Save 50% off Heart Sticky Labels at Mabel’s Labels Feb 14th ONLY

The links within this post are affiliate links Love is in the air, and one thing I truly love is Mabel's Labels.  So today only (Feb 14th 2014 from 6am until 11:59pm EST) you can save 50% off their sweet Heart Sticky Labels!  Be sure to use the coupon code MABELLOVE to receive this fantastic discount! Valentine's Day Only Sale: Get 50% off heart Sticky Labels from Mabel's Labels! … [Read more...]

Tax Tips for Canadian Families

  The life of the Canadian family can be hectic. Between work, school and after-school activities, the day is almost full and there is still a long to-do list. So, where do you find the time to get ready for tax season? Cleo Hamel, senior tax analyst at H&R Block Canada, offers a few helpful tips for Canadian families as the April 30th deadline approaches. Whether you welcomed a new addition to your family or have a child already … [Read more...]

I’m Taking the Family Financial Challenge #SavingMadeSimple

Inspired by Gail Vaz-Oxlade and I'm uber excited.  You see, for years I've been watching 'Til Debt Do Us Part' and learning from her money wisdom.  I have even had the opportunity to meet Gail Vaz-Oxlade in person at Blissdom Canada one year.  She had many of us captivated with her ability to speak, and be heard.  She is a fabulous story-teller, and I'm thrilled I had the opportunity. Now, as part of the PGMom's program I am taking on the … [Read more...]

10 Laundry Tips That Will Get Your Laundry Done!

Ever wonder why your laundry is never actually finished?  Why you do load after load but still have laundry hampers and baskets full of folded (or not folded clothes) clothes.  Ever wonder how it was your parents never seemed to have to deal with this.  Here are a few tips that I have compiled (most of them are from my mother) that will help you get your laundry put away, and finished! 10 Tips To Get Your Laundry Done! 1.  Create a system, you … [Read more...]

Laundry Organization – How to Make the Never-Ending Chore…End. {Giveaway}

When you wake up each morning with a mile high pile, it can seem like laundry is that chore that just never ends.  With each day the pile seems to grow, no matter how many loads were washed, dried, folded and put away the previous day. Full Disclosure: I have struggled with laundry my entire adult life, and can count on my fingers just how many times my laundry has been completely done... each of those times was with the help of my … [Read more...]

On Today’s “To Do” List? Get Your Taxes in Order

December always seems like the busiest time of the year for Canadian families as the hustle and bustle of the holidays takes over the daily schedule. And while making your New Year’s Eve plans may not include thinking about your taxes, the end of the year has a major impact on your tax return. Though the extra chaos makes it challenging, it’s important to review your tax situation before December 31 to make filing easier in 2014. And there are … [Read more...]

The Mommy of All Baby Events

The name says it all - The Mommy of All Baby Events - as you can likely guess, that means there is going to be a huge event being held that is all about Baby...and Mommy. Loblaw is launching a new program perfect for moms – The Mommy of all Baby Events. From October 10 –24, Loblaw stores will offer fabulous promotions and events from cooking classes, dietitian demos, special sales and fun contests. Check out your local Loblaw store to find … [Read more...]

Fisher-Price Fridays at Babies”R”Us

I have some very exciting news for you.  As we begin to think about gifts for the holidays, as we start making those lists, Babies"R"Us and Fisher-Price have come together to offer parents some fantastic deals to help you get a jump-start on your shopping list.  Fisher-Price Fridays! I know, some of you may be saying; "But School just went back in!  And it's not even Halloween yet!"  I can't stress enough just how important it is to get a … [Read more...]

Making School Lunches – How to get the Kids on School Lunch Duty

By Deb Lowther As a kid I had to make lunches and I never liked it. Now as a mom to 3 school aged kids I like it even less. Who likes what, who won’t eat what, who drinks what, same snacks, same sandwiches – or worse, they won’t eat sandwiches! What is there to love about making school lunches? I know there are Moms who treat school lunch making as an art form and actually love the challenge and the design of festive lunch boxes, and while I … [Read more...]

Project – Get Organized.

First of all - I have to come clean. I am the complete opposite of organized.  For some reason unknown to me, my brain is not wired to be an organized person.  And this has bothered me for years.  When I look at magazines of pretty homes where everything has a place I cringe to look away at my own mess.  It's frustrating - even when it's clean, it's still messy.  Too much stuff is a huge problem of mine, not hoarding by any means...I promise … [Read more...]

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