Romantic Weekend Getaway Ideas

Romantic Weekend Getaway Ideas

  Although you enjoy spending every day with your spouse, sticking to the same schedule and always going to the same places can wear on you. As a couple, you want to make sure you’re keeping the romance alive in your relationship, and this can be hard if you don’t put forth the necessary effort to keep your relationship strong. A romantic weekend getaway is just what … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pops & Hearts

White Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pops

  Romantic desserts don't need to be fussy and these White Chocolate Covered Strawberry Pops & Hearts are just about as easy as it gets!   They are perfect for Valentine's Day, a Romantic dinner for two and could even work well for a wedding!  I love how fresh they taste too, especially compared to the normally heavier desserts found in romantic … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day on a Budget

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  Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that can get a little pricey. The price you pay for dinner, gifts, and a babysitter if you have kids all add up which makes it hard to enjoy such a beautiful holiday. If you’d like to enjoy your Valentine’s Day on a budget, these tips can help!   Set Realistic Expectations In order to have a great Valentine’s Day … [Read more...]

Natural Beauty by Dorling Kindersley


Make this your best year ever with DK's Start Fresh boutique! DK has put together a selection of DK books that will inspire you to start something fresh in 2015 whether it is a craft project,  mastering a new skill or enriching an existing talent. Trust these DK books to explain what you need to know and provide the visual inspiration. I've been seeing a lot of … [Read more...]

70+ Valentine’s Day Free Printables

70 plus Valentines Day Free Printables

  1. Free Valentine’s Day Printable “Love Buck” Coupon Book (Pictured) 2. “Hearts Filled With Love” Coupon Book  (Pictured)  3. "Valentine, I’m nuts about you!"  (Pictured)  4. "Love Never Fails" Printable Art   (Pictured) 5. "You o”fish”ally have my/our hearts, Valentine!" Printable   (Pictured) 6. “Your Friendship … [Read more...]

Can you spot us in the Fisher-Price ‘Poem to Your Child’ Video? Warning: It’s a tear jerker!

Poem to your Child

I think as parents we all have regrets.  I certainly have some of my own and the biggest is that I went back to work when Keira turned 1.  It was out of necessity at that point but it is still something I regret doing very much.  My heart wasn't in it anymore, I missed my baby girl and more importantly I was missing out on major milestones with her because of … [Read more...]

Discover Unbeatable Deals and Excellent Customer Service at My Outlet Store

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It's been about 5 years since I last worked in retail.  It was a job I enjoyed going to, so I continued to work the odd evening and weekends long after I started working full time.  It wasn't until I got pregnant with Keira that I let that part of my life go.  I learned a lot working retail but most importantly I learned the value of excellent customer service … [Read more...]

How to Celebrate Valentine’s Day As a Family


  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Do you and your family have plans yet? This holiday is a great day for you and your family to get together and show each other how much you love them. Just because Valentine’s Day is for “couples” doesn’t mean you can’t have fun with your entire family! Here are some great ideas you can use to celebrate Valentine’s Day with … [Read more...]

Doc McStuffins: Cuddle Me Lambie DVD


Help Lambie Get Over Her Broken Heart and Realize That There is Enough Love to Go Around to Everyone in the brand new Doc McStuffins: Cuddle Me Lambie DVD available Tuesday, February 3rd. This DVD contains 5 episodes plus free exclusive lambie hair clips little fans will love to wear! No one gives better cuddles than Doc’s warm and fuzzy best friend! She’s a princess and a … [Read more...]

The Boxtrolls Blu-Ray Combo Pack


Heroes come in all shapes and sizes in the family movie The Boxtrolls, based upon the book Here Be Monsters by Alan Snow!  Starring, in voice performance, Academy Award winner Ben Kingsley, Isaac Hempstead Wright (Game of Thrones), and Elle Fanning (Maleficent), The Boxtrolls is now available on Blu-ray™ 3D and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD & DIGITAL HD … [Read more...]

How to Lower – or Eliminate – Debt

How to Lower – or Eliminate – Your Debt

  Debt is one of those four-letter words that inspires fear in the hearts of anyone who owes money. If you have debt, you know how much that burden can weigh on you. The more debt you have, the more stress you feel as you attempt to get your finances in order. If you owe money to creditors or the bank, these tips can help lower or even eliminate debt.   Cut … [Read more...]

Gingerbread Hot Chocolate #TKeveryday

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      Hot Chocolate and Gingerbread are two treats that seem synonymous with winter. This recipe brings the two together in one seriously delicious treat that melds hot chocolate with all the flavours of gingerbread.   Gingerbread Hot Chocolate Prep Time: 15 minutes  |  Cook Time: 5 minutes  |  Makes: 4 … [Read more...]

A Taste of Burlington Winter 2015 Launch: 10 Drool-Worthy Small Bites #TOBWin2015

10 Drool-Worthy Small Bites

Earlier this week I was invited to attend A Taste of Burlington’s Winter Launch at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in Burlington, Ontario.  A Taste of Burlington is a local prix fixe dining program featuring twenty-eight of Burlington’s finest restaurants, all presenting three-course prix fixe dining menus at $15 or $20 for lunch and dinners at $30, $35 or $40.  … [Read more...]