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10 Ways to Conserve Energy Usage.jpg
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Going Green: 10 Ways to Conserve Energy Usage

Living on a small island 60 feet from the mainland is idyllic. We put groceries in a wheelbarrow, barge to school and compost all we can.  As enchanted as it is, island living requires planning and energy. Typically I think of ...
 
Travel
 
Big White Resort
Big White Resort
Big White Resort

The People and the Snow at Big White Resort

Today Kelsey Serwa took Silver at the Sochi Olympics in ski snowcross, and I am willing to bet the Bullwheel at Big White Resort is packed already. Kelsey’s grandfather was a founder of Big White Ski Resort, and I canR...
 
Kids
 
Team Canada Dressing Room
Team Canada Dressing Room
Team Canada Dressing Room

Cassie Campbell-Pascall Talks Safe, Fun Hockey

I had the incredible opportunity to meet Olympic Gold-medallist Cassie Campbell-Pascall in Calgary with my son Ford. Chevrolet Canada sponsors a hockey helmet program, giving helmets to kids involved in organized hockey. We dis...

 
Contests
 
Bathroom Buddy App
Bathroom Buddy App
Bathroom Buddy App

Bathroom Buddies Giveaway

Healthy habits start from a young age, and it’s never too early to teach your toddler to master the bathroom. Learning the basics of healthy hygiene can begin as soon as your child is old enough to hold a toothbrush or go on th...
 
Contests
 
Jill Amery Covergirl
Jill Amery Covergirl
Jill Amery Covergirl

Covergirl CoverMoment Giveaway

#covermoment  | kəvərmōmənt | noun: The moment one feels her most beautiful and empowered self and wants to share it with the world. I remember as a child learning that models who grace the covers of glossy magazines get only $...
 
Exec Moms
 
National Cupcake Day
National Cupcake Day
National Cupcake Day

National Cupcake Day (with a ‘Pupcake’ Recipe!)

  Given that my dog just sort of got impounded (it wasn’t my fault)… I thought I should do a shout out to the SPCA! Especially if it’s called National Cupcake Day. National Cupcake Day on February 24th, i...

 
Kids
 
Vivienne Westwood for Miss
Vivienne Westwood for Miss
Vivienne Westwood for Miss

Vivienne Westwood for Miss Piggy

Vivienne Westwood for Miss Piggy – a match made in heaven. Our favourite couchon is back on the big screen, starring in Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted,” which follows the Muppets on a grand tour throughout Europe. The Euro...
 
Kids
 
Winter Activities for Kids
Winter Activities for Kids
Winter Activities for Kids

10 Outdoor Winter Activities for Kids

What a winter we have had! But the cold should not keep Canadian families indoors.  Bundle up, get outside and get physically active every day with one of our 10 outdoor winter activities for kids.  Why?  Because active play is...