Sunscreen Tips

Suncreen Tips Aveeno

Don’t get burned! And I note this from someone who burns every. single. year.  These Sunscreen Tips are for all of us to prevent sun burns and stay sun safe this summer!… Sunscreen Tips Put sunscreen at the door. I recently had a meeting in an office that had an outdoor patio – and beside […]

Rubbermaid Lunchblox® Kid Friendly Lunches

Rubbermaid Lunchblox Kid Friendly Lunches

Rubbermaid Lunchblox® kid-friendly lunch containers have made my lunch packing easier! Everything is organized (which I love), the foods are separated (which my kids love), and it all packs into a standard size lunch bag (which everyone loves). Discovering a creative and healthy packed lunch can brighten a kids’ day…so why not add your own […]

Carefree Hack Chat Twitter Party


I am all about encouraging women to feel more confident. I’m also all in for sharing tips and hacks to make life easier. Put these two ideas together and we have the Carefree Hack Chat Twitter Party… Note: The giveaway below is open to residents of Canada, excluding Quebec.    Carefree Hack Chat Twitter Party The […]

Ovulation: Tips For Getting Pregnant

Baby in tummy

I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Dave Greenberg at a pregnancy preparedness Q&A session hosted by First response. Pregnancy can seem effortless for some couples, yet can be a struggle for others. From that conversation, I am sharing some of the tidbits of knowledge I gleaned which might make your conception a […]

Parent Club Flash Giveaway

Parent Club Flash Giveaway rules. Open only to residents of Canada, excluding Quebec, 18 years +. RT for a chance to win. Remember to include hashtag. Flash giveaway ends 6PM ET day of first tweet from me. Winner will be randomly chosen.

Easter Basket Craft

Preschooler Easter Basket Craft

A tisket. A tasket. Want to make an Easter basket? Even though it doesn’t quite feel like Spring yet – we’ve started to do some kids Spring activities to decorate the house. This Easter Basket Craft was a hit with my three year old… NOTE: this post is from the archives but still timely (and […]

How To Dye Easter Eggs

Easter Activities

Knowing how to dye Easter eggs comes in handy every Spring; measuring ingredients, dropping food colouring, and dunking hard-boiled eggs – its total hands on fun (plus, it makes for a fantastic Easter table decoration!). My kids LOVE this activity and I bet yours will too…here’s How To Dye Easter Eggs… How To Dye Easter Eggs… You will […]

Reinvent Your Eye Style with


My glasses are my main fashion/style accessory.  I have multiple pairs of glasses because I like to reinvent my eye style depending on the occasion. Here is how you can easily (and budget-friendly) Reinvent Your Eye Style with… My eye style pictured above: Derek Cardigan 7030 Amber Haze I do like to switch up my […]

Favourite Free Fonts Spring

Favourite Free Fonts Spring

These Favourite Free Fonts Spring are perfect for invitations, cards, scrapbooking, poster making, DIY projects, blog inspiration and more. Favourite Free Fonts Spring KBLovitdown Architects Daughter Bubblegum Sans Mathilde Curlz MT Pharmacy Ravie Simply Glamerous Jenna Sue DK Crayon Crumble KBPLanetEarth The fonts above are available for free download from sites like Font Squirrel and/or […]

ACCESS Toronto Demi Pair Program

ACCESS Toronto Demi Pair Program

I am a big cheerleader in cultural exchange programs. My husband was an exchange student. I have a Teacher of English as a Second Language certificate. For years, we welcomed foreign students into our home as a homestay family. This is why I want to share with my Toronto readers the ACCESS Toronto Demi Pair Program…as […]

Cheese Plate Ideas

Cheese plate ideas

Who doesn’t love Cheese Plate Ideas? From informal appetizers to kids’ finger food to fancy party entertaining; a cheese plate is a crowd pleaser on any table! You cheddar believe it (c’mon, that cheese pun was gouda right?)… Cheese Plate Ideas Present an assortment of cheese: sharp, mild, firm, and creamy for your cheese plate. Pick a cheese (or […]