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Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

We owe a lot of our modern conveniences to electricity and it’s fair to say that life would not be the same without it. But just because electricity is very helpful, it’s crucial that we remember it is also potentially very dangerous. This is something you always need to keep in mind when working with it […]

5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

    5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework One of the questions that make parents feel like a broken record is “Did you do your homework?” Some kids’ grades suffer because they forget about or simply choose not to do their homework. Try these tips in your home to turn the […]

Food

Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

    Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Have you ever attended a birthday party and noticed the punch that looked like it had foam over the top of it? Or even the punch that has huge ice cream balls in it? They all look so delicious to me and they are always so refreshing. One […]

15 Frozen Summer Treats

15 Frozen Summer Treats

  15 Frozen Summer Treats I remember when my kids were little, we would always walk to the corner store and let them pick out their favorite ice cream. Some days they would pick out a fruity popsicle, and other days they would pick out a chocolate sundae cone. Now that they are older, it […]

Reviews

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

      Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products! I am excited to have the opportunity to try out Curl Keeper hair care products available at Trade Secrets. My hair is wavy, frizzy, and difficult to manage. I end up using a blow dryer and a hair straightner to take out the unruly […]

Travel

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Disney Just Released Its 2017 Pricing, So Who Cares?

Summer 2016 has just begun, you are enjoying the hot weather, cottage life, outdoor activities and BBQ’s. Your plans for 2017 are the furthest thing from your mind right now. You still have 6 months of 2016 to live to the fullest! Yet, if you are thinking of going on a 2017 vacation to Walt Disney […]

Wellness

Do Less, Be More

Do Less, Be More

    Thanks to the Ottawa Mommy Club, I was one of the lucky ones to attend the pre-screening for the movie Bad Moms this week. Even though the story was laced with tons of humor, the message I came out with was, do less, be more. We are busy, really busy. We are working […]

Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto #iflytoronto

    Thrilling Indoor Skydiving Experience at iFly Toronto On a recent press trip to Toronto with my daughter, one of the activities scheduled was a visit to iFly Toronto! Since I have back problems, I decide to forfeit the experience, but my daughter did have a blast!      iFly Toronto is an indoor […]

Living

How to Make a Little More Money for Your Family

How to Make a Little More Money for Your Family

Families are finding it harder and harder to survive on a single income. Even with both parents working, many families are having a tough time making ends meet. This is why it is always a welcome respite to make a little extra money for the whole family. As a mom, there are different ways that […]

Saving Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

Saving Money on Your Summer Energy Bills

  Saving money and energy use in the summer is not only great for the environment, but is also great for your family budget. With the school year almost over its time to start thinking about you and kids spending more time at home. It takes only a few simple steps to cut your energy bill […]

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Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

Glamping it up at Parkbridge’s Parc La Conception

| August 23, 2016 | 1 Comment

    Our site is already set up and ready! I have to admit when I first heard about “Glamping” I thought it was pretty silly. Now I’m not going to win Survivor or anything like that but to me tent camping wasn’t supposed to be a weekend at the spa. However, after spending 3 […]

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Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

Protecting Your Kids from Household Electrical Dangers

| August 22, 2016 | 1 Comment

We owe a lot of our modern conveniences to electricity and it’s fair to say that life would not be the same without it. But just because electricity is very helpful, it’s crucial that we remember it is also potentially very dangerous. This is something you always need to keep in mind when working with it […]

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$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 09/16

$300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 09/16

| August 19, 2016 | 42 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the  $300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!   Giveaway is open worldwide and ends on September 16th, 2016. Good Luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $300 Amazon Gift Card Co-hosts: Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Coupons and Freebies Mom // Pretty Thrifty // A Better Me // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Taffeta & […]

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5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework

| August 19, 2016 | 3 Comments

    5 Tips to Get Your Kids to Do Their Homework One of the questions that make parents feel like a broken record is “Did you do your homework?” Some kids’ grades suffer because they forget about or simply choose not to do their homework. Try these tips in your home to turn the […]

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Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products!

