Loving the Lazy Life

luxury Beanbag Chair

Over the past few months you may have noticed that I have been working on a little project for my two oldest kids. With #WallsBetweenTeens nearing the end of the construction phase it’s time to start thinking about decor. I want their bedrooms to be a comfortable place for them to study, relax, and hang out… 

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What Nugglemama’s Crushing On for Back to School

Recycled eraser.

I’ve spent the last few weeks stocking up on everything the kids need for heading back to class. Thankfully most of the lists were short and sweet thanks to a school system that supplies almost everything. Boy is that nice when you have the crew I do. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t things on… 

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Big Ticket Summer Concert #YEG


If you have a child in the 6-16 year old age range chances are you have probably heard about this concert series. Featuring family channel favourites and up and coming acts like Brit pop-rock band The Vamps, Becky G, Shane Harte, and The Tide, this is one show that delights fans young and old alike. My 3… 

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Should the Worst Happen, It’s There When I Need It. TD Mortgage Critical Illness Insurance is #InsuranceThatFits

First home

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 15 years since the ink was wet on my very first mortgage. Buying your first home, or your third for that matter, is an exciting but stressful time. With the keys to any new home comes the start of a new life, and an asset that is… 

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Dehydrate ALL the Things with the Hamilton Beach Food Dehydrator #Giveaway

food dehydrator

There are not many products that come through my door that get my hubby excited. The Hamilton Beach Food Dehydrator however already has him excitedly planning to “Jerky All The Meat”. While his thoughts turn to all the meat he can dehydrate my first thoughts went straight to making the kids “all the snacks”. It can be hard… 

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They’re Going Back to School! Join Me for the Staples #BTSReady Twitter Party Thursday August 20th at 8PM EDT


With Five kids to get ready I like to think of myself as a well seasoned veteran at the back to school shopping gig. I’ve shopped sales, shopped around, shopped early and stocked up, but nothing has saved me quite as much money as skipping all that and going straight to the place that specializes… 

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Kids eyewear

If there is one thing I know, it’s kids glasses. Before I was a mom to a handful of kids with glasses I spent over a decade as an optician helping kids pick out their first pair of glasses. This past year I jumped back into the industry part-time and I have to say, working with… 

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