Tomato & Dill Soup

Tomato & Dill Soup

I absolutely love tomatoes fresh off the vine.  Juicy and so full of flavour, I could eat them like apples!  This soup is a great way to use up tomatoes and enjoy them in all their glory along with a few other vegetables and herbs that you can grow in your own garden.  This is […]

Best Learning Activities For Babies

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Babies learn through play; just about anyone can tell you that. It’s how they explore their world, and learn what is going on with their own bodies. It is also how they bond with their parents. If you are looking for ways to play with your baby that are both great for bonding and education, […]

6 Tips for Reading to Your Baby

6 Tips for Reading to Your Baby

Studies have shown that children who read excel in all academic areas, and that the earlier you get them to reading the better off they will be in that subject. Plus, it also instills in them a love of reading, which can help encourage them to do so independently. Here are reasons to read to […]

Coconut-Peach Upside Down Ginger Cake

Coconut-Peach Upside Down Ginger Cake

After making my Peach Crisp with Coconut & Ginger Crumble I kind of fell in love with that flavour combo and immediately knew it would work well in cake form and so this Coconut-Peach Upside Down Ginger Cake was born.  It is quite similar to the classic pineapple upside down cake and yet so deliciously […]

Ipsy Glam Bag August 2014 Reveal

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Each month, Ipsy subscribers receive a beautiful Glam Bag with 4-5 deluxe samples or full-sized beauty products.  The cost is $10 a month (or $110 for a full year’s 12 Glam Bags) which is pretty reasonable.   Shipping is free in the US but Shipping to Canada is USD $4.95 per month. August’s Glam Bag is […]

8 Ways to Naturally Keep Mosquitoes Away

8 Ways to Naturally Keep Mosquitoes Away

Mosquitoes- those pesky little blood suckers that send people into an itching fit. They are everywhere this time of year, and they are a pain in the butt- and everywhere else they bite you. If you are dreading even going outside because of these nasty bugs, relax a bit and fight back. Here are some […]

Summer in Pictures {with Tommee Tipee}

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This summer has whizzed by so fast.  It started so later and now seems to be almost gone.  I like to make the most out of summer as I am not the kind of girl that likes cold weather.  As a matter of fact, the hotter the better! One of my favourite activities in the […]

Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted Free Printable Activity Sheets

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The MOST WANTED FAMILY MOVIE OF THE YEAR! DISNEY’S MUPPETS MOST WANTED   “Unnecessarily Extended Edition” Features Hilarious Bonus Content,More Music, More Mayhem, and More Muppets! The Muppets are back in the globe-trotting, star-studded musical comedy adventure Disney’s “Muppets Most Wanted,” available on Blu-ray Combo Pack, Digital HD, DVD, Disney Movies Anywhere, and On-Demand from […]

August Adventures with Netflix #StreamTeam

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Every single year, as soon as August hits I start to panic, realising that summer is almost over.   Especially considering how ridiculously long the past winter was.  I wish summer wasn’t so fleeting.  If you haven’t done much yet this summer there is still time for camping, cottaging, hiking, or taking a road trip but […]

6 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

6 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Having a healthy pregnancy is high priority for most women. Eating right, working out, drinking enough water, gaining the right amount of weight- there’s so much that goes into being healthy for yourself and your growing baby. These tips will help you have the best and healthiest pregnancy you can. Workout- even if you didn’t […]