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OH MY COLD!!!

Hiya!!! Merry Christmas everyone!   Our First Canadian Winter I’ve been AWOL for a couple of weeks, I know. Well, that’s because I have been very busy defrosting my frozen fingers! Lmao! Honestly, though, the weather has been real here. It has been snowing almost non-stop throughout this month of December, and the temperature has […]

HOW TO MAKE MONEY AS A STAY-AT-HOME MUM

Hello people!   I was rummaging through the web exactly one month ago and stumbled upon a post of the same title. Curious to know more, I clicked on the blog post and read through. I had always heard about stay-at-home-mum gigs but prior to this day, I had not paid it any mind. I honestly did not even believe in the authenticity […]

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CANADA IMMIGRATION NEWS ROUND UP

Hello guys, Today ends a very busy month for CIC which saw four draws take place over the first 3 weeks of the month, and just over 5,500 ITAs issued! In case you missed the news on the last two draws, you can read this here and here.   Also in the news this month, […]

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I GAVE MY FIRST HAIRCUT

Hello MCF-ers, Trust you all had great, productive weeks? Ours was good. Life seems to be less stressful since I implemented my routine. Anyway, to today’s blog post.   Ever had that one thing that you had never tried before but always ‘knew’ with certainty that you would be awesome at? I hope I am […]

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HELLO, FALL!

Hi guys, my fellow Canadians and Canadians-in-progress! Hope you all had a restful and productive weekend? Last week saw the temperature drop to 6C with very high wind speeds too! Fall is finally here, I guess. Hello, fall! By Thursday though, the weather was back to highs of 17C which was lovely and a welcome break […]

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OUR FIRST CANADIAN THANKSGIVING

Hello everyone and Happy Thanksgiving! Well, Thanksgiving is not until Monday officially, but the Thanksgiving weekend started today, Saturday. The weather in Ottawa today was wet and miserable, so we stayed indoors all day.   HOW WE SPENT OUR SATURDAY In the spirit of the holiday, I allowed my son to have a YouTube marathon […]

CANADA’S BEST PLACES TO LIVE

And the winner is……… Okay, first let me give some introduction to this post. Today, I was mulling over a question from one of the blog readers – “Why did you choose Ottawa?” We had two major reasons for moving to Ottawa: Mr. O is in the IT/Telecoms space and Ottawa is the Tech capital […]