Barbie, Wishes from the Heart #Barbiewishes

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For many years Barbie has been a role model and inspiration for girls of all ages. This year she is giving back in a BIG way! ‘Tis the season for giving, so from now through second week of December, Barbie™ is placing loved ones first by asking Canadian children to submit a heartfelt wish for someoneContinue Reading …

Biscotti & Shortbread Recipes for the Holidays

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Entertaining is a big part of many of our routines this holiday season. Having food on hand to serve to unexpected guests is always a good thing. Seasonal favourites like Biscotti and Shortbread are loved by many.  Cherry-Lemon Biscotti (twice baked) Bake 350f conventional oven 25 – 30 mins. 1⁄2 c. unsalted butter 3⁄4 c.Continue Reading …

5 best places in Canada for families to #travel this winter

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Looking for a great family getaway this winter in Canada? There are countless locations that offer fun and exciting things to do and experience but here are six of our favorites. Montreal, Quebec – The city of Montreal is a favorite destination year-round. With amazing restaurants, beautiful buildings, and plenty of things to do everyoneContinue Reading …

Maple Banana Muffins

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  Looking for something a bit different for the family lunch boxes? Check out this tasty recipe!  Maple Banana Muffins Makes approx. 16 medium or 10-12 large muffins Bake 375f conventional oven approx. 18 – 24 mins. Ingredients  260 gr. whole wheat pastry flour 1½ tspns. baking powder ¼ tspn. baking soda ¼ tspn. fineContinue Reading …

Give the gift of song with FROZEN SING-ALONG EDITION

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Experience Frozen, the hit musical comedy from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a new to DVD, full-length Sing-Along Edition! Follow the lyrics with a bouncing Frozen snowflake. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey – teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf – to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle inContinue Reading …

STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS: THE LOST MISSIONS

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Against a backdrop of ever-shifting loyalties, uneasy alliances and ancient hostilities, the conflict between the Republic and the Separatists ramps up, setting the stage for Darth Sidious’ ultimate act of treachery against the Jedi. In these uncertain times, some of the deepest mysteries of the light and dark sides of the Force are revealed asContinue Reading …

Canada Friendly Giveaway Linky

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We survived the first of many snow storms for this winter here. I personally am not looking forward to more, but am preparing for them. Hopefully you are all well! We are so happy to once again bring you this weekly feature with our co-host Did you Know Canada – Every Monday we are opening aContinue Reading …

Tips on how to make this holiday season injury free

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No matter what holiday your family celebrates this winter, it is important to keep injury prevention at the forefront. With inclement weather, an influx of toys and countless activities, being proactive can go a long way towards keeping your family safe.  Toy Safety The season of giving is an exciting time for children and adultsContinue Reading …

Disney’s Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD Giveaway

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Experience Frozen, the hit musical comedy from Walt Disney Animation Studios, like never before in a new to DVD, full-length Sing-Along Edition! Follow the lyrics with a bouncing Frozen snowflake. Join Anna as she sets off on an epic journey – teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and a snowman named Olaf – to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle inContinue Reading …

Step Right Up: Big Top Tips for Planning a Circus Party

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If you’re hoping to plan a circus party worthy of the Big Top, you’ve come to the right place. We’re sharing our best circus party ideas for one show-stopping celebration!  Step right up for ideas on invitations, Big Top decorations, circus and carnival games and over-the-top desserts and snacks!  Read on for all of the fun andContinue Reading …