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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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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! Articles: Baby’s First Christmas Gift Guide Mom’s Ultimate Gift Guide (Wish List!) … Coming later this week Fun Advent Calendar Ideas for the whole family to enjoy Managing the Holidays with a Toddler by Ann Douglas Order your Holiday Cards during Black […]

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 […]

Advent Calendar Ideas for Your Family

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm - No Comments

Come December 1st, it’s fun to participate in a family Advent calendar. (You’ll find a whole bunch of different Advent ideas on our Pinterest board too.) Our Advent calendar tradition started the year I made these little advent envelopes to string along the fireplace.  Each envelope holds a different activity for the day. I focused on […]

Baby’s First Christmas Gift Ideas Guide

Published November 25, 2014 at 1:05 pm - No Comments

Whether he is a few weeks old, or nearly a year, baby’s first Christmas is very special. We pulled together our favourite gifts for you to buy for your baby’s very first Christmas morning. A Library of books you’ll cherish for years with your little one. Our picks: A classic, The Night Before Christmas. Sandra […]

The Best in Local Christmas Tree U-Cut Farms

Published November 24, 2014 at 5:46 pm - No Comments

So you want to cut your own Christmas Tree this year? We’ve rounded up a list of the best local tree farms that also offer a little something extra. It’s a fun family activity for the Holidays. Armstrong Creek Farm | Cloverdale 4457-190 Street, Surrey With a bonfire and hot cocoa, a beautiful spot to […]

The Modern Bump Social | Moms-to-be Night Out

Published November 24, 2014 at 12:44 pm - No Comments

Modern Bump Social December 3, 2014 | 6-8pm | Cupcakes Grandview Corners | South Surrey Tickets only $45 ON SALE NOW Or Win your Ticket NOW! (Purchase your ticket and we’ll refund you if you are our winner!) a Rafflecopter giveaway YES New Mama’s are ALSO welcome, you can even bring your babe along. Join […]

DISNEY ON ICE – LET’S PARTY! { YVR – Nov 26 to 30 }

Published November 20, 2014 at 11:18 pm - No Comments

LET’S PARTY presented by DISNEY ON ICE { Nov 26 – 30 }   My girls (aged 2 and 4) have been Disney fans for awhile now, and our recent visit to Disneyland in California did not disappoint! We spent a whole day meeting princesses like Cinderella, Ariel and the Frozen sisters (definitely a hit!), […]

Recipe: Roasted Chickpeas

Published November 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm - No Comments

  Just the other day I made roasted Chickpeas for the first time and oh my goodness they were good! Super quick; easy and my kids love them too! You will need: Chickpeas Olive Oil Spices (various, listed below) I started with dried chickpeas and cooked them according to the directions on the bag; you […]


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