FLASH GIVEAWAY! Win a Tide Prize Pack ARV $45 {Canada}


If you live with sensitive skin you will understand the importance of finding products that work well but don’t leave you with itchy and scaly skin. When I find those products, I rarely sway from them! Tide has been one of those products for me, and they have stepped it up even more by launching […]

Win a Circulon Cookware Set ARV $499 {Canada}

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Cooking for a family can be a chore, especially if you don’t have the right tools for the job. When I switched to induction cooking I had to replace my cookware. What I realized was that there are not a lot of options for quality induction cookware and I had to get a few items […]

Join the #CheeriosEffect Twitter Party Nov. 20th 8pm EST

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In today’s busy, fast-paced, technologically-advanced world, it’s easy to go days, even weeks, without having face-to-face contact with friends, family and neighbours. While it may seem normal to us, we are missing out on the amazing benefits that direct connections provide, such as learning, happiness, resilience and longevity. To help celebrate the happiness and joy […]

Soup Recipe: Cream of Mushroom #CarnationSoups

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I have been mixing up delectable sweets with Carnation® Evaporated Milk for years. Pies, cakes, brownies and other delicious treats are always a big hit over the holidays, but Carnation® Evaporated Milk doesn’t have to just be used for desserts and sweets. You can use it in your everyday cooking too. It has less water […]

Join the #fpwishlist Twitter Party Nov. 19th 8pm EST


As my children get older I realize we spend more money on clothes and electronics than on toys, and it makes me a little sad. I enjoy every moment I have with my youngest as he plays with his toys or picks out a new toy in the store, knowing that he is my last […]

Join the #FamilyTravelCA Twitter Chat About Beaches Family Travel!


There is something about shopping for a winter coat and warm gloves that is more than a little depressing for this sun loving woman. Shoveling snow today was even more depressing. To get myself in the right state of mind I imagined sand, waves and everything that I dream a Beaches Resort would be. If […]

I’m Making My List and Checking It Twice #giftsmadeeasy


We have a lot of fall and winter birthdays in my family, so when September rolls around and I start shopping for birthday gifts, I start thinking about Christmas gifts as well. We welcomed three new babies to the extended family this year, up from two the year before, so the list just keeps growing! […]

We Can Make Big Changes With Small Steps #dareyou

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I am sure that most of us have volunteered, donated or taken part in a fundraising campaign at some point in our lives. Volunteering is something that can be difficult when you have a house full of children so I don’t often think about what I can do beyond helping in the school, yet I […]

Melt in your Mouth Beef from Walmart #WalmartFRESH

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In a big and busy family we are always looking for ways to save time without compromising quality. Walmart seems to understand this because they have everything I need in one convenient place, including good quality food. I love that I can stop in the store and get the kids any clothes they need, grab […]