Tag: Mother’s Day

12 Flower Crafts for Spring

| May 16, 2018 | 3 Comments
12 Flower Crafts for Spring

12 Flower Crafts for Spring Flowers are starting to emerge from the ground to let us know that spring has sprung. While those flowers may not yet be ready to clip and bring into our homes, you can enjoy some gorgeous flowers in every space of your home. All it takes is a bit of […]

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10 Homemade Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day

| May 8, 2018 | 8 Comments
10 Homemade Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day

10 Homemade Gifts for Grandma on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s a perfect time to think about what might make great gifts for grandma. Nothing could be sweeter than a little do-it-yourself present from the grandkids that shows how much they care. Here are ten fun and easy ideas […]

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15 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

| May 4, 2018 | 10 Comments
15 Mother’s Day Dessert Ideas

When we think of Mother’s Day, we often think of brunch. Yet, what do most mothers REALLY want? Dessert. What mom doesn’t love indulging in a piece of chocolate cake or a pint of ice cream? There’s probably not a dessert that a mom would turn down. And, who can blame them. Think of all […]

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Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

| May 3, 2018 | 5 Comments
Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home

Creating a Mother’s Day Brunch at Home It can be wonderful to create a special day for your mother and yourself. Once you become a mother, it can be hard to connect with your own mother on the big day. Putting together a brunch is a great way for you to both get together for […]

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Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/21

| April 30, 2018 | 58 Comments
Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 05/21

Fun Ways for New Moms to Spend Mother’s Day Many new moms often wonder how they should spend their day. They’ve spent time with their own mothers, but being on the other side of things can be quite different! Should you spend the day pampering yourself or spend the day with your family? Let’s take […]

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Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

| February 5, 2018 | 13 Comments
Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub

Valentine’s Day Whipped Sugar Scrub Who doesn’t love Valentine’s Day? It’s a time for romance, love, and even pampering ourselves a bit. After all, we want to look our very best, don’t we? Of course, with Valentine’s Day falling in the middle of winter, that’s not always possible. The cold wind can leave our skin […]

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Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

| February 2, 2018 | 15 Comments
Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Heart Cookie Dough Truffles Who doesn’t love cookie dough? It’s absolutely one of the most decadent treats one can get their hands on. Of course, we all know that consuming raw cookie dough can be iffy. No one wants salmonella poisoning, especially on Valentine’s Day. Thankfully, there’s a way to enjoy cookie dough without the […]

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DIY Valentine’s Day Rose Filled Heart Card

| January 24, 2018 | 10 Comments
DIY Valentine’s Day Rose Filled Heart Card

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. While you can rush out last-minute to grab a few cards for friends and loved ones, why not make a homemade Valentine’s Day Rose Filled Heart Card? Many homemade cards are easy to make, they just take a bit of time. If you’re willing to put in a […]

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5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget

| May 11, 2017 | 10 Comments
5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget

  5 Mother’s Day Gifts on a Budget Do you struggle to find the best gift for mom? You can find that perfect Mother’s Day gift without breaking the bank when you look for unconventional ways to express your love. Instead of searching online and off for the perfect item, consider giving your mom something […]

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Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids

| May 8, 2017 | 6 Comments
Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids

Ideas to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Kids If your idea of fun and relaxing is spending the day with your kids, make plans to spend Mother’s Day playing games and having fun together. Any amount of time you spend with your kids is precious so cherish it now while you can. One day, they’ll […]

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The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 #Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA ~ CAN 05/17

| May 5, 2017 | 68 Comments
The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 #Giveaway #LoveHallmarkCA ~ CAN 05/17

    The Best Mother’s Day Gifts of 2017 Mother’s Day will be here before you know it. Do you know what you’re going to give your mom this year? You can never go wrong with the traditional flowers and candy but, why not spice things up a bit? In addition to these gifts, surprise […]

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How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day

| May 5, 2017 | 11 Comments
How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day

How to Treat Yourself on Mother’s Day Mother’s Day is the perfect time for your spouse and children to show you how much they appreciate all you do for them. Most likely, they have a big day planed for you starting with breakfast in bed or ending with a nice dinner. However, you may be […]

