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  1. The Marriage Of Figaro, Bugs Bunny, and a Cake ~ WIN 2 Tickets To The Opera At The NAC!

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    OperaLyra is no “Bugs Bunny” opera company! Now that I’ve filled your head with images of that theatrical cartoon “Rabbit Of Seville?” starring that infamous white-tailed bunny himself, and his cohort Elmer Fudd, I’m going to close the curtain on Bugs and get serious for a moment. Well…not too serious!...
  2. Win 1 of 2 Pairs Of Passes To See Disney’s Cinderella In Ottawa!

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    We all remember the story of Cinderella, don’t we? I have seen so many adaptations and variations of this Disney classic over the years.  They have all been great, however, my favourite, the original Disney version, still stands the test of time. That may be about to change with the...
  3. Get Your Chance To Run To The Theatre To See McFarland ~ Starring Kevin Costner ~ Select Cities #Giveaway

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    I was recently invited by Disney to see a pre-screening of the new Disney movie “McFarland” with Kevin Costner, and I was not able to attend. Too bad for me because this looks like a terrific movie! “Based on the 1987 true story, “McFarland” follows novice runners from McFarland, an...
  4. Nordik Spa-Nature Took Our Breath Away

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    Some things in life literally take your breath away. Nordik Spa-Nature is one of those things. Located in the quaint town of Chelsea, Quebec, this world-famous spa is a destination I wish I had known about long ago. When I think back to my previous spa experiences over the years,...
  5. Gumby Turns 60! Come Celebrate With Teletoon Retro And Win A Gumby Prize Pack!

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      The original clayboy, Gumby, is celebrating his 60th birthday on January 29th!! That’s the day that Teletoon Retro will air a special Gumby marathon starting at 6PM ET/PT. Teletoon Retro is bringing back Gumby with newly re-mastered classic episodes from the 50’s and 60’s. Personally, I’m not old enough...
  6. Jason Bateman And Olivia Wilde Star In The Longest Week #Giveaway

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      The Longest Week starring Jason Bateman, Olivia Wilde and Billy Crudup was released on Blu-Ray and DVD on January 6th.  How is it that I had never even heard of this movie until now?  It stars two of my faves!  I used to love watching Jason Bateman in Arrested...
  7. The Book Of Life – The Ultimate Family Adventure #Giveaway

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    Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is set to release its newest animated comedy, The Book Of Life, on Blu-Ray and DVD on January 27, 2015. “The Book Of Life is a breathtaking animated comedy with a dazzling visual style unlike anything you’ve seen before. Torn between the expectations of his...
  8. Photos In An Instant! Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera #Giveaway

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    Ever heard of the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 Instant Camera before? I hadn’t, until one of my roommates, from the BlissDom Canada conference, brought one along for impromptu conference photos. So when my good friend, Suzanne from Maple Mouse Mama, asked me to be a part of her fab giveaway...
  9. It’s A Wrap! The 2014 Mastermind Toys Holiday Gift Guide

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    Christmas, toys, and kids, they just go together, don’t they? On Christmas morning, kids can’t wait to see what fun toys Santa left them under the tree, and parents can’t wait to see the excitement on their kids’ faces as the kids rip into all the colourful packages. One of...
  10. Want To Go Into The Woods With Disney? #Giveaway

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    There is a lot of buzz about Disney’s latest film release, Into The Woods, starring Meryl Streep, James Corden, Emily Blunt, and a cast other great actors. I love how this film combines so many beloved characters all into one magical movie. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on...
  11. Petro-Canada Reveals The Heat On The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 #Giveaway

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      7 Mugs. 13 Districts. Collect Them All. I’m about to reveal two things here. One surprising reveal, and one fantastic reveal.  The surprising reveal? I have never seen the Hunger Games, nor had I heard of Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – until Petro-Canada made me an offer I...
  12. Garant’s Scratch-Free Snow Brush – There’s Snow Brush Like It!

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    Sometimes a product comes along that just makes life so much easier. Like the Garant Scratch-Free Snow Brush. I wish someone had invented a snow brush like this a LONG time ago! “Garant, a leading Canadian manufacturer of construction, lawn, garden and snow removal products, introduces the first-of-its-kind, scratch-free snow...
  13. Hey Canada! PAW Patrol – Winter Rescues Is Here! #Review #Giveaway

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    No job is too big, no pup is too small! PAW Patrol, the #1 show on Nick Jr. in the United States, has crossed the border into Canada with their release of PAW Patrol – Winter Rescues on DVD from Kaboom! Entertainment. Canadian kids will delight in this winter adventure...
  14. PhotoPad ~ You’re Going To LOVE This Giveaway!

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    Growing up, my mother instilled in me a great love of holidays.  Whether it was Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter, holidays were always a time to celebrate in our household.  What I always loved most about the holidays (besides my mum’s cooking that is!), was the fact that my family would...
  15. Share Your Holiday Traditions With KINDER Canada & WIN A Kinder Surprise Prize Pack! #KinderMom

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    KINDER Surprise Eggs have always been a part of X-Man’s Christmas morning. Santa is a very wise man, he knows how much X-Man loves the chocolate eggs with the surprise in the middle. Santa always makes sure he leaves X-Man at least 2 or 3 KINDER Surprise Eggs in his stocking....


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