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Holiday Book Advent Calendar


I used to love getting advent calendars from my grandmother.  I would be so excited to open the little door each morning to get my new chocolate.  There were many times that I would eat a couple chocolates in one day and then be super angry with myself.  My sister on the other hand would save hers and then have several and I would be so angry with her. My … Read More →

Black Friday Savings with WagJag


This weekend is WagJag’s Black Friday event with big savings all weekend long.  Get an extra 15% off all deals sitewide. Find great holiday gifts for the whole family from the comfort of your home. Visit and use promo code: SHOPON   *Promo code expires 12/01/14 at 11:59 PM EDT. Valid towards offers transacted on Not valid towards WagJag gift cards. Cannot be combined with any other offers. … Read More →

Short Bread Cookie Recipe


Who doesn’t love cookies on a Thursday? Or any day for that matter.  Shortbread Cookies or Scotch Cakes,  depending on where you grew up the label may vary.  1 lb of butter ( make sure this is softened, room temperature works best, but do not melt in the microwave)1 1/2 cups icing sugar ( confectionery sugar)5 cups flourMix and work together( I usually beat butter first, slowly add in icing sugar, … Read More →

Most Adorable Holiday Video 2014

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Baby It’s Cold Outside just melted the hearts of people everywhere this holiday season! What an adorable video – betcha can’t watch just once Idina Menzel and Michael Bublé got this one spot on!     What do you think of this version of the famous song?

Christmas Countdown Checklist


Published by  Written by: Jo on the Go Did you know there’s only five weekends left before Christmas? No pressure! Stay organized as we break it down for you week by week: The Christmas and holiday season can blindside us if we aren’t prepared for the amount of things that need to be tackled all at once. If you haven’t started yet, don’t fret! Just follow our weekly checklist and … Read More →

Holiday Guide Mom 2 Mom Challenge

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The holiday season is upon us and we have created a guide with lots of tips and tricks to get through stress free!  Check out the What’s Hot section for gift giving ideas as well as money saving tips, travelling with kids and so much more.  Enjoy, share it with your friends and be sure to enter the giveaway!  Be sure to leave a comment below to tell us what you … Read More →

The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

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The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year! No. I do not mean Christmas. I do not mean the holidays, not a Winter Wonderland, not anything covered in a blanket of snow. What I mean is something covered alright, but covered in HAIR. Movember. Sweet sweet Movember. Remember remember the hotness of November. Oh man, do I love a moustache. It ups the sexiness of man 87%. (According to my totally … Read More →

Jamie Oliver’s Punishment For a 12 Year Old


As parents we all have moments when our children are not so ‘picture’ perfect…but I am not sure any harsh form of punishment, especially this one is the right way to get your children to listen. TV celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver has revealed he tricked his daughter into eating HOT CHILLI PEPPERS as a punishment for being disrespectful to him.  He rubbed Scotch Bonnet on some apple slices and dilivered them to … Read More →

Making a List, Making it Twice.

Making a List, and Making it Twice

Making a List, Making It Twice. The holiday season is fast approaching, maybe a little TOO fast. If you shop at any big chain stores, you’ll see full on Christmas decorations long before Halloween. Holiday coloured cups are at the coffee shops before Remembrance Day, commercials are on with countdowns until “The Big Day”.  The past few years, I have been filled with less holiday spirit, more “ick” at the … Read More →

10 Fall Foods Your Family Should Try

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Fall is a great time to explore the fruits and vegetable aisles at the grocery store or farmers market; so many varieties of squashes and colourful root vegetables await discovery. Not to mention the cooler days mean the perfect opportunity to add Fall veggies to soups, stews, slow cookers and roasting pans. Use the bounty of Fall produce to introduce your family to new flavours and teach them the difference … Read More →