10 Facts About Kids and Poo


shit
When you have kids you all of a sudden have poo, and lots of it. I have kids, 3 of them, and they are the best things that have ever happened to me. BUT, the moment I had kids I had to start dealing with their shit 1. When they are newborns they pee and poo A LOT! They will do this when you are changing them, feeding them, when you are doing absolutely nothing, you will discover them covered with any or all of the above. You will spend hours trying to figure out how to remove these stains Read more [...]

HP for the Tech Lover on Your List


HP Pavillion X2
I am the person in my house that chooses our tech purchases, especially when it comes to computers, tablets and accessories, and this year I have a few faves that I want to show you just in time for the holidays. // I have owned computers and their accessories from many companies but always go back to HP because they offer not only great quality products but come at great price points as well. For the trend-setting woman in your life: give her the device she needs and the one she wants, all-in-one Read more [...]

Bright Starts 3-in-1 Step n’ Ride Lion #HolidayGiftGuide


Bright Starts 3-in-1 Step n’ Ride Lion
Growing up I always knew I wanted to have four kids. I came from a family of four, as did my mom and dad. It was important for me to find someone who wanted a large family (I did) and it was and is important for me to buy quality products for my kids so that they can be used by each and every one of them. I have a basement full of toys that are in huge plastic containers that get no play time. They are discarded to the basement because once they lose their appeal of they don’t fit in with Read more [...]

Making and Storing New Holiday Traditions


Rubbermaid Easy find lids
“Disclosure: I am part of the Rubbermaid Blogger Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.” This weekend we were making and storing up a flurry of new holiday traditions. I could get away with not baking for a few years but this year I am pregnant (cravings anyone?) and the kids are a just getting to the stage where they want to be involved in the kitchen so we spent our Saturday baking up a Read more [...]

DIY Whipped Body Butter #DIYHolidayGiftGuide


DIY vanilla & cocoa body butter
This easy DIY body butter is perfect for gifting this holiday season, or for keeping all to yourself! With the temperature dropping the air in my home is DRY, and hot, and with my pregnant skin starting to stretch, I need all the moisturizing I can get. There are many ways to get the shea and cocoa butter and I suggest you spend some time looking for inexpensive options. I was seeing upwards of $100 for a kilogram of each delivered to my house and ended up, after some research, finding an Read more [...]

Perfection in Every Cup of Coffee #Keurig2Point0 #HolidayGiftGuide


Keurig 2.0.
I have discovered perfection in every cup of coffee I drank this week. And it comes from my new Keurig 2.0. Thanks to the wonderful people at Keurig my coffee sins have been forgiven this past week and I recommend you either purchase this machine for yourself or for the hot beverage lover in your life. For as long as I can remember I have wanted a Keurig, but I only seriously started to drink coffee about 4 years ago and I have owned everything from the dollar store contraption that sits on Read more [...]

DIY Eucalyptus & Lavender Bath Soak


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For as far back as I remember I have been a bath girl, with pictures that show water that was crazy dirty, proving that I was a child of the 80's and spent my days outdoors and not in front of the TV. Baths have given me a place to run away from my kids (although far too many times they have ended up in the bath with me), they have been the backdrop to me reading my favourite books, forever changed by the water marks of my wet fingers changing the pages. Baths have been places where I have Read more [...]

30 Minute Creamy Seafood Pasta


seafood pasta
There are many days that I am left scrambling to make a meal at the last minute, and this seafood pasta always delivers. Most of this meal is always in my cupboards and freezer, although if you don't have or like shrimp and scallops, feel free to use crab, canned tuna, or any fish you have on hand. I hope you come back to this recipe many times and enjoy it as much as we do! // Creamy Seafood Pasta You will Need: A package of pasta (I like fettuccine) 1 Onion chopped 1-2 cans of New Read more [...]

DIY Vanilla Infused Coconut Oil


vanilla infused coconut oil
Now that the holidays are upon us I am starting to work on all of my DIY's for gifts, and vanilla infused coconut oil it in lots of my creams and tasty treats. I love coconut oil as it is so good not only for your health but is such a decadent treat for your skin. This is something I have been doing since last winter when I first started making my own goodies and I am so impressed with the ease and versatility that I am going to share with you. I will be adding my homemade body butter DIY's Read more [...]

School Lunches Made Easier


Rubbermaid LunchBlox
Disclosure: I am part of the Rubbermaid Blogger Campaign with Mom Central Canada and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own. Making school lunches has always been an issue at my house. I always promised myself that the kids would have a warm lunch while away from home but that has proved to be difficult in the long run. I am sure that I am not the only one who faces the predicament of having each kid like different items in Read more [...]