Who will be knocking at your door this Halloween? #HallmarkPress Pause {Giveaway}

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Who will be knocking at your door this Halloween?  Will it be a witch or a goblin?  A superhero or a princess?  No matter who comes to our door this Halloween they are going to be greeted in spooky style by our Trick-or-Treat Greeter from Hallmark!  Last year we had the motion activated  Hallmark Witch Trick-or-Treat Greeter that caught everyone by surprise, this year we have

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Thanksgiving Dessert Idea: Mini Pumpkin Pie Recipe #WhatsCooking


With Thanksgiving only a few days away Pumpkin is on everyone's mind...  From soups to lattes no matter where you turn there are pumpkin inspired recipes at hand.  But there is only one true classic Pumpkin king - Pumpkin Pie!  A staple at our Thanksgiving dinner table Pumpkin Pie is a family favourite that we normally only have once a year.  Well I think that is about to

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On the Road for the Holidays #QualityEssentials


This post was brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers via sheblogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Now that back-to-school season is complete and Baby Roo is here I can start planning for the next big events that are coming

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Easter is about so much more than just the Egg – Celebrating with Smarties {Giveaway}

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I don’t even remember when it all started, maybe my mom hosted Easter Egg hunts for us when we were kids.  If she did I don’t specifically remember them.  What I do remember is as a teen running around with my cousins and sister hunting for eggs as the adults watched on and cheered.  Most of us were FAR too old at that point to really want to take part in an Easter Egg hunt, it

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Tips For Making Black Friday Shopping A Breeze #BlackFridayCA

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I have been back to work for 2 weeks now and have already booked my first vacation day!  I know you are probably thing what?!? Already?!? But hey I have a good excuse I promise!  I booked off Friday Nov 29th - not only is it the day after my birthday, but it is also Black Friday!  I am going to enjoy a short week at work followed by birthday celebrations and Black Friday

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Stopping The Chaos of Black Friday with Save.ca

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Although not a traditional holiday in Canada Black Friday has become an unofficial event here in Canada.  After years of watching our US friends score great pre-Christmas deals, Canadians are starting to get in on the action.  However this year I am doing it a little differently.  Save.ca is working to change the early morning wake up, stress filled shopping of Black Friday

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Thanksgiving Craft: Pom Pom Turkey Centerpiece

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Thanksgiving will be here in 2 weeks (in Canada anyways, our US friends have a little more time)!  Have you started thinking about what you are going to serve for dinner? Picked up your turkey and stuffing yet?  Don't forget the pumpkin pie!  I am lucky that for Thanksgiving we normally go to my Mom's house so I don't have to worry about cooking or hosting everyone.  Now that

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Easter Oreo Balls {Recipe}

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There has been a lot of Easter talk on the blog this week, but I could not finish off the week without sharing this awesome Oreo Recipe with you.  After falling in love with the LEGO cake pops I have been wanting to try other recipes where you dip your creations in chocolate.  And what could be better then dipping and decorating Oreo Balls for Easter? This recipe really only

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Decorating Easter Eggs with Kinder #kindermom

Kinder surprise easter eggs

This year was the first yeas we decorated Easter eggs at our house.  Monkey is getting old enough now to take part in craft activities and I thought this would be a fun family activity.  Now I didn't go the traditional route of poking holes and blowing out the yolks of eggs, because they would have been smashed in about ohhh 3 seconds I am sure.  Even hard boiled eggs would not

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Not your typical Easter Egg Hunt

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Easter is my favorite family holiday. Don't get me wrong I LOVE Christmas time, but there is just more pressure - places to be, people to visit, presents to buy. Christmas although fun can be exhausting y the time it is over and there there is the post Christmas clean up. And lets not forget you need to find places for all the new toys and clothes. But Easter is just about

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Hallmark #HallmarkPressPause

Hallmark Doggone Best-Ever Valentine's Day Activity Book

Has Valentine's Day snuck up on anyone else?  I feel like I am still putting away Christmas presents and getting the house back in order and here we are at Valentines already!  I am not prepared at all.  I did get Hubs a present already, but I have nothing for the kids or Grandparents yet.  Luckily Hallmark Canada is ready and has everything you need for Valentine's Day gift

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