Brightening Dreary Days with a Kinder Surprise #KinderMom

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Boredom runs rampant in my home when the weather isn’t nice. The kids fight over the computer and about what they can watch on television. They move from toy to toy and complain about there being nothing to do. I try to engage them in a board game or a movie, but eventually I just […]

Halloween Tricks and Treats for Healthy Teeth


Calling all ghosts, ghouls and goblins! This Hallows’ Eve while wicked witches are brewing their cauldrons, and zombies are creeping through the night, we suspect that you and your kids will be chanting “trick or treat!?” With all the candy enjoyed this Halloween, it’s important to take care of those pearly whites. Luckily with the […]

Dempster’s Introduces Limited Edition Apple Pie Bagels

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The smell of apple pie brings me warm memories of my Grandparents. My Grandmother made the best apple pie. Her crust was homemade and it was the lightest and flakiest pie crust I’ve ever had, and the pie filling was delicious. I have never found another apple pie like it and I don’t expect I […]

Your Used Electronics Could Be Haunting You #WhereAreYoursHiding


There are relics hiding all over my house. An old computer tower sits at the base of the computer desk. A broken laptop rests on my bedroom bookshelf. An unused monitor is on the shelf in my closet, and there are old cell phones in the cabinet. Those are the unused electronics that I can […]

Win a $50 iTunes Gift Card! {Canada} #straightenupcanada

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Now that I’m in my forties I really understand the importance of proper posture. Unfortunately this knowledge has come to me because my posture is not what I wish it was. I am not alone though. Lower back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Each year over 11 million Canadians suffer from […]

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 […]

Shaking Up Our Daily Routine #KinderMom

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Now that the whole family is settling into school and fall, things are getting a little routine around here. Don’t get me wrong, routine is good, but it can also be a little boring at times. I like to shake things up with a little surprise for the kids now and then, and KINDER SURPRISES […]

Keeping the Kids Out of the Dentist Chair with Sonicare #sonicareforkids

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I have paid more than my share of dental bills over the years, so I’ll do just about anything to encourage my children to take good care of their teeth. A good electric toothbrush is one of the easiest ways to ensure their teeth get a proper cleaning. They are 75% more effective than manual […]

How Mom Got Her Groove Back #HealingMix

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Remember the sleepless nights, the late night feedings and the early morning diaper changes? Maybe you are right in the middle of that stage of life, or maybe you are adjusting to life with more than one child. Gone are the days of sleeping when the baby sleeps, and instead you are balancing your new […]