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Realistic Resolution #1: 8 Tips to Make a Regular Date Night a Reality (and a GIVEAWAY from COVERGIRL!)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon It’s that time of year again- The time of New Year’s Resolutions. We resolve to do all sorts of things. Sometimes we resolve to stop resolving to do things. This year, I thought I’d do s series of “Realistic Resolutions” to suggest. As a dear friend of mine often says- If they resonate with you, […]

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montrealmom.com is 6 Years Old Today!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Today marks 6 years years since the launch of montrealmom.com. WOW. After having spent close to a year writing over 400 pages of content that formed the initial website, the site went live in the morning of January 18, 2010. I remember counting down the hours until launch on Facebook (which was still a […]

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#ExpectMore from the Holidays by getting into #HolidayMode & You can WIN a JBL Clip & Bluetooth Speaker!!! (GIVEAWAY)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon The holidays are upon us and many of us are still frantically shopping, organizing and preparing to make wonderful memories with loved ones.  Holiday stress is a very real thing…but so is holiday magic As most of us know- most magical moments are not the ones we plan for – they are the ones that […]

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The Night My Dishwasher Caught Fire

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon A few weeks ago, we had family in from out of town and we hosted a family dinner. We had started eating dessert and my son, who had decided to be particularly helpful that night had finished loading the dishwasher and started it. Despite my asking him to come and join us in the dining room, he chose […]

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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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Installation Day! Kitchen Reno Part 5

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon The last video I shared was of Tempate Day, about 2 weeks ago. Following Template Day, we were sent an awesome powerpoint via email that mapped out our slab onto our counters so that we could see exactly how and where the veining would appear. I was actually unsure about one particularly prominent vein in the […]

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The #CheeriosEffect – My Story of Connection

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon I’ve always believed that people have a need to interact with one another. I am not disputing the value of time alone, but as human beings, I feel that it is our interaction with those around us that gives meaning to our daily lives. The interaction can come in a variety of ways. The […]

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Tips for Staying on Target for #BackToSchool

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon It’s hard to believe that the summer is coming to a close and that the kids will soon be back in school. For me, the best part about Back-to-School is that sense of getting re-organized, taking on new challenges & responsibilities and making space for the year ahead. It also tends to be a time of […]

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Last 24 hrs: Target Canada & USA Prices: Identical.

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Our family just returned from a weekend visit to the US where we did some relaxing as well as some shopping.  Of course, no visit across the border is ever complete without a shop-through at Target, so we happily spent some time there yesterday afternoon. In addition to a few great finds, the kids found some […]

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Katy Perry, COVERGIRL & Girls Growing Up

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Just last week, I was invited with some of the fellow #PGMoms to attend Katy Perry’s Prismatic World Tour, sponsored by COVERGIRL. Although I love the company of my fellow #PGMoms, I’ll be completely honest and say that I would have preferred to be seated with my kids, most especially my teenage daughter, by […]

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