Tag: holidays

Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/12

| December 4, 2017 | 45 Comments
Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/12

 Top 10 Christmas Movies Of All Time It’s that time of year again… time to settle in with your favourite snack, a cup of hot chocolate and your favourite Christmas movies! This is a list of top 10 films you don’t want to miss. Which ones are you going to watch first?     A […]

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Practical Stockings Stuffers for the Whole Family #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 01/07

| December 4, 2017 | 73 Comments
Practical Stockings Stuffers for the Whole Family #ChurchAndDwight ~ Giveaway CAN 01/07

  It happens every year! Just when you think you’ve wrapped up your holiday gift list without going over-budget, you realize that there are still stockings to stuff. Not to worry, we have you covered. Here’s a list of some of the best stocking stuffer ideas out there that are both practical and affordable. And, […]

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Entertain for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #TurkeyTraditions #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

| November 30, 2017 | 113 Comments
Entertain for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #Recipe #TurkeyTraditions #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/31

Entertain for the Holidays with Canadian Turkey! #TurkeyTraditions   Decking the halls. Trimming the tree. Stringing up the lights. These are just some of the things we do to get ready for the holiday season every year. Another very important preparation people take pride in at this time of the year is food. What we […]

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Put your Best Holiday Self(ie) Forward #ChurchAndDwight

| November 30, 2017 | 11 Comments
Put your Best Holiday Self(ie) Forward #ChurchAndDwight

The holiday season is truly a magical time of year. All of the cooking, the gift wrapping, the tree decorating and…oh, is that stain on my shirt in this year’s holiday picture? And a leftover piece of turkey stuck in my teeth? Gasp! It’s a holiday nightmare! Nowadays, it’s impossible to escape from the onslaught […]

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How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget

| November 29, 2017 | 17 Comments
How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget

    How to Decorate for Christmas on a Budget For many, Christmas is their favourite holiday, but it can also be the most expensive holiday. There are things you can do to help save money when you decorate for Christmas. Are you trying to stay on a budget this holiday season? Fortunately, there are […]

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Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/15

| November 21, 2017 | 56 Comments
Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/15

Buzz in to Fun with Little Live Pets™ Lil’ Ladybugs   Some people may not like insects, but ladybugs are up there as one of the most popular within this groups of animals. They are small, cute and colourful. Kids also love to try to keep them as pets. Little Live Pets™ has a line […]

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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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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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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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A Surprise Behind Every Door with Playmobil Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

| November 29, 2016 | 103 Comments
A Surprise Behind Every Door with Playmobil Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

A Surprise Behind Every Door with Playmobil Canada December is almost here, and you know what that means: Advent calendar time! It is one of the reasons why my kids love this time of the year. They love seeing what is hidden on the other side of each door. Playmobil Canada asked my family to […]

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May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

| November 25, 2016 | 21 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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Scent the Holidays with Lampe Berger! #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/09

| October 31, 2016 | 85 Comments
Scent the Holidays with Lampe Berger! #HolidayGiftGuide #Giveaway ~ CAN 12/09

The holiday season is back! With the air being a bit crisper, it makes for thoughts of cozier moments and of the fun that is to come in the next few months. This time of year also has people thinking that it may be time to start their holiday gift shopping. Is there someone who […]

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Freezing – Bigger, Bolder… Colder – Fantastic Family Holiday Fun in Ottawa! Review and Promo Code

| December 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
Freezing – Bigger, Bolder… Colder – Fantastic Family Holiday Fun in Ottawa! Review and Promo Code

Last year I kept hearing about a hysterical musical out of the Gladstone Theatre called Freezing. I had thought about taking my family to see it, but with the hustle and bustle of the holiday season time slipped away and before I knew it, Freezing was no longer running.     Luckily, Freezing has become […]

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Foolproof Creamy Fudge

| December 18, 2015 | 34 Comments
Foolproof Creamy Fudge

    Of all the sweet treats that I enjoy during the holiday season, fudge is the most soft and chocolaty snack I make for my family and guests. Some fudge recipes ask for careful temperature monitoring and lots of beating by hand to achieve the perfect texture, but this creamy fudge recipe relies on marshmallows to […]

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Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle

| December 14, 2015 | 12 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 | 24 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 | 16 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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Stay Merry This Holiday Season with Nauzene® Chewables! #‎NAUZENEWIN‬ #Giveaway

| December 3, 2015 | 17 Comments
Stay Merry This Holiday Season with Nauzene® Chewables! #‎NAUZENEWIN‬ #Giveaway

Food. It is a popular part of the holiday season. Not only are we whipping together and eating our favourite treats, but we are also enjoying delicious dishes at parties at the homes of family and friends. Sometimes, it is hard to say no to the delectable delights put in front of us. Times like […]

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Dear Santa Printable Letter

| November 30, 2015 | 9 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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Wrap Up Some Holiday Magic with The Magic Gift Shop at CF Rideau Centre! ‪#‎CFMagicGiftWorkshop‬

| November 25, 2015 | 4 Comments
Wrap Up Some Holiday Magic with The Magic Gift Shop at CF Rideau Centre! ‪#‎CFMagicGiftWorkshop‬

Get ready to see some magic, Ottawa, as Cadillac Fairview (CF) properties is helping Canadian families feel some holiday spirit! CF Rideau Centre will offer shoppers a seasonal spectacle with an interactive experience called the Magic Gift Workshop! Within The Magic Gift Shop, shoppers will meet the newest members of Santa’s team: The Tufties! They […]

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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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