My Organized Chaos http://www.myorganizedchaos.net Canadian Mom Blogger in Alberta, family travel, travel, recipes, reviews, brand ambassador Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:39:25 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.4 Classic Potato Salad http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/classic-potato-salad http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/classic-potato-salad#comments Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:23:55 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=94052 The summer season is just around the corner, and I simply cannot wait. Not only am I looking forward to the sun and warmth, but just the general summertime sights, sounds and smells. Part of my anticipation is also making more salads, fresh veggies with dressings and the creamy kinds that are the epitome of […]

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The Beauty of Life in Beeps http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/the-beauty-of-life-in-beeps-interac-flash http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/the-beauty-of-life-in-beeps-interac-flash#respond Tue, 18 Apr 2017 18:41:10 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93987 It’s often said that scents have the capacity to bring people back to a certain point in their lives. For instance, Chantilly perfume will always remind me of my Mother, a smell that is as comforting to me as a blanket. Yet, the same could be said by sounds as well. I hadn’t really thought […]

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Celebrate National Pet Owners Day! http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/national-pet-owners-day-tips http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/national-pet-owners-day-tips#comments Tue, 11 Apr 2017 16:12:10 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=94003 Pet owners have tremendous amounts of love for their furry companions. From an endless supply of treats and toys to belly rubs and snuggles – our “fur babies” are spoiled to say the least. But it’s not always a walk in the park – there’s the shedding, the “picking up” and the trips to the […]

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27 Magical Harry Potter Gift Ideas http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/27-magical-harry-potter-gift-ideas http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/27-magical-harry-potter-gift-ideas#respond Thu, 06 Apr 2017 15:41:40 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93979 Welcome to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Whether you’re a new fan, old fan, or just shopping for a fan this Harry Potter Gift Guide is sure to have quite a few things that are must have items for anyone’s collection these days. A couple months ago my girls attended a Harry Potter themed […]

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New Hoover Quest1000 Robot Vacuum http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/new-hoover-quest1000-robot-vacuum http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/04/new-hoover-quest1000-robot-vacuum#comments Mon, 03 Apr 2017 12:37:26 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93956 When I returned from a recent trip to San Diego, I walked in the door and instantly thought ‘I need to vacuum‘. While I cleaned the house before I left, our family cat had quite the shedding party while we were gone. With the run of the house and much play with our cat-sitters, she […]

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Mini Egg Cheesecake Bites http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/mini-egg-cheesecake-bites http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/mini-egg-cheesecake-bites#comments Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:28:54 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93948 This time of year brings about more sunshine, less bulky clothing, the promise of spring with bits of green peeking through all the winter brown – and mini eggs! These coated chocolates have to be one my top favourites of all time. I have to watch myself around these, it can be crazy how many […]

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Things You Should Do Now to Be Ready for Spring! http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/things-you-should-do-now-to-be-ready-for-spring http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/things-you-should-do-now-to-be-ready-for-spring#respond Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:07:10 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93881 Disclosure: This is a post sponsored by Bayer, all opinions are my own.   . Our Western Canadian winters always seem so long, so I very much enjoy the first signs of spring. Our clothes are getting less bulky, the sun is warmer on our skin, and bits of green are showing themselves among the […]

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Childproofing Tips for the Modern Home – An Updated Safety Checklist http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/childproofing-tips-for-the-modern-home-a-safety-checklist http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/childproofing-tips-for-the-modern-home-a-safety-checklist#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 15:56:53 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93911 There are so many duties that fall under the ‘parent’ umbrella of jobs, but a top one is to keep our kids safe. Any parent will agree that it’s important it is to safeguard their homes, to protect little ones from any possible hazards. Childproofing the home when you have young ones looks a lot different […]

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Come to the #TDTaxTips Twitter Chat on March 29th #ad http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/come-to-the-tdtaxtips-twitter-chat-on-march-29th-ad http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/come-to-the-tdtaxtips-twitter-chat-on-march-29th-ad#respond Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:10:26 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93929 Tax season is upon us once again. If this time of year leaves you with a feeling of doom, you’re not alone. According to TD Canada, 28% of Canadians have negative feelings about tax season. Thing is, tax time can be a positive thing, since it’s a great opportunity to reassess your finances and revaluate your budget […]

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Have a SING Family Movie Night http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/sing-family-movie-night http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/sing-family-movie-night#comments Tue, 21 Mar 2017 13:17:54 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93895 This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment It wasn’t even a weekend. Call us crazy but our last family movie night was on a {gasp} Thursday! The busiest days of the week were behind us, and they were especially chaotic – so on this particular late afternoon on a Thursday, it was like […]

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Simple Tips to Prioritize Family Time http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/simple-tips-to-prioritize-family-time-projectsmartfurniture http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/simple-tips-to-prioritize-family-time-projectsmartfurniture#comments Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:50:51 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93886 In a previous blog post I introduced you to Leon’s #ProjectSmartFurniture experiment, and how this helped one family realize not only the amount of quality time they spend together, but also the importance of making this quality time a priority. If you haven’t already, watch the video and be prepared for a dose of reality. […]

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Slow Cooker Warm Mushroom Dip http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/slow-cooker-warm-mushroom-dip http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2017/03/slow-cooker-warm-mushroom-dip#comments Thu, 16 Mar 2017 16:18:29 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=93866 One of my favourite snacks and appetizers to make is a good ‘ol dip! Perfect for veggies or crackers, it’s something I make to enjoy between meals, with company or bringing as a potluck. I recently made this Slow Cooker Warm Mushroom Dip recipe, because I found I was in a rut of making the same […]

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