Join us for the #JSPedal2014 Twitter Party Sept. 4, 2014


Canadian Tire Jumpstart is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged kids participate in organized sport and recreation. Jumpstart helps cover registration fees, equipment and/or transportation costs. Since it’s inception in 2005, Canadian Tire Jumpstart has given more than 780,000 kids across Canada the chance to play. Jumpstart is dedicated to removing financial barriers, so […]

Win a Febreze Noseblind Kit ARV $50 {Canada} #noseblind #pgmom

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As a parent who has already made it through the pre-teen phase once and is now deep in the throws of it again, only with two children this time, I am all too familiar with the concept of noseblind. noseblind [nohz-blihnd], noun; Definition: The gradual acclimation to the smells of one’s home, car, or belongings, […]

WestJet Flies from Calgary to Islands of Loreto {Press Release}

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Islands of Loreto, Baja California Sur, Mexico [July 22, 2014] – Villa del Palmar at the Islands of Loreto, the newest member of Villa Group Resorts, is thrilled with the recent announcement that WestJet, Canada’s most-preferred airline, will launch non-stop weekly service between Calgary and the Islands of Loreto beginning on February 14, 2015, just […]

Introducing the New LG G3 Smartphone #LGG3


With so many smartphones on the market, it’s important to do your research and choose the one that is perfect for you. LG has the new LG G3 that may be just what you are looking for. This new phone offers: Advanced OIS+ Camera Laser Auto Focus – Laser Detection Auto Focus LG G3’s stunning […]

Find History & Adventure in Niagara Falls, New York


I have been to Niagara Falls many times in my life, most often on the Canadian side of the border. As it often happens when one lives in close proximity to a landmark or tourist attraction, I grew to take the falls for granted and failed to see their grandeur. That was corrected somewhat when […]

Join the #StaplesGoingBack Twitter Party Wed., Aug. 27th 7pm EST

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I have been picking up back to school clothing for several weeks, and the clothes are getting labeled and ready to take on a new year. I was feeling prepared until I suddenly realized that school starts in one week and I haven’t bought anything but clothes. My younger kids are heading to grades 2, […]

Entree Recipe: Chicken & Garden Vegetables

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I am looking for healthy and delicious ways to cook my garden vegetables, and also ways to make a meal quickly and easily. With bowls full of tomatoes, a fridge full of zucchini and some chicken breasts ready to cook, I went to work on this recipe. It doesn’t necessarily photograph well, but it tasted […]

Win a Copy of Ripley’s Reality Shock {Canada}

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Prepare for a dose of shock and “awwww” as Ripley Publishing’s new book Reality Shock! is now on sale. With all new content Reality Shock! is a mix of “can’t bear to look, but can’t look away” stories, people, facts and photos. It’s just the ticket for teens and tweens, whether they’re reluctant readers or […]

Garden Vegetable Recipe: Zucchini Bread

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I have been picking zucchini from my garden for weeks and the fridge is really starting to fill up! I have grilled zucchini and stuffed zucchini and today I got busy making one of my favourite treats, zucchini bread. I made this double chocolate zucchini bread that is shown below and it was amazing! The […]

Win a $50 Shell Gift Card {Canada}


This has been a summer full of road trips for my family, and for many of our friends and family too! I love taking in the scenery while traveling along a new piece of highway, and I enjoy stopping at the local restaurants and shops along the way. A trip taken by car may take […]