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Leader of the Day – free printable

I’m sure you’ve heard of the crazy idea of a “yes day” by now. Jennifer Garner made it pretty famous by sharing about it on Instagram, and there have been several bloggers and YouTubers that have done them and shared their hilarious results. Saying yes to your child/children, no matter how outrageous the request, seems […]

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Four Frugal Date Night Ideas

Keeping the romance and connection with your spouse alive and well is so important! My husband and I have been together since high school, and married for 11 years now; you’d think we would have run out of ideas by now, but we haven’t! We are pretty much experts at creating a fun date night […]

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Summer Vacation Reflections

It’s the last day of summer vacation for us. I count today as the last day, since on the weekends my husband doesn’t work, so I’m not doing all the parenting all day by myself and it’s a little easier. School starts back on Tuesday, and we are all excited! Excited for routine and schedules, […]

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Frugal and Fun Road Trip – Ottawa to Toronto

This is part two to our little summer adventure! You can read the fist part here, which shares the stops we made while driving from the Greater Toronto Area to Ottawa and what fun we had in Ottawa that first day. Day 2 Stop 1: Breakfast in the hotel (FREE). One of the things I […]

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Frugal and Fun Road Trip – Toronto to Ottawa

Road trips are so much fun aren’t they? The planning ahead of time, shopping for fun snacks, and of course the actual trip itself is always a blast! We love driving places as a family, since it’s cheaper, and our kids are pretty great in the van (remember when we did an epic 10 day […]

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How to Survive Summer as a Stay At Home Mom

Summer break. Such an exciting time. No schedules, sleeping in, being lazy, relaxing, spending lots and lots of time with your kids enjoying the sunshine. Sure, that’s maybe what the first day or two will look like, but very early on you are bound to hear the dreaded “I’m bored” or the constant bickering of […]

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Frugal March Break Fun – how to easily plan theme days for your kids school break

Staying home for your spring break this year? We are! I’m not a fan of crowds, so we are staying around the house and avoiding all the touristy things in Toronto that everyone will be heading too. So, with help from my kids, we have been planning some theme days for each day of March […]

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5 Reasons You Should Bake

I love baking. I always have. But today we aren’t talking about me. I wanna share why YOU should bake! So here are 5 reasons you should bake: It’s Frugal – You wanna save some money? Start cooking and baking from scratch! The main ingredients in most baking (flour, sugar eggs, etc) are super inexpensive. One […]

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Get Paid to Shop This Holiday Season

  We’ve all seen this meme, right? I’ve got as 3 year old and an almost 2 year old. Sometimes they are perfect in stores, sometimes they aren’t… Working around 4 kids’ schedules is tricky. From school drop off to nap times, school pick up and on to after school activities and homework; I don’t […]

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Bring Back the Board Game

We love board games. As kids ourselves playing with friends and siblings, when we were just dating, and now nearing our 10th anniversary with 4 kids of our own! They seem to have always been a part of our life. We have a very large collection, including some from our own youth, and many newer […]

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