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Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank

Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank

  Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank Spending a romantic Valentine’s Day with the love of your life doesn’t have to cost you a small fortune. You just need to get a little creative and think outside the box. For example, a dozen red roses is a great gift but it’s also […]

New Year…New Perspective

New Year…New Perspective

  New Year…New Perspective Happy New Year!  2017 has arrived and like many, you are motivated in making certain changes in your life. Some call it a resolution, I choose to call it a goal. What is the difference between a resolution and a goal? I find that most people are focused on what they want to […]

Food

Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

  Ah, t’is the season for candy hearts, assorted chocolates, bouquets of various coloured roses…and Valentine’s Day treats! The holiday itself is often so focused on relationships between couples, or the thereof lack of relationships in a person’s life, that we forget to appreciate the true meaning behind the holiday: spreading love around and reminding […]

Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

    Who would ever dare say that candy bark is only meant for Christmastime? Ah, I certainly wouldn’t! Valentine’s Day is the perfect season to gift a homemade treat to your loved ones, or even a delightful opportunity to create memories with them that will surely last a lifetime! And what better way to […]

Reviews

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada! The New Year is here! Do you have resolutions or goals set to make 2017 a fabulous year for yourself? I usually have three goals I try to accomplish each year. They are to try something I have never done before, to become more active and to […]

Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

Fun Times at Kids And Company Birthday Party

I can’t quite believe my son is already turning 3 years old, the time has just gone by so very quickly and the old adage that when it comes to raising children “the days are long but the years are short” is so true and just a touch bittersweet. When I asked my little boy how […]

Travel

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide ~ CAN 12/30

Take Your World with You with Beside-U Canada The holidays are here! This time of year means that I am on the move more than at any other time of the year. There are days I need to take a lot with me to accomplish my “Holiday To-Do List” yet I do not have enough […]

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape Bucket List #BucketListOtt!

Flavoured Inspiration to Discover with Ford Escape #BucketListOtt! Bucket lists. We all have experiences and adventures we want to try in our lifetime. Some may be to try a new food or as exciting as bungee jumping into the unknown. Ford Canada invited a group of digital influencers at the Coconut Lagoon to think about […]

Wellness

New Year…New Perspective

New Year…New Perspective

  New Year…New Perspective Happy New Year!  2017 has arrived and like many, you are motivated in making certain changes in your life. Some call it a resolution, I choose to call it a goal. What is the difference between a resolution and a goal? I find that most people are focused on what they want to […]

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright And a Macaccino Recipe

  It is all too easy to truly miss enjoying the magic of Christmas. Everything leads up to that one special day, and within the blink of an eye, it is vanished until next year. All the stress over shopping, cooking, receiving guests, card sending, fending off a seasonal cold, can propel us into a […]

Living

How to Grow Your Family’s Finances Without (Much) Sacrificing

How to Grow Your Family’s Finances Without (Much) Sacrificing

    How to Grow Your Family’s Finances Without (Much) Sacrificing   Gas, groceries, utilities, kids. The financial imperatives of running a modern household boggle the mind (and rob it of sleep, no doubt).  Give yourself some much-deserved inner peace — and, just maybe, eight quality hours a night — with these five strategies for […]

You Don’t Have To Be a Grinch to Control Your Holiday Spending

You Don’t Have To Be a Grinch to Control Your Holiday Spending

  With Christmas fast approaching it’s easy to lose control of your holiday spending. Gifts for the kids, family, co-workers, teachers, neighbours, more for your kids and the extra costs that winter time brings. It’s also easy to start thinking of yourself as the Grinch when deciding how much money to spend and what gifts […]

Latest Articles

How to Make Your Own Valentines

How to Make Your Own Valentines

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

How to Make Your Own Valentines When you make your own valentines, it allows you to tell the person you love how you feel about them in your own words. It will mean so much more when you take the time to create a beautiful Valentine’s Day card and it’s so easy to do. You’ll […]

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Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

Valentine’s Day Crinkle Cookies with a White Chocolate Drizzle

| January 20, 2017 | 2 Comments

  Ah, t’is the season for candy hearts, assorted chocolates, bouquets of various coloured roses…and Valentine’s Day treats! The holiday itself is often so focused on relationships between couples, or the thereof lack of relationships in a person’s life, that we forget to appreciate the true meaning behind the holiday: spreading love around and reminding […]

