The Cottage

We've only been home for a few days and we're already looking forward to next year!  Days full of walks, swimming, boat rides, s'mores...needless to say, plenty of fun was had by all.     Read more [...]

Nepean’s Fall/Winter OutGROW OutPLAY is coming soon!

If you're anything like me, you love to score a good bargain on things for your kids!  They grow so fast (too fast!) and interests can change on a dime, so I hate to spend too much money on clothes or toys. What I hate even more is the clutter that comes from too many outgrown clothes and toys taking over my house.  I was a consignor at the Nepean OutGROW OutPLAY in the spring and I was so happy with my experience that I'm going back for the fall/winter sale on September 28, 29, 30 at Read more [...]

5 Things That Make My Daily Life Easier

Inspired by a post over at MomDot.com, here are 5 things - not people or pets, or this list would look much different! - that make my day-to-day life better. 1) Coffee: goes without saying, no?  I'm becoming a coffee snob too; I love our beans and bean grinder and coffee maker so much that I don't enjoy coffee not made at home like I used to (Starbucks excepted) 2) Concealer: a tired mommy's best friend, thank you for making me look more like a human and less like the living dead 3) Kindle: Read more [...]

PlasmaCar: fun for the whole family (giveaway)

My girls would live outside in the summer if I'd let them.  A constant refrain in our household is "let's go outside and burn some energy" and while we have a few toys to push around or ride on outside, most of them a sources of frustration rather than fun.  I was so happy to add a PlasmaCar to our collection to bring the fun back to our backyard! My 3 year old has been eyeing the PlasmaCars at Chapters for at least a year now, so she was beyond excited when a purple PlasmaCar arrived!  Read more [...]

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