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Walking With Dinosaurs – Win Tickets for a Family of Four!!!

The instant our family heard about Walking with Dinosaurs, everybody wanted to go. After a strong first world tour in 2010, the Arena Spectacular will be at the Bell Center this August! Walking with Dinosaurs has received accolades for its dedication of cinematographic realism and centers around 10 particular dinosaur breeds and how they interacted together. The lifelike dinosaurs […]

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Fundraising for Foodies: Table of Hope #Eat2Feed

Last week I had the pleasure of attending the Table of Hope gala fundraiser benefitting Share the Warmth. It was a Foodie’s Paradise. Held at Windsor Station, restaurateurs & caterers from all over the city set up booths & fed guests samplings (although not always ‘sample-size’) of their tastiest treats. The cover charge allowed entry to the […]

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Online Auction to Benefit Cancer Research – SUNDAY MAY 25th!

For those of you who don’t already know Virginia Champoux, she is a Montreal Mom Extra-ordinaire, and quite frankly, my hero. You may know her from her blog Outrunning the Cloud or be familiar with her (recently closed ) iconic store in Montreal Mortimer Snodgrass. She is also the face of the Weekend to End Women’s Cancers and […]

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ART FAB Shoes for KIDS, Brand-Name CLEATS, Franck & Fischer Organic Toys- ALL ON LIQUIDATION!

The folks over at NH Salvage are at it again! They recently got in a huge supply of GORGEOUS, high-quality kids’ shoes. Although I am not personally familiar with ART, it’s not difficult to see that these are beautifully made shoes that are designed not only for looks, but for comfort and durability. Prior to […]

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Shopping From The Heart – Be There May 7th at 7PM!!!

The fabulous Julia Chiarella Genoni a.k.a. @AskMamaMoe is back for a 4th consecutive year with her incredible annual charity extravaganza Shopping From The Heart (#SFTH14) Last year’s event was beyond fantastic.  I left with prizes, gifts (even some teacher’s gifts for the end of the year!) and a smile plastered on my face for having shared […]

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My First LUFA FARMS Basket :)

Like so many of you, I have seen the name LUFA FARMS popping up now & again and had some vague idea that it was an organic rooftop farm, but wasn’t entirely sure of how it works. Last week (as I procrastinated getting my act together for my accountant), I decided that it was time […]

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The Dryer Element Died AGAIN. “Gold Protection” Plan…or SCAM???

3 STRIKES and it’s OUT. Yes, the Samsung Dryer heating element is fried AGAIN.  This is the 3rd time, and we’ve had the machine for just over 4 years. After multiple stints of being without a dryer for over a month at a time, this time we have been without a dryer for over 10 […]

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Thoughts, Reactions & a Few Giggles #TheMorningAfter

My morning has been consumed with happiness, relief, and that feeling you get when you find something after almost conceding that you might have lost it forever…but still holding onto that shred of hope. I woke up with the song ‘It’s a wonderful world” in my head…with adjusted lyrics (will share below). It’s no secret […]

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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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