• Pineapple Lemonarita – A Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipe
  • Palo-Marita – A Delicious Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipe
  • Shop for GEN1 – Amazing Mother’s Day Giveaway
  • Casino Rama Resort Couple’s Weekend
  • 5 Tips for Coping with Overwhelming Emotions
  • BBQ Maple Chicken and Caramelized Onions
  • Activities on the Carnival Ecstasy – Something for All Ages!
  • Chicken Teriyaki Bowl Recipe

Food

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Pineapple Lemonarita – A Non-Alcoholic Drink Recipe

This is one of those tried and true drink recipes with a twist. I mean, I’m pretty sure everyone and their mom orders Margaritas (or in my case virgin Margaritas) every once in a while, and while I loved them as much as everyone there’s a moment when you have to mix flavours up and create something completely…

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Giving Up My Beloved Soda Didn’t Kill Me

This post is part of the YummyMummyClub.ca and the Nestlé Pure Life #RethinkYourDrink sponsored program. I received compensation as a thank you for my participation. This post reflects my personal opinion about the information provided by the sponsors. I have been in love with soda from the first sip. I love the feel of the bubbles which tickle my throat…somehow…

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Travel

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Casino Rama Resort Couple’s Weekend

Being married for 14 years, Brad and I are always on the lookout for ways to reconnect and spend time alone together. The girls are now 10 and 12 and we have my parents living in the same home so we often jet away overnight to see sights, have fab food and hold uninterrupted conversations….

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Fern Resort – Connecting With My Tweens

My daughters are now 10 and 12 years old and I have officially entered the Tween zone! This is an area I wasn’t prepared for…I thought I knew what to expect at each stage of parenting but this Tween-dom has me perplexed. Gone are the days when I was interesting; no longer do I get…

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Family

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No Need to Feel Lost Caring for Aging Parents

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Elizz for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Not so long ago I wrote about Being My Parents Caregiver and how I hadn’t really seen my role that way until my Father became gravely ill. It was a harrowing week waiting to see if Dad was…

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A Look Inside Living with PTSD

It’s been 6 years since I was in a car accident that left me to live with post-concussive syndrome, muscular injuries and PTSD. Over those years I’ve had countless types of therapies and thankfully my life has improved on physical, spiritual and emotional levels. Today I was re-reading blog articles I had written during the…

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Health

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Dammit I’m Taking the Leap – Join me? #TakeTheLeap

Is anyone else tired out there? Here in Ontario we’re in the midst of Winter where the daylight is less and so is my level of activity. This is a time when I can easily find myself loafing on the couch far too much. Ok so I have been loafing around too much and I…

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Conversations About Addiction Will Break the Stigma

As someone who has been in recovery from alcoholism for 6 years now, I’ve had countless conversations about addiction and am often pausing to absorb another person’s insight. In my first year of recovery from addiction I was taught to slow down my thoughts and realize that my own perspective isn’t actually fact. Further to…

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