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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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The Dreaded “What’s For Dinner?” No More!

Published August 21, 2015 at 1:48 pm - No Comments

Does the question: “What’s for dinner?” strike fear in your heart? by: Kristen Yarker Most parents tell me that the most crazy, stressful time of day is the dinner-bath-bedtime routine is a crazy-making rush. One way to make things easier is to plan your meals. When I suggest creating a meal plan, often Moms respond […]

22 Tips to Keep your Home Tidy and Organized

Published August 18, 2015 at 8:42 am - No Comments

(Image via Talk Nerdy to Me and her great tip below.) I am naturally a bit of clutter person. I tend to let things pile up and we always seem to have toys and crafty bits in the main living area. I wanted to find out from my most organized friends what their tips were. […]

The Closet Cleanup

Published July 23, 2015 at 4:52 pm - No Comments

About twice a year I go through my own closet to purge and reorganize. My closet begins to look cluttered, disorganized and just plain messy, as you can see above. Purging the closet speeds up my morning routine because it’s easy for me to tell what I’d like to wear when everything is so visible. Now, […]

Big Ticket Family Concert

Published July 19, 2015 at 12:13 pm - No Comments

We have been listening to a lot of Becky G at my house lately! So I was pretty excited to hear that she is part of the Family Channel Big Ticket Family Concert this summer! And it’s coming to cities across Canada this August, so we’ll be checking out the Abbotsford show. Family’s annual Big […]

2015 Lincoln Navigator

Published July 7, 2015 at 2:39 pm - No Comments

We have been driving various family vehicles this year to review them and to see if they may be a fit for our family and find out if we’re ready to move away from a mini-van or not. Last month we drove the 2015 Lincoln Navigator. I knew it would be huge, and I knew […]

Throwback with Netflix #StreamTeam

Published June 27, 2015 at 10:12 am - No Comments

I love to get nostalgic and watching shows with my girls that I watched as a girl. I remember watching The Smurfs every single Saturday morning, for years. Netflix has The Smurfs, My Little Pony, Scooby Do and plenty of others that bring back memories for me and that my girls enjoy watching with me: […]

Hot Find Friday:

Published June 26, 2015 at 11:50 am - No Comments

As a savvy alternative to shopping the local big-box, find the modern buys for baby gear at, a new online destination for hip parents on the go in Canada. With FREE Shipping across the country BabyStyle is saving time for parents of newborns to five year olds. You’ll find the best in baby gear brands including uber modern […]

Kids Craft Supplies – Organize Them!

Published June 16, 2015 at 2:05 pm - No Comments

We are lucky enough to have a few great ideas for keeping your craft supplies organized today thanks to some amazing Canadian blogging mamas. At our house we have a large white cabinet in the playroom specifically for craft supplies and clean it out about once every six months. What to do with all the […]


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