The Vintage Jacket I Wish I Had

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My mom had a closet in the basement which (according to me) was filled with the most fabulous fashion treasures. In that closet, hung the clothes she rarely wore…floor length dresses, matching dress suits, her wedding dress, and The Vintage Jacket I Wish I Had. I mean…I coveted that jacket. It was a Chanel-like jacket […]

Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas

Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas

I’ve come up with some Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas (easy food ideas to please a crowd!). I’ve promised my kids a game day dinner on Sunday and I’m using this food ideas list as my inspiration… Super Bowl Game Day Food Ideas It’s rare that we eat in front of the TV (I am […]

Birthday Party Ideas

How To Make An Easy Photo Backdrop

Recently, I have been searching for Birthday Party Ideas for my son. I certainly wanted easy birthday party ideas (as much as I love Pinterest and Martha Stewart…I’m no Martha). Since we all love to capture those special birthday party moments in photos, I was eager to learn how to make an easy photo backdrop for […]

Fever in Children

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Fever In Children is a pretty common experience. As a Mom to three school-aged kids, we have had our share of kid sick days. Though I’m not a doctor, I am very seasoned at assessing symptoms and treating non-urgent sickness… Assessing a fever in children… My kids always get “a face” when they get a fever. I can […]

Inateck Portable Bluetooth Speaker GIVEAWAY

Inateck Portable Speaker

My daughter has been asking for a portable bluetooth speaker. “Why…don’t you have headphones?!” I replied. I was about to get a lesson on bluetooth speakers. Thus, this Inateck Portable Bluetooth Speaker GIVEAWAY (open to US and Canada, excluding Quebec) will make someone’s life a little easier (read: they won’t have to be schooled by their teen) […]

Make Room For Play

Make Room For Play

I am a big proponent of reducing screen time to Make Room For Play. I “get” that my kids need computer time to do homework. I “get” that it’s fun to play video games. I “get” that favourite TV shows can be down time. You can’t eliminate screens in this modern age…but you can reduce them…and make […]

6 Baby Gear Items You Need For Winter

6 Baby Gear Items You Need For Winter

Given the fact of being a family blogger – and that I have survived winter upon winter with three kids – I’m often asked for advice on essential winter baby gear. Thus, I’m sharing my top 6 Baby Gear Items You Need For Winter…I have used various forms of all of these must-haves…and let me […]

Parent Club Profiles: Kate Hilton

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Have you ever read a book and really connected with it?! Like…this.is.me…type of connection?! I experienced this when I read The Hole in the Middle by Kate Hilton. If you are a busy Mom feeling guilty about not being able to do it all yet feeling resentful you do everything…this is your read! Through a series of […]

#WW w linky – Holidays

Parent Club w linky

Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday season. Us? Well we, did one or two of these 50 Activities To Keep Kids Busy Indoors, we baked cookies and then used my favourite Banana Bread Recipe to make back-to-school breakfast easier on me this week. In between all that we celebrated Christmas, birthday and New […]

Christmas and Birthday Pictures #NikonMOMents

Christmas and Birthday Pictures #NikonMOMents

I spent a good deal of the holidays in the kitchen. Family dinners and my boy child’s birthday party! Through it all, I was the Mom paparazzi; capturing family photos and keeping childhood picture souvenirs… Having to organize Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and a kid’s birthday party over the holidays requires organization. I had lists about […]