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Maple Bacon Breakfast Bites

Published August 22, 2014 at 2:04 pm - No Comments

One of my favourite breakfasts has always been pancakes slathered with butter and maple syrup.   And its even better when there is bacon on the side.    Well what about all of that in one bite?   These breakfast bites are full of all of your favourite ingredients.   Prep them the night before […] IWEBIX Webdesign

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway

Published July 17, 2014 at 3:53 pm - No Comments

GoGo Bags: Review and Giveaway As my boys grow older, I have been getting more and more concerned about the environment and what I am leaving behind for them.   I  was considering trying out reusable snack and sandwich bags so I could cut down on the amount of plastic we use.   So when […]

Fish Tacos and Simple Slaw

Published July 9, 2014 at 7:03 pm - No Comments

Summer is here and so is bbq season.  This recipe is perfect for a hot summer day!  These fish tacos are so simple guaranteed you will love them!   Ingredients Fish and Marinade White Fish of your choice ( Tilapia or Sole works well) 1 clove of garlic chopped 1 serrano pepper chopped Juice of 1 […]

Out & About Mothers Day Weekend.

Published May 9, 2014 at 11:13 am - No Comments

Looking for something to do this Mothers day weekend?  Here is my list of things to do in Burnaby and the surrounding areas.  I hope you all have a wonderful Mother’s Day Saturday May 10th Burnaby Farmers Market  : Burnaby City Hall Parking Lot 9am  Burnaby’s Farmers’ Market is the place to find locally grown […]

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Hot Find Friday: Etsy Holiday Picks

Published December 19, 2014 at 12:38 pm - No Comments

I have loved Etsy for years. In fact I’ve written about it for you way back in 2008 and again in 2010. Handmade, unique, antique, homemade, I love it all. I have used Etsy for birthday party supplies, invitations, mama calling cards and even graphics for my business! Today I selected my picks for the best in […]

Prepping the House For Christmas (Hint: Purge The House FIRST!)

Published December 12, 2014 at 7:34 am - No Comments

It’s that time of year when we bring in way more into the house, than out of the house. Some days it feels like I am bringing more bags and boxes home than I can possibly squeeze any where else! So I decided that I needed a strategy to cope with this, and a plan. […]

Deals Deals Deals: Toys on Sale!

Published December 11, 2014 at 9:46 am - No Comments

It is the week of Green Monday, so all Toys are on sale at and they have a huge selection of Green Toys. These are my picks for great toy deals this week. Ends December 14th. Use code TOYSALE Sophie the Giraffe. A must for teethers.   Baby Whoozit – on my Must Have […]

Cyber Monday – My Picks for the Best Deals

Published December 1, 2014 at 12:53 pm - No Comments

I’ve scoured the Web for deals as today is Cyber Monday. Here are my best picks for you! (Some are affiliate links, not all, they’re all just my faves for getting you the best deal on the goods) Amazon There are plenty of bargains to be had at the Cyber Monday Deals on today (and […]

What to Expect After Birth From Your Body

Published November 26, 2014 at 4:23 pm - No Comments

What to Expect in the Post Partum… And What you are often not told!  By Tamarah Nerreter I had the opportunity to interview Tamarah in the Spring, do check it out here.  Today she shares with us some important facts about post partum recovery and our new mom bodies. The muscles & ligaments affected by […]

Check Out The Runners Bike

Published November 26, 2014 at 3:38 pm - No Comments

I’d like to introduce you to the Runners Bike. Yes, it’s missing pedals. It’s supposed to be missing pedals! What this does is help to introduce your child (as young as 18 months of age) to learn balance and coordination. They are often called balance bikes. Learning to balance and coordinate on a pedal-less bike […]

2014 Holiday Guide

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:33 pm - No Comments

Photos by Stephanie Pasutto It’s here and better than ever, our 2014 Holiday Guide! Check out our locally focused Holiday Guides in Winnipeg, Lethbridge, Edmonton and Calgary too! Articles: Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide Mom’s Ultimate Gift Guide (Wish List!) … Coming Soon Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for the whole family to enjoy Managing the Holidays […]

Managing the Holidays with a Toddler

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:14 pm - No Comments

Photo by Stephanie Pasutto Photography By Ann Douglas ‘Tis the season to be merry. Or stressed out. Yes, mom, you’re the one who gets to decide how the holidays play out for you and your toddler. If you take a relaxed, let’s-go-with-the-flow approach to merry-making (taking each day as it comes, not over-committing yourself or […]


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