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Reading Rocks: Girl Power

03/01/2015

Categories Family Fun

Who runs the world? Girls! - Beyonce. International Woman's Day is March 8th so we thought we would focus on some amazing 'girl power' kids books this month.

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Lucky Leprechaun craft

02/27/2015

Categories Crafts

Bring the luck of the Irish into your home with this easy-to-make leprechaun that you won't have trouble keeping in one place.

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Winter Blues by Kathy Buckworth

02/01/2015

Categories Health & Wellness

The Christmas season is over, New Year's Resolutions have been made and sometimes broken. Add to that, that it feels like years since we've seen a green leaf or a warm ray of sun. January can be...

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Clutter's Clever Disguises by Organizing Lives

02/01/2015

Categories Organizing

Clutter is sneaky, in that it disguises itself in many forms. Here are some surprising places clutter may be sneakily hiding out in your home:

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Make Heart-Sewn Valentine

01/31/2015

Categories Crafts

This is a fairly easy but really pretty homemade Valentine idea for your kids.

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Monster Jam Track Building

01/12/2015

Categories Family Fun

Did you ever wonder how the worlds premier football/baseball fields and sports arenas become Monster Jam race tracks? There is a lot more to the transformation than dumping a little dirt over the...

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Locally-grown wood gifts will inspire, delight

11/30/2014

Categories Crafts

This holiday season why not consider a uniquely designed and artfully crafted gift from wood grown right here, in Ontario.

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'Tis the Season for shopping--with our Holiday Gift Guide 2014

11/14/2014

Categories Family Guides

If you're looking for some great gift ideas for the kids (and adults) on your list, check out our Holiday Shopping Guide showcasing some popular Canadian products, local holiday shows, great gift...

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10 Ideas to Take Your Family Outside

11/01/2014

Categories Family Fun

There is nothing quite like a gorgeous Fall day when the sun is shining and the leaves falling from the trees are every shade of red, yellow and orange. Even though the temperatures are also...

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Minding Our Mobile Manners by Kathy Buckworth

11/01/2014

Categories Parenting

"The invention of the teenager was a mistake. Once you identify a period of life in which people get to stay out late but don't have to pay taxes - naturally, no one wants to live any other way." -...

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THE GAME OF LIFE - CAA Edition

10/13/2014

Categories Family Fun

Like most families these days, we lead an active lifestyle with a busy schedule. The kids are both in sports and music lessons as well as extra-curricular activities in school. Neither my husband...

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The Ultimate School Lunch Checklist For Healthy Litterless Lunches By @Deb_Lowther

09/30/2014

Its Fall and school lunches are back in the news - mostly because everyone quickly runs out of ideas of what to put in them. There seems to be two camps on school lunches: on the one side we...

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Family rafting adventure at Horizon X

08/30/2014

Categories Family Fun

We were very excited to be going on a family adventure with some friends to Horizon X this summer. They're a smaller rafting company located on the Quebec side of the Ottawa River. We loved that...

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Eco Tourism Adventures in Ontario's Southwest

08/27/2014

Categories Family Fun

It seems that Ontario's southwest is replete with far more than agriculture and renewable energy. Sure, it can be easy to assume that the part of the province roughly wedged between Lake Huron and...

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Fall Registration Guide 2014

08/15/2014

Categories Family Guides

Summer seems to have flown by and it's already time to start planning your kids' activities for the fall, check out our Fall Registration Guide. From music to gymnastics to tutoring to skating and...

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CAA Rewards: Back-to-school savings and Summertime family fun deals!

08/02/2014

Categories Family Fun

Even though I've had a CAA membership for many years, I never realized how many other great benefits were included other than the roadside assistance it offers. Now that I'm a CAA brand ambassador,...

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Go Camping: Healthy Eating and Decadent Desserts! by Deb Lowther

07/30/2014

Categories Family Fun Health & Wellness

I just returned from what was one of the wettest camping trips ever. It wasn't a sleep-in-the-van-overnight -oops the tent REALLY leaks - wet like we experienced on our 2012 camping adventure but...

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Meet the lion cubs and more at Bowmanville Zoo

07/16/2014

Categories Family Fun

June 6th, 2014 was a big day at the Bowmanville Zoo... four lion cubs (3 males and 1 female) were born to proud mom lioness Kaya. We were lucky enough to be invited to meet the 5 week old cubs up...

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CAA Rewards: Spot the Partner Campaign

07/07/2014

Categories Family Fun

I'm very excited to be a CAA Brand Ambassador and participating in the Spot the Partner Campaign. I've had a CAA membership for years and have used it for some of the more typical roadside...

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Canada Day 2014 Celebrations and Fireworks

06/16/2014

Categories Family Fun

School's out, summer is here and we love our country! Get out this July 1st and celebrate Canada! We've got a list of all the fabulous Canada Day events including fireworks in Durham Region,...

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