3 Tips To Save For Your Child’s Education

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Last week, my husband and I attended our first kindergarten concert for our oldest child. Monkey sang his little heart out and we could not have been prouder.  While we were sitting there watching him perform, my husband leans over to me and says: "You realize that we will have a child in kindergarten for six years straight right?".  Wait, what?!? I hadn't really thought

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Team Up for Canadian Chicken Contest and Twitter Party #TeamCdnChicken

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  How do you normally spend Canada Day?  I know it is a few months away still, but it is never too early to think ahead.  Do you normally enjoy a backyard BBQ with friends?  Head to the cottage to spend the day with your family?  What about heading to our nations capital to celebrate Canada's birthday in style???  Not something you would normally do?  Well Chicken

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Marshmallow Peanut Butter Snack Bites Recipe

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Marshmallow Peanut Butter Snack Bites   Last week I shared one of our favourite after school snacks Chocolate Peanut Butter Snack Bites.  I showed you just how easy they were to make, and oh my they are just SO good.  However it gets even better, because using the 3 base ingredients - Kraft Peanut Butter, Rolled Oats and Honey - you can make countless combinations of these

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Healthy And Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe

Healthy And Easy Zucchini Bread Recipe

  It has been awhile since I made zucchini bread and I forgot how much I like it! When I think about sweet bread recipes I always think of banana bread or even carrot bread first. I was surprised when Monkey asked for zucchini bread, but I am glad he did. If it has been awhile since you have had zucchini bread, you do not know what you have been missing. The kids

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How to Prevent Heat Stroke – What to look for on those sunny hot days

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  When we are enjoying the outdoors with our little ones we tend to be diligent about the sunscreen and hats but it’s important to remember how easily children can over heat if over dressed or just out playing in the sun. A fun afternoon play date in the park can quickly turn serious if your child gets heat exhaustion or heat stroke.  Knowing the signs to look out for and

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We ALL need a day off sometimes!

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  When you have a career there is 1 job where you have ALL the titles including: CEO Accountant HR manager Marketing coordinator Buyer Analyst Administrative assistant And many more.  So what job am I talking about?  This time I am not talking about being a mom, rather a small business owner.  When you run a small business you are "the man" (or

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Chocolate and Peanut Butter Snack Bites Recipe

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  One of my favourite times of day is around 3:45, I have just picked up Monkey from school and we head home for snack time. A few calm moments before we have to get dinner ready, and pick up Little Bear from daycare. I love hearing about his day, talking with him to see what new discoveries he made that day and how he is learning about the world around him. One of our

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You Take Tons of Photos – Now it is Time to Show Them Off!

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  At the park, mall, play dates and just about every where you go you see Moms and Dad snapping photos of their little ones.  Think about how many photos you have taken of your kids, now how many of them did you actually show to people?  Sure maybe not all of them are worthy of being hung as a portrait on your bedroom wall, but you are capturing the moments, and more

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DIY Photo Display Picture Frame

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  We all take a lot of photos, now it is time so show them off!  I created this cute DIY Photo Display Picture Frame that allows you to showcase your photos and easily update them as you get new prints.  With Mother's Day coming up this would make a perfect gift for Grandma as well.  You could give her new prints to update her frame at her birthday and holidays like

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Watching, Waiting, Wondering – We all know someone dealing with infertility

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Did you go through a phase where it seem like everyone was getting married?  It felt like every time I turned around I was going to another engagement party, buck & doe, bridal shower or wedding.  Man that was an expensive, but fun time!  Then we moved on to the baby phase.  You know when everyone is swapping stories about pregnancy symptoms and guesses of "boy or girl"

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Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cheesecake Recipe

  It is no secret that we love peanut butter in my family. I even had the Kraft Peanut Butter Bears over at my home. I love the versatility of peanut butter and I especially love it with chocolate. I had a lot of fun making these Chocolate Peanut Butter No Bake Cheesecake and the best part? They are made with Oreo cookies. Since there is no baking involved you can have

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Spring Shopping at the Craftadian Show

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  I have talked on the blog before about one of my favourite craft shows the Made By Hand Show.  Well this year the show is back and better then ever with a new name... Craftadian! The Craftadian show will be springing into town this weekend!  With lots of FREE parking at the International Centre (Hall 6) there will be lots of shopping, and tasty sampling from over 150

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