Disclosure: I have partnered with YMC and Armor All and have received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. My husband and I save money on our Florida vacations by driving, usually with two drivers and a spacious van to let the 3 kids spread out. This summer both my husband and the van had to stay behind while the kids and I got to take a trip to The Palm Beaches, Florida. In preparation for the trip, I picked up some USB car chargers so that everyone in the front and … [Read more...] about Keep Your Next Road Trip Fresh with Air Essentials
When I imagine my retirement, it is full of fabulous vacations, a nice home for my children and grandchildren to visit and no financial woes. I want to be able to help my kids out when they need it and spend my time enjoying the company of friends and family. The years go by so much faster than we expect, and before you know it, you are closer to retirement than graduation. Preparing for retirement is something that concerns us all even if those days seem to be far away in the future. … [Read more...] about Thinking Retirement? Then Read This.
This time of year is expensive for Canadians. We need winter coats and winter boots and snow tires and ice scrapers. Our heating bills go up and we spend less time walking places, which means we spend more on gas. The fortunate people fly off for vacations in the sun and those who enjoy the snow invest in skates, skis and snowmobiles. I prefer the sunshine or the indoors to the snow, so I need to find ways to save money for that next getaway. One place we can save money is on our car and … [Read more...] about Win FREE GAS for a year with Desjardins Insurance #GetAQuoteAndWin
You've had the talk. The school has done their part to educate kids about puberty and what is going to happen to their bodies. Now it's time to ensure your tween girl has the supplies she needs for her first period. Pin Me! If your daughter is easily embarrassed or prefers her privacy, put the period pack in a box. A cardboard gift box would work well, or you could go big with a fancy chest like the only below. Whatever you decide, it is the contents that are going to be the most … [Read more...] about The Period Pack: What to Give a Tween Girl
This summer I had the privilege of visiting Calgary, Alberta and going on dinosaur bone dig in Dinosaur Provincial Park. This is a trip that anyone who loves history, dinosaurs or the outdoors needs to do. The cost to go on a dig is actually far less than I would have guessed, making it a bucket list item that can truly be achieved. The only real question is, what do you wear for a summer dinosaur dig? Pin Me! Footwear is of the utmost importance. You are trekking through the badlands, … [Read more...] about What to Wear: Hunting for Dinosaur Bones in Alberta
I just returned home from Beaches Turks and Caicos for the fourth annual Social Media on the Sand conference. It was my second trip to this kid friendly resort and my third time to a Beaches resort. I first visited Beaches Turks and Caicos in 2015 for the same conference. On this trip I traveled with my husband and three youngest children. My second Beaches visit was to Beaches Negril for the social media on the sand conference. On this trip I brought all four of my children, with my oldest … [Read more...] about 13 Reasons Why I Love Beaches Resorts