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Second Peek Maternity Boutique – review & giveaway

  Buying maternity clothes can be so frustrating.  On the one hand, you want to look and feel good and have some variety in your wardrobe.  On the other hand, maternity clothes can be so expensive and really, at best, you’re likely only getting 6 months of use out of them.  Lots of women like to try and find used maternity clothing but depending on where you live, your options might be limited.  Second Peek Maternity Boutique is an online store selling gently used maternity wear that Read more […]

Kiddie Catch-All – review & giveaway

Travelling with kids can be a challenge at the best of times.  Even if it’s a simple trip to the grocery store it never seems to fail – as soon as we pull out of the driveway, Ashlyn wants a drink or a snack.  Then I either have to listen to her ask me for them every 2 seconds until we get there, or fumble in the diaper bag to find something for her and then try to hand it to her behind me, which is not terribly safe driving! The solution to this problem is the Kiddie Catch-All.  This little Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – Rowan’s newborn photos

On Monday, when Rowan was just 6 days old, we went to see Elizabeth Fulton Photography (who also did my maternity pictures) for Rowan’s first professional photo shoot.  I may be just a wee bit biased, but I think she’s a candidate for Canada’s Next Top Model in about 18 years! You can see more of Rowan (and Elizabeth’s fantastic work) in her blog post.  If you’re in the Kingston/Ottawa area, I can’t recommend her enough! Read more […]

Playtex Infant – review & giveaway

It’s so important for moms to have other moms to talk to, especially when there is a new baby involved!  Getting out of the house can be a challenge, but I know I can usually find a few minutes to get online here and there.  That’s where Playtex Mommyville comes in! Playtex Mommyville is an online community where you can go to find all sorts of information, including helpful charts and checklists, articles that cover all the major stages of baby’s development and events especially for moms Read more […]

It’s a….

baby girl!  Rowan arrived yesterdayat 5pm,  just one day past her due date, weighing a lovely 7 pounds 2 ounces and measuring 19.5 inches long. As you can imagine, things are a little crazy around here right now, so please bear with me as I attempt to keep up with a newborn, toddler, visiting in-laws and picking the winner’s of the Baby Shower Event!  Things will probably be pretty quiet around here for the next week or two as we adjust and I get used to typing with one hand again :) Read more […]

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