Get Prepared And Be Ready With These Emergency Preparedness Tips

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Have you ever had the Hydro flicker out for a few minutes and you feel the panic set in? If your hometown went into a state of Emergency would you be prepared? Keep reading for Emergency Preparedness Tips that will have you ready to take on the storm. Here's a story I can giggle about now … [Read more...]

Find Your Lost Car Keys, Cell Phone With Tile Mate + Giveaway

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Picture This: You're on your way out the door, you're already late. The kids are dressed and waiting for you which means the fighting between siblings is starting. You grab your purse, reach for your keys on the way down the front stairs and in a panic, dig, dig and dig some more. Where are my … [Read more...]

Home Safety The Energy Efficient Way #PowerWhatsNext

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You may call me a helicopter parent because I hover around my children to keep them safe. I've been working on stepping back, especially now that our kids are getting older. But trust me, having four children in five years, I spent a lot of helicopter moments in and around the house keeping them out … [Read more...]

Products That Help You Stop Worrying About Back To School Germs & More + Giveaway

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Back to School gives me anxiety. I am a self-proclaimed germaphobe and worrying is my weakness. Not the best trait for a mother of four young children in the public school system. While we cannot keep all germs away and we cannot avoid colds, flu, lice, they will capture us when we least expect it. … [Read more...]

The Dirty Truth About What Your Breathing: #IndoorAirMatters #AsthmaPeak + Fellows Giveaway

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The dirty truth is your indoor air contains an extensive list of undetectable pollutants. With September being Asthma Peak it’s the perfect time to shed some light on why 20% + of children’ hospital admissions for asthma occur in September.   Although we don’t suffer from Asthma, a few of us suffer … [Read more...]

It’s All About The Coffee Crema: Nespresso Evoluo

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It was over four years ago the first time I took a sip of an espresso from Nespresso. I was away on business staying in a very upscale hotel in downtown Toronto. Craving my morning coffee, I proceeded over to the cute fire red Pixie in the corner of my hotel room. I was a Nespresso newbie and … [Read more...]

True Story: A House Fire Can Happen To You, Our Friends Are Living That Right Now. #FireSafety

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Twice a year you may replace your fire alarm batteries and think to yourself "A house fire will never happen to me!" My girlfriend said the same thing and last month it did happen. Her beautiful country home went up in flames. Thank goodness her three sweet little girls made it out after her … [Read more...]

Swimming Pond vs. Swimming Pool Showdown #eieihome

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Victoria-Day weekend is the weekend most pool owners open the backyard pool. Well, it was for us when we owned our first home. We had a beautiful 30' long above ground pool, beautifully landscaped and wrapped into the 3-tier deck. Our pool was the center focus of our backyard, and we made many … [Read more...]

Belly Laughs & Tips On Gifting Photo Art This Holiday #12PrintsProject + Contest

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Over the next few months follow hashtag #12PrintsProject for social shares from seven Canadian parenting, design, and lifestyle bloggers – one being moi! Each of us have been posting photographs that speak to our heart, each print tells a story and we are sharing our stories with you. These prints … [Read more...]

Tips To Prevent Cold and Flu Season From Taking Over Your Home

Tips To Prevent Cold and Flu Season From Taking Over Your Home

No matter how much we dream of the warm sun on our backs and the kids running through the long grass, summer is a distant memory and the cold and flu season has arrived. Is your family prepared for cold and flu season? With more than 100 viruses that can cause a cold, I am doing everything in my … [Read more...]