Label Daddy Holiday Labels – review & giveaway

Hard as it is to believe, the holidays are right around the corner.  One of my favourite parts of Christmas is sending holiday cards to our friends and family, especially now that we have a little one to show off - one of my least favourite parts is addressing and labelling all those envelopes!  Thankfully, Label Daddy has a solution: Christmas and Hanukkah return address labels!     Having worked with Label Daddy before, I knew that the quality would be excellent, and I wasn't disappointed Read more [...]

Xlear Strawberry-Banana Flavored Kid’s Tooth Gel – review

My daughter has had a full mouth of teeth for months now, but actually brushing them can be a challenge.  As a toddler, of course she wants to do it herself, but she can't really work a regular toothbrush.  Add to that the difficulty of finding an appropriate toothpaste that doesn't contain sugar or fluoride and it becomes tempting to just wait a little longer.  That's not a good idea though - proper oral hygiene should start before those first teeth even poke through the gums! For review, Read more [...]

Twice As Nice Boutique – review & giveaway

Twice As Nice Boutique is an Etsy store run by a mom, and it shows!  Karen makes quality sleep sacks in gorgeous fabrics that rival any that you can find in a baby boutique, but without the huge price tag. For review, I was sent a Teal Leaves sleep sack in size 12-24 months.  The fabric is gorgeous, and it's fully lined with a matching teal flannel which keeps Ashlyn cozy without overheating.  This is a great weight for all seasons, as far as I can tell - it wouldn't be too hot in the summer Read more [...]

What’s for Halloween – Pumpkin Cookies

Happy Halloween!  My little pirate is taking a nap so I thought I'd post this delicious pumpkin cookie recipe, from Martha Stewart.  I made them a few days ago and they are perfect alone or with a steamy mug of tea - which is something I'm craving since there is snow on the ground here in Ottawa! Pumpkin Cookies with Brown Butter Icing - Martha Stewart Recipes Ingredients Makes about 6 dozen - I made mine a little big (I didn't have a pastry bag and tip to use, so I just scooped out Read more [...]

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