Travelling to Istanbul with Kids

Images by Boris Dzhingarov and Stew Dean, used under the Creative Commons license.

Turkey is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world, and this is no more apparent than in Istanbul. What was once the capital of Turkey (it’s now Ankara), Istanbul is the perfect representation of Turkey; outgoing, scenic, and a full range of personalities. With popular companies like First Choice flying out there throughout the […]

Step Back in Time at Cabana Bay Beach Resort

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Universal Orlando Resort has their own set of resorts that provide luxury and several fun activities. These resorts are all very convenient for guests who wish to take advantage of the theme parks and Citywalk. The newest of these resorts is Cabana Bay. Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is now open at Universal Orlando Resort. […]

Love Shoes? Join the #TanaLovesShoes Twitter Party Oct. 22nd 8pm ET

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Out of respect for the tragic events in Ottawa today, our #TanaLovesShoes Twitter Party will be postponed Summer was fantastic with our flip flops and sandals, but the fall shoe season has finally arrived! We can pull out the boots, the leather shoes and many other of my favourite shoes styles. Of course, if you […]

There’s Unlimited Fun at Citywalk

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If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Orlando and you are looking for something to do or someplace to eat, Citywalk is the perfect choice. Universal CityWalk is Orlando’s hottest spot for entertainment, boasting the biggest names in live music, dining, dancing, movies and more in an eclectic mix of themed restaurants, nightclubs, […]

Warming Up from the Inside Out with Creamy Carrot Ginger Soup #CarnationSoups

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Fall recipes are the ones I enjoy making the most. They can often be made using fresh local vegetables and it’s not too hot to be standing over the stove. It is also the time of year that we get to make some of the family recipes that I have been enjoying for my entire […]

Join the #PampersParty Twitter Party Oct. 16th 8pm EDT

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With each of my pregnancies I prepared the same way that many expectant Moms do, by buying necessities like newborn diapers. I still have one of my first child’s newborn Pampers diapers in his memory box. It was so tiny! Pampers has changed a lot in the 22 years since he was born, but the […]

Join the #MexicanChef Twitter Party Oct. 15th 8pm EDT

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When you have several children, it can be tricky to find a meal that everyone likes. My daughter will try just about anything, but my boys can be really picky. One will like a dish while the other one won’t even try it. Or more often, they just don’t feel like having what I’m making. […]

Revisited: Salad Recipe: Layered Salad

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I am making a layered salad for us to enjoy with our Thanksgiving dinner and thought this is a perfect time to share this recipe with you again! I shared my layered salad recipe once before, but I have tweaked the recipe a bit since then so I decided it was time to share it […]

Recipe: Cheesy Chicken Quesadillas #DinnerIn15

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Having a delicious and nutritious meal doesn’t mean you have to spend the day in the kitchen. Maple Leaf Prime makes wholesome food that helps families eat well even on the busiest of days. My kids enjoy food that they can eat with their hands too, so these chicken quesadillas were a hit all around. […]