• Giveaways,  Lifestyle,  Uncategorized

    10 Cleaning Products You Need on Moving Day + #LibmanGiveaway

    This past July marked a milestone for my husband and me, one that we’ve been working towards for many years. We finally purchased our own home, no more having to rent and basically throw our money away. We are now homeowners! As great of an accomplishment purchasing our first house has been for us, moving into a home is not all sunshine and rainbows. • We purchased a home that was built in the 1940’s and with that has seemed to come with some “projects”. • When something breaks you can’t just call your landlord. • The owners before us had not cleaned those hard to reach areas in quite…

  • Family,  Giveaways,  Lifestyle

    5 Ways to Prevent the Common Cold During the School Year+ #Giveaway

    When kids come home after a day at school they bring all kinds of things with them; class pets, library books, homework, friends… All of these are usually welcome in any home (except for maybe the class pets) with open arms. However, there’s something kids bring home during the school year that’s NEVER welcome, and that’s the common cold. The common cold usually affects the upper respiratory system; sinuses, throat, chest and is no fun at all for anyone! Knowing the necessary precautions to take that’ll prevent your child from getting sick is key during any time of year. However, seems to be even more so during the school year.…

  • Travel

    10 Things to DO Before a Long Distance Move

    Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CanadianTire #QuakerState  #CollectiveBias Moving, in general, is stressful enough. Add in a 2 hour plus drive with kids in the car asking “Are we there yet?” every 2 seconds and you’ve pretty much reached pure insanity. Having a plan and making a list of everything you need to do before a long distance move is ideal. You literally have hundreds of things to do before a move of any kind and even more if you have kids. I’m here to help you remember the most important ones. Explore your new neighborhood Once…

  • Recipes,  Travel

    23 Truly Canadian Recipes Eh!

    It’s Canada Day this weekend and a special one at that, all kinds of people are going to gather all over Canada this Saturday to honor Canada’s 150th birthday. Crazy, eh? We’re going to celebrate our freedom, our diversity but most of all this wonderful land so many of us call home. However, a party isn’t a party without tons of delicious food. Am I right?! I’ve rounded up some recipes that truly represent Canada – either through the red & white on our flag or the ingredients we’re known for; maple, bacon and even whiskey. So without further ado, I give you some Canadian recipes to share with your…

  • Family,  Travel

    How to Keep Kids Occupied on a Long Road Trip

    This post may contain affiliate links. This means The Mommy Mix will receive a small amount of what you spend that will go towards the blog. Thanks in advance! Sometimes, keeping kids occupied on a long road trip is a real challenge. This is especially true with younger children. But, there’s no need to panic! These are just a few (of many) great ideas to entertain everyone until you reach your destination. Get ready…get set…have fun! Play Car Games License plate bingo is a classic car game that’s simple to play and sure to keep the kids busy for awhile. Before the trip, print out bingo cards with a numbers…

  • Lifestyle,  Reviews

    3 Ways to Organize a Small Space

    “A place for everything and everything in its place.” Last summer, my husband and I made a decision that has taken our family of four from a small two bedroom apartment to a house that also has two bedrooms but a living area (kitchen, dining room, bathroom & living room) we share with two other people. Thankfully, with the help of some family members, we are living here rent free to finish saving money and paying off our debt to hopefully own our own home this summer. Currently, our kids have a bedroom they share with bunk beds. My husband and I currently stay in a half basement that we…

  • Lifestyle

    Spring Cleaning Checklist #YesItsPinesol

    This post may contain affiliate links, which means if you click on the link and make a purchase I will receive a percentage. Thank you for supporting The Mommy Mix and happy Spring Cleaning. I hate dislike (hate is too strong of a word) spring cleaning just about as much as I dislike school bullies. I’ve never really thought about it until now but the two are actually a lot alike. How Spring Cleaning is Like a School Bully Dust bunnies, spider webs & grime…otherwise known as spring cleanings ‘goons’ are usually around every corner just waiting to taunt you. As much as you want to just keep your head…

  • Lifestyle,  Reviews

    The Smallest Moment Can Make A Big Difference

    Have you ever been to an appointment that was important to you but once there, you felt like it was unimportant to the professional whose help you were seeking? Of course, you have. We all have. I get it, they’re busy and the length of time they take between each client means their next customer may get disgruntled or the professional may be late for that really important family event. Dentists, financial advisors, mortgage specialists, optometrists…are just a few professions who base their work on appointments and timelines. As a mom feeling rushed in today’s society has become part of the norm, BUT when you find that ONE person who…

  • Lifestyle

    Canucks Rock the New Year $550 PayPal CDNCash #Giveaway

    It’s January and the start of a New Year! For some of us this means our wallets are wearing a little thin thanks to all the holiday parties, gift exchanges and some stress-relief pampering. For others a New Year also means a new you and that in itself can be a very cost effective venture thanks to the new workout equipment, new houses, new vehicles and so much more. That’s why a little help in the money department can go a long way! How does $550 PayPal Cash sound to you? I’ve teamed up with a group of Canadian bloggers to bring our great Canadian readers an AMAZING giveaway at…

  • Lifestyle

    #LiveWithoutLeaks with Poise Impressa Bladder Supports

    To say babies has changed my body and the way it works would be an understatement; my skin sags, my boobs are droopy and I am now am not only among the 1 in 4 Canadian women who suffers from Urinary Incontinence post pregnancy but I am also among the 49% who suffer from SUI. It started with my first and got worse after I gave birth to my second son, whom I had to have by an emergency cesarean. LET’S TALK ABOUT SUI BABY Stress Urinary Incontinence can be triggered with even the tiniest movement; coughing, sneezing, exercising…all of these make me pee without any warning and it’s even…

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