Join the Fisher Price #fpsmartstages Twitter Party Sept 24 8pm EDT

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We are having a baby boom in my family, and no, it’s not me! My Sister-in-law will soon have another baby which means she will have an 8 year old, a 16 month old and a newborn. My niece has two children under three and my nephew also has a new baby boy.  I am […]

Win a Fellowes AeraMax 300 Air Purifier ARV $349 {Canada}


Asthma and allergies are a regular part of my life and the lives of my children, much like many other families these days. We are not smokers but we do live in a town that has a cement plant which increases the dust flying through the air. Environmental issues are to blame for many of […]

Win the Fuel up with Shell Java Prize Pack ARV $175 {Canada}

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Busy families spend a lot of time in their cars. Chauffeuring children, driving to work, taking road trips and just doing errands means those vehicles do their fair share of work. To ensure that you get the best mileage from your car, Shell would like to offer some tips and ideas on how to make […]

Misperceptions about Conception

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When it comes to the science behind trying to get pregnant, a new study from the researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the maker of First Response™, the leader of at-home women’s diagnostics tests, shows that women today may not be getting all the information on fertility they need.  Some of the findings from […]

Win a Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker #HBSocialKitchen

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So many of my readers commented on how much they want a Hamilton Beach Dual Breakfast Sandwich Maker of their own, that I just have to give one away! Soon one of you will be making your own delicious breakfast sandwiches too! Entry-Form “This post is sponsored by Hamilton Beach Canada. In exchange this review, […]

Join the #PurifyYourAir Twitter Party Sept 15th 8pm EST

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As someone who has lived with asthma and respiratory problems all my life, and now as the parent of children who inherited this from me, the quality of the air we breathe is especially important to me. It is important to most of us I’m sure, and this proves it… Canadians invest $9.1 billion annually […]

Out With the Old & In With the Blue #DIYWithBen

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Our house was a new build when we bought it, so we were lucky enough to choose the interior of the home, including the paint colours. Unfortunately, the builder’s paint wasn’t exactly the quality I would have hoped for and it didn’t take long for the walls to get scuffs and marks on them. Over […]

Office 365 Home Keeps the Family Organized


School is back in session, which means keeping track of homework and extracurricular activities. Calendars, dry erase boards and stick notes are all fallible methods of keeping track of everything. A great option is Microsoft Office 365 Home. This program has everything that a busy family needs. It can be installed on up to five […]

Calaway Park: Family Fun in Calgary


Canada has many tourist treasures, and Calgary is no exception to the rule. The Calgary Zoo, Hertiage Park, and the Calgary Tower are all excellent family getaways in Calgary, as is Calaway Park, Western Canada’s Largest Outdoor Family Amusement Park. I love amusement parks, so this is one that I am especially interested in. Calaway […]

Back in the Groove with Hamilton Beach #HBSocialKitchen

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We have made it through the first week of school with very few bumps along the way.  We made it to school on time every day, there were few complaints about their lunches and I even managed to get all of the paperwork filled out and sent back to school. They all went with a […]