Experiencing Disney Back to Back: Would Donald Still Makes Us Giggle?

(David Roark, photographer)

In May we took another magical adventure to Walt Disney World. Yes, seven months after our first trip to Disney we once again were blessed with experiencing Disney. I wasn't sure if the Disney effect would still be as magical with back to back trips? Would Mickey Mouse still make our hearts … [Read more...]

Learning Is Fun With These Tips: Raise A Reader + Giveaway

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Schools around the corner and the kids need to be getting back into the swing of things. We've tried our best to continue learning throughout the summer but if you didn't it may be time to get them back on the learning wagon. I've had those summers too were learning wasn't front and center, don't … [Read more...]

Let Them Be Bored + Must Have: Bumps & Sting Remedy’s

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How many times this summer have you heard the words "Mom, I am bored?"  Guess what? It is okay for them to feel boredom. When I was a kid, I don't remember feeling boredom. Do you? I also don't remember having my mom fill each moment of my day with things to do. I happily played outside from … [Read more...]

Bubble, Bubble, BOIL and No More Trouble! #15MinReno Cleaning Tips

Before and After using Magic Eraser

Halloween is full of scary characters but there’s nothing scarier than dirt, scuffs, stains and spills.  This Halloween, Mr. Clean is here to chase away the monster messes with #15MinReno tips. Bubble, Bubble, BOIL and Trouble! It happens to us all. We add noodles to a boiling pot of water for … [Read more...]

Halfway Through Summer and Keeping Stress Away #ONatural

Kids Canoeing, Splashing in the pond. Kawartha Lakes Pond, Country living in Kawartha Lakes

As I write this we are at our half point of summer already and I am in a bit of denial. I absolutely love summer. Having my four children home for two straight months can be "stressful" at times but really I am happiest most when my birdies are in my nest. Keeping Stress Away I try to keep the … [Read more...]

Summer Adventure Seeking at Horseshoe Resort Ontario #DoTheShoe

Horseshoe resort Treetop Trekking Review in Barrie Ontario Travel

This past year we have been really getting to know our own backyard and have rediscovered play throughout Ontario. From lazy Sunday's in our Kawartha Lakes backyard to skating in the lush forest of Muskoka. Off to Day Camp They Go... Our recent family travel landed us only an hour from Toronto, … [Read more...]

Peek Inside A Lazy Sunday Around Our Country Yard #NikonMoments

Kids Canoeing, Splashing in the pond. Kawartha Lakes Pond, Country living in Kawartha Lakes

This is my final Nikon post as a Nikon Mom. Which by far has been one of my favourite ambassadorships to date. My Nikon has become a part of my every day and since owning a Nikon DSLR my family and I have taken to a new a new love of photography. During the last year the #NikonMOMents team has … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Your Body: Liver Detox #ONatural

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In the spring many of us think about spring cleaning our home but not often enough do we think about spring cleaning our bodies. Our family of six has been spring cleaning our bodies in a sense for over 8 months now. It's been very life changing for the better for all of us. At one of my recent … [Read more...]

Always Ending Up In The Mud! + #PGmom Giveaway

Always ending up in the mud. Removing mud from clothes. Mud and kids

Spring has sprung and that means the kids are always ending up in the mud! Have you heard the country song "Mud" from The Road Hammers? Back In The Old Days It actually takes me back to our teen years when hubby and I did a lot of off-roading in his Blazer. Each weekend we were playing in the … [Read more...]

Another Year Wiser! Plus a “Pinch Me Moment” Come True! #ONatural

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This March (yesterday actually) I celebrated another birthday. This year I turned 33 and I have a little secret to share - I feel better than I did in my 20's! I woke up yesterday looked in the mirror and along with the wrinkles that are lining my eyes, I seen a woman who has found peace with age. A … [Read more...]