twice baked potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes #GayLeaFoods

Potatoes are to Holiday dinners what cake is to birthdays, you just can't have one with the other!  This Thanksgiving my family will be enjoying these delicious Twice Baked Potatoes made with Gay Lea Foods Low-Fat Sour Cream, Butter and Cheddar Cheese.  Thanksgiving for our family is all about family, a visit to our local fair and a big turkey dinner.  It's a part of Fall I absolutely can't wait … [Read More...]

Food

twice baked potatoes

Twice Baked Potatoes #GayLeaFoods

Potatoes are to Holiday dinners what cake is to birthdays, you just can't have one with the other!  This Thanksgiving my family will be enjoying these delicious Twice Baked Potatoes made with Gay Lea Foods Low-Fat Sour Cream, Butter and Cheddar Cheese.  Thanksgiving for our family is all about … [Read More...]

caramel macchiato

Keurig Caramel Macchiato and International Coffee Day #CoffeeBuzz

I recently told you all about my love for the new Keurig 2.0 I love how easy it is to brew my favourite coffee in a cup or a carafe.  While the Keurig is a great machine I often miss the blend of flavours and steamed milk available at my favourite coffee shops.  What better way to recreate that … [Read More...]

baked apples

Easy Baked Apples

Apples are a cornerstone of our diet all year round, but fresh, Ontario apples grown locally are our absolutely favourite.  We are really excited this year to have a cold storage in our home so that we can purchase a bushel of apples so we can eat local apples longer this year. This recipe for Baked … [Read More...]

dirt and worm cups

Dirt and Worms Pudding Cups

Growing up there was a restaurant in my town that served this pail of dirt and worms for birthdays.  As a kid I absolutely loved it!  A pail, a shovel, ice cream, pudding, cookies, and gummy worms = kid heaven.  In honour of that fabulous dessert I made my family these Dirt and Worms Pudding Cups … [Read More...]

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Travel

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Easy Family Travel with the Hyundai Santa Fe XL #HyundaiDriveSquad

We are a road trippin' family.  I love packing the car, singing songs on the road and watching the world pass by.  The boys have been on road trips since they were tiny and have adapted to long car journeys.  When Hyundai asked if we'd like to road trip with our family in the 2014 Hyundai Sante Fe … [Read More...]

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5 Fun Things To Do With Kids in Vancouver

I'm excited to welcome Salma from The Write Balance to share her expertise on Vancouver and attractions you need to take in with your kids.  Here are her fabulous ideas to enjoy with your kids in Vancouver: 5 Things To Do With Kids in Vancouver Vancouver is a beautiful city with so much to see … [Read More...]

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Family Fun at The Calgary Zoo

Planning a trip to Calgary? Looking for Staycation/Road Trip options? If you are going to Calgary, you must visit the Calgary Zoo.  Filled with attractions that visited from all ages will love, the Calgary Zoo is a must-see destination. The Calgary Zoo has something for everyone from penguins to … [Read More...]

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Road Trips for Cyclists #CAABike

Keeping active is important. During the summer time, my boys and I are always on the go. We love taking advantage of the beautiful weather as often as we can. Our family adventures often lead to road trips! Since the boys are young, this usually includes some preparation. I recently fell in love … [Read More...]

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Family

phillips sonicare

It’s All About the Brush #SonicareSmiles

Brushing your teeth is something that we do everyday out of habit, fear of bad breath and to keep our teeth as white as possible.  As a tea and coffee drinker I always worry that my teeth will be stained.  As a Mom I question if my boys are brushing long enough to really clean their teeth.  When we … [Read More...]

hyundai santa fe xl

Easy Family Travel with the Hyundai Santa Fe XL #HyundaiDriveSquad

We are a road trippin' family.  I love packing the car, singing songs on the road and watching the world pass by.  The boys have been on road trips since they were tiny and have adapted to long car journeys.  When Hyundai asked if we'd like to road trip with our family in the 2014 Hyundai Sante Fe … [Read More...]

mother and daughter having fun at sunset beach

Every Day My Heart Grows Bigger

When I was pregnant one of my best friends told me that being a parent makes you realize that your heart grows bigger every day as you love them more and more.  I nodded, agreed and pretended to know what that actually meant.  I loved them even before I met them and that first month in the hospital … [Read More...]

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Get Outdoors with Off Bug Repellent

This Fall we've been outside more hours than we did in the summer it seems.  With a big move this summer we didn't get as many hours outside as I would have liked.  But, now that Fall is here, my boy are absolutely loving the cooler temperatures and play outside everyday.  I pretty much have to drag … [Read More...]

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Giveaways

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35 Halloween Food and Party Ideas

It's almost Halloween and that means it's time to get out the costumes and thrown a Halloween Party! … [+] More

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Envirokidz Back to School Snacks + Win a trip to Costa Rica #EnviroTripz

Envirokidz are a favourite snack at our house. My kids love asking for cereal and bars by the animal … [+] More

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DK Eyewitness Books #giveaway

We love DK books. As a teacher I used them in my class to engage students who are not interested in … [+] More

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$1000 Summer Blast Cash Giveawway

It's the last days of summer and as we get ready for Back to School and the beauty of Fall.  What … [+] More

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G.H. Cretors Popcorn Specialists

Salty snacks are my favourite just about any time of day.  I love popcorn so much that my … [+] More

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Reviews

keurig 2.0

Brew a Cup or a Carafe with Keurig 2.0

When I was doing my Master's Degree I drank so much coffee that I actually had to take a break from … [+] More

phillips sonicare

It’s All About the Brush #SonicareSmiles

Brushing your teeth is something that we do everyday out of habit, fear of bad breath and to keep … [+] More

off bug repellent

Get Outdoors with Off Bug Repellent

This Fall we've been outside more hours than we did in the summer it seems.  With a big move this … [+] More

Cottonelle Let's Talk Bums

Cottonelle Care Routine #LetsTalkBums

Talking about the bathroom and your bathroom habits are something that few of us want to talk about … [+] More

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Beautiful designs from Sarah Richardson and Hallmark

When I am looking for beautiful and unique cards and gift wrap I always head to Hallmark.  I love … [+] More

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