My Organized Chaos http://www.myorganizedchaos.net Canadian Mom Blogger in Alberta, family travel, travel, recipes, reviews, brand ambassador Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:02:47 +0000 en-CA hourly 1 Come to the Darkside! http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/07/darkside-ollie-canada-review http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/07/darkside-ollie-canada-review#respond Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:02:44 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81050 Last year I introduced you to Sphero, a fun remote-controlled round toy that is played using a tablet or phone. Now, there’s a new app-enabled racing toy on the market that is pretty cool in looks and with great new features as well. Get ready for Darkside! Devious.Defiant. Diabolical. Dangerous. Few have the strength to command the [...]

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6 Steps to Better Sleep http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/6-steps-to-better-sleep http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/6-steps-to-better-sleep#comments Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:26:05 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81127 Do you suffer from occasional sleeplessness or restlessness? Yeah, me too *yawn*. Before kids, my career involved shift-work. Meaning, my sleeping patterns were all over the place. Despite that my old bedtime could have been 9pm, 12am or 7am {and bouncing around between then even twice a week}, I never had an issue with sleeping. Once my [...]

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Exploring the Beauty of Prince Edward Island http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/exploring-beauty-prince-edward-island-travel http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/exploring-beauty-prince-edward-island-travel#comments Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:26:21 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=80817 I think we’ve all heard from someone (if not from many), that ‘Prince Edward Island is Beautiful.’ Since I’d never before visited our smallest Canadian province on the east coast, I had always wondered – how so? How is PEI beautiful? Simply because of the landscape? What does ‘a beautiful place’ truly mean? Recently I [...]

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Time Saving Beauty Tricks + #TimeForYou Contest http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/time-saving-beauty-tricks-timeforyou-contest http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/time-saving-beauty-tricks-timeforyou-contest#comments Sun, 28 Jun 2015 12:59:28 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81146 To say that I’m a busy gal in a house of chaos, is putting it mildly. Though, I don’t have to preach to the choir right? I know we all have hectic schedules and much on our plates. It’s a wonder we fit it all in! Or do we? I have to admit, there are [...]

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2 Simple Steps for Big Summer Fun #TropicanaBottledSummer http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/steps-to-simple-summer-fun-tropicanabottledsummer http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/steps-to-simple-summer-fun-tropicanabottledsummer#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:16:05 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81096 Can we all give a loud hooray for the arrival of summer? It’s ok, whoop it up, I’ll wait until you’re done.  Today is the last day of school for my girls, so by the time you read this – summer has officially begun! Each year we try to make the most of our sunshine season, [...]

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Get Beautiful Summer Nails with Trind #TrindNailTips http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/beautiful-summer-nails-with-trind-trindnailtips http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/beautiful-summer-nails-with-trind-trindnailtips#comments Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:03:28 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81083 For most of my life I longed to be one whom had strong and healthy nails. For instance, my Mother had the most gorgeous nails. I still remember being school-age, sitting on the couch watching TV with her, and admiring her nails. I’d trace my finger around each one, then try to bend them with [...]

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Beer Can Barbecue Chicken http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/beer-can-barbecue-chicken http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/beer-can-barbecue-chicken#comments Thu, 25 Jun 2015 12:23:33 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=81073 I Have a confession to make: Up until recently I’d never made nor even tasted – beer can chicken.  I always longed at photos, curious about the taste and admired the ease in cooking. Yet for some reason, I’ve never attempted to make it. Ok, this could be due to my lack in barbecue skills – you [...]

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5 Reasons To Give Kids An Allowance http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/5-reasons-to-give-kids-an-allowance http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/5-reasons-to-give-kids-an-allowance#comments Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:55:45 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=80965 As a parent you want to teach your children to be financially responsible. Knowing the value of money and the responsibility that comes with it, are key lessons for adulthood.  One of the best ways to tech children about finances, is to give them an allowance.    5 Reasons To Give Kids An Allowance   Teaches [...]

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Greek Yogurt Jalapeño Guacamole http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/greek-yogurt-jalapeno-guacamole http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/greek-yogurt-jalapeno-guacamole#comments Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:33:07 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=80983 I fell madly in love with guacamole while on my first trip to Mexico. I’ve tried making my own at home since, yet never liked any of them too much. Mine always tasted rather bland and bland isn’t something you want in a dish. I know, I know, the real deal is always better right? [...]

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Philly #BringsTheHeat to an Upcoming Twitter Party! http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/philly-bringstheheat-twitter-party-kraft-canada http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/philly-bringstheheat-twitter-party-kraft-canada#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:58:25 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=80941 After such a long winter, it’s time to warm things up a little. Both outdoors, and in the kitchen! Welcome Summer! Let’s celebrate with laundry of nothing but swimsuits and towels, sun shining on our faces and planning those outdoor barbecues with friends and family.  Just in time for the celebrated summer season, is a [...]

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Win a Stay at Velas Vallarta Mexico at the #VelasVacation Twitter Party! http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/win-a-stay-at-velas-vallarta-mexico-at-the-velasvacation-twitter-party http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/win-a-stay-at-velas-vallarta-mexico-at-the-velasvacation-twitter-party#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 15:08:42 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=80972 On our recent family vacation to Puerto Vallarta Mexico, my husband and I were relaxing by the pool one afternoon, talking about what we love most about the location. In no particular order, these were mentioned: palm trees, the scent of salty air mixed with flowers, the warm sun, crashing waves, delicious food, pampered service, [...]

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Velas Vallarta Mexico – Family Travel Review http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/velas-vallarta-mexico-family-travel-review http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/2015/06/velas-vallarta-mexico-family-travel-review#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 12:15:34 +0000 http://www.myorganizedchaos.net/?p=80561 When thinking of our time spent at Velas Vallarta in Puerto Vallarta Mexico, this phrase comes to mind: Happy Kids, Happy Vacation It’s true, we as a family had the best time, kids and adults included. This all-inclusive resort just a short drive from both the airport and Puerto Vallarta, really does cater to all. [...]

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