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Outdoor Lunch for Two, a Day-Date!

Published May 24, 2016 at 1:21 pm - No Comments

Who doesn’t love to eat outdoors?  Family bar-b-ques, neighborhood get-togethers and dinner parties are all great ways to enjoy eating ‘alfresco’. To kick off Summer, I planned an outdoor date with my hubby. This week my husband is off work so I’ve planned a lunch date at home outside on the patio for two, while […] IWEBIX Webdesign

Share Your Battery Recycling Story and Win $100

Published May 18, 2016 at 10:56 am - No Comments

Spring is here so it’s time to get your spring cleaning on. My family and I tackled our house a few weekends ago. I assigned everyone in the family some tasks within their ability and we finished in record time. One of the things we did was clean out the bathroom cupboards and junk drawers, […]

Celebrate the Every Day! #marbleslabmoments

Published May 3, 2016 at 4:28 pm - No Comments

I want to celebrate the every day. I feel the need to seize the day, live it, enjoy it and celebrate it. There is a saying about burning the special candle, wearing the special underwear, (or something like that?) and it just means that we need to make the most of the days that we have. […]

Diaper Genie Elite | Review #giveaway

Published April 29, 2016 at 12:13 pm - 2 Comments

By: Catherine Clutchey There are many items out there that claim to be a “must-have” for new parents. Few stand up to their recommendations. For me, the Diaper Genie was one that did. I first had a Diaper Genie about 10 years ago, when my oldest was born. After switching to full-time cloth diapering with […]

WIN a Harrison Hot Springs Resort Stay! #MothersDay

Published April 26, 2016 at 12:54 pm - 6 Comments

We have had the pleasure of visiting Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa several times. I wrote about our experience as a family in the summer here and a girls trip (just me and my two youngest girls) here. I am SO EXCITED to be able to give away an overnight stay package for Harrison Hot […]

2016 Honda Odyssey | Review

Published April 26, 2016 at 10:03 am - No Comments

So by now you’ve probably heard about the mini-van with the built-in vacumm. Right? It’s the Honda Odyssey. I have been a HUGE Honda Odyssey fan for over 10 years. I have owned both a 2003 Odyssey, and currently drive a 2008 Odyssey. I am biased, I confess. I mean, come’on! This car even has […]

Recipe | Smoked Cod Mac and Cheese

Published April 21, 2016 at 12:15 pm - No Comments

I was sent all the ingredients to make this delicious dish and I want to share it with you! The night my daughter and I made this together, we snapped a whole bunch of video and pics, so be sure to come follow me on snapchat! (@modernconnie) If you have picky eaters like me, you […]

How Does She Do It?…..Kate Koyote

Published April 21, 2016 at 9:33 am - No Comments

It’s time for another How Does She Do It? We are thrilled to introduce you to Kate Koyote from Duncan, British Columbia. Are you an Urban or Suburban Mama, where do you live? Hmmm…hard to say. We live in a more rural part of the small city Duncan, BC. We have a small farm but we are very […]

Yogurt In a Bag: Really! #iögo

Published April 15, 2016 at 11:18 am - No Comments

My kids are always asking for snacks. Like, constantly. Five minutes after dinner my youngest will tell me she is hungry. I know it’s not just my kids, kids are just hungry often. They’re growing and expending calories constantly. When they’re sleeping they’re growing, when they’re at activities they’re active, when they’re at school their […]

Preparing Your Toddler for a New Baby

Published April 12, 2016 at 4:57 pm - No Comments

The arrival of a new baby is a big event in any family. When you already have a toddler, though, there is another person who needs to prepare. Where do you get started? Today we’re sharing our top tips for preparing your toddler for the arrival of a new little brother or sister. Preparing an […]

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Adventure

Published April 7, 2016 at 1:24 pm - No Comments

Do you remember when you first got your drivers license? Do you remember what it felt like to drive alone for the first time? I remember how AMAZING it felt. Freedom. Alone time. Music. Open roads and endless possibility. I also remember the day I picked up my first car and drove to each and […]

Finding Jeans | Mark’s

Published March 30, 2016 at 1:35 pm - No Comments

Jeans have always been my number one wardrobe staple.   For as long as I can remember I’ve loved jeans.  Soft jeans, skinny jeans, flared jeans, jean jackets, denim skirts, jean shorts, dark rinse, black jeans, white jeans [are a must for summer!] and all the jeans in between. At last count, I had over […]


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