Libre Tea – review & giveaway

I love my coffee first thing in the morning, but for the rest of the day I'm a tea girl.  Winter or summer, I love a nice mug of tea and over the last year or so I've slowly become a loose tea fan - my husband might say I'm obsessed.  The downside to loose tea is that if you want to make a mug for "on the go" - and with a busy toddler and a new baby, I'm pretty much always "on the go" - you usually have to make the tea first in a pot or separate glass, and then add it to your travel mug, which Read more [...]

The Best Homemade Baby Food on the Planet – review & giveaway

 I'm going to be honest here - I did not enjoy it when Ashlyn started solids at 6 months old.  It was confusing to figure out what she could eat at each age, she hated all jarred baby food (and I can't blame her, have you tasted some of them?) and wasn't a big fan of what I was making her either.  Eventually she started eating "real" food but it was stressful while we figured things out. Rowan is only 7 weeks old right now but I'm already thinking ahead to when we'll introduce solids.  Read more [...]

Why I’m looking forward to Monday

I would like to thank the Canadian government for allowing father's to take parental leave!  Because I have been a stay at home mom since our first daughter was born almost 2 years ago, I don't qualify for maternity leave this time around - but my husband (more than) qualifies to take parental leave.  After looking into it a bit, we've decided that he's going to take it and Monday will be his first day home with me and the girls! This does not mean that I'm going to go and get an outside-of-the-house Read more [...]

The Butterfly’s Daughter – giveaway

"Life is more about the journey than the destination." Four very different women embark on a transformational journey that follows the migrating monarchs across the United States to Mexico. The story begins when Luz Avila's grandmother, the local butterfly lady, purchases an old, orange VW bug for a road trip home to Mexico. When she unexpectedly dies, Luz is inspired to take her grandmother's ashes home. In the manner of the Aztec myth of the goddess who brings light to the world, Luz attracts Read more [...]

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