2010 archive

Bon Appétit Desserts – review & giveaway

I like to cook, but I love to bake!  I’m always on the lookout for new recipes to try and cookbooks to add to my collection, so I was very excited when I was offered to preview the newest offering from Bon Appétit magazine.  Bon Appétit Desserts has over 600 recipes in 9 categories; there is truly something for everyone! Bon Appétit Desserts is authored by Bon Appétit magazine’s editor-in-chief  Barbara Fairchild, whom you may recognize from a wide variety of television shows such as Food Read more […]

Dawn’s Design – review & giveaway

Christmas cards are a big deal for me.  Even since I moved in with my now-husband, I’ve sent them out.  Before, they were pictures of our cats but now everyone wants a picture of our little girl.  It’s a great way to keep in touch, to send something “fun” for people to find in their mailbox instead of the usual bills, and when you do a photo card, it gives people an updated picture of your family or little one. In the past, I’ve used photo cards from big box stores, and while they’ve always Read more […]

Label Daddy Holiday Labels – review & giveaway

Hard as it is to believe, the holidays are right around the corner.  One of my favourite parts of Christmas is sending holiday cards to our friends and family, especially now that we have a little one to show off – one of my least favourite parts is addressing and labelling all those envelopes!  Thankfully, Label Daddy has a solution: Christmas and Hanukkah return address labels!     Having worked with Label Daddy before, I knew that the quality would be excellent, and I wasn’t disappointed Read more […]

Xlear Strawberry-Banana Flavored Kid’s Tooth Gel – review

My daughter has had a full mouth of teeth for months now, but actually brushing them can be a challenge.  As a toddler, of course she wants to do it herself, but she can’t really work a regular toothbrush.  Add to that the difficulty of finding an appropriate toothpaste that doesn’t contain sugar or fluoride and it becomes tempting to just wait a little longer.  That’s not a good idea though – proper oral hygiene should start before those first teeth even poke through the gums! For review, Read more […]

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