May 2011 archive

What’s for breakfast – Banana scones and banana bread

We had some bananas to use up, and while I love our favourite banana crumb muffins, I wanted to try something different.  My first stop was The Pioneer Woman where I found her recipe for banana bread.  Words cannot describe how good this bread is!  It’s got almost a cake-like texture. I still had a banana left over, and I stumbled upon this recipe for coffee banana scones.  They’ve been a huge hit in our house, even Ashlyn loves them! Coffee Banana Scones Ingredients 2 c All Read more […]

Story time with Lamaze

Books are very important in our family; we have so many that we’re running out of room on our bookshelves again!  Ashlyn has been a bookworm since she was a few months old and we’re hoping that Rowan will love story time too.  The Lamaze Book Program by Learning Curve is a great way to share the benefits of reading with your little one! We received a variety of books for different age groups.  When Ashlyn was a baby, she went through a “beaver” phase where she would chew on her board Read more […]

Skin MD Natural – review & giveaway

Skin care is very important to me.  Between all of the diaper changes, meal preparations, dishes, and the general chaos of a house with a baby and a toddler, my hands take a beating.  I’m afraid to count how many times a day I wash my hands!  This leaves them dry and irritated, especially in the dry winter. I was sent a bottle of Skin MD Natural Shielding Lotion to try and I’ve really been putting it to the test lately!  I was interested to see what makes it different from the other lotions Read more […]

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