Creamy Cheesy Layered Potato Bake #MemorableMelts

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Every few weeks I get the “chef” bug and make some magical meals in my kitchen. I’m a “use up what’s in the pantry and fridge” kind of girl when I try new recipes, rather than running to the store for additional ingredients. A couple of weeks ago, I had picked up Kraft Creamy Herb & Garlic Shredded Cheese with a Touch of Philadelphia. Yes, you read that right folks, a touch of cream cheese blended in with the mozza, yum! Normally I buy the Mexicana flavor because we make pastas and Continue Reading...

Spring Cleaning Your Eating Habits

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Refreshing guest post written by Nita Sharda, registered dietitian, foodie and owner of Carrots and Cake Balanced Nutrition Consulting.  For more amazing nutrition tips and fantastic healthy recipes, follow her on Twitter or visit her new blog at Carrots and Cake. Though it may not feel like it, it’s here people. Spring. Is. Here. As we bid farewell to a long and rather feisty winter, we welcome all that the new season will bring us. For many, spring marks a time for an annual Continue Reading...

#Pinoys Find Home in Canada

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An awesome guest post by one of my newest contributors Cristina. Cristina is an amazing woman/mom who enjoys sharing about her Filipino culture and her transition to life in Canada. Follow Cristina on Twitter and please be sure to visit her blog, Momsie's Blog!  I am one of the thousand Filipinos (Pinoys) who decided to immigrate to Canada. Together with my husband and my (then) 2 kids, we arrived in Canada in 2009 through the provincial nominee program. If you are eagerly reading this post, Continue Reading...

Catch Up With Your Besties With #Wendys #NewSaladCollection

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Hanging with the ladies from work at lunch is a weekly necessity. When you work in a sedentary job, and in a city that has claimed the worst winter ever, being able to get out of the office to hang with each other is importantThe ability to freely interact with each other over lunch to catch up on our busy lives is always a good time! We talk about local events, crazy office stories and generally what’s up or happening in our individual worlds. We’ve even had a discussion like this Continue Reading...

Win A NetFlix Subscription and Turbo FAST Prize Pack #Giveaway #StreamTeam

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About a week ago, I was contacted to be a member of the exclusive NetFlix Canada Stream Team (ridiculously excited by the way), and how fitting it is! We watch NetFlix very often in our household. It's so great for watching the TV series that we may not have seen right from the beginning. Obviously not having to sit through commercials is a huge plus! We also love it for the variety of movies and documentaries. The kids absolutely love watching both tv shows and movies on NetFlix and because of Continue Reading...

Vacation Rentals Work for Families

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Enjoy this guest post written by Gillian Duffy, avid traveler and newly published author! Follow her on Twitter ! The math does not add up. One standard hotel room. Two double beds. Three kids, and two parents. One mom and one kid in one bed. One dad and two kids in the other? One mom and one dad in one bed. Three kids in the other? One dad and one kid in one bed. Two kids in the other. One mom on a cot? All it equals is toes in ribs, fingers in noses, arguments started, Continue Reading...

#PegYourStyle Win a $250 Urban Barn Gift Card #Winnipeg

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Last month a new Urban Barn location opened up in Winnipeg at the south end of the city. Always known for trendy, contemporary and affordable furniture and home decor, Urban Barn is the go-to place if you're thinking of updating your home's style. We have a few items in our house from Urban Barn and love the quality of the products. My fiance doesn't know this yet, but I'm eyeing up a nest chair all for myself, shhh! I'm very thankful that he and I have similar tastes. Urban Barn has asked Continue Reading...

Growing My Blog From Good To Great #LiveYourPassion

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Wow, the last few months have been a whirlwind of  events, interviews, giveaways and just overall fun! Before I even start this post, a huge thank you is in order to each and every one of you who read my blog and continue to come back for more. When I first launched my blog in July 2012 I had  a clear strategic vision of where I wanted to go with it, what I wanted to write about and how I wanted to position myself in a sea of millions of bloggers. I knew my reasons for starting my blog Continue Reading...

#Win Swag Bag and Special Guest Access to #TDMusic Green Room #JUNOS2014

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We are only days away from the amazing Junos right here in Winnipeg folks! Earlier this week I posted about the many events happening all over the city leading up to the Juno Awards broadcast on Sunday March 30th, 2014. On Friday, March 28th and Saturday March 29th, national JUNO Awards sponsor, TD Bank Group, will host the exclusive #TDMusic Green Room – a destination space at the Fairmont Hotel that will host musicians, fans and media by invitation only for one-of-a-kind musical Continue Reading...

The Junos Are Here, The Junos Are Here! #Winnipeg #JUNOS2014

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Alright folks, if you live in Winnipeg and didn't know that our fine city is hosting the 2014 Juno Awards this upcoming weekend, I ask you: Where the heck have you been?!? Winnipeg is already buzzing with excitement about hosting this amazing event again! I tried to get lunch at a local restaurant last Friday and was told the Juno committee had 'taken over', haha what exactly does that mean? Well, it means that there's a lot pf preparation behind the scenes to ensure that this event goes Continue Reading...