My Organized Chaos http://www.myorganizedchaos.net Canadian Mom Blogger in Alberta, family travel, travel, recipes, reviews, brand ambassador Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:53:22 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 CAN$ave – Fundamental Financial Literacy Education for Kids http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/canave-fundamental-financial-literacy-education-for-kids http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/canave-fundamental-financial-literacy-education-for-kids#respond Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:37:28 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86346 Reflecting on the journey that is parenting, it really does amaze me at how much we teach our children. From basic skills like tying shoes and riding a bike, to more complex responsibilities like etiquette – the education really does not stop.  One of the things I’ve been focusing on with my own kids, is financial literacy. Money management […]

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Lamb Skewers with Cucumber Sour Cream Dip http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/lamb-skewers-cucumber-sour-cream-dip http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/lamb-skewers-cucumber-sour-cream-dip#comments Wed, 27 Apr 2016 13:51:28 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86148 Hi everyone, Nicky here, calling in from Kitchen Sanctuary with a recipe to bring in the Spring!! Juicy lamb skewers packed full of spicy garlic Cajun flavour, grilled until lightly charred and served with a cool sour cream dip. These skewers taste amazing straight off the barbeque, but if the weather isn’t great, you can […]

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Relax, Escape & Read with the Kobo Glo HD http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/relax-escape-read-kobo-glo-hd http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/relax-escape-read-kobo-glo-hd#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:52:10 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86280 As soon as the summer-like weather hit this past week {in Spring!}, along came the urge to just sit on the deck with a beverage and soak in the warm sun. Dishes, cleaning, and a mountain of work was put to the way-side and I simply did what I rarely do anymore – I read. […]

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Win Weekly with the #IntuitionSimplicityCurveContest http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/win-weekly-pinterest-intuitionsimplicitycurvecontest http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/win-weekly-pinterest-intuitionsimplicitycurvecontest#comments Mon, 25 Apr 2016 16:03:57 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86232 Last week I shared the news about a recent survey from Schick Intuition and how Living Simply results in happiness. Yet I realize how the order to ‘live simply’ is really daunting. At first thought, you’d think it would require a massive schedule and lifestyle overhaul in order to tame life’s chaos. Is it complicated and difficult […]

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New Additions to PLAYMOBIL’s NHL Hockey Themed Toys http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/playmobil-nhl-hockey-themed-toys http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/playmobil-nhl-hockey-themed-toys#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 14:54:39 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86270 PLAYMOBIL, known for its imaginative and iconic play themes, is launching its first expansion to the NHL Theme – PLAYMOBIL’s only licenced line in its 40+ year history! To add to their very popular PLAYMOBIL NHL Hockey line of 16 playlets which features a full ice rink with score-keeper, a Zamboni® ice resurfacing machine, NHL referees, […]

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How to Keep Clothes Hand-Me-Down Ready http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/how-to-keep-clothes-hand-down-ready http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/how-to-keep-clothes-hand-down-ready#comments Thu, 21 Apr 2016 15:33:00 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86197 I know the hand-me-down game very well – I have 3 girls! One of the perks of having girl twins with an older sister, is that so much of my oldests ‘stuff’ is passed down to them. One of my biggest tips in saving money when raising kids is to choose second hand or hand me […]

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New Sleep Companions from Cloud b #giveaway http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/new-sleep-companions-plush-toys-cloud-b http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/new-sleep-companions-plush-toys-cloud-b#comments Wed, 20 Apr 2016 16:25:49 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86235 At some point in our parenting journey we encounter kid sleep issues. As you may recall one of my twins even went through a stage of sleeping in the hallway! Another daughter of mine still has terrible night terrors on occasion and needs that extra nighttime TLC. While all our stories vary in some degree, one constant […]

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Gift Living Simply this Mother’s Day http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/gift-living-simply-mothers-day http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/gift-living-simply-mothers-day#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 13:33:51 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86211 This time of year marks the slow decline of the highly-chaotic activity schedule. My oldest just attended her last cheerleading competition of the season, and the countdown to the dance recital for the twins is on. Life can sure be stressful and complicated sometimes – only realized when life simplifies we’re able to catch our breath. This is […]

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Bacon & Egg Muffin Cups http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/bacon-egg-muffin-cups http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/bacon-egg-muffin-cups#comments Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:52:40 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86199 Bacon and eggs. Really, is there more of a perfect combination than this? I think not.  These two champion ingredients are the stars in one of my favourite easy breakfasts or brunches – Bacon & Egg Muffin Cups. Yet this recipe combines the perfect couple in a different way than the usual. You don’t even need utensils to […]

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Helping Albertans Through Uncertain Financial Times http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/helping-albertans-through-uncertain-financial-times http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/helping-albertans-through-uncertain-financial-times#comments Thu, 14 Apr 2016 17:00:55 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86150 We Albertans have found ourselves in quite the economic emergency as of late – one that impacts us all either directly or indirectly thanks to the trickle down financial effect. From the oil and gas sectors themselves, to the mom-and-pop dry cleaners and restaurants which couldn’t stay open due to lack of clientele – there is not […]

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Spring Allergy Relief For Kids http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/spring-allergy-relief-for-kids http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/spring-allergy-relief-for-kids#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 15:39:19 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86047 Disclosure: This post was sponsored by the makers of REACTINE®. Thoughts and opinions are my own. Don’t you just love this time of year? After months of Canadian winter we can finally open some windows to hear the birds and feel a somewhat warm breeze on our skin and … Sniff. Sneeze. Cough. As much […]

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Kitchen Spring Cleaning Checklist http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/kitchen-spring-cleaning-checklist http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2016/04/kitchen-spring-cleaning-checklist#comments Mon, 11 Apr 2016 15:42:57 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=86068 This post is brought to you by Finish and The Co. The sun shines, the snow melts, flowers blossom and the clocks spring forward. Spring is all about new beginnings – feels refreshing right? Spring fever and the need to tidy, sort, purge and clean all go along with that transition from winter to spring.  They […]

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