2012 archive

Kidorable makes the end of bathtime fun

One battle we almost never have to fight in our house is getting the girls into the tub.  Bubbles, toys, each other and water to splash in – can you blame them for loving it so much that they never want to get out?  One way to coax the three year old out is with a cool towel and she was happy to pick out the Lucky Cat cotton hooded towel from Kidorable to try. We have a mermaid towel from Kidorable that is very popular, but the cut of it makes it more suitable for our 18 month old than our Read more […]

Just keep swimming – Finding Nemo is in Disney 3D!

  It’s not often that I get to spend time one-on-one outside of our home with my 3 year old.   Now that she’s not napping, and her little sister isn’t nursing, it’s fun to plan a ‘date’ and spend some special Mommy/big girl time together.  When I asked A if she’d like to see one of her favourite movies, “Finding Nemo” in Disney 3D at the movie theatre, she jumped at the chance – as long there would be popcorn, of course. Academy Award®-winning film “Finding Nemo” returns to the big screen Read more […]

First day of nursery school

A’s first day of preschool was on Friday.  Do you think she was a little excited? Yes, that was mid-jump.  She’s been home with me ever since she was born so I was a little worried about how her first morning would go, but she went right in and made herself at home as soon as we arrived.  It definitely helped that her nursery school is at  A Gym Tale, where we have taken many classes and had lots of fun over the last year and a half!  Knowing the teacher and territory certainly helped A feel Read more […]

What’s for breakfast – Healthy Pumpkin Muffins

A friend gave me this recipe and it’s great at breakfast or as a snack.  I added some chocolate chips which probably decreases the health factor but they are so good that I think it’s worth it!  The recipe makes 12 regular muffins. PUMPKIN MUFFINS Ingredients 1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour 1 large egg 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1 cup packed brown sugar 1.25 tsp baking soda 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1 cup pure pumpkin (NOT pumpkin pie filling) 1/2 cup buttermilk Read more […]

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