April 2011 archive

Mini Maestro cloth diapers – review & giveaway

MiniMaestro was created by a mom, Sophie, after her daughter was born.  Unhappy with using disposables but unable to find a cloth diaper made commercially that fit all of her criteria (trim, leak resistant, easy to use and to clean, made in Canada, affordable), she decided to take matters into her own hands and MiniMaestro was born! I was happy to learn about MiniMaestro and even happier to find out that they’re made in Quebec and the company is run out of Ottawa (where I live).  Sophie Read more […]

My crazy life

5 weeks ago tomorrow, life got so much crazier – in the best possible way!  I can’t believe Rowan has been with us for a month now….and I can’t believe she ever wasn’t a part of our family.  Things are going really well but with a husband working random shifts, a toddler turning 2 next month (with all the attitude that comes with it – they don’t call it ”the terrible two’s” for nothing!) who’s decided to stop napping most days and a newborn, my computer time is drastically reduced these days.  Read more […]

The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! dvd – review & giveaway

“Here we go go go go, on an adventure!  The Thingamajigger is up and away.  Go go go go, on an adventure!  We’re flying with the Cat in the Hat today!” If you’ve got a toddler or preschooler, odds are good you know this song very well.  From the hit kids show “The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That”, it’s the song that Nick and Sally sing whenever they’re about to go on a new adventure with the Cat, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and of course, Fish.  My older daughter loves the Cat series, so she Read more […]

Tiny Love Jungle Park Gymini – review

 When you have a baby, one of the more fun things you get to do is pick out their toys!  The hard part is figuring out 1) what your baby will like, 2) what you have room for and 3) what will last longer than a week.  Tiny Love is a brand that is known and loved by moms the world over!  They make everything from mobiles to stroller toys to developmental toys that can be used from birth to 24 months or older. For review, I was happy to receive the Tiny Love Jungle Park Gymini, which is suitable Read more […]

Kranky Krab – review & giveaway

Kranky Krab is a fabulous store that I first came across on Etsy, which features all sorts of custom art created by Tracy Hopkins.  Tracy has her Associates and Bachelor’s Degree in Illustration from The American Academy of Art in Chicago and she puts this education to great use by illustrating custom children’s artwork which is then scanned and printed using only the highest quality archival inks and finest acid free museum grade paper available. For review, I chose the Alphabet Nursery Read more […]

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