Celebrate Canada 150 with a Picnic

Canada 150

Entertain me and close your eyes for a moment after reading this question: When you think of summer, what comes to mind? For me, I think about a warm sunny day, the beach and of course a delicious picnic. With July 1st quickly approaching and the big celebration for Canada 150, why not consider putting together a picnic for the family? Of course, what is a picnic without a special treat like these Canada Day Sugar Cookies? The kids and I stocked up on fun Canada Day items at Sears Canada on the weekend. We had a great time picking … Continue reading

Active Baby Giveaways 5 Year Anniversary Event at @ActiveBaby {HUGE Giveaway!}

active baby giveaway

If you live in North Vancouver and you have a baby, consider yourself super lucky! Active Baby has relocated and renovated and is now celebrating their Grand Re-Opening and 5 Year Anniversary all in one. And if you don’t live in Vancouver, you’re in luck because Active Baby has an online baby store that is laid out beautifully and extremely user friendly. I know when I was a new Mom, I found it very overwhelming to know what products were best for me and my baby and I learned a lot from visiting stores like Active Baby to get an … Continue reading

Go Canada Go!

In our house, the typical morning and after school routine has been changed for the duration of the Olympics. Usually, in the mornings, the kids do not watch any tv. If they are ready for school early, they play. This is often their best time together, providing they are both in good moods! Yesterday morning was different, however, my daughter requested to put on the Olympics after breakfast. She was SO excited to see if she had missed anything the day before as she had lost her tv privileges. I made the decision that throughout the Olympics, provided they were … Continue reading

Mauve is the NEW Black – Mauve Friday is Coming on 11/29 with @SAVECA

What is Mauve Friday? This year, Mauve is the new Black!Over the past few years, Black Friday has become popular in Canada! Canadian retailers are finally catching on which allows us to stay close to home and shop for deals right here in Canada! We are lucky in that we can shop online and avoid the stresses of lining up, aggressive shoppers and more, but sometimes it is nice to go into the stores too. Black Friday doesn’t have to be stressful at all. This year, Save.ca is helping us think of it as Mauve Friday! Stay here in Canada, … Continue reading

FLASH #GIVEAWAY – $10 coupon to @welldotca #PGMom

I absolutely LOVE to shop at well.ca! It is so convenient, easy and my order always arrives quickly. Did you know that well.ca offers FREE shipping on orders of $25 CAD or more (before taxes and shipping) in Canada excluding remote locations. I am a PG Mom and I know that there are many PG products offered at well.ca like GIRL bundles! IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!ONE lucky winner will receive a $10 coupon to spend at well.ca.Coupon expires on Sunday August 31, 2013 Entry-Form Check out our Canadian Online Shopping Directory and Multi-Testing Mommy’s Current Giveaways I am a P&Gmom. As … Continue reading

A Customized @MommiesFirstBox Subscription Box {G!VEAWAY} #TGCBB

MommiesFirst is a Canadian Company that creates subscription boxes with a personal touch for Pregnant Moms and for Moms with babies up to 12 months of age. This is a company that truly cares about their customers and is known for their excellent customer service! Started up by a Mom of two, this fast growing company is quickly becoming a popular baby shower gift and new baby gift idea. Each box is geared towards the stage of pregnancy that a Mom is in OR the age of their baby and contains 4-5 products that have been approved by MommiesFirst Council … Continue reading

Canada Day Sugar Cookies {RECIPE}

Sugar cookies are one of the easiest recipes to bake! They are also excellent for special occasions as there are so many different ways to decorate them according to themes and colours. This is also a great way to get the kids involved, when it comes to the decorating. For Canada Day, why not make up some Maple Leaf shaped Sugar Cookies? My neighbour made these to welcome some friends that were moving to Canada, sweet eh?! Sugar Cookies Ingredients 1 cup butter (unsalted then add the salt OR salted and omit the extra salt) 1.5 cups sugar 2 eggs … Continue reading

The Amazing @minimioche Store Opens Up in the Distillery District!

On Friday May 10th, my little one and I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the new mini mioche store in Toronto’s Distillery District. Whenever possible, our family strives to buy local and at this store you can do just that – after all, mini mioche is organic, eco-friendly AND made in Canada!!! First, and lately of greatest importance for me while shopping with a stroller, is accessibility – the store is easily accessed from the parking lot at the Distillery and not only is the store itself stroller friendly with ample space to maneuver, but outside there is even … Continue reading