Lets Get Pumped For #BlackFridayCA With A Target Canada Twitter Party On Nov 25!

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Here in Canada we have already celebrated Thanksgiving filled with Turkey, Stuffing and Pumpkin Pie.  However our friends to the south will celebrating this week on Thursday, and we all know what comes after American Thanksgiving... Black Friday!!!  Only now you don't have to head south of the boarder to score excellent savings on Black Friday as Canadian retailers are bringing

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Keeping Families Connected – Energy 4 Seven Billion Contest

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As a mom, when I talk about energy it is usually the “I am exhausted” kind of energy I am referring to. Running after 2 boys, with 1 on the way, does use a LOT of energy.  However energy also plays a much larger role in our lives, and without it I would be even more tired (if that is possible).  The energy we use in our day to day living is so much more than heating, cooling,

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Kick Off Back to School Season in Style with #TargetBacktoSchool Twitter Party on Aug 7 at 9pm

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This September is going to mark a special back to school season in the Little Miss Kate household.  This is the first time I will need to do back to school shopping for someone other than myself!  As a seasoned student (as Hubs puts it politely) I have done my share of back to school shopping, but this time we will be shopping for Monkey.  That is right, my first baby is going

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It is S’more fun at Dairy Queen #LOVEmyDQ #SmoreSong {Contest}

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Have you been out camping or had a back yard camp fire yet this summer?  The long standing summertime tradition of roasting marshmallows over the camp fire to make S’mores has been reinvented this year by Dairy Queen.  I don’t know about you, but I love S’mores in all varieties – traditional camp fire roasted, S’mores Bars, and my newest obsession the scrumptious S'mores

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Tips for making the perfect Cheesecake {Giveaway} #CheesecakeoftheYear

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There is nothing more sinfully delicious than a good cheesecake.  It is one of the rare desserts this chocoholic will welcome with open arms in any flavor or fashion.  I have blogged about some of my favourite cheesecake recipes before including Eggnog Cheesecake Bars and Easy Mini Cheesecakes.  Lets just say I haven't met a cheesecake that I didn't like.  Some people think

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Get Creative with the Chicken Farmers of Canada #ChickenChallenge {Contest}

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Oh how do I love chicken?  Let me count the ways…. there is Cantonese Chicken Noodle Soup,  Braised Chicken with Garbanzos and Tomatoes, the ultimate Grilled Chicken Sandwich, and we can’t forget Chicken Vindaloo.  I can’t think of a chicken dish that I have met that I didn’t like which is why I am excited to share the Great Canadian Chicken Challenge that is being hosted by

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Build your Ultimate Hot Wheels® Track! {Giveaway} #HWTrackBuilder

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Recently I had the opportunity to take the boys to see the Ultimate Hot Wheels® Track at the Art Gallery of Ontario.  This impressive course was truly a feat in creativity and engineering featuring over 1000 pieces of track & connectors and 79 boosters.  The Ultimate track was over 625 feet long!!!  It was definitely the envy of all of the kids in the room, and I hear more

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Let’s Get Cheesy – Join the @KraftCanada #TouchOfPhillyCheese Twitter Party April 16

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There are a few things in life that I absolutely cannot live without – chocolate is one, but the other is CHEESE!  With so many varieties how could you not find one to love?  Cheese and crackers as a snack, cream cheese on a toasted bagel for breakfast, homemade pizza topped with gooey Mozzarella for dinner – you just can’t go wrong!  And now cheese lovers have something new to

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Gluten Free Sweet and Sour Pork with Rice {Recipe} #BensBegginers

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My husband is an amazing cook! He is not afraid to through ingredients together and create a meal based on combining his favourite flavours and spices. Growing up, his mother believed that everyone, boys and girls, need to learn how to cook. When they were little, they would help her prepare meals by adding ingredients or stirring sauces. As they got older, she implemented a

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Getting Kids Cooking with Ben’s Beginners Contest – Chicken Gumbo Recipe #bensbeginners

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If you have been reading Little Miss Kate for a while you know that I often get Monkey involved in helping me cook in the kitchen.  I think it is so important to teach children the skills to create meals for themselves, and we make some great memories along the way. We recently had the opportunity to learn a new recipe with Chef Amanda Riva using Uncle Ben's products

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Recycle for Education Contest #Recycle4Ed

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“Mom, that’s recyclable!”, “It’s litterless lunch day tomorrow”, “Can we start a compost pile in the back yard?” If you’re the parent of a school-aged child, chances are you’ve heard something like this in your house.  In schools across the country kids are getting involved in making the earth a better place by reducing their waste, cleaning up their environment and learning

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