It’s An Urban Barn Twitter Party!

#UrbanBarnBarrhaven Twitter Party Promo Tile (revised)

More than any other time of the year, spring makes me want to decorate all the things! Yes, the fall and holidays certainly get us into the decorating spirit, but after a long bitterly cold winter, spring is full of renewal and promise and it’s around March that I start deciding what needs to be […]

Who Will Clean Up This Year? #RoyaleOscPurrs

Royale OscPurrs Graphic

Sunday night, we get the luxury of sitting at home eating delicious foods, in comfy clothes, surrounded by friends watching the awards get handed out.  In contrast, our favorite celebrities have to not eat all day so they can squeeze themselves into designer clothing (probably uncomfortable!) , and sit among people who they call friends […]

Tuesday Specials at Limeapple!

Asylum hoodie

This month, Tuesdays are even better because of Limeapple! New bubbles (that’s clothing in Limeapple speak) have landed on the site just in time for Spring (it’s coming, I promise!) and to add to the excitement, Limeapple is also posting a mega-discounted item every Tuesday for customers new and old to take advantage of. Today, […]

3 Creative Spring Break Ideas to Surprise Your Family

Dog sled

Spring break is a great time to create a new experience for your family that will provide lasting memories. The best way to take advantage of this time is to think outside of the box for activities. Here are three spring break ideas you probably didn’t think of, but are sure to provide some thrills: […]

Yes, Please! #DanetteforDessert


How often do you sit down together as a family for dinner? In our household, it’s every night. So, when I hear studies that state that the family dinner is on decline and more people are eating separately instead of with the family unit (up to 10% of Canadians are more likely to eat a […]

Valentine’s Amore With #airmilesshops

#airmilesshops twitter party

A friend and I were talking last night about your winter plans, and both of us realized how close Valentine’s Day is during our convo! It seems like we just packed away the holiday decorations, and the day of love us upon us! I certainly love these little perks to help carry us through winter. […]

Join Us For The #DHLRugby Twitter Chat!


The 2015 Rugby World Cup will be held in September in London, England this year and I know many young players and soon-to-be players will be watching it with interest. Anytime my kids express an interest in sports, my husband and I encourage further exploration.  We’re a tech-family, and I love my screen time as […]