Canucks Rock the New Year with a $550 CDN Giveaway

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Okay, be honest, is anyone else feeling a little down after all the excitement of the past few weeks? I know I am.  I love all the hustle, bustle and fun of the recent holidays, but I always find this time of the year a little depressing. Nothing much to look forward to except a few bills rolling in...lol! So, in an attempt to make January a bit more fun, a group of Canadian bloggers (including myself), have banded together, to create a little January excitement. We pooled our resources and … [Read more...]

#WarmWishes From Our Friends at Tim Hortons

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If you like to pick up a "Tims" on your way to work or before heading out shopping or if you follow along on social media, then I'm pretty sure you are aware that the Tim Hortons #WarmWishes trucks were recently doing something VERY special! On November 16 from 6 a.m. and 10 a.m., Tim Hortons set up in Moncton, N.B. among six cities across Canada asking the community to submit their good deeds and wishes to be granted by Tim Hortons. The Tim Hortons Warm Wishes trucks took wish submissions … [Read more...]

35 Amazing Christmas Treats You Will Love to Make

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One of my favourite activities during the Christmas holidays is baking.  Back when I was first married, my mom and I started a tradition of getting together for a day long baking session. At the end of the day we each had tins full of cookies, squares and other holiday treats! Early in the morning, I would put on a big pot of coffee and apple cider, haul out some baking supplies, clear counter space and pop in some Christmas tunes.  My mom would arrive at my house early in the morning with … [Read more...]

Are you participating in the Itty Bitty Blogathon?

I'm very much looking forward to participating in the first ever, Itty Bitty Blogathon!  I have taken part in the three 72 hour Biannual Blogathon Bashes, and each time have been able to accomplish a lot! This is a mini version of the Biannual Blogathon Bash and lasts 24 hours.  The event begins Saturday March 23 10:00 AM EST/EDT and continues until Sunday March 24 10:00AM EST/EDT. If you want to join in, it's not too late; just make sure you have SIGNED UP at the event page to … [Read more...]

Earth Hour is Tonight, 8:30PM – 9:30PM (local time, wherever you are)

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Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support the largest grassroots environmental event in history – Earth Hour. Earth Hour asks individuals, businesses and governments around the world to turn off their lights for one hour to support urgent action on climate change. Earth Hour is happening tonight: Saturday, March 23 8:30pm – 9:30pm (wherever you are) All that is asked is for you to switch off your lights from 8:30pm – 9:30pm on … [Read more...]

Biannual Blogathon Bash ~ Winter Wrap-up Post ~

It was a fun and very busy week-end.  In addition to the usual week-end happenings, which included a dinner with two of my siblings and their spouses last evening,  I participated in my second Biannual Blogathon Bash. The Blogathon ran from 8AM Friday Jan 25th to 8AM Monday January 28th, that's a possible 72 hours of blogging! … [Read more...]

Watch as NORAD Tracks Santa!!

On December 24, 2012, NORAD is using Cesium and Bing Maps to show Santa's route . The 2D tracker works on all browsers. The 3D experience requires a web browser that supports WebGL, such as Chrome or Firefox. To see if your browser is supported, open the Cesium Viewer. If you see a 3D globe, your browser will be able to track Santa in 3D on December 24 by visiting the Track Santa page on www.noradsanta.org. … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Holiday Cash Giveaway of $125 {Open Worldwide, Ends Dec.17}

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We are here to help you with your Christmas shopping; who could use a little extra cash?? A group of Canadian bloggers have gotten together and we are giving you the opportunity to have an extra $125.00 in your pocket this year! … [Read more...]

Iams Home 4 the Holidays!!

Iams Home 4 the Holidays has grown to become one of the most successful pet adoption and shelter-support campaigns in the world. … [Read more...]

~ Lest We Forget ~

By:  Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae,  May 1915 In Flanders Fields  In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row,That mark our place; and in the skyThe larks, still bravely singing, flyScarce heard amid the guns below.  We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,Loved, and were loved, and now we lieIn Flanders fields.  Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throwThe torch, be yours to hold it high.If ye break faith … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Keurig Platinum Brewer – Weekly Giveaway {Week 2}

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Andrew and Laura McCain Art Gallery ~ Display and Sale ~ Nov 5th – Dec 20th, 2012

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I am thrilled to announce, Photographer, Catherine White will be having her framed work displayed at the prestigious Andrew and Laurel McCain Art Gallery in Florenceville-Bristol, NB. Catherine, talented photographer at Oak Lawn Images, and the artist behind the beautiful background image you see on all 2012 Gift Guide features was taken by this wonderfully talented photographer. … [Read more...]

{I WOULD LOVE YOUR VOTE!!} Older Mommy Still Yummy is in the Finals of the 2012 Canadian Blog Awards!

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I'm super excited to announce that thanks to all the support from you, my readers, Older Mommy Still Yummy is in the finals of the CANADIAN BLOG AWARDS, {BEST HEALTH BLOG} category!! Thank you all for your continued support and if you would like to vote for Older Mommy Still Yummy in the finals in "BEST HEALTH BLOG" category you can go to THE CANADIAN BLOG AWARDS,  scroll down a bit until you see "BEST HEALTH BLOG" (rt. side of page), click on it, when it opens, tick the box by Older Mommy … [Read more...]

OMSY has been nominated for the Canadian Blog Awards

I'm super excited to announce that thanks to all the support from you, my readers, Older Mommy Still Yummy has been nominated for the Canadian blog awards!! Older Mommy Still Yummy has been nominated in the "Best Health Blog" category and as a nurse this is such an honour and I can't thank all of you enough! … [Read more...]