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Preschools in St. Albert

Are you looking for a Preschool in St. Albert? Choosing a preschool can be a stressful experience for parents. Did you know that Winter/Spring is the time to start looking for September enrolment? Below is a round-up of St. Albert Preschools and Playschools to aid you in your search! (Click the name of the school […]

Juicer Review & Giveaway | SPUD Edmonton

Our team recently partnered with SPUD Edmonton on a juicer review and here are my thoughts: Fresh Juice is Delicious I must say you really can taste (and see) the difference between fresh; slow pressed juice and the regular ol’ stuff you buy at the grocery store. Not to mention that you know exactly what […]

Valentine’s Coupon Book!

    The Perfect Valentines Day Coupon! I scowered the internet for a fun, simple, blank printable coupon template to make my hubby and kids coupons to put with the V-Day gifts. It was hard for me to find a generic one, that I could use for both husband and kids, so I decided to […]

Preschool Options in Edmonton

If you have a almost 3 or 4 year old now is the time to start thinking about preschools/playschools! Since preschool registrations are opening up right about now we have composed this list of programs in Edmonton and area! If we missed any preschools/playschools please let us know so we can add them to the […]

Valentine’s Day Giveaway: Edmonton Winefest!

You know what goes PERFECTLY with Valentine’s Day? Wine & Food! February 13-14th is Edmonton’s Winefest presented by Sobey’s Liquor at the Shaw Conference Centre. Here are some reasons why we think you should check it out: NO kids, time for you and your honey to get out alone! Tickets are all-inclusive. This means that […]

What is a Bump Brunch?!

Are you expecting or just had a little one? You are invited to join us for the 7th annual Modern Bump Brunch presented by Yo Mama Maternity. It’s an event filled with maternity fashion, must-haves for mom and baby, expert speakers, prizes and so much more! Join us on Sunday, March 15th at the Holts Cafè for a brunch celebrating […]

Date Ideas in Edmonton & St Albert

  (Photo Credit) Wintertime in Edmonton & St Albert can make for some fun & unique date ideas, check out my picks below and spread some love this winter! If you are feeling active… Head to the swimming pool and pretend you are somewhere tropical. Did you know that certain City of Edmonton Pools have […]

Recipe: Kid-Friendly Sloppy-Joes

by: Leanne Janzen I have one VERY picky, almost 6 year old, eater. When he heard I was making sloppy joes for supper, he was not impressed at all! Little did he know I had a new trick up my sleeve! These are delicious and easy peasy to make! Here’s what you’ll need: Ground Beef […]

City of Edmonton Clareview Community Recreation Centre Review

*Follow-up to original post (Feb 5/15) The smoothie store is open and there are baby boats to use in the swimming pool! The long awaited Clareview Community Recreation Centre in Edmonton is finally open! I’ve been waiting to check this place out for years, seriously, prior to my maternity leave I was in a North […]

Local Review: Hide N’ Seek Indoor Playground

I have been meaning to write a review on the “new” Hide N’ Seek Indoor Playground for some time now and since the weather has turned frigid there is no time like the present! First off what I noticed first about Hide N’ Seek was the bright; clean appearance and the amount of space there […]

Protect Baby’s Skin this Winter: Skinfix

Keeping your baby’s skin protected and moisturized during the winter months can be a challenge. I had a December baby and by January of that year his skin was dry, chapped and irritated. I felt so bad for him! I was also worried about what was in the many lotions and potions I was massaging […]

New Year’s Eve in Edmonton & Area

  {Photo Credit} It is just me or did 2014 whiz by?! Now that 2015 is right around the corner, I bet you are wondering what family friendly activities are happening on New Years Eve in Edmonton & Area. Here you go: Family New Year’s Party Family activities; crafts and more! (Note: for parents and […]

To the Stressed Out Mom at Christmas Time

I see you nervously standing in the toy aisle mentally trying to figure out who you’ve bought for and who you still need a gift for because you just haven’t had time to make the list yet. I feel you when you cringe every time an overly prepared mom announces how many days it is […]

Mamata Holistics Giveaway!

