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My Style. Joe Fresh Beauty Comes to Shoppers Drug Mart

Joe Fresh has been selling modern, quality, and inexpensive beauty products since 2009. I don’t know if you’ve yet to hear the amazing news but officially Joe Fresh Beauty has arrived at Shoppers Drug Mart making it available at 850 Shoppers Drug Mart and pharmaprix stores across Canada. […]

  • My-Style-5-Cool-Smartphone-Case-Shops

My Stye. 5 Shops to Find Cool Phone Cases

The holidays are now over and I know a lot of my friends received phones (either new or hand-me-downs as parents received new phones). You know they just got a standard clear plastic case but a phone case is more than something that protects your phone. It can say a lot about what you like or your personal style. If you’re looking to add some fun to your phone I’ve shared five spots where you can get unique cases that will fit your style perfectly. […]

  • Kids-Book-Review-Written-Drawn-Henrietta-Toon-Books

Kids Book Review: Written and Drawn by Henrietta

Written and Drawn by Henrietta Toon Books/Publishers Group Canada By Liniers 64 pages age 3-5, 5-8 […]

  • Easy-Breakfast-Korean-Style-Sandwich-Recipe

Korean-Style Breakfast Sandwich Recipe

You’ve probably seen countless pieces on what kids eat for breakfast around the world, like this article from the New York Times. I’m reminded of how boring our toast and cereal often seems. If you’re looking for something fairly quick to pull together that will definitely have the kids scurrying to the breakfast table try this Korean-Style Breakfast Sandwich recipe. […]

  • Celebrating-Marriage-with-a-Month-of-Hallmark-Love-Notes

A Month of Love Notes

We don’t just start loving those important to us when February rolls around but sometimes we need reminders. Sometimes we take for granted those closest to us and Valentines Day is that nudge we may need to express our feelings. I’m not really one to celebrate Valentines Day. Maybe its because my husband and I have been married for so long or perhaps it’s because the date has evolved into something more about the kids than my husband and I. This year will be different. […]

  • MelissaDoug-Jan-Post-Extended-Puzzle-Fun

Extended Puzzle Fun on the Melissa & Doug Blog

January was puzzle month, one of my favourite activities. If your little kids are looking for more of a challenge with their tray puzzles, I share a few fun ideas in my latest post for Melissa & Doug on their Playtime Press blog. […]

  • Family-Travel-Windsor-Arms-Hotel-Tea-Room-Experience

Take a Moment for Tea at the Windsor Arms Tea Room

Perhaps it’s my obsession with British dramas or my love of tea but the idea of high tea has great appeal to me. Stopping in the middle of the day to sit and sip and nibble and talk. It seems like something done only by ladies with too much free time. But everyone can enjoy an afternoon tea break and the Windsor Arms Hotel offers the perfect backdrop. […]

THIS WEEK’S BEST READS FOR MOM FROM ACROSS THE WEB

Eat: 
10 Mouthwatering Meatball Recipes

Live: 
When To Get Rid of Old Clothes: 10 Tips

Love: 
Respect Your Limits

Muse: 
8 Ways to Bring Mindfulness to Your Family

Nest: 
12 DIY Summer Backyard Bars

Party: 
Gamer Party

Make: 
Monogram Wall String Art

Travel: 
Free/Inexpensive Disney Souvenirs

Play: 
Bug Sensory Table

Parent: 
How Good Parents Miss Child Abuse