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The MUST-DO Activity in Montreal This Summer: Voiles en Voiles!!! – And You Can WIN a Family Pass Right Here :)

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon If you’ve been to Old Montreal this summer you may have noticed that a huge Pirate Ship has popped up in the Old Port right across from the Marché Bonsecours.  In fact two ships have popped up – one being a pirate ship and the other being a royal ship If you took a closer look, you will […]

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11 Indoor Activities to do in Montreal with the Kids – It’s HOT!

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Feel like staying INDOORS today to beat the heat?  You’re not alone. Here are a few ideas of what you can do: (1) Have some indoor water fun at the LaSalle Aquadome (2) Glow in the Dark Mini Putt with great music at the Putting Edge (3) Ice Skating at Le 1000 (4) An indoor kids’ entertainment & […]

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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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#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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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 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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10 Changes I Made Since Becoming a #PGmom

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last fall, I was chosen to be a #PGmom blogger. In a nutshell, my impression was that I would get to try a lot of cool products and share those that I loved. For those of you who have been following for awhile, you already know that I like to really give products a […]

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Getting the Kids on Skis for the Very First Time

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Last year we got the kids on skis for the very first time. It was so much easier than we had expected.  We scheduled private lessons at Mont Rigaud, which is literally a 35 minute drive from where we live in the West Island. The kids paired up two per instructor for their private […]

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#WellWishes this Holiday Season

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon What I look forward to most at this time of year is being ‘off-schedule’ with my family. We will “chill out” together, a few outdoor activities together, bake together, cook together and maybe use up some movie passes at the theatre together. It goes without saying that we will, of course, do a lot of […]

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Snapshots of Little Sofia

FacebookTwitterStumbleUpon Those of you who read on a regular basis know that I have been playing around with the Canon EOS Rebel SL-1. I recently tried it out with guidance from the Photo Tips within the Canon Baby Moments App, available on the Canon Canada Facebook Page. You can see the results in my earlier blog post Seizing […]

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