My #BlogHer12 Tips


Well BlogHer12 is less than 1 week away!!!  And although this will be my first time attending a BlogHer Conference I have attended Canadian Blogging conferences in the past and thought I would put together a list of tips to make the conference experience a little easier.  Here is what I have learned in the past about attending blogging conferences: Drink Lots – Now this

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Pregnancy Update – 24 Weeks

Things have been so busy around here lately I haven’t really had time to chat much about Baby #2.  I am trying to battle the “second child syndrome” to make sure that I still snap a couple of pregnancy pictures and take the time to enjoy this pregnancy as much as I did with A.C.  So here is what is going on:How far along am I? 24 weeks, over half way there!Cravings:  I have

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Tomato, Chickpea and Feta Salad


The day that I prepared this salad for dinner it was one of those hot and humid days that just defies actually cooking anything.  We planned a simple meal that only required turning on the BBQ and even that was only on for about 10 minutes.  The food was fresh and we enjoyed our dinner outside where there was a bit of a breeze.  It felt like a quintessential summer

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Avent 3 in 1 Sterilizer #Sweepstakes #BabyShower


Time for another Online Baby Bash Giveaway!  This one is for Avent Bottle Sterilizer.We did breast & bottle with A.C. and having a sterilizer really helped out in those early sleep deprived days.  Now you have a chance to win one as well!Enter to WIN Advent  3 in 1 Sterilizer ($99.99 value)Ends Aug 23, 2012Open to the US and CanadaEnter via the rafflecopter form belowAnd make

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Tackling Cleaning Projects 101 – Tips and Tricks #HealthyFamilies


Summer time – a great time for relaxing lazy days, vacations and BBQs.  Also a great time to tackle those cleaning projects that just pile up.  We all have them the “We will get to that…” “I will tackle that one day…”  “When we have time I will…” projects that never seem to get done. Yes you did your spring cleaning and the floors are washed (well maybe yours are, mine aren’t…

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Accessorizing your Nursery – Mobi Sweepstakes #babyshower


Time for another great giveaway as part of the Online Baby Bash, this time from Mobi!!! After all of the big  purchases are done there are still lots of little accessories to buy to be prepared for baby.  Mobi offers a great range of products to help make Mom's life easier from Thermometers (forehead thermomters are the best invention ever!) to Lamps & Baby Monitors

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Shopping for Clothes for kids has never been easier – The Children’s Place Sweepstakes #babyshower


Little Miss Kate is participating in the Online Baby Bash Event.  Over the next few weeks I will be posting several amazing giveaways organized by Kidsumers.  Keep an eye out for giveaways from Pampers, Mobi, Playtex and more! As a new mom one of the things I enjoyed the most was shopping for cute outfits for A.C.  Now I don’t think anyone would argue that the clothes

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Bundles and Buzz – Toddler Bundle Review


As an adult, getting fun surprises in mail seems to be few and far between.  The daily drudgery of picking of the mail, sorting through the junk only to be left will bills is not fun at all.  Bundles and Buzz makes heading to the mailbox exciting again! So what exactly is Bundles and Buzz?  Bundles are surprise packages of a variety of mom and baby products mailed directly

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Corn off the Cob with Cilantro and Lime


Last weekend I made a celebration cake to serve 100 and posted about my buttercream recipe.  It was crazy busy!  I worked about 15 hours on that cake.  I drove it out of town to where the party was.  I rushed around to get everyone and everything ready for the party, then socializing, jumping from one conversation to the next, trying to ‘squeeze’ in some time with as many

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Wedding Season is upon us #HallmarkPressPause


With the warmer months come busy weekends filled with cottage trips, BBQs, and… Weddings!  Yes wedding season is in full swing.  Time for a fun filled celebrations with friends & family.  Weddings are one of my favorite events to attend – getting dressed up, delicious food, fun cocktails, & great company.  Oh and the cake, don't forget the cake! The only downside

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ARRR Matey – Little Tikes Play ‘N Scoot Pirate Ship Review


We just celebrated A.C.’s 2nd birthday last week, it is amazing how quickly the time goes by!  One of the fun parts about this age is the new “generation” of toys that he is interested in.  Toys that allow him to use his imagination and role playing.  We are also spending LOTS of time outdoors to help him burn off some of that toddler energy (where does it all come from?!?). 

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