An #OnlyatShoppers Giveaway to Take Care of the Summer Essentials


Hard to believe it is the last day of July today! Summer is flying by yet we still have a month to go before the fall and there is still lots of summer left. So Only at Shoppers remains a great resource. Since I am getting ready to head to the cottage…this Cottage edition of […]

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Got to Love the Canadian Content on Netflix Canada


So after getting in my fix of Orange is the New Black last month on Netflix, this month I simply wanted to laugh, and who is better to laugh with then my fellow Canadians. So once again late at night after a date that well didn’t exactly go how I wanted it too, I needed […]

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Win Passes to See an Advance Screening of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #commoncentsmomTNMT


We are on the look out for the biggest TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES fan! Do you have fan drawings, collectable toys, turtle costumes?  Show us how you or your child is the biggest TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES fan for a chance to win passes to the Toronto advance screening on August 6th, 7:30pm at Scotiabank Theatre! Take […]

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Medifast Week 3 Update: Making Goals


I am three weeks into the Medifast diet and so far last week was the hardest with it being the end of Ramadan and Eid. As well I was eating out quite a bit this week. For the most part though I made good choices and I continue to lose. This week saw me making […]

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Join the Fun of the #TargetBacktoSchool Twitter Party


Yes, it is the end of July and here I am writing about Back to School but it a month from now we will be getting the kids ready for back to school. With just a month to go it is time to start making a list, checking it twice, and getting ready for all […]

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Peaches and Cream Empanadas

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With it being summer, I love peaches and they are just now in season in so many areas, so a great dessert recipe to use with them is needed . So why not a great peaches and cream recipe. Peaches and Cream Empanadas Ingredients Filling 3 ripe peaches (the softer the better) ½ cup mascarpone […]

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A Day At the Ontario Science Center


I am blessed with a teen who loves science, so much so she has the top science grade in her school. So when we got to go check out the Ontario Science Center she was more then excited. Here are some of our photos from the day.   A greeting from a skeleton. We loved […]

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Summer Trip: Gravol™ to the Rescue and a Giveaway


Summer is here, everyone seems to be on the road, in a plane or on a train. Everyone seems to need to get from point A to point B sometime in the summer.  Each of those trips means travel, often in close quarters. Recently my teen and I traveled with Via Rail to the east coast […]

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A #HealthyMe Check In: Week 2 of Medifast

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So I am on the second week of Medifast and well this is normally when I start cheating and looking for easy outs. I have tried every diet out there I think at least once. I have battled forever with my weight, but now it is not about weight, it is about health. So if […]

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Simple Ways to Cut Costs on your Next Family Road Trip


There’s perhaps nothing that encapsulates summer quite like loading the kids in the car, packing a cooler, and driving off to the beach for a weekend! If you’re planning a longer holiday, however, it’s all too easy to underestimate the expense involved. Road tripping can be a great way to save money on travel, but […]

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