What’s for dinner – homemade buns

We usually eat something with the buns, but I could easily make an entire meal out of them!  With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I made a double batch yesterday so that I could have enough to take to both of the family dinners that we'll be going to, plus a few left for us. I was very intimidated to try homemade buns for some reason, but my good friend Tasha sent me her recipe and it's so much easier than I thought it would be!  I don't buy dinner rolls any more and it sounds very impressive Read more [...]

Wordless Wednesday – Vegas!

2 years ago this week, we were in Vegas for my brother in law’s wedding.  We lost our DSLR while we were there (no, I still don’t want to talk about it *tear*) but I found these pictures on my husband’s cell the other day.  Ashlyn was only 4.5 months old here!

Lil Punkin Creations (giveaway)

I have such a weakness for Etsy stores, especially ones that are run by moms.  Lil Punkin Creations is based out of Wisconsin and was started by Julie, a very busy working mom with a little boy who was the inspiration for her store's name.  Lil Punkin Creations sells wooden and paper banners as well as my new favourite decor item, vinyl decals! Not limiting herself to walls, Julie has a whole line of decals that have been created just for your kitchen mixer! I recieved the swirl flourishes Read more [...]

Hello Fabulous (giveaway)

Ashlyn's love of shoes is well documented, and we're heading down the same path with Rowan.  I love cute baby shoes but I also want them to be comfortable and stylish.  As a mom of two girls herself, Nicole understands that and has created some beautiful options for boys and girls.  Hello Fabulous is a Canadian Etsy boutique that features handmade shoes for babies and children that scream "fashion", not "baby". For review, we were sent the blue plaid Alice baby/toddler shoe.  Since that's Read more [...]

CR Boutique (giveaway)

CR Boutique is a proudly Canadian (based in Edmonton AB) online store.  Caylee started out as an Ebay store but the demand was so high that she was able to branch out into her own domain.  With a wide variety of products for women, kids and the home this is a store you should keep in mind for - gulp - Christmas shopping. For review, Caylee was nice enough to send Ashlyn her very own suitcase!  We do a lot of travelling to visit our far-flung family and friends, and Ashlyn is getting old Read more [...]

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