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

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  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 [...]

Kids can enjoy high tea at The Omni King Edward hotel this March Break

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  We are half-way through March Break already which is pretty hard to believe! I’ve been busy keeping Princess Peach busy with a variety of activities and play dates with friends. Yesterday, we did something so fun that we had never done before! We were treated to an amazing afternoon tea at The Omni King [...]

One year after my breast cancer diagnosis

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If you know me well, you know that I love a countdown. Birthdays, half-birthdays, vacations etc,  it’s always so fun to look forward to something. Except, March 13. This past Sunday marked one year since receiving the worst news of my entire life- my breast cancer diagnosis. I dreaded this day more than anything. But, [...]

Mother-daughter bonding and pampering at Glama Gal Tween Spa plus giveaway

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There are many things that worry me about having a daughter. Some of those things include body image, confidence, bullying, and peer pressure. There are so many messages thrown at our daughters from all angles starting at such a young age now. As much as I want to shield her from it all, as a [...]

Lets talk about the F$&*$#g Fours!

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She’s cute. She stands about 3 and a half feet tall. She has red hair and piercing blue eyes. She loves to dance, create art and has an amazing imagination. She likes Taylor Swift, cooking and baking too. She is learning how to read, her favourite colour is “rainbow” and she believes the more glitter [...]

Win a chance to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Toronto #HarlemGlobetrotters

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One thing many of you may not know about me is that I am quite athletic. From being the only girl in an all-boys hardball league, to playing REP basketball, I was a very sporty kid! When I was in middle school, I started playing basketball and took a liking to it quickly! Basketball became [...]