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 [...]

Mini Lalaloopsy and little tikes – review

There is nothing more fun to a little kid than getting a new toy for no reason (except maybe playing with the packaging). Ashlyn is growing up so fast and needing some older toys to keep her entertained. Enter the Mini Lalaloopsy dolls! Ashlyn loves her Paint Girl, as she has named her Spot Splatter Splash doll (second from the left on the bottom row above).  She carries her everywhere!  At just 3 inches tall, the Mini Lalaloopsy dolls are the perfect size to stash in your diaper bag for Read more [...]

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