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Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank

Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank

| January 19, 2017 | 1 Comment

  Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day without Breaking the Bank Spending a romantic Valentine’s Day with the love of your life doesn’t have to cost you a small fortune. You just need to get a little creative and think outside the box. For example, a dozen red roses is a great gift but it’s also […]

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How to Grow Your Family’s Finances Without (Much) Sacrificing

How to Grow Your Family’s Finances Without (Much) Sacrificing

| January 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

    How to Grow Your Family’s Finances Without (Much) Sacrificing   Gas, groceries, utilities, kids. The financial imperatives of running a modern household boggle the mind (and rob it of sleep, no doubt).  Give yourself some much-deserved inner peace — and, just maybe, eight quality hours a night — with these five strategies for […]

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Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter

Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter

| January 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

     Protect Your Lawn and Garden Through the Winter Rain, snow, and freezing temperatures – it’s all part of winter in Ottawa. You can bundle yourself up or stay nice and toasty inside, but the frigid weather is taking its toll on your lawn and garden. What lawn and garden you say? Well, they’re […]

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New Year…New Perspective

New Year…New Perspective

| January 16, 2017 | 1 Comment

  New Year…New Perspective Happy New Year!  2017 has arrived and like many, you are motivated in making certain changes in your life. Some call it a resolution, I choose to call it a goal. What is the difference between a resolution and a goal? I find that most people are focused on what they want to […]

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Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

Valentine’s Day Candy Bark

| January 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

    Who would ever dare say that candy bark is only meant for Christmastime? Ah, I certainly wouldn’t! Valentine’s Day is the perfect season to gift a homemade treat to your loved ones, or even a delightful opportunity to create memories with them that will surely last a lifetime! And what better way to […]

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$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 02/02

$200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 02/02

| January 12, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway! You can enter until February 2nd, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!      GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Nordstrom Gift Card Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 02/02 and is open worldwide. […]

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21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

21 Winter Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa

| January 11, 2017 | 12 Comments

The longer, colder days are making way for the change of the season! Winter is here! Just because the temperatures are dropping doesn’t mean that you and your family have to be stuck inside during winter. The Ottawa-Gatineau region has plenty of events and activities to get you to enjoy the coldest of seasons! Here […]

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$200 T.J. Maxx/Marshalls/HomeGoods Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 01/24

$200 T.J. Maxx/Marshalls/HomeGoods Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 01/24

| January 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to co-host the T.J. Maxx/Marshalls/HomeGoods Gift Card Giveaway!   You can enter until January 24th, 2017 and it’s open to Worldwide contestants. Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 T.J. Maxx/Marshalls/HomeGoods Gift Card Co-hosts: Dorky’s Deals // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // The Mommyhood Mentor® // […]

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Join Us at the BConnected Conference in Toronto April 2017 ~ Discount Code

Join Us at the BConnected Conference in Toronto April 2017 ~ Discount Code

| January 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

    BConnected Conference in Toronto April 2017 Founded in 2014, the BConnected Conference is the perfect chance to network and learn from experienced bloggers and social media professionals in a fun, intimate, and interactive setting. If you missed out on the first three years, then you definitely won’t want to miss it this year!  The 4th BConnected Conference will […]

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Modern Moms Seek Contemporary Education and Lasting Connections

Modern Moms Seek Contemporary Education and Lasting Connections

| January 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

          Modern moms seek contemporary education and lasting connections Mommy Connections program is now available in the Ottawa area! Ottawa area moms…There is a new Mom specific program in town, geared toward current trends and hot topics. Mommy Connections has arrived in the Ottawa area and is changing the face of […]

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A Bathroom Renovation Resolution

A Bathroom Renovation Resolution

| January 5, 2017 | 5 Comments

A Bathroom Renovation Resolution With the New Year upon us, many of us try to come up with goals or resolutions to help improve ourselves. My other half and I have a different set of goals in mind to jump start 2017. One of our goals for the New Year is to renovate to our […]

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Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada Books! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 02/03

| January 5, 2017 | 60 Comments

Jump Start the New Year with DK Canada! The New Year is here! Do you have resolutions or goals set to make 2017 a fabulous year for yourself? I usually have three goals I try to accomplish each year. They are to try something I have never done before, to become more active and to […]

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