Luxury Family Vacations Moon Palace Resort Mexico

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It's been six years since Hubs and I walked down the aisle. Either we never had the chance to take a honeymoon or we just preferred to take the our blended family along. Whatever the reason, it was more than time to spend a little alone time together … [Read more...]

Costa Rica Ecotourism Family Vacations

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Last week my parents returned from a 5 week holiday to Costa Rica. A place known for beauty, culture and dedication to preserving the natural environment of endangered species. Up until hearing about their plans to travel to Costa Rica I had not … [Read more...]

Tips for Flying with an Infant

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  To fly with your baby or leave him/her with grandparents is a tough question, one that comes down to personal choice and finances. Many parents don't have the option, it's family travel or nothing. For myself, I have travelled with my … [Read more...]

Easter Bookmark Printables

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With Easter right around the corner, you can almost here the hippity hop of the Easter Bunny. In our home, we especially enjoy reading all our Easter books. To help you celebrate Easter and a good read, I have some adorable Free Easter Bookmark … [Read more...]

Broccoli Salad with Bacon

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With St. Patricks Day coming up I try to have  green themed food. Most green themed food I find is full of sugar and food colouring so I wanted to share a healthier version of green food. Family gatherings call for family favourite recipes like this … [Read more...]

Love Called Me this Valentine’s Day

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Valentine's Day is coming up which has me thinking about what that day means. I'm not sure if I buy into the commercialized version of what Valentine's Day has become. I do love to get flowers occasionally but not because a holiday says so; … [Read more...]

Strawberry Apple Cinnamon Fruit Leather

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  Like most kids, my kids love fruit rollups. What I don't like is the added sugars and unnatural colours that come along with pre-packaged treats. Fruit leather is actually very easy to make and you don't need a dehydrator to make it, although if … [Read more...]

Fighting a Cold

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As the holidays wind down and your guests depart all the energy you exuded over the past few weeks can leave you feeling spent. Not the best way to start the new year, but it’s exactly this time that we tend to be most prone to getting sick – when … [Read more...]

Creamy Shipwreck Casserole

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My parents were shift-workers, my father a Fire Commander at the local Fire Hall and my mother as a Licensed Practical Nurse. There were many times my parents were passing in the wind, missing holidays and working many nights. Easy meals became a … [Read more...]

Cherry & Honey Bundt Cake

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Christmas is right around the corner and the This Lil Piglet household has been busily wrapping gifts and baking tasty treats for family and friends. Traditionally we stick to the usual dishes for the big day but I try to have a few extra desserts … [Read more...]

TELUS Inspires Canadian Youth at We Day

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Two years ago I had the pleasure of experiencing my first We Day with my eldest daughter, Miss Priss, and we left filled with a feeling of confidence that the youth there would continue the path of inspired motivation.  Recently one of the sponsors … [Read more...]

10 Leftover Halloween Candy Recipes

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Each year no matter how long my kids are out trick-or-treating, they seem to get an over abundance of candy. We don't usually go much farther than the relatives because, to be honest, there is already far too much candy by that point.  Add that to … [Read more...]

Stacking Savings with Target REDCard

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Canadian Thanksgiving has past and Halloween is here; before long Christmas will be on the minds of shoppers everywhere searching for that special or much needed gift. Each holiday I like to bring something new to my decor or dinner table; no long … [Read more...]