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25+ Fun Spring Activities for Kids and Grown Ups Too!

Will it be warm, chilly, rainy, sunny, or shock and awe, snowy? Yep, it’s springtime and planning activities for this stretch of the year can be daunting, but with a little can-do attitude and some flexibility you can make the most of this season, regardless of whatever crazy weather comes your way! Here are some items on my checklist for this spring and hopefully it might give you inspiration for ... Read More about 25+ Fun Spring Activities for Kids and Grown Ups Too!

Your Future Self Will Thank You for Taking Care of Yourself Today

This post is sponsored by L’Oréal Revitalift Skincare. All opinions are truthful and personal.   How many of you are guilty of putting everyone and everything before yourself? I get it. I mean, I really get it. Even though it’s done with best intentions, leaving ourselves off “the list” just isn’t a good plan in the long run. There was once a time when I would spend hours on myself - from ... Read More about Your Future Self Will Thank You for Taking Care of Yourself Today

Win 2 Tickets To Cirque Du Soleil’s CORTEO Show in Ottawa

This piece is written in partnership with Cirque Du Soleil. All opinions are personal.  “Join the parade and get carried away with life!”CORTEO, Cirque’s latest production is coming to Ottawa this summer from June 27 to July 1 at the Canadian Tire Centre. This show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a ... Read More about Win 2 Tickets To Cirque Du Soleil’s CORTEO Show in Ottawa

Hey Ottawa, I Just Found Your New Brunch Spot

There’s just something about discovering a delightful new eatery, isn’t there? It could be an old café you’ve recently stumbled upon for the first time or, as in this case, a just-opened French bakery with the most incredible assortment of breads, pastries and viennoiseries. Now as many of you know, my daily diet is 95% gluten-free as overall my tummy feels happier that way (not celiac, but ... Read More about Hey Ottawa, I Just Found Your New Brunch Spot

You Can Make Healthy Apple Chips Right in the Toaster Oven!

This post is proudly presented in partnership with Hamilton Beach Canada, as always all opinions are personal. Emily is a 2017-2018 Hamilton Beach Canada Ambassador.  Getting Creative In The Kitchen  One of the daily realities of family life is planning for meals and snacks. It’s an ongoing, everyday thing on the to-do list. Whether you prepare ahead with meal prep at the beginning ... Read More about You Can Make Healthy Apple Chips Right in the Toaster Oven!