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#WellWishes this Holiday Season

What I look forward to most at this time of year is being ‘off-schedule’ with my family. We will “chill out” together, a few outdoor activities together, bake together, cook together and maybe use up some movie passes at the theatre together. It goes without saying that we will, of course, do a lot of eating […]

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Snapshots of Little Sofia

Those of you who read on a regular basis know that I have been playing around with the Canon EOS Rebel SL-1. I recently tried it out with guidance from the Photo Tips within the Canon Baby Moments App, available on the Canon Canada Facebook Page. You can see the results in my earlier blog post Seizing the […]

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Seizing the Season in Snapshots

Two years ago, I became the proud new owner of my first “Serious” Camera, The Canon EOS Rebel T3. Many of the photos that I share on the blog have been taken with that camera, as are my family vacation photos and even photos from family weddings, etc. While I am grateful to have a […]

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Electric City-What to do This Saturday Night with the Kids

How often do we get to go out on Saturday night with our kids to a REAL PARTY? This Saturday Night, September 6, ELECTRIC CITY will offer: Fabulous food from 40 Westt, Bofinger, Dunn’s, Lesters, Mbrgr, Otago, Real Bagel, Deserts by Daboom and more! Arcade games & classic pinball, an Inflatable obstacle, Riding Bull, Velcro Wall, […]

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Shrine Circus is here! WIN 4 VIP Tickets and an Elephant Ride!

Elephants and Clowns and the Flying Trapeze…There is little doubt that a trip to the Circus is the stuff that childhood memories are made of. We are fortunate to have the Shrine Circus in and around Montreal until September 21st! Families can visit the Big Top in Laval beginning August 28th through September 7th or […]

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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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