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Every few days I feed something new to Levi, I am also trying different spices and flavours too – in the hopes that he won’t be as picky of an eater like I was as a kid. I don’t think I had feta til I was 21 after all! So today’s new secret ingredient is: […]
Last Christmas I was 8 months pregnant. To prepare for our new arrival I wanted to make the theme of my husband’s Christmas gifts “Things You’ll Need Now That You Are A Dad” With each gift I wrote a little note on how he would need the item. Here is what I gave him….. THINGS […]
FOR THE CLOTH DIAPERING MAMA! For me this was the way to go – some people think I’m nuts – yes it’s a lot of laundry but I find there are less leaks than disposables and they cost ends up being cheaper than disposables. Plus you can get some adorable patterns to show off little […]
I love seeing what people are eating, it gives me ideas on new things we can make. I know its a major nerd move but I take pictures of the food we eat from time to time – so I'll share them here and maybe you'll get some meal ideas too! Last night we had […]
The day I found out I was preggers I used to wear nice clothes, that weren’t covered in puke. I always remembered to brush my teeth and put on deodorant each day. I used to get a paycheque…. for being a grown up! I had worked for nearly 7 years in Public Health Protection and […]
The night before I went into labour I was watching Ted Talks on my iPhone. I came across one called Let’s talk parenting taboos: Rufus Griscom & Alisa Volkman. The talk spoke on those ‘taboos’, those things that other parents don’t say, those things that you are embarrassed to admit. Things like…..sometimes it gets […]
Its an exciting transition from single solid foods to combinations of veggies, fruits, proteins, starches, herbs & spices. Sometimes you can inherently know what will taste good together, the rest of the time you may feel clueless as I did. Much of my inspiration comes from a great book I picked up a few […]
The theme of this week’s Mama Must Haves are items FOR THE LOVE OF SLEEP! I remember talking to a Mom in a grocery store when my son was a newborn – she told me her son is a year and she hasn’t slept a full night since he was born. I was devastated! For the first […]
I took pictures throughout my pregnancy with the plan to date them all and put them together – I needed some motivation to get this done and I thought since I was giving my blog a healthy dose of neglect that I would make this my next blog post. I've seen some great ideas […]
In follow up to yesterday’s post on family tradition I’d like to share with you our new Thanksgiving tradition!A few years back my hubby and I joined my friend and her family for Thanksgiving. During dinner everyone went around the table and said what they were thankful for in their lives. It was a real […]