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My Canada vs. USA School Supply Shopping Comparison – You May Be Surprised…

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Our family went to the the US last weekend for a little getaway. We have been buying school supplies in the US for the last 2-3 years, and according to my calculations, we have come out ahead. Enough ahead that even with the knowledge of the exchange rate today, we thought we’d still come […]

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#ThankYouMom for Tips I Use Until Today

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  It’s funny how the little things our Moms do for us and teach us stick with […]

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Getting Set for Spring Break with the Kids

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon 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 […]

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Packing Lunch on Breakfast Television Montreal :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon For those of you who missed my spot on Breakfast Television with the fabulous Alex Despatie,  I am including the link so you can have a chance to see it Just click here to view:   Interested in some of the ideas & products shown?   See the corresponding blog post Lunchtime Packing & […]

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Lunchtime Packing & After-School Snacking

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon With all the excitement that Back To School brings, as parents we also face the dreaded thought of packing lunch & snacks.  In today’s post I hope to offer you some tips on planning & packing lunches & snacks for your kids to take to school as well as what to serve when they […]

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National Geographic PASSPORT TO EXPLORE Contest: Win a 7-Day Adventure for 2 – Air & Hotel Included!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Dreaming of getting away for a week-long adventure?  With your hubby?  Your best girlie? Your Mom? With National Geographic’s Passport to Explore contest, it could be closer to reality than you think! The Grand Prize is a 7-day adventure for 2 to a North American Destination of your choice (anywhere Air Canada flies) with accommodations […]

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Stop Bending Down in the Shower! 15 Minute Shelving Solution

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon We have a beautiful shower, but it has no storage. We had one of those wire gizmos hanging from the shower head but things would slip through & slip off and it wasn’t enough to store the family-size bottles of shampoo, etc. plus the various body scrubs & gels that have made their way […]

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Nightstand Solution for the Kid on the Top Bunk

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon In our home, the girls share a room & the boys share a room and bunk beds allow space for desks and other necessities. A problem we’ve encountered is that kids on the top bunk don’t have any “nightstand storage”.  You know- a place to keep a box of tissues, a book, a reading […]

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Beware Sweet Children…Mommy May Give You a Ticket!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I am so done.  I am forever using my voice to ‘remind’ the kids to pick things up, make their beds and clean up after themselves. We used to have a ‘card’ system that worked beautifully…but it was time consuming so we didn’t keep it up. BIG MISTAKE. That said, I am tired of […]

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Wordless Wednesday – When You KNOW The Clutter Is Out Of Control…

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I finally decided to de-clutter the den, which included emptying the box that was still in the den from the last time we began de-cluttering (but never finished).  As I emptied various things out of the box I discovered this little book within the pile…. Wishing you a wonderful & clutter-free day, 😉 Tanya […]

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