Tag: summer

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 | 16 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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Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden

| July 6, 2017 | 9 Comments
Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden

  Keeping Pests Out of Your Summer Garden Rabbits, moles, squirrels, groundhogs, and other critters may be cute, but they can be a gardener’s worst nightmare. You may be wondering what you can do to prevent these and other animals from wreaking havoc on your plants. Shooting the pests is generally not the best approach, […]

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Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

| July 5, 2017 | 114 Comments
Summer Escapes: Top 5 Vacation Essentials You Shouldn’t Leave Home Without! #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/23

 This post is sponsored by Bayer. To make sure these products are right for you, always read and follow the label.   Goodbye spring, and hello summer! School is over, the hot weather is here (alongside those pesky thunder showers!), which means our perfect Canadian vacation season is finally upon us! If you’re planning on […]

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5 Useful Camping Hacks       

| June 29, 2017 | 16 Comments
5 Useful Camping Hacks       

  5 Useful Camping Hacks        Are you planning a family camping trip? Great! Spending time together, in the company of Mother Nature, is a wonderful way to relax and have fun. Keep reading, to learn about five useful camping hacks that will probably surprise you.             Water-Proof Match Holder Wet matches typically mean the difference […]

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Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages

| June 27, 2017 | 6 Comments
Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages

    Spice Up Your Summer With These Fabulous Bordeaux Vintages Among mature wine drinkers, one region is synonymous with consistently delicious and complex wind. Bordeaux has had the distinction of being in the upper echelon for decades, and a complex bouquet that shifts into playful endnotes keeps this wine in the top tier for […]

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National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

| June 27, 2017 | 9 Comments
National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day

    National Holidays To Celebrate This Summer With Kids Each Day Looking for boredom busters, check out this list of National holidays to celebrate this summer with your kids!  I have curated a list of items for you to skim through to find a way to make that Monday a little bit more exciting […]

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7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

| June 26, 2017 | 24 Comments
7 Fun Games to Play Outside in the Summer

  7 Games to Play Outside in the Summer Are you looking for some fun games to play with your kids this summer? Fortunately, there are a number of fun games that you can play outdoors! Here are some games to play outside in the summer: 1. Hide and Seek. This is a classic game […]

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Beat the Heat with the Raspberry Mint Iced Tea Recipe – Adult Version Included!

| June 16, 2017 | 41 Comments
Beat the Heat with the Raspberry Mint Iced Tea Recipe – Adult Version Included!

  Beat the Heat with the Raspberry Mint Iced Tea Recipe Mint is a popular herb which has several benefits including proper digestion and weight loss, relief from nausea, depression, fatigue and headache, treatment of asthma, memory loss, and skin care problems. It is a well known mouth and breath freshener that is scientifically known […]

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7 Summer Garden Tips

| June 15, 2017 | 10 Comments
7 Summer Garden Tips

7 Summer Garden Tips Do you have a garden? Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned gardener, there are a number of things you can do to help your garden grow. I have come up with 7 summer garden tips for you to consider when gardening this summer.     Here are 7 summer garden tips: 1. […]

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Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

| June 8, 2017 | 10 Comments
Get Ready to Explore Canada at #LearnToCamp with Parks Canada!

It is officially camping season! There is nothing like spending time in the outdoors, taking all of the beauty nature has to offer. As a city kid, I had the opportunity to go camping with summer camps and fun getaways with my friends. I would like for my kids to have even more experience camping. […]

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What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

| June 2, 2017 | 7 Comments
What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden

    What to Plant in a Summer Vegetable Garden If you’re planting a summer vegetable garden, you might be wondering what type of veggies you should plant. Certain vegetables are more likely to thrive in the heat than others. Here are some ideas on what to plant in a summer vegetable garden: 1. Tomatoes. […]

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Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/07

| June 1, 2017 | 40 Comments
Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/07

  Enjoy Outdoor Living with DK Canada Books! The sun is finally making more of appearance, making the temperatures rise. You know what this means: Time to start spending more time outdoors! Entertaining is always fun, whether it is to keep the fun going for kids or to impress family and friends with food, drinks, […]

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Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

| May 29, 2017 | 8 Comments
Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis #ChurchAndDwight

  Backyard 101: Budget-Friendly Tips for a New Summer Oasis   Everyone loves the saying “out with the old and in with the new”. Every year, the latest trends in backyard fashion alongside brand new BBQ’s seem to create a near irresistible temptation to replace that old and rusty patio set with one that hasn’t […]

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3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

| May 16, 2017 | 15 Comments
3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer!

  3 Tips to Make Pool Safety Cool This Summer! Summer is here! The temperature is finally rising and your family can’t wait to dive into pool season to start to cool off. Wait a minute! Enjoying life by the pool can be fun, but are you and your family aware of the safety you […]

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Amazing Shoe Collection at Shumaker #Review #Giveaway ~ Ontario 10/21

| September 26, 2016 | 37 Comments
Amazing Shoe Collection at Shumaker #Review #Giveaway ~ Ontario 10/21

  Suitcases packed-check, passports sourced from the back of a dusty drawer–check, toddler airline survival kit assembled-check. We are all ready for our summer vacation to Portugal. We are heading off on a European adventure. Spending time with family in London before heading to the Algarve, to soak up some sun and splash around in the […]

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Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

| August 12, 2016 | 15 Comments
Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

    Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Have you ever attended a birthday party and noticed the punch that looked like it had foam over the top of it? Or even the punch that has huge ice cream balls in it? They all look so delicious to me and they are always so refreshing. One […]

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15 Frozen Summer Treats

| August 5, 2016 | 10 Comments
15 Frozen Summer Treats

  15 Frozen Summer Treats I remember when my kids were little, we would always walk to the corner store and let them pick out their favourite ice cream. Some days they would pick out a fruity popsicle, and other days they would pick out a chocolate sundae cone. Now that they are older, it […]

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10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas

| July 29, 2016 | 12 Comments
10 Summertime Popsicle Recipe Ideas

Recently, my kids surprised me with a Zoku. This is one amazing little machine. If you do not know what a Zoku is, it’s a frozen treat maker. You place the gadget in the freezer and let it freeze, usually about four to seven hours depending on your freezer. Then it is ready to make […]

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Wakey, Wakey

Wakey, Wakey

I do  love seeing my kids’ shining little faces each morning. But sometimes, particularly lately where the early July sunrise means “it’s daytime, Mama” as of 5 a.m., it’s also nice to dream of a bit of time to come to terms with reality first. Wakey, Wakey! Every so often, I get a teaser. Nice […]

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Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

| July 25, 2016 | 12 Comments
Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Summer 2016 has just begun, you are enjoying the hot weather, cottage life, outdoor activities and BBQ’s. Your plans for 2017 are the furthest thing from your mind right now. You still have 6 months of 2016 to live to the fullest! Yet, if you are thinking of going on a 2017 vacation to Walt Disney […]

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