I love discovering new products for moms and their babies, but I get really excited when I find something that is also local! Mamata Holistics is an Edmonton based company run by a mom of 3 with a passion for ensuring quality skin care for mom and baby. Read on to learn more about their […]

Cheesy Stuffed Peppers with Quinoa

Ok, so the holidays are coming and you’ve already been naughty, in the eating healthy department that is! With so many parties and reasons to celebrate it is hard to stay on track. I like to make myself feel better by making something healthy yet quick for my next dinner after I’ve indulged. Here, I […]

Babies “R” Us | “R” Biggest Baby Shower

It’s a Baby Bump-A-Palooza! “R” Big Baby Shower” at Cineplex Odeon North Edmonton Need to squash those pickles and ice cream cravings? Babies“R”Us is pampering over 400 expectant and new moms with a fun-filled baby shower complete with crave food stations, massages, and giveaways. New and expectant mothers will also have the chance to try […]

Five on a Friday: 5 Events You Don’t Want to Miss!

We are so lucky to live in an area that is full of wonderful things to do! Here are my top events that you don’t want to miss coming up this weekend. Holiday Party with Miss Boss & eLiasz and eLLa Friday November 14, 4-9 Attention Moms! Miss Boss and eLiasz and eLLa are having one […]

Remembrance Day Services in Edmonton & Area

Remembrance Day Services taking place on November 11th, 2014. Edmonton Remembrance Day Service When: 10:15 to 10:35 am (Everyone must be seated by 10:10 am; doors open at 9:30 am) Where: City Room; City Hall Wreath Laying Ceremony When: 10:55 to 11:30 am Where: City Hall cenotaph (outside on the City Hall Plaza) Remembrance Day Ceremony at the U […]

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Give Birth

After having given birth to three daughters, I feel like this is my ‘need to know’ for expecting mamas who need to know. Bring Vaseline To the Hospital Use vaseline on baby’s bottom immediately after birth, because his/her first bowel movements will be sticky like tar (it’s called meconium) and the vaseline will make it […]

Best Books for Toddlers

Now that the air is certainly crisp and we will be spending more time indoors, parents are looking for things to do to “entertain” the kids. Sometimes the simplest things get forgotten, like snuggling on the couch with a blanket and a book. My 2 year old son is active but he also craves that […]

6:15 PM Sensory Bin Workshop @ Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (Dance Room)
Sensory Bin Workshop @ Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (Dance Room)
Mar 6 @ 6:15 PM – 8:15 PM
Sensory Bin Workshop @ Dynamyx Gymnastics Club (Dance Room) | Saint Albert | Alberta | Canada
Get out of the house with other moms & come home with 4 Sensory Bins for your child! This upcoming workshop is the best of 2 worlds! You get a night out, but you are[...]
11:00 AM March Monthly Mixer: LZ Trampoline @ LZ Indoor Trampoline Park
March Monthly Mixer: LZ Trampoline @ LZ Indoor Trampoline Park
Mar 10 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
March Monthly Mixer: LZ Trampoline  @ LZ Indoor Trampoline Park  | Edmonton | Alberta | Canada
Are you SO over winter? Time to get yourself and the kids out and burn off some pent up “winter is too long” energy at our March Monthly Mixer at LZ Indoor Trampoline Park! You[...]
6:30 PM Mama (and Dad) Save Money with A... @ ATB Tudor Glen
Mama (and Dad) Save Money with A... @ ATB Tudor Glen
Mar 10 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Mama (and Dad) Save Money with ATB Financial!  @ ATB Tudor Glen | Saint Albert | Alberta | Canada
Raising a family can be stressful…especially on the bank account. Join the money experts at ATB Financial for a heart-to-heart about money and your family’s financial future. A must for couples who are just starting[...]
12:00 PM Modern Bump Brunch presented by ... @ Holt's Cafe (Inside Holt Renfrew)
Modern Bump Brunch presented by ... @ Holt's Cafe (Inside Holt Renfrew)
Mar 15 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Modern Bump Brunch presented by Yo Mama Maternity @ Holt's Cafe (Inside Holt Renfrew) | Edmonton | Alberta | Canada
Are you expecting or just had a little one? Come join us for the 7th annual Modern Bump Brunch presented by Yo Mama Maternity. It’s an event filled with maternity fashion, must-haves for mom and[...]

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