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Organize your holiday with Staples

So much to do, so much to do. I love the holidays. The food, music, gatherings, celebrations, giving, eating, decorating ...

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unBOX Possibilities with UNICEF CANADA Survival Gifts

Recently, my family had the amazing opportunity to see, first hand, some of the items that are sent to areas ...

An easy DIY Magnetic Advent Calendar tutorial

Magnetic Advent Calendar DIY

I have a lot of scrap wrapping paper laying around. Each piece is too small to cover a gift, but ...

A decadent chocolate cheesecake recipe with some great tips for a perfect cheesecake every time.

Chocolate Hazelnut Swirl Cheesecake Recipe

I'm beginning to feel like a child on Christmas Eve. I shared earlier this month on my This Bird's Day ...

Sweet Curry Fries Recipe

Sweet Curry Fries Recipe

French fries are an easy go-to food in our house. It's one of the few foods that even the picky ...

Red Pepper and Carrot Hummus Recipe

Roasted Red Pepper & Carrot Hummus (Recipe)

This past weekend, Walmart held #FallMarketplace #BrightIdeas displays at select stores across Canada. I dropped in on Saturday to find ...

Tips for bringing a new cat into your home

Tips for bringing a new cat home

As of August, our family has only one cat. Ozzie is her name, and she has been with us since ...

Tips for Heliping a sick pre-schooler

Helping a sick pre-schooler

Disclosure: This Bird's Day is proud to be an ambassador for Church & Dwight and their brands.  This article is ...

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Creating a video time capsule (One Day App)

I take a lot of photos of our daughters. Since I'm always carrying my phone around, I find it almost ...

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Hunting out Canada’s haunted hotels

Our country is home to thousands of haunted locales where you might stumble across a supernatural spectre. Here are a ...

Secrets of a Travel Writer

Secrets of a travel writer

As a freelance travel writer for newspapers and magazines, I visit three to four cities a year specifically to experience ...

Ten Unforgettable Experiences in New York City

10 Unforgettable Experiences in New York City

New York City is a place I’ll never tire of visiting. Each trip can be themed around taking in major ...

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Laughter is the Best Medicine

Earlier this month, our youngest came down with a fever that knocked her out for about a week. She went ...

Sarah McLachlan on piano during her Shine On Tour in Edmonton

Sarah McLachlan brings Shine On to Edmonton

It was such a pleasure to watch and listen to Sarah McLachlan perform at the Winspear Centre in Edmonton. I ...

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Netflix brings the spooky for Halloween

Carving pumpkins, making chocolate roasted pumpkin seeds, decorating the house and dressing up; Halloween is such a fun time for ...