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Hot Air Balloon Festival: More Than ‘Just’ the Balloons!

I’ve always wondered, but we never went.  Well, this year, we were offered the opportunity to attend and we are so glad that we did! First and foremost, once you park your car and enter what I will call the fairgrounds, it just feels like summer. There’s a carnival area with rides and games, and […]

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Sleepover Parties 101

“Mommy, Can I have a SLEEPOVER Party?” For some of us, this elicits an immediate smile – Wow, my baby is ready for sleepovers! For others, panic sets in: I can barely handle those that I have! How will I handle more for a WHOLE night?  Wait! How MANY more?  Do I have to invite […]

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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Minion Bananas!

  My Hubby made the kids smile with this one – and all he needed were bananas & a Sharpie! Have a Wonderful Wednesday! Tanya     Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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WIN a Super-Fun Easter Basket FILLED with Goodies for the Kids from TARGET!

I was recently at Target Pointe Claire to pick up a few things and was instantly drawn to the fun Easter colours that greeted me the instant I walked into the store. The Coin ‘WOW’ by the entrance was filled with fun & bright Easter surprises for your children From actual baskets to cute items […]

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Mars Bar Hamentaschen…(and Bonus Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter Cup Recipe!)

Last year, my Mars-bar-obsessed daughter decided to be a Mars bar for the Jewish festival of Purim…and I indulged her by working together to make a Mars bar costume out of felt.  She drew & cut out the letters and I put it all together.  It was fabulous! Well, all the Mars bar talk got […]

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March Break Activities to do with Kids: Interview on CBC Daybreak (RADIO)

I had fun chatting with with Mike Finnerty on CBC Daybreak this morning. We discussed  various activities to keep the kids busy during spring break. You can hear the interview by clicking on the link below and then on the segment entitled “March Break Activities to do with Kids” http://www.cbc.ca/daybreakmontreal/ Remember that for more ideas you […]

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GIVEAWAY: Disney on Ice Tickets for a Family of 5!

Who doesn’t love Disney on Ice? Their latest production Let’s Party hits the Montreal Bell Center from March 5-9 and you can win tickets right here! The production features a magical montage of over 50 Disney characters that will be celebrating holidays and festivals from around the globe including destinations like Brazil, Hawaii and Japan. If you’ve […]

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Getting Set for Spring Break with the Kids

Spring Break – or as some are calling it “Mid-winter” Break is coming up soon & getting organized ahead of time can make the difference between a fun week and a week that leaves you wanting to tear your hair out. Here are some tips whether you are opting for a ‘stay cation’ or time […]

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Where Can I Send My Kids for Music Lessons???

I get asked this question A LOT. Until now, I have only been comfortable to refer my kids’ very own piano teacher (who has limited availability), or teachers that were recommended by friends. Then I discovered WIMA. Some of you may also know it as the West Island Music Academy – but don’t let the […]

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‘Tis the Season to be BERRY … and Other Holiday Decorating Ideas from Debbie Travis

I recently had the opportunity to attend a special evening dedicated to holiday decor & lighting ideas with Debbie Travis and the folks from Canadian Tire. I wanted to share some of her tips, thoughts and ideas as well as some of what was showcased that evening that may just serve as that little bit […]

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