My Organized Chaos http://www.myorganizedchaos.net Canadian Mom Blogger in Alberta, family travel, travel, recipes, reviews, brand ambassador Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:11:43 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 Nexcare Sensitive Skin Products http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/09/nexcare-sensitive-skin-products http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/09/nexcare-sensitive-skin-products#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:47:57 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82066 It’s as easy as ripping off a bandage! This is such a confusing saying. Literally speaking, it’s not always that easy.  When I had my gallbladder out a few years back, the absolute worst part of recovery was the many bandages and tapes that covered the incision sites. They made my skin so incredibly itchy, [...]

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Honey Glazed Carrots http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/09/honey-glazed-carrots http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/09/honey-glazed-carrots#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:22:43 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82134 Now that summer is coming to an end, it’s time to shift gears to more comforting foods in our rotation. There are many holidays coming up and along with cooler days, it’s time to think about the hearty wholesome meals that make the upcoming season a little warmer.   Just last week I made a [...]

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Parenting and that Vague Minute http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/parenting-and-that-vague-minute http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/parenting-and-that-vague-minute#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:38:11 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82188 “Mom, look at the picture I just finished”. I was unloading the dishwasher at the time, and out of the corner of my eye I could see Sophia holding up a piece of paper. “Just a minute, sweetie”. “You always say that, it’s never a minute!”, Sophia screamed as she stomped out of the kitchen. [...]

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Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/pumpkin-spice-coffee-creamer http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/pumpkin-spice-coffee-creamer#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:31:35 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82268 Yay! It’s the season of ‘Pumpkin Spice All The Things”! We’ve been waiting all year for this, friends. It’s the one great perk of summer turning to Autumn, that sweet pumpkin taste which is wildly popular and sought-after. While there is many ‘pumpkin spice things’ on the market now {the new M&M’s!}, I would reach [...]

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Back to School Lunches – Snack Pack EZO Lid Pudding #SnackPackEZO http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/back-to-school-lunches-snack-pack-ezo-lid-pudding-snackpackezo http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/back-to-school-lunches-snack-pack-ezo-lid-pudding-snackpackezo#comments Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:20:14 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82075 Summer 2015 has been wonderfully good to us. We had lovely weather, and we packed in some great seasonal activities and trips – including a cross-Canada trip to New Brunswick! Yet here we are in the final stretch, with only a few days left of summer break. I find this time of year bittersweet, and [...]

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What Will Happen in Your Chair this Year? http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/what-will-happen-in-your-chair-this-year http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/what-will-happen-in-your-chair-this-year#comments Sun, 30 Aug 2015 21:15:16 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82283 The 2015-2016 school year is a big one in our house, and our office chair will see us through it all. My oldest starts {gulp} middle school this year, a milestone which she couldn’t be more excited about. A change of schools, more than one teacher, and a locker all of her own. Until she [...]

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Bacon-Wrapped Pizza and Only for a Limited Time http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/bacon-wrapped-pizza-and-only-for-a-limited-time http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/bacon-wrapped-pizza-and-only-for-a-limited-time#comments Sat, 29 Aug 2015 20:17:29 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82219 I was going to write this post about pizza being a staple for those busy back-to-school days. Yet, summer break and pizza go together so well too. It’s a nice well-loved meal for get-togethers, deck parties, or to stop and pick up when coming home from the lake too late to even think about cooking … [...]

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SoftMoc for Back to School http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/softmoc-for-back-to-school http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/softmoc-for-back-to-school#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:09:07 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82252 Recently I headed into our local SoftMoc shoe store for some back to school shopping. This aspect of this seasons prep is one that I don’t care much for. As many shoes as my kids have, it seems like I’m buying endless pairs this time of year. Fall footwear, indoor shoes for school, boots and [...]

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Checkerboard Turkey Sandwich http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/checkerboard-sandwich-recipe-school-lunch-hack http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/checkerboard-sandwich-recipe-school-lunch-hack#comments Fri, 28 Aug 2015 13:17:30 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82241 Here we go guy, the start of the making-lunches season. I don’t know about you, but I’ve enjoyed my time off this summer. Making school lunches is something that I truly dread.  T beat the blah’s and break the mundane, I’m gathering all the tricks of the trade, to hopefully keep things fresh all year [...]

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Barbie Rock n’ Royals Giveaway http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/barbie-rock-n-royals-giveaway http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/barbie-rock-n-royals-giveaway#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:14:58 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81908 I’ve before written how music and singing has brought my little Katie out of her shell in a big way. I’m happy to say that she’s still got her voice and is even more outgoing than ever, and I really do owe that a lot to Barbie. The DVD’s and musical dolls connect with her like [...]

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Limeapple $250 Gift Card Pinterest Contest http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/limeapple-250-gift-card-pinterest-contest http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/limeapple-250-gift-card-pinterest-contest#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:37:30 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=82235 Limeapple is hosting Pinterest Contest and the lucky winner will win a $250 Gift Card! As a huge fan of this Canadian company that makes activewear for girls, this contest is one to enter. We all know back-to-school shopping involves more than school supplies, this time of year also comes with new clothing purchases. Plus activities [...]

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Easy To Follow Whole30 Meal Plan http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/easy-to-follow-whole30-meal-plan http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/easy-to-follow-whole30-meal-plan#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:03:42 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81717 People are turning to Whole30 for weight loss, medical problems like digestive issues, and more. Eating on a Whole30 meal plan has provided significant results in improving health for many people! Whole30 is centered around a wholesome lifestyle of eating focusing heavily on vegetables and protein – similar to Paleo, but with a few key [...]

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Awesome Paleo Meal Plan http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/awesome-paleo-meal-plan http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/awesome-paleo-meal-plan#comments Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:59:45 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81709 Paleo is taking the world by storm and you might be ready to join in, but are feeling overwhelmed. There’s a lot of information to take in when you start eating Paleo, because it’s based on the science behind how your body works and reacts to certain foods. This Paleo meal plan is the perfect [...]

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Thomas & Friends Giveaway http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/thomas-friends-giveaway http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/08/thomas-friends-giveaway#comments Wed, 26 Aug 2015 17:08:33 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81910 Adventure is everywhere when you are a kid. I just love how kids can take the everyday experience or most mundane moment and turn it into a pretty big deal. Yet, when you place something made for adventure into their hands, it’s astounding to see this imagination soar.  Finding that your little one can’t get enough [...]

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