Our Easter 2014


Hope you had a wonderful Easter! Our weekend festivities began with the dying of the eggs. Usually we do this a few days before Easter weekend, yet this year we decorated on Good Friday. The girls LOVE dying eggs!               Isabelle wrote a cute note for the bunny, so a couple eggs disappeared from the bowl later that night. I'm … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

spring cleaning

  Spring is finally here, yahoo!  It’s been a {terribly} long winter and as we move into spring it’s easy to feel overwhelmed with tasks to get our families and our homes ready for the warmer weather. My whole house could use a spring cleaning overhaul. There's so many closets, bins & drawers that need decluttered. It's so daunting when I look around and see all that needs to be done, yet this chaos … [Read more...]

Green All Inclusive Travel – Karisma Resorts


Karisma Hotels has a special motto with their all-inclusive resorts: Gourmet Inclusive. This entails to so much yet I learned another detail about this policy on my last trip, and it really raised the bar to a whole new impressive level. Green All Inclusive Travel How important is green all inclusive travel to you? While at Generations Riviera Maya, I had a tour of their 100,000 square foot greenhouse, which … [Read more...]

Reader Reviews: New Skintimate Mandarin Burst Moisturizing Shave Gel

skintimate shave gel samling opportunity

Last month I posted the New Skintimate Mandarin Burst Moisturizing Shave Gel Sampling Opportunity. In this opportunity I gave 20 of my Canadian readers the opportunity to review a new product just like I do here on My Organized Chaos. I thank you all for being so eager to test out this new product, which is on shelves now. The interest shown was outstanding! Since my own review, I also had the chance to try … [Read more...]

Garlic Shrimp


My goal for the recipe box here at My Organized Chaos is to share not only new recipes that I recently fall in love with, but easy tried-and-true go to's that my whole family enjoys. Time and after time and through the years.  When my fellow foodie group of bloggers and I set out to feature our favourite 'garlic' recipes this week, I immediately knew which recipe I'd make. Garlic Shrimp!  Garlic Shrimp is … [Read more...]

aden + anais Daydream Blanket


Oftentimes I find myself missing the sweet baby days, especially when I come across the saved clothes from when my girls were infants. The smell, the snuggle and the softness of those little clothes, tiny socks and comforting baby blankets.  For many parents, aden + anais is one brand that will always represent those days with newborns. It's this company that brought muslin wraps for swaddling, to homes in 63 … [Read more...]

Jelly Bean Candy Bark


Can I get a huge hooray for simplicity? You are busy, I get it. Sometimes you have the time and energy for intricate baking and cooking, and at other times you don't. Me too. Yet, those times when I simply can't be bothered is always when I need it most. Do you find the same? Holidays, special occasions .. those are the times when I need to bring a snack or treat to school or functions, yet what I really need is … [Read more...]

This Makes Me Smile


One of my favourite things in this whole world, palm trees make me smile from ear to ear. This particular one was taken while at Generations Riviera Maya.  Love!     . . . … [Read more...]

Generations Riviera Maya


Karisma Hotels just opened their new resort, Generations Riviera Maya in the beautiful relaxing Mexican destination of the Mayan Riviera. This resort with 144 suites caters to families of all kinds and sizes, with all the modern luxuries to make your vacation experience, the best it can be. From the Cancun airport, the drive to Generations Riviera Maya is about 30 minutes with traffic. When you arrive at the … [Read more...]

Jalapeño Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwich


When it comes to meals, I find that I usually make the same things over and over. Are you the same? Take grilled cheese sandwiches, for example. I always grab a cheese slice and only when I have extra on hand, slices of brick cheese. Though I'd never really thought of it - that is so boring, right? When some fellow foodie bloggers and I decided to highlight grilled cheese recipes this week, I was kinda at a loss. … [Read more...]