Tag: women

5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

| May 28, 2018 | 1 Comment
5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps

5 Secret Ways to Get Rid of Period Cramps If you’re one of those that dread that time of the month, and suffer from painful period cramps that literally make you unable to do anything for at least a couple of days, here’s some solid, actionable advice to make things better. While there may be […]

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Look & Feel Good with Gaiam Pro Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

| October 6, 2016 | 52 Comments
Look & Feel Good with Gaiam Pro Apparel! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/11

  I made a vow to myself to start getting in shape to make me into a better me this year. One of the methods I am using to achieve this goal is by becoming more active by doing yoga.  I realized that having clothing that fit well make all the difference in how well […]

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Self-Awareness = Happiness

| September 20, 2016 | 14 Comments
Self-Awareness = Happiness

  As my children are growing, so am I.  Feeling that what I am doing has a real purpose and meaning that matters to me makes a huge difference in my life. It makes getting up each day the most exciting thing in the world. Forget trying to force myself to work hard, it becomes more important to remind myself to […]

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Fitness Tips for Busy Canadian Moms

| May 17, 2016 | 8 Comments
Fitness Tips for Busy Canadian Moms

In between round trips to school, extracurricular activities, preparing meals and working, who has time to exercise? Not everyone can be Tracy Moore and juggle two kids, a work life and look fit. Or so many moms think. Fitting in a workout session to a hectic daily mom schedule is not that hard. The difficult […]

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Turn Over a New Page this Year with DK Canada! Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 02/15

| January 11, 2016 | 51 Comments
Turn Over a New Page this Year with DK Canada! Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 02/15

The New Year is upon us! We love making resolutions to try and better ourselves in some way, shape or form. Many of us are looking to care about our bodies. We want to look great and feel better inside an out! DK Canada wants to make 2016 a great year for people to start […]

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House of Cores (instead of cards…get it?)‏

| January 5, 2016 | 7 Comments
House of Cores (instead of cards…get it?)‏

When I was pregnant I felt as big as a house, a giant house, an apartment building actually.  To be fair, it had been used as rental property to three tenants at one time or another. And even  though I made a fantastic landlord (clean, non smoking unit, no view but centrally located!), I had no problem […]

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Start a New Self-Care Routine with Garnier – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

| October 15, 2015 | 102 Comments
Start a New Self-Care Routine with Garnier – Review and Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

My eldest daughter has just started high school and is getting use to all of the new changes she has to her routine: New school, new classes, and new friends. Being a teenager, she has started looking into changing her personal care regime in the mornings, much to the joy of the other members of […]

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Summer Essentials Giveaway for Women from Church & Dwight ~ CAN 09/22

| August 10, 2015 | 90 Comments
Summer Essentials Giveaway for Women from Church & Dwight ~ CAN 09/22

Summer is such a fun time of the year with the kids being out of school! Each summer, we tend to have two to three getaways during the months of July and August. For the last 2 years, we have headed out to the States visiting Syracuse and Lake Placid, but this year we decided to […]

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Get Lash Help with #RapidLash Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum and Giveaway ~ CAN 06/20

| June 12, 2015 | 29 Comments
Get Lash Help with #RapidLash Eyelash and Eyebrow Enhancing Serum and Giveaway ~ CAN 06/20

Since I could remember, I have had short, thin lashes. I am usually on the look-out for great products that will enhance the look of my lashes to look long and luscious. Wearing mascara is fun, but it can irritate my eyes sometimes, and I have to use eye makeup remover to clean this lash […]

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Feel Special and Comfortable with Panty by Post – Review and $50 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 07/12

| June 11, 2015 | 79 Comments
Feel Special and Comfortable with Panty by Post – Review and $50 GC Giveaway ~ CAN 07/12

Panties. Undies. Thongs. G-Strings. It is not easy to find a comfortable pair to wear when I want to look good without showing any panty lines. I love wearing panties of all kinds because there are days that I want to feel good, and then there are other days that I want to be a […]

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The Best 4 Ways Running Improves Our Health

| March 25, 2015 | 9 Comments
The Best 4 Ways Running Improves Our Health

We’ve all heard or been told the benefits exercising and running in particular has on our health, but for most of us it goes right over our heads and it’s always the same excuses “I don’t have time” or “I have to pick the children up from school and who will cook the dinner?” If […]

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Fashion and Comfort Come Together with Leave Nothing But Footprints #Review and $100 GC #Giveaway ~ CAN 03/26

| March 5, 2015 | 71 Comments
Fashion and Comfort Come Together with Leave Nothing But Footprints #Review and $100 GC #Giveaway ~  CAN 03/26

Shopping for clothing that looks good and feels good while you are wearing it can be a challenge, especially if you are looking for clothing to wear for work or going away on vacation. Then also finding these qualities in clothing that is environmentally-friendly narrows the places people can shop. Leave Nothing but Footprints (LNBF) […]

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Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

| August 23, 2014 | 37 Comments
Lara Beauty Anti-Aging Skincare Solutions #Review and #Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/19

There’s a Crest commercial that says “If you’re not whitening, you’re yellowing”. This is basically the stance I have on my skin – if I’m not working against the UV damage and natural aging of my skin, I’m helping it along. For that reason, I’ve been using “anti-aging” and “wrinkle” creams for quite some time. […]

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Girls and Women Take a Stand and Join the #LikeAGirl Movement!

| June 27, 2014 | 8 Comments
Girls and Women Take a Stand and Join the #LikeAGirl Movement!

If you are a woman, you must have heard the saying “you run like a girl”, “stop acting like a girl”, “fight like a girl”, or “you throw like a girl”, which is pretty much meant as an insult. “Like a girl” should have a positive reflection of how a woman is strong, confident, intelligent, talented, […]

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International Women’s Day Celebration and Fundraiser in Ottawa

| March 26, 2014 | 1 Comment
International Women’s Day Celebration and Fundraiser in Ottawa

As another International Women’s Day passes, I am feeling very blessed to know so many talented and beautiful women who inspire others to live with courage and truth. I was honoured to share my journey with almost 200 of them, and a tiny cast of supporting men, at a networking luncheon for Ottawa Soul Sista’s […]

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Turning Forty and Fighting Off The “Used To” Syndrome

| July 17, 2013 | 13 Comments
Turning Forty and Fighting Off The “Used To” Syndrome

I turn 40 this week. Four more days to go. What the *%$? When did that happen? For those of you that have already reached that milestone, don’t go getting all irritated with me. I’m not suggesting it’s old. It’s just hard to believe. Didn’t I just graduate high school? My oldest brother is almost […]

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Natural medicine for your family

Natural medicine for your family

I am so excited for the launch of the new Ottawa Mommy Club – Moms and Kids Online Magazine website and thankful to be welcomed as a blogger on natural health for your family. For this first post I’d like to share a little bit about myself and what you can expect from my upcoming […]

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