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FRAUD PREVENTION: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Interac

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Not so long ago I tried to buy $20 worth of cleaning product when the sales clerk said: “Your credit card has been refused, Ma’am” “There’s no way- For $20 worth of cleaning product?” “Let’s try again…Refused again. Do you have another card?” My husband communicated with our credit card company only to find […]

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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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Lifeforia- A Hidden Gem (of a Spa!)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I was recently invited to try out the spa services at Lifeforia, which is located within the Sheraton hotel at the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Airport (Montreal/Dorval). Having never been there previously, I was looking forward to some pampering but wasn’t sure whether or not I would really like it there- but it was worth […]

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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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Snackimals Cereal – What the Kids had to Say :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon As a HUGE fan of Puffins original cereal by Barbara’s, I was absolutely in when I was asked by Barbara’s to participate in a Review Panel! Our family tried out the Snackimals Cinnamon Crunch as well as the Vanilla Blast for a couple of breakfasts over the course of a week.  I like my kids to try things […]

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Family Weekend at Stowe Mountain Resort- WOW. Just. WOW.

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Vacationing with kids can often feel more like a change of scenery than an actual getaway. Our weekend at Stowe Mountain Resort was different.  We felt recharged and rejuvenated to the point that both my hubby and I felt like we had been on a week-long vacation! You can tell by my daughter’s note that she had many […]

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The Stork: An Over-The-Counter Option While Waiting for IVF

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon 1 in 6 couples in Canada struggle to conceive. Until now, in Quebec fertility treatments such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and IntraUterine Insemination (IUI) have fallen under the provincial medicare program.  That may be changing very soon. In addition to the financial burden that comes with fertility treatment, there are timing concerns.  There are […]

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These Boots Were Made For Winter! #montrealmomAPPROVED

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Earlier this season I was asked if I’d be interested in trying out a pair of Kamik boots. I decided on the Seattle in Dark Brown. I liked the fact that you can wear the fur folded down for a more casual, ankle-boot look and that they could be worn high for a sleeker […]

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