truffles Recipe Aren’t these Chocolate peppermint truffles gorgeous? They’re surprisingly easy to make and they add an extra bit of holiday flair to the table. This particular recipe makes 20 average-size truffles. You can easily double or even triple the batch, if necessary. Or, to make a smaller batch, simply cut the recipe […]

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Capture Adventure with VTech Canada Kidizoom Action Cam #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/29

| November 30, 2017 | 35 Comments
Capture Adventure with VTech Canada Kidizoom Action Cam #Review #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/29

    Capture Adventure with VTech Canada Kidizoom Action Cam Capturing memories is what my family loves to do. Whether it is of something they see, a funny selfie, to a video of themselves being wacky, we saving these memories. My kids are becoming better with being on both sides of the camera and I […]

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Just in Time for Christmas: Shortbread Cookies Recipe

| November 24, 2017 | 21 Comments
Just in Time for Christmas: Shortbread Cookies Recipe

    Shortbread cookies are very popular at our house for a special Christmas treat. When my kids were younger, we used to make them every year and share with family and friends. I usually just take the recipe from my cookbook, but not this time around. I was talking to my friend Sandy from […]

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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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Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

| November 13, 2017 | 55 Comments
Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/10

    Ride the Path with Polar Stroller Skis! Polar Stroller is a small family business (husband & wife team) in Calgary, who design and manufacture skis for strollers and bike trailers in Canada. They first designed their products for their own personal use, to be able to continue to enjoy winter walks with their […]

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How to Decorate Your Home for Fall

| September 25, 2017 | 5 Comments
How to Decorate Your Home for Fall

    How to Decorate Your Home for Fall Are you looking for some great ideas to decorate your home for fall? There’s no better way to get into the mood of a good season than by pulling out the decorations and setting the stage yourself. If you’re the type of person who loves fall, […]

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Back to School Breakfast Solutions – The Most Important Meal of the Day

| August 25, 2017 | 19 Comments
Back to School Breakfast Solutions – The Most Important Meal of the Day

    Back to School Breakfast Solutions – The Most Important Meal of the Day Breakfast is the most important meal of the day but many students go to school every day without having breakfast. As a result, these kids don’t have the energy needed to stay focused throughout the day. They’re tired and sometimes, […]

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16 Spiderman Themed Ideas

| August 22, 2017 | 6 Comments
16 Spiderman Themed Ideas

    Do you have a little one who eats, sleeps and breathes all thing Spiderman?  If they or even you are a lover of the comics or the movie series you can not pass up the opportunity to go beyond the normal “Mom” duties for parties. You are in for a real spidey treat […]

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5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches

| August 18, 2017 | 17 Comments
5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches

    5 Healthy Meal Ideas for Back to School Lunches When the kids head back to school, things can get pretty hectic. There is always so much to do and not a lot of time to take care of things. In addition to establishing a good nighttime routine and getting the kids up and […]

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3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns

| August 14, 2017 | 3 Comments
3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns

    3 Ways Parents Can Prevent Back-to-School Meltdowns Back-to-school meltdowns are a real problem for many parents every year. Some kids have a hard time being away from home, even for a few hours during the day. They are frightened, nervous and worried about going to school. These kids often express their fears by […]

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Delicious Breakfast Egg Muffins Recipe

| August 11, 2017 | 22 Comments
Delicious Breakfast Egg Muffins Recipe

    What am I going to have for breakfast? This is often times thought about before even climbing out of bed. I’m sure the usual comes to mind of Cereal, coffee, toasts, maybe even the “on the way to work Starbucks” is on your normal go to list. How about something healthier and homemade for a […]

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Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

| August 1, 2017 | 4 Comments
Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun

Discover Culture, Food and Fun in the #Outaouais! #JoieDeVivre #OutaouaisFun   Picking a getaway destination soon? Have you considered visiting the Outaouais? Neighbouring Canada’s capital, the Outaouais is a beautiful and vibrant region that holds an abundance of activities for visitors to choose from. Want to discover culture, food and fun? The Outaouais holds all […]

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3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 61 Comments
3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

3 Ways to Celebrate Canada with DK Canada With Canada 150 upon us, it is a year of celebrating Canada in so many different ways. It can be done in so many different ways, either inside of your home or on adventures across the country. DK Canada has books on numerous topics that help Canadians […]

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Colourful Unicorn Poop Cookies Recipe

| July 21, 2017 | 18 Comments
Colourful Unicorn Poop Cookies Recipe

    Colourful Unicorn Poop Cookies Recipe Unicorn-themed desserts have quite easily become one of 2017’s most popular trends! From the iconic Starbucks® Frappuccino® drink, to cupcakes, cakes, and more: these magical treats surely aren’t going anywhere (yet)! This delightful new recipe is bringing a classic and amusing twist on traditional cookies. Are you ready […]

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Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

| June 12, 2017 | 42 Comments
Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/30

    Father’s Day: Why Dads are Important Father’s Day is a special day set aside for sons and daughters to show their dads how much he means to them. However, it’s more than that. It’s a day to show the world just how important dads are. Fathers play a very important role in the […]

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Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed

| May 31, 2017 | 9 Comments
Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed

  Celebrating Father’s Day when Your Dad Has Passed Father’s Day can be sad and lonely when you’ve lost your dad but it doesn’t have to always be that way. Once the grieving process has passed, it’s time to look at things from a different perspective. Instead of spending the day feeling sad, honour your […]

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3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

| May 30, 2017 | 6 Comments
3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day

  3 Gift Ideas for New Dads on Father’s Day Father’s Day will never be same once he has a baby of his own. New dads are so excited when they get to hold their little one for the first time and the way they view life often changes. Most first-time dads have their own feelings […]

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9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

| May 22, 2017 | 9 Comments
9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day

  9 Great Gifts for Father’s Day Are you searching for a special gift for your dad this Father’s Day? Perhaps you want something a little more meaningful than a new shirt and tie, wallet or a new belt. These gifts are nice but they’re not much of a surprise. Make this year extra special for […]

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