Tag: summer

Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad Recipe

| September 14, 2018 | 24 Comments
Old Fashioned Macaroni Salad Recipe

There is never a bad time to serve macaroni salad… summertime… holiday time… you name it! Macaroni salad is kind of like meatloaf, when it comes to preparation. Everyone has their own recipe. And, if you ask nicely most people are willing to share the secret. I don’t know about you but this particular version […]

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Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

| August 22, 2018 | 5 Comments
Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

Green Gables Heritage Place is the setting for the beloved 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It’s the story about the adventures of an 11-year-old orphan girl, Anne Shirley, living in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. She was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, […]

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18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

| August 17, 2018 | 14 Comments
18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

18 Peachy Fresh Recipes Peaches just scream summer. With a peak season between July and August, peaches are enjoyed for a couple months in a number of recipes. However, you can always enjoy peaches all year long. Whether you use peaches you froze or canned yourself or purchased them in the store, it’s a great […]

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4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

| July 31, 2018 | 3 Comments
4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

Summer will always be an important part of the Canadian calendar because it provides ample time to spend with your family. If you haven’t gone on a fun family outing or planned anything special for the season yet, you might as well plan exciting and fun summer time in Canada!     Indeed, nothing beats […]

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15 Refreshing Slushies Recipes

| July 13, 2018 | 25 Comments
15 Refreshing Slushies Recipes

Summer is here and woo is it hot. While ice water is a great way to stay hydrated, what if you want something sweet? On a REALLY hot day, the thought of drinking a milkshake can almost turn your stomach. Thankfully, there are so many more options. One of the best options is making refreshing […]

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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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14 Gourmet Popsicle Recipes

| June 8, 2018 | 15 Comments
14 Gourmet Popsicle Recipes

Chances are you loved popsicles as a kid – we all did. While a popsicle is okay on a really hot day, many are just too sugary and artificially flavoured treats that are better suited for the kiddos. If you want something really good, you definitely want to consider making homemade popsicles. There are so […]

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Be Summer Smart #Bayer

| May 24, 2018 | 3 Comments
Be Summer Smart #Bayer

This post is sponsored by Bayer. To be sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label. Summer is right around the corner! Finally, we can say goodbye to our never-ending Canadian winters and focus on enjoying the warm weather and outdoor activities! No more coats, boots, gloves, and that irritating […]

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12 Flower Crafts for Spring

| May 16, 2018 | 4 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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Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

| May 2, 2018 | 13 Comments
Beautiful Paper Rose Craft Tutorial

We all know that flowers add a nice to touch to any room. Unfortunately, fresh flowers never last long and you can grow tired of fake flowers – even if you spent a lot of money on them. If you love to be creative though, you have so many options. Today, let’s look at how […]

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3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy

| February 19, 2018 | 10 Comments
3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy

3 Tips to Help You Choose a Family Vacation You Will Enjoy How do you choose where to go for your family vacation? The location must satisfy you all, and that is no mean feat when you all have different ideas on what you want your vacation to be like – especially if it must […]

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How to Guarantee Your Child with Special Needs Has the Perfect Camping Trip

| November 10, 2017 | 8 Comments
How to Guarantee Your Child with Special Needs Has the Perfect Camping Trip

    How to Guarantee Your Child with Special Needs Has the Perfect Camping Trip If you’re the parent of a child with special needs, the idea of a camping or RV trip might seem worlds away. Traveling with a special needs child obviously requires preparation and great attention to detail, but this is especially […]

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Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey #GrillCdnTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

| August 18, 2017 | 127 Comments
Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey #GrillCdnTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/15

Get in the Swing of the Season with Canadian Turkey! #GrillCdnTurkey Yes, the dog days of summer may be over soon, but that does not mean that the good times have to end! Barbecue season is in full swing. This is the perfect time to fire up the grill to prep some scrumptious and healthy […]