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Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/09

| May 4, 2017 | 3 Comments
Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival! #Giveaway ~ Ottawa 05/09

Explore in a Paradise for All Ages at the Ottawa Children’s Festival Are you looking for a fun festival the whole family can enjoy this spring? Get the gang together to explore a paradise for all ages at the 2017 Ottawa Children’s Festival! This festival is a feast for the senses and is a learning […]

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7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas

| May 3, 2017 | 26 Comments
7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas

  7 Unique Mother’s Day Breakfast Ideas Are you planning to cook breakfast for Mom on Mother’s Day? It’s a great way to show her how much you love her. She can sleep late and wake to a wonderfully prepared meal just for her. Moms usually love being served breakfast, especially if they’re always the […]

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“Now, Get One with Me In It”

“Now, Get One with Me In It”

This is the scenario I envision when my kids look back at our family pictures in future years. It’s because, like many moms, I am always the one taking the picture. I love taking pictures. Everything around me looks beautiful or adorable or hilarious; something that we’ll want to look at fondly later. So I’m […]

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Fun Photo Projects for Kids

| May 28, 2016 | 13 Comments
Fun Photo Projects for Kids

Fun Photo Projects for Kids     If you are a parent of young children, you know how hard it can be sometimes to find fun activities to do with your kids, that can compete with their use of the TV and Internet for their attention. As you may have seen, in yourself and others, […]

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Motherhood

| May 11, 2016 | 6 Comments
Motherhood

  I Have A Firm Belief… I wanted to share my thoughts with you on motherhood. My belief is that mothers deserve to own their health, to put their health above all others so they can actually love with all their vitality. Mothers leave the biggest contribution to legacy on this planet. During my childhood, […]

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Show Mom Some Love with Amopé! #MommyMoment #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/06

| May 5, 2016 | 163 Comments
Show Mom Some Love with Amopé! #MommyMoment #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN 06/06

Mother’s Day is just days away! It’s the day marked on our calendars to celebrate that person in our lives who does the little things that make us feel special. Still stuck on what you can give Mom this year to show some love? I was happy to be asked by Ampoé Canada to try […]

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Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

| April 17, 2015 | 22 Comments
Cinnamon French Toast Recipe

Cinnamon French Toast is ideal for breakfast on a school day as it’s so easy and fast to make before your kids head out for a busy day. They can also be prepared by your children, with supervision of course, for a special breakfast to mom and dad on their birthday, for Mother’s Day or for Father’s day. Who does […]

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How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

| April 16, 2015 | 20 Comments
How to Make a Luscious Lavender Bath Bomb

Fragrant bath bombs make bathing so much more fun and enjoyable. For this project, I used a small muffin pan, lavender pure essential oil for a relaxing effect and some purple food colouring for my desired color. But feel free to get creative! Discover other molds to create floral or heart shapes. Select your favorite […]

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Glam Up Your Lashes with Younique Moonstruck 3D Fiber Lashes and Giveaway! #MothersDayGift CAN 05/04

| April 13, 2015 | 62 Comments
Glam Up Your Lashes with Younique Moonstruck 3D Fiber Lashes and Giveaway! #MothersDayGift CAN 05/04

I love getting glammed up. When I put my look together, one of the things I want are full, glamourous-looking lashes. I have tried many different types of mascara to achieve this look with varying results from clumping to no real change to irritated eyes. That is why I was excited to test Younique Products […]

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Chocolate Affair Gala

| April 21, 2014 | 5 Comments
Chocolate Affair Gala

Who LOVES chocolate? Who loves FUN? Who loves giving back to the community? You can love all three at the same time on Wednesday, May 28th at the Ottawa Convention Centre. It’s the 7th annual Chocolate Affair Gala in support of the Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region. The Distress Centre provides 24/7 crisis counselling […]

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Mother’s Day – My Favourite Day!

| May 1, 2013 | 5 Comments
Mother’s Day – My Favourite Day!

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and I’m so excited! Every year my kids surprise me with some great home-made or school-made crafts!   These are the gifts that I cherish forever and ever.  From little painted hand prints to a bag of tea in a teacup, Mother’s Day gifts can’t be beat. Teachers are getting more […]

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