Taking FUNKtional to the Next Level: Funky Fluff LUX Cloth Diaper Review

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We love our cloth diapers in the Little Miss Kate household.  I started cloth diapering the day we brought monkey home from the NICU, and have been using cloth diapers ever since.  There was even a time when we had TWO kids in cloth diapers.  No I am not some die hard hippie, cloth diapers are not those yucky plastic pants that our parents had to use on us.  We have come a long

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5 Reasons To Encourage Your Child To Dress Up

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  When I was a little girl, I loved dressing up. It was some all the kids on the block got into. Sometimes if it was just the girls we would play princesses or mermaids.  With the boys superheros and fighting off the bad guys was the name of the game.  So after having 2 boys it was not surprise to me that we amassed a collection of dress up costumes with everything from

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Music The Universal Language… At Least Some Of The Time

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  I LOVE music.  Growing up the radio was always on or we had a mix tape (remember those?!?) playing on the boom box.  Kitchen dancing was a thing in our house.  Fast forward to having my own house and kids.  I thought we would all be singing and dancing up a storm together.  I cue up the music, break out my favourite dance moves and nada...  Monkey, my oldest, will not

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Minion Mania – Minion Birthday Party Ideas: Food, decorations, games and more!

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  It feels like this summer has been the summer of the Minion - with release of the movie Minions those little guys are popping up everywhere.  We have already been to one Minions birthday party and will no doubt see more Minions birthday parties this year.  Need some inspiration for a Minion Birthday party of your own?  Check out these Minion Birthday party ideas for a

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Chocolate Lovers Unite! Love Reese to Pieces Donut is here

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Have you swung by Tim Horton's lately?  Sorry, that is a silly question it is summer and of course everyone is enjoying Ice Capps and Creamy Chocolate Chills (my new fav!).  While you were at Tim's did you happen to notice the newest addition to the menu?  The Love Reese to Pieces Donut?!?  To say I was excited about this donut is an understatement.  My love for chocolate and

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Make Reading Easy and Fun All Summer Long

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  During the summer, it can be so easy for the kids to fall out of their regular reading routine.   You are busy with BBQ, day trips, summer camp and vacation.  Spending time outside enjoying the nice weather while we have it is a top priority.  However you can bring the fun of reading with you wherever you go this summer.  Kobo wants to arm families with everything

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5 Ways To Spend Time Outdoors This Summer

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  Summer is here and it is time to get outside and embrace the warm weather while we have it.  We know all too well just how quickly the snow will be here again.  But there is more to summer then just backyard BBQs, although those are pretty delicious too.  Looking for fun ways to spend time outdoors? Here are some great ideas for kids and adults, too! You can

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How To Have A Healthy And Happy Summer

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  Summer has arrived which means things are about to get crazy! Kids are home from school, vacations are planned and it’s time to get out and enjoy the sunshine. If you are anything like me you have your summer all booked up. On my days off I want to be sure I am outside and enjoying the sunshine. With all of the craziness, it can be hard to find the time to take care

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Memories of date night at SUBWAY® Restaurants

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  There are certain brands that hold a special place in my heart for sentimental reasons. One of those companies is SUBWAY® Restaurants. It all goes back to when Hubs and I were dating. You see, we started dating back in high school, so many of our dates involved going to SUBWAY®. That's why I was excited to work with SUBWAY® on a sponsored post to share the news of

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5 Ways to Sneak Learning Into Summer With Your Little Car Lover

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  As a Mom with boys, we have a large supply of cars and vehicle toys of all shapes and sizes. And whenever I suggest playing with their toy cars they come running! This is a sure fire way to keep them engaged and interacting with whatever I suggest.  Cars are fun. Cars with Mom? Awesome. When we are playing I sometimes let them lead, and then sometimes do some play

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Nutrition Labels 101: Decoding Food Nutrition Labels #FocusOnTheFacts

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  There used to be a time when food was simple - you grew it, caught it, or bought it from a local shop or farmer.  Things have drastically changed over the years, and now we have bountiful grocery stores and access to foods from all over the world.  Food has now become big business, and like any business come marketing.  When you head to the grocery store now it can be

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