The Stork is Coming to Canada

Are you ready for the NEW, over-the-counter conception aid? The Stork is coming to Canada this summer. Available exclusively at your local Rexall Pharmacy.

Sign up for special offers and to be notified when it is available in-store here: http://bit.ly/1tfBhFQ

#TheStorkIsComing

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Back to School Lists via Target Canada

Need a Back-to-School Supply List?

Back to school is a hard time of year for every family, especially the ones who are normally put in charge of getting and organizing all the school supplies.  When you have more than one child this can become one crazy juggle!  With all the summer camps, daycare drop offs and family barbeques Target knew you needed a little extra help getting back into the routine.

Target Canada is completely aware of how hard back to school can really be and things can get crazy juggling it all, so they wanted to make sure you had all the information you needed and whenever you needed it.  Always right at your finger tips for each and every grade they even have a fully outlined list, even for those of you heading back to campus!

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There are so many things that you need to focus on for back to school that Target Canada knew back to school shopping had to be turned into a more enjoyable experience for everyone.  They have everything you need laid out to ensure that this year will be your year of supreme organization.  You will be supermom and your kids will have all the greatest goodies for back to school time in September.

If you haven’t already you have to ensure you have to check out the amazing twitter party with Target Canada!  #TargetBacktoSchool twitter party on August 6th @ 9-10pm EST!  The prizes are ideal for your all your back to school needs!!

Check out Target Canada’s Back to School shopping lists for each grade:

Kindergarten Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 1 Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 2 Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 3 Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 4: Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 5: Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 6: Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grade 7 & 8 Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

Grades 9-12 Back-to-School Supply List: Click here to download

 

 

 

 

 

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Shop Creatively With Target Canada for Back To School

Back-to-School shopping can be a real chore when you have to do it each and every year and sometimes for multiple children.  We get it, but we also have some way better ways you can look at back to school shopping and make it enjoyable all over again.  Target Canada has some really great items that can really help bring out your creative side when you are checking things off your kids back to school list.

Plus you have to remember mom and her office needs a little sprucing up for back to school as well.  Target has made it so cheap you can get everything you need plus more for back to school this year!

Going up and down the aisles at Target can bring about some great ideas for your kids and your own office space.

lunch with target You can repurpose these great gift tags to use inside your little ones lunch boxes to send some love to them while they are away.  Better yet you can even take the time to use these for love notes inside your husbands lunches, use them as a way to connect with them and to keep yourself on their minds!  Who could have a bad lunch when you take the time to add this little extra bit of love?

lockeraccessoriesWhen you are a teen and pre-teen it is always super important to turn your locker into your own creative space.  Just like your room this is a place to really help your personality shine, and with the large selection of back to school locker accessories from Target you can find just that.

organization Target As a parent with kids in school you know just how many forms, announcements, projects, crafts etc… one of your kids can get in a year.  Target Canada makes this years back to school stuff way more simple to manage with these colorful storage bins.  Great for adding color to your space, color coding for multiple kids items and finally de-cluttering your main space!  Something all of us parents dream about, a school year without clutter.

notebooksonly99centsOne of our favorite deals for both your kids back packs and your own home office are these great Hilroy Canada notebooks on for only $.99!!  Coming in so many different styles you are bound to find more than a few that you like and that your kids like!  A great way to add a splash of color at the office.  Hitting up their craft section at Target I bet you can even find some really great stuff to decorate and label your notebooks with so you can add your own personal creative flare!

Remember back to school shopping doesn’t have to be a snore, Target Canada makes it simple to get creative and have fun while you shop!

 

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CORN – Local Corn Now In Season

Local Corn on the Cob.

We Love It! It’s in season. Our buying it helps our local community.

We do love butter on our corn. If you are going to eat corn on the cob you need to slather it in butter. At our house we have a slab of butter exclusively for when we eat corn on the cob. After the corn is prepared and at the table, we take the cob and roll it in the butter. It can get a little messy but we don’t mind. Corn and the Cob and Butter is a great match.

We were shopping at Longo’s and were so excited to see they had a #cornfest special. 10 for $1.00. Yes only a dime a piece. So we had to stock up. We will be adding it to the family menu this week. We will also be creating multiple posts on great recipes that you can incorporate into your summer meals.

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How to prepare Corn on the Cob on the Grill

Corn on the Cob In the husk

1. Cut off the ends so that they don’t burn.

2. Soak in Water for 30 minutes

3. Grill for 15-20 minutes on the BBQ at 350 degrees.

Result: Juicy and full of flavor!!

