Cheers to Summer Drink Days At McDonald’s This Season

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Happy 150 Canada! It feels just like yesterday when I was a little girl, and Canada turned 100. I remember all the festivities that took place at school and around town. It was a big deal! July 1st is another big deal for us Canadians our beloved home, and native land turns 150.   We're … [Read more...]

Cheer Team Canada at Danone Nations Cup – Where Kids Pursue Dreams #DNC2017

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During the winter, you'll find our children playing a game of shinny on our backyard ice rink. In the summer those hockey nets become soccer nets for a quick game of soccer. Soccer is an accessible sport for all children.  All you require is a soccer ball, friends, and before you know it you … [Read more...]

Have It All : Have You Heard About The 150% Back Campaign? + $150 Food Basics Gift Card Giveaway

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There is a lot to celebrate and be thankful for this year. Today as I look out my window the sun is shining, the grass is growing healthy green and our garden is blooming. The birds are chirping and new life is being born which reminds me that nature is celebrating today too. In a mindful moment we … [Read more...]

Happy Meal Books + Tips To Keep The Kids Reading All Summer

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The kids are counting down the days till schools out for the summer. This mom of four is preparing routines, charts, playdates and camping trips to keep everyone happy, including me. One thing I know for sure we will be doing is reading a lot of books together thanks to the new  Happy Meal Books … [Read more...]

Stir Things Up: Cherry NESTEA Lemon Iced Tea Sorbet Recipe

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During the warmer months in Canada ice cream is my go-to but if you're looking for something sweet, refreshing and icy, I stir things up with this Cherry NESTEA Lemon Iced Tea Sorbet recipe. Sorbet Vs. Sherbet Curious to know the difference between sorbet and sherbet? One is icy in texture, and … [Read more...]

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...]

How Do You Power Imagination At Christmas? Psst! Don’t Forget Batteries!

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What is the power of the imagination? Power Imagination is the ability to form a mental image of something that is not perceived through your five senses. The mind to builds mental scenes, objects or events that do not exist. They are not present or have happened in the past. Have you … [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...]

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...]

They Are More Than Cheap Cigarettes #StopIllegalTobacco

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There is a dark corner in our cities that we all may be naive of. Today, I plan on lighting up that dark corner so you can know the truth about those cheap cigarettes that are bought. I've heard about cheap cigarettes people are buying. I thought nothing about it besides "yuck what are they … [Read more...]