Canada Inspired Netflix Shows for Kids

Half Way Through Summer #StreamTeam…

Hello! It’s been quiet around here as my family has been enjoying a ton of outdoor time and just hanging out – celebrating our country all month long. We’ve travelled to some popular local destinations, watched fireworks on July 1, hitting up all the food festivals in the neighbourhood and are usually at the park… 

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How to Make a Healthy Snack in 10 Seconds or Less #PROTINIS

PROTINIS How to Make a Healthy Snack

Two weeks into summer vacation and I am exhausted. I know I said this was going to be a slower summer. Unfortunately I thought not signing the kids up for day camp meant we'd stay at home and just hang out. No, this isn't possible for a toddler and a kindergartener. Seems like other parents in the neighbourhood also wanted a slower summer and somehow the kids have teamed up and request playdates almost every day with one another. Want to know how many full days we've actually spent at … [Read More...]

65 Easy Summer Time Desserts

65 Easy Summer Time Desserts |

Summer is my favorite time of year because dessert time is outside and many are simple to prepare in a matter of minutes. I have to say fruit pizza looks very simple to make given the abundance of in season fruits available at our local grocery store now. Need some inspiration for summer time desserts? Here's 65          65 Easy Summer Time Desserts: An InLinkz Link-up … [Read More...]

Summer Fresh Salads and Sauces

Summer Fresh Mushroom Marsala

SUMMER FRESH SALAD We all know we should eat more vegetables, but how do you make salad appealing? Making a yummy salad requires skill, plus it can be expensive and time consuming. Thanks to Summer Fresh, salads are now delicious and effortless. I recently tried the Tuscan Chickpea Salad and it tasted very fresh and flavourful--I was impressed! It contains: Chick peas, celery, carrots, red peppers, fresh herbs and spices in a homemade vinaigrette. The size of the salad was … [Read More...]

18 Summers & Slowing Down

18 Summers

It’s been quiet around here recently. We’ve been spending more time outdoors since Spring and Summer started and I’ve really come to love the time I’ve been able to spend with my children. I’ve been reading a lot about the limited amount of time we have with our kids – 18 summers before they may… 

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I Heart Veronica #StreamTeam

Netflix StreamTeam New Faves and Sleeper Hits

My husband and I have been debating whether or not we should cut cable. Or downgrade what we currently have. Since getting Netflix a few years ago we rarely watch regular cable (unless it’s sports related my husband actually doesn’t watch any tv). Most of the time we watch TV after the kids fall asleep. Cocktail… 

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Why We Love Glama Gal Tween Spa + Free Loot Bags #FreeGGSwag

Glama Gals Tween Spa - Free Loot Bags July August 2014

I have a daughter who loves to play dress up. She recently discovered nail polish and lip gloss and will wear it whenever we allow her to – only on special occasions for now. While we have no issue with her dressing up (I myself am like this from time to time and I was… 

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Counting Sheep Coffee Review

Counting Sheep Coffee

My confession: I love coffee. There’s nothing quite like a hot cup of coffee in the morning to jump start your day, a smooth Americano in the afternoon to pull you out of the mid-afternoon slump, or a mug of java to accompany your after-dinner dessert. My problem is this: because of my reduced coffee… 

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