Effort Level: Low: You don’t have to boil the corn so there is not extra pot to wash up!

 Corn on the Cob in Foil

1. Peel Husks.

2. Place Corn on tin foil, add butter and salt and then wrap up

3. Grill for 15-20 minutes on the BBQ at 350 degrees.

Result: Decadent butter corn

Effort Level: Medium:  There is extra prep time but there is not extra pot to wash up!

Do you enjoy corn on the cob? Do you have a favourite recipe for corn on the cob? Share it with us if you do!

 

 

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Summer Garden

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A garden makes a house a home!

Summer time is in full force and along with summer there are plenty of people out in their yards watering, landscaping and creating beautiful gardens. Like each and every year I watch as neighbors and city gardens liven up with rich colors and heavenly smells and I feel something.

Severe envy.

Envy of their dedication. Envy of their expertise. Envy of their space, and basically everything they have managed to create for themselves. It is a burden to say the least, especially when I am not the most “seasoned” gardener.  I do have a lot of help from friends an family – my own personal gardeners. I have also taken the credit of course!  This year I wanted to tackle it on my own. I needed a miracle… So I googled up a storm on how to create some nice little planters and took tons of little notes on what kinds of things I wanted and what they suggested I needed. I then watched my gardening space intently for a few days to really get a good idea of what kind of sunlight I had to work with, after all I want a garden that would live for longer than a week. I took my list and skipped my way to the store to gather up all the things that I needed:

- Potting soil
- Miracle grow (hopefully my miracle)
- Plants
- Cute gloves
- Watering can
- Spade

I headed home all excited with some gorgeous pink flowers I knew would look great out in the sunlight and sped home faster than I probably should have. I was about to create my own little living garden others could oogle at in envy and I was thrilled!

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With a nice cool drink on hand and all my supplies I put together my first little planter for my garden making sure to follow my google and Miracle Grow instructions to the T!

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In the end my first attempt at flowers was a complete success and I am far too pleased with myself because of it.

So what do you think? Not bad? Do you garden?

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Surprise and Delight – Wishing you a fun #TargetSummer

I love attention. I used to love it from anyone but now that I am getting older I care more for the attention from my friends and family.  That is why I love to celebrate my birthday. My friends call me, they send me messages on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin – and all the others.  I get presents, my Barbie Birthday cake – yes I said Barbie – and usually the things I have been hinting about. I am really good at hinting about all of the things I would like on my birthday. Who doesn’t love a good surprise?

Bad thing about birthdays is that you only celebrate them once a year! I was born January so my birthday was months ago. The month following my birthday is Valentine’s Day. That is great because I don’t have to wait too long to get some more attention!  I get chocolate, wine and flowers every year- so far. I just love it. I am like a little kid on February 14th as I wait for my goodies. Sometimes I find them on the kitchen table. Sometimes they are sent to my office (which gives him double the brownie points). Sometimes I am tortured and have to wait to until the end of day!  (he still get brownie points)

Then it ends. I have to wait until Christmas. So let me do the calculation. February 14 – today July 12 = approximately 5 months without any surprises, attention from someone other than myself. Poor me. Are you feeling badly for me yet?

Well today I was given a great gift. A surprise and delight gift from one of my favorite retailers Target Canada. They wanted to wish me a fun summer and sent me a gift card. I was so surprised. I never get these types of surprises. Even better – they are even letting me do the same. I get to surprise and delight someone with a Target Canada gift card as well.

For those in the GTA and if you will be in the Target store today at Toronto Danforth the address is  3003 Danforth Avenue  – you could be surprised and delighted. What does that mean? It could mean a  Complimentary Starbucks coffee or snacks, in-store gift cards, and in some cases paying for an entire shopping cart.

Good Luck!

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Molson Canadian 67 #TangerineTwist Twitter Chat July 4, 2014

To kick off summer the right way, Molson Canadian 67 is hosting four mini Twitter Chats on Friday afternoons. The final chat is scheduled on July 4, 2014. The topic of the chat is about your plans for the upcoming summer months.

These are good old fashioned Twitter Chats (not Twitter Parties) No RSVPs. No prizing and these twitter chats are just 15 minutes long!

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Join us for our final chat

Date: Friday July 4th, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm EDT
Twubs Page: http://twubs.com/TangerineTwist (for Twitter Party Newbies)
RSVP: No RSVP Required
Prizing: No Prizing
Host: @MolsonCDN67
Guest Hosts: @HeathernHeels, @ChristellaSays, @Mommy_Jennof3,
Hashtag: #TangerineTwist

The new Molson Canadian 67 Tangerine Twist is a great tasting drink. With a delicious summery tangerine taste and only 67 calories per 341ml bottle, it’s the perfect drink to balance your healthy lifestyle and barbeque season.