| August 18, 2016 | 2 Comments

      Love My Wavy Hair Thanks to Curl Keeper Hair Care Products! I am excited to have the opportunity to try out Curl Keeper hair care products available at Trade Secrets. My hair is wavy, frizzy, and difficult to manage. I end up using a blow dryer and a hair straightner to take out the unruly […]

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CF Rideau Centre’s New Fourth Floor Expansion ~ Wordless Wednesday

CF Rideau Centre’s New Fourth Floor Expansion ~ Wordless Wednesday

| August 17, 2016 | 1 Comment

The CF Rideau Centre’s invited OMC to a special grand reveal to have an exclusive first look at the new retail space and cocktail party on August 10th! If you have not visited the new 4th floor expansion and completion of the three-year redevelopment project, you must go soon! For more information visit CF Rideau […]

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School

| August 16, 2016 | 4 Comments

    5 Ways to Prepare Your Kindergartner for the First Day of School Going back to school is tricky for any kid, but the nerves associated with the first day of a kindergartner are even more pronounced for little ones starting (not to mention their parents!). Consider these 5 tips for making the transition a […]

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$100 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/29

$100 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway ~ Worldwide 08/29

| August 15, 2016 | 1 Comment

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is pleased to take part in the $100 Anthropologie Gift Card Giveaway!   Giveaway is open worldwide until August 29th, 2016! Good luck!   GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $100 Anthropologie Gift Card Co-hosts: Coupons and Freebies Mom // Jenns Blah Blah Blog // Pretty Thrifty // A Better Me // The Mommyhood Mentor® // Taffeta & Tulips // […]

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Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Sport-y-Thon Activity Games!

Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Sport-y-Thon Activity Games!

| August 15, 2016 | 2 Comments

Disney came out with a new Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Sport-y-Thon DVD for your kids to enjoy! Share the excitement – and a sky-high view of the action – as sportscasters Pete and Donald Duck broadcast live from above in the Sport-Y-Thon Blimp! Who will earn a prized Golden Mickey Medal? Help our heroes discover that […]

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Babyroues Avant Stroller Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/03

Babyroues Avant Stroller Giveaway ~ CAN/US 09/03

| August 13, 2016 | 82 Comments

  The Ottawa Mommy Club is please to take part in the Babyroues  Avant Stroller Giveway!   Value of the prize is $599! Giveaway is open to Canadian and US residents and will end on September 3rd, 2016! Good Luck!          Welcome to the Babyroues Avant Stroller Giveaway!   Sponsored by: Babyroues Hosted by: Southern Mom […]

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Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Recipe

| August 12, 2016 | 5 Comments

    Hawaiian Sea Foam Punch (Virgin) Have you ever attended a birthday party and noticed the punch that looked like it had foam over the top of it? Or even the punch that has huge ice cream balls in it? They all look so delicious to me and they are always so refreshing. One […]

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Find a Bit of Magic with The Irish Fairy Door Company! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/12

Find a Bit of Magic with The Irish Fairy Door Company! #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 09/12

| August 11, 2016 | 60 Comments

Fairies have captivated the imaginations of my kids for a few years now and they love watching and drawing them. They want to know what makes them fairies, how they get their magic and what it is like to be a fairy. The Irish Fairy Door Company wants to make these inquiries a bit easier […]

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Notes from a Five-Year-Old

Notes from a Five-Year-Old

| August 10, 2016 | 2 Comments

Five-year-old Big Bro is making great strides with reading and writing. He never ceases to find an opportunity to write these days, be it making a book or adding CHES!! to the grocery list (“cheese”, FYI; exclamation marks to illustrate urgency). Why, just the other Saturday morning, he he made a “Don’t wake up Mama” […]

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The Teeter Totter of Life – The New Paradigm to “Work/Life Balance”

The Teeter Totter of Life – The New Paradigm to “Work/Life Balance”

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Do you ever feel the pressure to “do it all?” Like you should be in two places at one time – be with your kids and be at the office? Hang out with your friends or take a yoga class? Trying to balance work and life can create tremendous amounts of stress, anxiety and pressure […]

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