Fit for a dancer at Ivivva

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Princess Peach has danced since as soon as she could. When she was two she would dance to the Elmo Slide all the time. Last year, at 3 she started ballet class at a pretty serious ballet school. She loved it but it wasn’t until this year that she has really  taken to dance. She dances for [...]

Purifying the air in your house with Dyson Pure Cool™ Link

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I always knew I was allergic to dust, mold, and mildew but it wasn’t until I went to over night camp at 11 that we realized how bad it really was. Like really bad. My asthma flared up and my breathing was at times very bad difficult. I was in-and-out of the infirmary many times [...]

Just say NO to loot bags

My So-Called Mommy Life

The story goes a bit like this. A parent decides to throw a party for a child. That parents picks the perfect venue, snacks, entertainment etc. The parent invites other kids to celebrate. Those kids arrive carrying presents or nothing if they are smart and do Echoage. The guests have a wonderful time and when [...]

Win tickets to see Theresa Caputo in Toronto on June 18th

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I’m not sure that I have ever admitted on my blog my love of reality TV shows. So here I am admitting it. I LOVE Reality TV. Love, love, love. When I was growing up, I use to be obsessed with made-for-TV-movies. I would watch each one of them, but as I got older Reality [...]

Babylicious: An A+ dining experience

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Two weeks ago, I helped spread the news about the Babylicious dining event in Toronto. PC Organics has teamed up with many popular restaurants in Toronto and are offering a prix fixe menu for the adults, while the kids get their own 3-course meal thanks to PC Organics. Last night Little Dude and I were [...]

Dine with your little foodie during PC Babylicious

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Before kids, my husband and I would spend our weekends trying out the trendiest and most popular restaurants in Toronto.  Every weekend we would dine with friends. We had a great thing going being surrounded by good friends, great food and ever-flowing drinks. Lots of great memories were made while we were filling our bellies [...]

Mother’s Day gift ideas

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Mother’s Day is less than 2 weeks away. Did you hear that, husbands? Partners? Kids? Anyone and everyone with a mother? Since becoming a mother, my mother’s day celebrations haven’t changed much as I have 2 grandmothers still living, my mother and mother-in-law. I’m totally OK celebrating the wonderful generations of mother’s in my life. [...]

Alive at 35

My So-Called Mommy Life

  Last year when I turned 34, I had no clue if I would see today. What a difference a year makes. Just 3 weeks earlier, I had been diagnosed with breast cancer. What a difference a year makes. 3 days before my birthday, I had my first round of chemotherapy. What a difference a [...]

14 things you should never say to a woman with breast cancer

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When I received my breast cancer diagnosis and made it public lots of people responded differently. For the most part I was very lucky and got tons of support, love and encouragement for those around me. As awkward as it is for a friend/family member/acquaintance to tell you that they breast cancer, it’s sometimes more [...]

Getting into shape

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If you follow me on Instagram you will have noticed that for the past 2 weeks I have been posting pictures of me at different gyms. Let’s look at this equation a little bit closer: Renee + gym = fun There I said it! I have actually been enjoying working out.     Before I [...]