Archive For May, 2013

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. But Bring on the Tomatoes.

I Never Promised You a Rose Garden. But Bring on the Tomatoes.

This is a guest post written by my multi-talented friend Jessica.  Jessica is a home maker extraordinaire (among many other talents) and her amazing garden makes me green with envy.  Jessica, her almost equally awesome husband and their two beautiful …

Getting to Know My Kids – Guest Post

Getting to Know My Kids – Guest Post

This is a guest post from the lovely and talented Julie from Three Chickens and a Boat Getting to Know My Kids I have three kids (yes, 1,2,3) and our home is filled with laughter, tears and a constant stream…

3 Years In – What I’ve Learned as a Mom

My little girl turned three today.  It is so amazing how the time flies when you are a parent.  Three years ago today I was a new mom who had entered a world I was completely unprepared for. I didn’t…

Real Ginger. Real Taste. #RealSurprizes with #CanadaDry

Disclosure: I am participating in the Canada Dry REAL SURPRIZES program. I received compensation in exchange for my participation in this campaign. The opinions on this blog are my own When you think of Ginger Ale what is the first…

Breakfast in Bed With #PhillyChocolate? Yes Please!

I am not a huge breakfast person.  More specifically I don’t like a huge breakfast.  I like something a little on the smaller side packed with the good things that will keep me going until lunch time. During the week…

DIY Coloured Carnations – Pretty and Fun!

DIY Coloured Carnations – Pretty and Fun!

This Mother’s Day we went to brunch at our local science center.  In the spirit of science all the moms in attendance were treated with a flower and a science experiment.  I’ve seen coloured carnations like this in stores before but had…

Wordless Wednesday – Beep Beep w/linky

We finally got some nice weather and the little one took full advantage of it.  We were playing daycare drop off but she was the mommy.Be sure to leave a comment after you link up!  I’d love to hear from…

Safety Round Up (May 13) Latest Recalls & Safety News

Product Recalls Safety 1st Baby Gates – Do Not Meet Standards This recall involves the following wooden gates: Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058TFE 8 84392 57134 4 Toffee Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058WHO 8 84392 42044 4…

Joy, Loss & Love on Mother’s Day

As I sit here writing this post, on Mother’s Day, I am watching my precious little girl take a nap.  We had an awesome morning, playing, going to brunch and just being a family.  I am blessed. It’s been a…

Sprouted Lentil and Grain Bread {Recipe}

Sprouted Lentil and Grain Bread {Recipe}

If you’ve ever had bread with sprouted grains you know how absolutely delicious it is. It gives bread a delicate nutty flavour with a great chew and the sprouts give a natural sweetness to the bread as well.  Sprouted grain are also…

Happy Blog Birthday to Me!

Mommy Outside is now officially 1 year old!  To be accurate my “baby” turned one on May 1st but I was just too busy with life to do more than quietly give myself a thumbs up.  That is mommyhood (and…

Wordless Wednesday – Got Tape? w/linky

How do you keep a three year old busy?  Give her a roll of painters tape!  This was chair number two.Be sure to leave a comment after you link up.  I’d love to hear from you!

#McHappyDay May 8th – Make Your Meal Count!

Photo courtesy of McDonalds What are you doing May 8th?  How about enjoying a coffee, a Big Mac or picking up a Happy Meal for the little one? May 8th is McHappy Day in Canada.  What that means is $1…

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