Battle of the Frozen Pops – Fresh and Fruity or Rich and Fudgy

Frozen Fruit Popsicle

Ever since buying Tupperware Popsicle molds from A Busy Mommy I have been on a mission to find the perfect frozen treat. Today I offer up two recipes that have recently been tried, tested, and approved by my family. I invite you to try them out on your family and let me know which one is… 

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Picnic Fun has Just Begun – #LetsDoPicnic with Maple Leaf Foods

#LetsDoPicnic Twitter Party

It’s time to head outdoors and take in everything summer has to offer before the cold blast of winter hits again. There isn’t a better way to spend a summer day than grabbing a few of your favourite people and heading outside to enjoy a meal, unless it’s chatting all things picnic in the same… 

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Big Ticket Summer Concert Series is Back!

Big Ticket Summer Concert 2015

  It’s that time of year again; time for The Family Channel Big Ticket Summer Concert to hit the road to delight fans across the country. Staring off in Abbotsford August 15th and making it’s way East through Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnepeg, Toronto and finally ending in St. John’s on August 25th it’s sure to be… 

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I’m Cooling Off With #MenchiesMyWay #Giveaway

Menchie's Calgary

Nothing says summer quite like a stop at your favourite frozen food purveyor. Since leaving Quebec we have been missing “our” ice cream shop, so I was thrilled when I discovered something new and wonderful just a few blocks from where I work. Something I didn’t expect to enjoy so much. Frozen yogurt to me, as… 

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Modarri S1 Street Car Kit Review

Modarri Car

This summer has been all about keeping the kids busy without using technology as a crutch. I feel very strongly that our kids are spending far too much time staring at screens and not enough time getting out and active and using their brains to problem solve. Hands on activities help kids with problem solving, fine… 

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7 Ways to Make Family Dinners Fun

Family meal times are some of the most important moments in any day. It’s a brief respite from the hustle and bustle of getting to and from activities, cleaning and all the other mundane tasks that keep us apart as a family. We aren’t always able to sit down and connect so when we can… 

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Win The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel on Blu-ray

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

One of my most unexpected movie favourites was The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. I don’t know what it was that drew me into the film series: the stunning cinematography, the all-star cast, or perhaps it’s that it’s filmed in India. I love all things Bollywood! Whatever it is I know that it’s one film I could watch… 

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The Future is Looking Bright with Telus


There has been a lot of talk lately in the media about recession and cutbacks. Living in Alberta I have seen this “impending” recession hit Alberta hard. I’ve seen countless job losses, store closures and price increases across the board as we try and keep our books balanced while dealing with the fallout of low… 

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