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  • 5 Tips to Save Money Going Back to School Shopping!

    You all know the Christmas song, that was cutely coined as also the back to school anthem for parents… “Its the most wonderful time of the year…..” but is it really? As parents we can get excited to send our little ones back to school and get into the regular day to day routine, but it can… [Continue Reading]

    5 Tips to Save Money Going Back to School Shopping!
  • Making Memories Doesn’t Cost a Thing

    At the beginning of the summer, I decided to try to make it a fun one without spending a lot of money and so far we have been fortunate to do many things at very little cost – nights away at Mont Tremblant, family cottage weekends, campground trailering with friends and many days spent outside.… [Continue Reading]

    Making Memories Doesn’t Cost a Thing
  • Children Should Come With Remotes…

    If I was the one who created children….I would have included a remote with them. I realize most people always say “kids should have come with instructions manuals,” but as I spent pretty much all the daylight hours with my kids outside today, it occurred to me how amazing it would be to have children come with… [Continue Reading]

    Children Should Come With Remotes…
  • Get Ready for Back to School with Stuck on You Labels! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

    Not that the kids want to think about it, but as parents we will soon be preparing for Back to School! Last year on the second day of school, my daughters brand new, brightly coloured running shoes went missing. She placed them on the shelf at home time, and when she went back the next… [Continue Reading]

    Get Ready for Back to School with Stuck on You Labels! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

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5 Tips to Save Money Going Back to School Shopping!

You all know the Christmas song, that was cutely coined as also the back to school anthem for parents... "Its the most wonderful time of the year....." but is it really? As parents we can get excited to send our little ones back to school and get … [Read More...]

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Get Set to Use Your Imagination, When You Go See the Imagination Movers Live! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

If your children watch Disney Junior, then you are likely no stranger to the Imagination Movers! The live-action series - Imagination Movers - follows the adventures of Rich, Scott, Dave and Smitty as they work together through song and dance to … [Read More...]

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My daughter's birthday was on July 10th, and one of the things that she had asked for was to get a new room. In her words, she wanted a "cool, teen room" - she is 7, sooooo that was interesting and frightening at the same time! So she told family … [Read More...]

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Making Memories Doesn’t Cost a Thing

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