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LAUNCH EVENT: Montreal’s Barbie Expo is NOW OPEN at Les Cours Mont Royal!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last night I had the pleasure of attending the launch event for the new Barbie Expo at Les Cours Mont Royal. The Expo is essentially a museum featuring over 1000 Barbie dolls – many dating from way back when. From the moment we walked down the pink carpet towards a pool of water with […]

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In the Absence of Snow: Activity Ideas For Winter Break (on Breakfast Television)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Winter Break is quickly approaching and it’s looking like we’re not going to have a White Christmas here in Montreal That means that our usual go-to activity ideas of building snowmen and forts, skating and tobogganing, skiing and snowshoeing are not likely to be options this holiday season. That being the case, I thought […]

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TRIBES at the Segal Centre with My Teenage Daughter

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last Thursday night, I was invited to see TRIBES at the Segal Center. The play centers around Billy and his family. Billy is the only deaf member of an eccentric, intellectual family. When he strikes up a romance with a woman who introduces him to sign language, it opens up a whole new world of self-expression […]

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Shop Local for the Holidays at the WE2 Holiday Fair Sunday Dec 6th!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon ‘Tis the season 😉 Our gifting lists include, family, friends, teachers, clients, suppliers, doctors and more…. We are so busy with the budgeting, the planning, the shopping, the wrapping… Imagine if you could get through a significant portion of your list, without fighting the crowds at the mall and while supporting LOCAL entrepreneurs… You […]

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Sugar Sammy: LAUGH TILL ITT HERZ on December 6!!!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon If you have ever seen Sugar Sammy live or online, then I likely don’t need to tell you how funny he is, or how you’ll find yourself laughing so hard that you may be at the point of tears. His particular sense of humour also tends to resonate even more with us Montrealers, because […]

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Cineplex Entertainment offering FREE MOVIES For #CommunityDay at Theatres Across Quebec! (October 24, 2015)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Have you heard about Community Day? On Saturday, October 24th, 2015 families and movie-lovers across Quebec can join in a morning of free movies at their local Cineplex theatre – all for a good cause. Now in its fifth year, Cineplex’s ‘Community Day’ treats guests to a selection of great family-friendly movies with all proceeds […]

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Costco Vaudreuil is Opening and We’re Giving Away a 1-year Costco Membership and P&G Prize Pack to celebrate!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Most of you already know that I am a Costco FANATIC That’s for a good reason: It’s my one-stop shop to feed my family of 6 with great food including great produce in the quantities that we need and at prices that you won’t find anywhere else. In addition to the food, I buy clothing from […]

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Our Family GLAMPING Trip at SEPAQ :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon “What is Glamping?” you ask. Glamping is Glamourous Camping Let me be perfectly clear that even when my family goes full-on tent camping, we book an RV spot so that we have electricity & water on site…but Glamping…is a whole different ball game. Our “Glamping” accommodations consisted of a Huttopia: A pre-set-up tent on […]

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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz – The Musical at the Segal Centre – It’s a “DO!”

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I was really happy to be able to attend Tuesday night’s showing of The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz- The Musical at the Segal Centre.  I was excited about seeing it for a few reasons. First of all, the pre-opening buzz caught my attention.  There was lots of excitement about the music being by Alan Menken.  While […]

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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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