• Valentine’s Day Craft

    Posted on February 14, 2017

    Happy Valentine’s Day! Featured today is a simple, no prep, 5-minute, toddler friendly craft for Valentine’s Day.  Does it get any better than that?  Well, it does actually because despite all of that, the end result is pretty cute! What you need: A piece of white paper A piece of red or pink paper Something to write with A glue stick Step 1: Draw the outline of a heart on

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  • Our wedding story

    Posted on February 13, 2017

    Me: It’s Valentine’s week! Adam: No.  Tuesday is Valentine’s DAY. Me: Yes!  So Monday marks the start of Valentine’s week <3 This week is all about love on the blog, sharing about the people that are nearest to my heart and how things started with all three of my Valentine’s: weddings, honeymoons and birth stories. If you were a member of Pinterest in 2013, you probably saw a few pictures similar

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  • Hello from Montebello

    Posted on February 12, 2017

    Remember a few posts back when I confessed that I invited myself and Clyde to Mexico? … I did it again.  Except this time it was for an overnight at the Fairmont Chateau Montebello with my whole family.  Thanks Mom! If you are in the mood for a weekend getaway in the winter, the Fairmont Chateau Montebello is the perfect destination.  This was my second time staying for an overnight and

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  • Product Reviews (Why): Newest additions

    Posted on February 11, 2017

    In continuation of the “What is that and where did you get it?” post, today marks the last of a four-part series of product reviews sharing the “why” behind our newest additions: the KidCo Go Pod and the 7AM Enfant Pookie Poncho.  Both of these products came to us second hand after Jude was born and I’m honestly not sure why I didn’t snap them up when Clyde was little because

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  • Product Reviews (Why): Thule stroller

    Posted on February 10, 2017

    In continuation of the “What is that and where did you get it?” post, today marks the third of a four-part series (almost there!) of product reviews sharing the “why” behind one of my all-time favourite purchases: the Thule stroller. If you or your spouse is anything like my practical husband, you are likely telling yourself that you already have a stroller and don’t need a second one.  I’m here to tell you

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  • Product reviews (Why): Mealtime favourites

    Posted on February 9, 2017

    In continuation of the “What is that and where did you get it?” post, today marks the second of a four-part series of product reviews sharing the “why” behind some of our mealtime favourites. See below for reviews of the Lobster Chair, Ciao Portable High Chair, WOW Cup and EZPZ mat. Phil & Ted Lobster Chair: In December of our first year with Clyde, we started making plans for holiday parties

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  • Product reviews (Why): Part one

    Posted on February 8, 2017

    In continuation of yesterday’s “What is that and where did you get it?” post, today marks the first of a four-part series of product reviews.  Yesterday, I shared a list of my favourite baby/kid products and included my thoughts on how and where I shop.  Over the next few days, I am digging a little deeper and sharing the “why” behind each of those products including how we use it and what we

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  • What is that and where did you get it?

    Posted on February 7, 2017

    If there’s anything I get asked all the time it’s “What is that and where did you get it?”  I’ve put together a list of products that most commonly spark that conversation and some tips on where and how I shop.  I’ll start by saying that I basically eat this stuff for breakfast.  There are so many amazing baby/kid products and buying/selling in the second hand market makes it feasible to try it all

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  • My 5-step survival guide for a working parent

    Posted on February 6, 2017

    I recently attended the Can-Fit-Pro conference in Montreal and spent some (more) time stewing about the inevitable end of my maternity leave.  I am not even at the halfway point of my year at home but the thought of going back to work with two little ones at home hasn’t left my mind since being pregnant with Jude.  Adam and I both work full-time in recreation.  We have explored the option

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  • Weekends are for breakfast dates.

    Posted on February 5, 2017

    For as long as I can remember, I have woken up in the morning wondering what I’m going to have for breakfast.  For my poor parents, this would happen anytime after 4:30am as a toddler (sorry guys)!  As you might expect, they find it quite entertaining now to hear that my toddler shares this trait with his Mom.  Clyde is up anytime after 5:00am (yes, we have a Gro clock…it’s

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