Mother’s Day Giveaway: ours skincare by Cheryl Hickey

Ours Giveaway

I’m very excited to be trying out some samples of ours by Cheryl Hickey soon! In the meantime, I would love to offer you the opportunity to enter for a chance to win your own ours prize pack in celebration of Mother’s Day! Perhaps you will share it with your Mom, or maybe you are a Mom yourself and in some serious need of some pampering. Whatever the case may be, I’m excited that you will have the opportunity for a chance to use or share some ours skincare products! Here is what I love about the ours skincare line … Continue reading

3 Top Tips for Saving for your Child’s Education

Saving Tips for an RESP

Education is important! Saving for your child’s education is extremely important!   After the birth of my daughter, we set up an RESP for her as soon as we could. Once my son was born, we also set up an RESP account for him. We have comfort knowing that if one of our children chooses not to pursue post-secondary education, we can put all the money we’ve saved towards the child who does go. If both don’t go, well, that’s a story for another day. If both don’t go, well, that’s a story for another day. Over the past 10 … Continue reading

Something FUN to do on Mother’s Day in the GTA

Mom Show

What are your plans for Mother’s Day this year? If you are in the GTA, I have a fun option for you! Why not head over to the Canada’s National Mom Show taking place on May 10th, 2015 ON Mother’s Day! You can purchase tickets ahead of time and feel free to use this discount code: There will be exhibitors, entertainment and fun for the whole family at Canada’s National Mom Show! Entertainment and Seminars include: Kyla Eaglesham, Pastry Chef and Food Expert on CBC’s Steven and Chris, will be cooking up a storm on the culinary stage, while providing … Continue reading

Team Up for a Canadian Chicken Contest​ #TeamCdnChicken

Chicken Farmers

Have you ever wanted to celebrate Canada Day in the nation’s capital? How much fun would that be to take your family to Ottawa to celebreate Canada day? I know that my son and daughter would be absolutely thrilled! If you answered YES to the question above, then, do I ever have a CONTEST for you! Check out the Canadian Chicken Contest​ on Facebook for your chance to enter to win 1 of 3 AMAZING prizes! Canadian Chicken Contest​ Details: How to Enter: Visit Chicken Farmers on Facebook to enter. Entrants must vote for 1 of 3 Chicken Farmers of … Continue reading

Enjoy Clean Drinking Water Every Time!

Clean Drinking Water

We have used a few different methods for safe, clean drinking water in our home since we moved her over 11 years ago. There have been advantages and disadvantages to each method that we have tried, however what we have landed on in the end is pure drinking water, straight from the tap. Straight tap water has its ups and downs, but what I have learned is that Strauss Water can help us with those. I was first introduced to the Strauss WaterBar at the Green Living Show a few weeks ago. This past weekend, I had the privilege of … Continue reading

5 Ways to Prepare a Shy Child for Kindergarten

Prepare a Shy Child for

Isn’t it amazing how quickly time flies? When you held your little angel in your embrace for the first time, you must have surely thought it’s going to be a long and beautiful journey raising him. Sooner than you could imagine, you see your little one all grown up and ready to kickoff kindergarten in his adorable uniform and bag pack. Before you drop your kid to school on his first day, make sure you prepare him to face the brand new chapter in his life with a lot more than mere school supplies. What he also needs is the … Continue reading

What Would You Do with $100 this Spring? {Giveaway}

Mastercard Giveaway

What would you do with an extra $100 in your pocket this spring? Perhaps you would put it towards a BBQ, a patio set, a new bathing suit, grass seed, or something else? I know I would likely put it towards some nice patio furniture for my backyard. On the weekend, we were visiting various garden centres looking at lawnmowers when the beautiful outdoor furniture caught my eye! I have wanted to get a large umbrella or shelter for the backyard for many years now, ever since our canopy tent was destroyed in a bad rainstorm. I would love to … Continue reading

The Hubble Space Telescope Celebrates 25 years {Giveaway}

ontario science centre giveaway

Who wants to win an Out of this World Experience at the Ontario Science Centre this spring? Be sure to enter the giveaway at the bottom of this post! Did you know that The Hubble Space Telescope celebrates 25 years on April 24? You can join the Ontario Science Centre in this celebration by catching the film IMAX® Hubble, the gripping story – full of hope, crushing disappointment, dazzling ingenuity, bravery, and triumph – on a screen 4,500 times bigger than an average TV screen that delivers 13,000 watts of sound from 44 speakers. For show times, visit the Ontario … Continue reading

5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Earth Day Ideas

Back in September, I made the commitment to myself and my family that we would start to live greener lives. In our home, we celebrate Earth Day every day! Our earth is SO important! What does that look like in our home? We make a conscious effort to do what we can to limit the number of chemicals and toxins that come into our homes by using Norwex microfibre cloths as much as possible along with other chemical free cleaning and personal care products. We have significantly decreased our use of paper towels by using cloths and water to do … Continue reading

How to Make Malls a Safer Place for Kids!

No Bulling Here

The word “bully” is not to be taken lightly. People who are bullied can suffer emotionally and physically for many years and sometimes forever. I was bullied as a child. Some of the words that were said to me continue to stay with me to this day. I can vividly rememember many of the circumstances that I experienced in my youth. It started with my eyeglasses and went on from there. My heart goes out to all children who have ever been bullied. Do you know what though? My heart also goes out to people who are bullies. Why? Because … Continue reading