Molson Canadian 67 Tangerine Twist is only here for a limited time, so get it while you still can.

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VG Farms–Local Ontario Beef Done Right

Ever wonder about the beef that gets to your table? VG Farms in partnership with Longo’s are introducing a line beef that is fully traceable, a small herd, never fed antibodiotics, free range that are raised right here in Ontario.

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What’s different about this  farm and the Angus beef raised right here in Ontario?

First there is at least one family member involved in every aspect of the process. This helps them to maintain the traditions passed down from there grandfather. They not only have generations of butchering experience but they have been involved in innovation and research.  Beef farming  is really there pride and joy!

They have the VG Tenderness tested logo so you know just how tender your cut of beef is. They are able to ensure that every single steak that you take home is tender.

They are raised, processed and packaged right here in Ontario and they are proud to display the Foodland Ontario logo.

Everything about every head of cattle is fully traceable. The age of the animal is recorded, as where it was raised, and any other significant events that they think we should know. This ensures the quality and consumer safety, you can even use the code on the back to learn the specifics about your cut of beef.

With VG Farms the cattle are on pasture when the pastures are healthy enough to do so. They have a choice of grass from the pasture or a medley or forages and grains that have been harvested close to the farm.  All the beef if free of added growth hormone, and because they work with nutritionists  to ensure good animal health, no antibiotics either. You can definitely tell this small herd is well cared for.

Do you want your beef to be done right, right here in Ontario?

 

 

 

 

 

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Molson Canadian 67 #TangerineTwist Twitter Chat June 27, 2014

To kick off summer the right way, Molson Canadian 67 is hosting four mini Twitter Chats on Friday afternoons. The next chat is scheduled on June 27, 2014 and the final one is scheduled on July 4, 2014. The topic of the chats is about your plans for upcoming summer months.

These are good old fashioned Twitter Chats (not Twitter Parties) No RSVPs. No prizing and these twitter chats are just 15 minutes long!

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Join us for our next chat

Date: Friday June 27th, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm EDT (1:00 pm – 1:15 pm ADT)
Twubs Page: http://twubs.com/TangerineTwist (for Twitter Party Newbies)
RSVP: No RSVP Required
Prizing: No Prizing
Host: @MolsonCDN67
Guest Hosts: @SimplyStacieNet, @OlderMommyStill, @Ksceviour, @SuzieRidler
Hashtag: #TangerineTwist

Can’t make this chat? Don’t worry, there is one more coming up!

  • Friday July 4th, 2014

The new Molson Canadian 67 Tangerine Twist is a great tasting drink. With a delicious summery tangerine taste and only 67 calories per 341ml bottle, it’s the perfect drink to balance your healthy lifestyle and barbeque season.

Molson Canadian 67 Tangerine Twist is only here for a limited time, so get it while you still can.

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Molson Canadian 67 #TangerineTwist Twitter Chat June 20, 2014

To kick off summer the right way, Molson Canadian 67 is hosting four mini Twitter Chats on Friday afternoons. The next chat is scheduled on June 20, 2014 and the final one is scheduled on July 4, 2014. The topic of the chats is about your plans for upcoming weekend and about getting ready for the official start of summer on June 21, 2013.

These are good old fashioned Twitter Chats (not Twitter Parties) No RSVPs. No prizing and these twitter chats are just 15 minutes long!

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Join us for our next chat

Date: Friday June 20th, 2014
Time: 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm EDT
Twubs Page: http://twubs.com/TangerineTwist (for Twitter Party Newbies)
RSVP: No RSVP Required
Prizing: No Prizing
Host: @MolsonCDN67
Guest Hosts: @PegCityLovely, @MommyOutside, @MommyKatandKids, @TheMommyMix
Hashtag: #TangerineTwist

Can’t make this chat? Don’t worry, there are two more coming up!

  • Friday June 27th, 2014
  • Friday July 4th, 2014

The new Molson Canadian 67 Tangerine Twist is a great tasting drink. With a delicious summery tangerine taste and only 67 calories per 341ml bottle, it’s the perfect drink to balance your healthy lifestyle and barbeque season.

Molson Canadian 67 Tangerine Twist is only here for a limited time, so get it while you still can.

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