Top 5: October Reading Round-Up

It’s October so you know we had to pull out our ghoulish ghosts, monstrous monsters, Happy Halloween, and all things supernatural reading materials. Bonapart Falls Apart written by Margery Cuyler, illustrated by Will Terry An adorable tale of a little skeleton who just wants to go to school without falling apart. His classic monster friends…

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Top 5: Family Self Care

Self Care is starting to become a loaded phrase. Beautiful Insta feeds and curated blog posts would have you believe that Self Care is only for the rich. That if you can’t afford lavish “girls weekends” and spa days you aren’t doing it right. Another growing misconception is that the only way to care for…

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Top 5: Summer Vibes On NetflixCA

Summer is finally here and if you’re like me setting the tone for the season with the right entertainment is key. Movies, shows, and the perfect playlist is what’s up when the weather turns warm, so here are a few of my favourites offered on Netflix Canada right now! Classic Summer: Dirty Dancing Those high-waisted…

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Top 5: May Reading Round-Up

I’m going to start ending the month with the Top 5 books we read during the month! Be sure to tune in on the last Thursday of each month to find out what we’ve been reading! Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman: I recently joined a bookclub and this was my first book.…

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Top 5: Food Shows/Docs

For this weeks Top 5 I wanted to share with you some of my favourite food shows and documentaries on Netflix Canada right now. I love learning about nutrition, the history of food, and trying different recipes. I’m also interested in where the items we buy come from because I try to be a conscientious…

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Top 5: Amateur Parenting Advice

We’ve been at this parenting thing for a full decade now and in that time I’ve been asked, quite a few times, for advice. What have I learned so far on this wild journey? There’s a lot. A whole lot! I’m not an expert. Even the experts aren’t experts! And not every piece of advice…

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Top 5: Canadian Lifestyle Bloggers Who Happen to Mom!

All Canadians know that if you want to find Canadian content you have to really look for it. It’s not always as easy as throwing up a basic search. Our media is heavily inundated by American content and the fact is we don’t necessarily share the same experiences, opinions, products, or trends. I love when…

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Top 5: Witchy Halloween Movies

I can’t make a Top 5 Halloween movie list. It’s impossible. I love Halloween. I love movies. The amount of movies I re-watch every season is absolutely stupid. A Top 5 just wouldn’t cut it. So I’m breaking it down to a smaller category, Witchy Halloween Movies. These are my favourite movies to watch snuggled…

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Top 5: Road Trip with Kids Tips

We had 5 days to drive from Trenton, Ontario to Gander, Newfoundland. More than enough time, but we had certain rules to follow because this was a military move and the Canadian Forces has their own way of doing things. Basically we needed to leave and arrive on certain days and that influenced the trip…

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Top 5: Easter Candy

Alright people, serious matters are at hand. How do you roll Easter candy wise? Does your Bunny dump the goods in a heap? Do your kids have to scour the house to find them? Do you have a no-candy Bunny? (gtfo, this ain’t the post for you!) Growing up we woke to an Easter hunt…

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