WEEKLY MANTRA

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  • Giveaway Menchies Canada Creation Contest (1)

Win a Menchie’s VIP Pass

AHHHHH! It’s summer time and I’m so happy because that means sweeeeet treats!! I love eating; it’s one of my very favorite hobbies (especially when it comes to eating sweets!) Right now I’m falling in love with Frozen yogurt… specifically Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt. […]

  • Family Travel Sunwing Royalton Riviera Cancun Review (1)

Royalton Riviera Cancun Means Luxury and Relaxation for the Whole Family

Getting away with the family can help everyone recharge but planning a trip that appeals to everyone can be stressful. Will my kids avoid feeling bored? Will the food appeal to everyone’s varied taste buds and live up to my high expectations? Will I actually get some vacation time instead of making sure everyone else is happy? I’m sure I’m not the only one who has these thoughts as they submit their credit card number for the big family trip. Unlike past travels, I decided to look into an all-inclusive destination, with Sunwing Vacations as a way to give everyone a vacation, including myself.

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  • Kids Book Review My Rules for Being Pretty Princess (1)

Kids Book Review: My Rules for Being a Pretty Princess

My Rules for Being a Pretty Princess
Raincoast Books / Sourcebooks
By Heath McKenzie
32 pages
age 5-8

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  • Splatoon CanadianVideo Game Tour (1)

Splatoon Canadian Summer Tour

In our new family game time blog our gamer guy talked about the virtual paintball game from Nintendo Canada, Splatoon, a fun video games for families. You can read his post covering the features that will appeal to families. If you’re looking for a new family game for your Nintendo Wii U gaming system, Splatoon may just be the ticket. […]

  • Family Travel Maui Four Seasons Market Night (1)

Eating Local in Maui at Duo’s Market Night

From discovering farm to table tacos in Vermont, lobster benedict in Key West, or a loco moco in Hawaii, food is key when we travel as a family. Good local food. On a family trip to Maui, our first of what I hope will be many, we enjoyed a lot of local dishes and establishments but one of our favourite family meals out had to be Market Night at Duo. […]

  • Canadian Tire Wanna Play (3) copy (1)

This Summer, Wanna Play?

There’s something special about those two summer months, especially for kids. Homework-free nights. No morning alarm clock. Long warm days of nothing planned. Do you ever wish you were a kid again just to feel that joy? But summer freedom isn’t what it used to be when I was the age of my children.

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  • Wednesday Style File Baby Lips Gloss (1)

Wednesday Style File. Baby Lips Gloss

I absolutely love Maybelline Baby Lips. Their very moisturizing and I love all of the cute fun colours that they come in 😛  I had seen Maybelline Canada share a photo of their soon to be released Baby Lips glosses, then later on in the year they post a photo of releasing them at a Canadian press/media event. Of course after seeing this I had to get my hands on them!  […]

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