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  • Creating a DIY Kids Zone!

    I got on Pinterest one evening last week and it sucked me into staying up till 2am looking at kids craft/play room Pins. But I wouldn’t call the time wasted necessarily! I came away with a plan to create a kids zone downstairs in a space that I had attempted to create before.  We have… [Continue Reading]

    Creating a DIY Kids Zone!
  • Why It Is Important to Have Kid Free Time

    I work from home, and I am fortunate to have my daughter in school and my son in daycare during the day so that I can work, and as I mentioned in a recent post, be able to go offline in the evenings for the most part and only have to work during the daytime.… [Continue Reading]

    Why It Is Important to Have Kid Free Time
  • Get & Stay Organized: 6 Storage Solutions for Kids

    It’s officially the month of organization! Most people find it difficult to get and stay organized during a normal time of year let alone after the holidays. Little ones tend to receive a lot of toys during the holiday’s, so there’s no better time look at some inspiring ways to get and stay organized! Two… [Continue Reading]

    Get & Stay Organized: 6 Storage Solutions for Kids
  • Too Much Baby Advice

    In the last year I have had five friends, six family members and I welcome little ones into the world. The baby boom is not stopping as two more of my friends are expecting in early 2014. So it was not a surprise that over the Christmas holidays, I found myself answering questions from my… [Continue Reading]

    Too Much Baby Advice

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Making Family Memories at Easter #KinderMom

Easter is coming soon, and I am excited as we will be spending this Easter weekend with family at my aunt & uncle's cottage. A couple of years ago, we spent Easter there and I have to say, it was probably my favourite one since I was a kid! We … [Read More...]

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Just a Story About Wendy’s Salads, Girlfriends and the Giggles!

As we get older and our lives get busier and busier, it seems to get harder to take time to just chat with old friends. Sure, there are all the ways to 'stay in touch' online, but it isn't the same as sitting face to face and really just enjoying … [Read More...]

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Win Your Way In to See R5 in Ottawa April 3rd! {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

If you are a parent of tweens and teens, I am sure that you are no stranger to the pop group R5! Also, you are likely very much aware that they are coming to Ottawa very soon!! A Little About R5 In 2013 R5 rocketed onto the music scene with … [Read More...]

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BConnected: A Social Media and Blogger Conference Coming to Ottawa #BConnectedConf

Blogging conferences are always so much fun! However, it is very rare that they ever come to Ottawa! I was very excited to hear that there was a new conference coming to Ottawa this spring, put on by a wonderful group of local bloggers and writers! … [Read More...]

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Get Your Gal Pals Together for the National Women’s Show! {Giveaway} #NWSOttawa [CLOSED]

On March 29th and 30th, THE  event for women is coming back to the Ottawa Convention Center! Grab your girls and plan for the ultimate girls day out at the National Women's Show! Having been to the National Women's Show in the past, I can tell you … [Read More...]

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How a Cake Gave Me an ‘Ah Ha Moment’

Before I got pregnant with my son, when my daughter was about two and a half - I took up making cakes as a small home based business. It is kind of funny how it came to be really, I liked to bake, and decided one day to try my hand at decorating a … [Read More...]

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Creating a DIY Kids Zone!

I got on Pinterest one evening last week and it sucked me into staying up till 2am looking at kids craft/play room Pins. But I wouldn't call the time wasted necessarily! I came away with a plan to create a kids zone downstairs in a space that I had … [Read More...]

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Does Your Child Dream of Barbie!? {Giveaway} [CLOSED]

Growing up, I was a Barbie girl! The dream house, the car, limo, clothes, dolls and more! So it only seems natural that my daughter also grew to like Barbie's at a young age! I wish that I had the items that my daughter has when I was a kid - … [Read More...]