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5 Popular Varieties of Honey #WorldHoneyBeeDay

| August 4, 2017 | 11 Comments
5 Popular Varieties of Honey #WorldHoneyBeeDay

    5 Popular Varieties of Honey In celebration of the World Honey Bee Day, previously known as Honey Bee Awareness Day, being held the third Saturday in August, I thought a blog post about popular varieties of honey would be ideal! People are surprised to learn that there are over 300 varieties of honey […]

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Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

| July 28, 2017 | 4 Comments
Women’s Health: Five Tips to Keep a Healthy “down there” this Summer! #ChurchAndDwight

Women’s Health Five Tips to Keep a Healthy down there this Summer July may already soon be over, but summer certainly isn’t! I find myself enjoying (and appreciating!) more and more the beautiful summer sun during clear afternoons, whilst relaxing on the patio with a glass of wine (or two!) in hand. Being able to […]

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Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

| July 27, 2017 | 49 Comments
Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/25

 Open a World of Fun with myfunvelope!   Rainy days. Travelling. Sick days. These are days that are hard on both kids and parents because you always want your child to have fun and entertained when they are not allowed to move around too much. Myfunvelope understands these situations and asked us if their roster […]

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How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips

| July 27, 2017 | 5 Comments
How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips

    How To Keep Your Children Healthy If You’re Spending The Summer On The Road: 3 Top Tips You may be eager to take your little ones out on the road with you this summer, but before you do you should be prepared to keep them healthy. A sick child is not a happy […]

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Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/18

| July 20, 2017 | 51 Comments
Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 08/18

    Fun Wherever You Roam with Minnie’s Happy Helper Pet Carrier! Caring for a pet is an important responsibility for anyone to take on. This is especially true for a child. Minnie Mouse is the proud pet caregiver of Figaro in her show Minnie’s Happy Helpers and she likes to take her fur friend […]

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9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

| July 19, 2017 | 11 Comments
9 Fun and Free Summer Activities for the Family

  9 Fun and Free Summer Activities     Are you looking for ways to keep your family occupied this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do at no cost. Here are some fun and free summer activities: 1. Go exploring! Are there local parks, national forests, beaches, lakes or other […]

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Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

| July 18, 2017 | 9 Comments
Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget

    Planning a Summer Vacation on a Budget If you’re looking for an escape from reality this summer, you may be wondering what you can do on a limited budget. Fortunately, there are a number of ways you can enjoy yourself while not spending loads of money. Here are some tips for planning a […]

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18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

| July 17, 2017 | 8 Comments
18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks You Need to Know!

18 Summer Vacation Travel Hacks     If you’re planning to go on a vacation this summer, you may be looking for ways to make traveling easier. Fortunately, there are a number of tips and tricks that can make things less hectic. Here are some summer vacation travel hacks: 1. When packing, place shoes in […]

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21 Copycat Recipes for Cold Starbucks Drinks

| July 14, 2017 | 15 Comments
21 Copycat Recipes for Cold Starbucks Drinks

    Summer truly is the perfect season to enjoy an iced coffee or cold tea drink at your local coffee shop/café! There’s simply something so magical about being able to sit outside and enjoy the warm weather, with a good cup of iced coffee at your side, without having to worry about snow falling […]

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9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas

| July 12, 2017 | 8 Comments
9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas

    9 Fun Summer Staycation Ideas Everyone needs a vacation from time to time. Just because you’re on a budget doesn’t mean that you can’t still enjoy yourself and create lifelong family memories with a staycation! Here are some fun summer staycation ideas: 1. Splash around! There are plenty of great ways to enjoy […]

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50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

| July 7, 2017 | 8 Comments
50 Summer Bucket List Ideas

50 Summer Bucket List Ideas     Are you looking to have some new and memorable experiences this summer? There are a number of fun things you can do to create lifelong memories with your family. Here are some summer bucket list ideas: 1. Go stargazing and try to find a constellation 2. Find a […]

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