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WIN a Super-Fun Easter Basket FILLED with Goodies for the Kids from TARGET!

I was recently at Target Pointe Claire to pick up a few things and was instantly drawn to the fun Easter colours that greeted me the instant I walked into the store. The Coin ‘WOW’ by the entrance was filled with fun & bright Easter surprises for your children From actual baskets to cute items […]

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Easy Breezy Mascara For This Time-Pressed Mom

Let me begin by saying that mascara is really not my thing. I went years without using it and I was very happy that way. A few years ago, I realized that when I would applying a new powder-type foundation, my naturally dark lashes became light from the foundation. I also started using eyeshadow more […]

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Getting Set for Spring Break with the Kids

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 time […]

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How to Avoid Roaming Fees While Travelling in the US

If you ever travel to the US, then you’re likely familiar with the issue of roaming charges. They cost. A LOT. This past year I discovered a fabulous way for Canadians to save on roaming charges.  It’s called Roam Mobility. You will need an “unlocked” phone.  If you don’t have one, you can buy one […]

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Can a Blue Shirt Reduce your Stress Level this Holiday Season?

You tell me. How much of your stress is related to shopping for “the perfect gift”? If that line just struck a chord, then you may be interested in this. I recently found out that Best Buy has a free PERSONAL SHOPPER program. I know, it sounds like a gimmick.  That’s why I had to […]

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Home for the Holidays at Ethan Allen Montreal

Allow me to begin that I am thoroughly embarrassed to admit that I had no clue that ETHAN ALLEN had actually arrived here in Montreal.  When I received an invitation from them to attend a special event with great holiday decor tips from Quebec’s own Vanessa Sicotte, I was definitely intrigued. The evening of the […]

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‘Tis the Season to be BERRY … and Other Holiday Decorating Ideas from Debbie Travis

I recently had the opportunity to attend a special evening dedicated to holiday decor & lighting ideas with Debbie Travis and the folks from Canadian Tire. I wanted to share some of her tips, thoughts and ideas as well as some of what was showcased that evening that may just serve as that little bit […]

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It’s All in the Jeans – Loving my New Denizen Jeans from Target!

So we’re all excited about Target’s arrival here in Quebec and I am doubly excited because I have had the opportunity to test-drive a pair of Denizen Jeans- made exclusively for Target by Levi’s. So what does a Mom like me look for in a pair of jeans? First & Foremost: FIT.  They need to […]

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Lunchtime Packing & After-School Snacking

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 get […]

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Child Safety Seat Inspection Day: Friday, May 24.

Have you ever worried over whether or not your child’s car seat was properly installed? The installation of  the car seat directly impacts your child’s safety while travelling. On Friday, May 24, Canadian Tire, together with the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ), CAA-Québec, as well as local police, will collaborate for Child Safety Seat Inspection […]

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