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The Not-So-Hidden Danger of e-Readers & Other Mobile Devices: The Charger.

iPods, e-readers, cell phones & tablets, cameras, laptops and more. We live among an array of portable e-devices and each one of them comes with its very own charger. Some of us allow our kids to use these devices, others do not. Some of us have boundaries about how much use, while others believe that […]

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Sleepover Parties 101

“Mommy, Can I have a SLEEPOVER Party?” For some of us, this elicits an immediate smile – Wow, my baby is ready for sleepovers! For others, panic sets in: I can barely handle those that I have! How will I handle more for a WHOLE night?  Wait! How MANY more?  Do I have to invite […]

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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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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas on Breakfast Television Montreal!

For my segment on BT this week, I went through some ideas for Mother’s Day gifts – from the affordable ….all the way to the extravagant! Have a look http://www.btmontreal.ca/videos/3537684021001/ Enjoy & Happy Shopping!!! Tanya   Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print […]

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Get your McHappy on with a McCafé – TODAY, May 7!!!

Today is McHappy Day! That means that $1 from certain items including any hot McCafé Beverage (which I love!) will go to Ronald McDonald Houses and other neighbourhood children’s charities across Canada. Last year McHappy Day helped to raise over $8 Million!!! So as you go about your busy day Try to swing by for a […]

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WORDLESS WEDNESDAY: Minion Bananas!

  My Hubby made the kids smile with this one – and all he needed were bananas & a Sharpie! Have a Wonderful Wednesday! Tanya     Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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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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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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