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6 Activities to do With the Kids this Summer in Montreal (Breakfast Television)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon As school is almost over, here are some ideas of things to do with the kids in & around Montreal this summer: (1) Berry picking Whether it’s strawberries, raspberries or blueberries, berry-picking is always a fun activity to do with the kids in the summer.  Your best bet is to call in advance to […]

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Dreaming of a Chalet Rental Up North? Look No Further…

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I have a thing for Log Cabins….A SERIOUS thing. Especially the kind of log cabins with granite countertops and stainless appliances and a fireplace and a hot tub and enough bedrooms so that everyone is comfortable. Air conditioning in summer is just as important to me as warm & cozy is in winter. My hubby shares […]

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Family-Friendly Viewing? Netflix has you covered with The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air & & Full House!!!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon My hubby and I (and many of our friends) have often discussed how there seems to be little quality TV left for viewing, ESPECIALLY for family viewing. We have often asked ourselves why no one seems to be creating any of the great family-friendly-type shows that were around “in our time”. To add to the […]

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Kids Helping Kids Fight Child Poverty – A Chance to Shine Event with Le Petit Cirque

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last year I had the opportunity to attend the Agence Ometz Annual Gala at Place des Arts featuring The Silhouettes who were finalists in America’s Got Talent.  The performance did not disappoint. The evening was additionally inspiring as we got to hear firsthand how Agence Ometz changed the life of a family…one story among thousands…. This year’s […]

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GIVEAWAY ALERT! Take the P&G Clean Water Family Kindness Challenge!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Disclosure: I am a P&Gmom/mamanP&G. As part of my affiliation with this group I receive products and special access to P&G events and opportunities. As always, all opinions on this blog are my own and can never be bought My hubby and I have always felt that it was important to instill in our children […]

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Green Treats for St. Patrick’s Day on Breakfast Television!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon St. Patrick’s Day offers a fun opportunity to have a little fun with the kids. Of course, the day is filled with green, so what better way to celebrate than with green treats & crafts? Check out my segment this AM on Breakfast Television for some fun, green ideas! Recipes & How-To’s Guacamole 2 avocados, […]

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The Adventures of Merlin on Netflix: Our Family Could. Not. Stop. Watching.

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I have been wanting to write this post since the winter break after our family finished watching the Netflix series “The Adventures of Merlin” together. My husband found the series not long before the break and thought it would be fun to watch as a family.  The kids decided to start watching without us (nice, right?) […]

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Getting the Kids on Skis for the Very First Time

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last year we got the kids on skis for the very first time. It was so much easier than we had expected.  We scheduled private lessons at Mont Rigaud, which is literally a 35 minute drive from where we live in the West Island. The kids paired up two per instructor for their private […]

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#WellWishes this Holiday Season

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon 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 […]

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Snapshots of Little Sofia

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon 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 […]

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