May flowers

I am beyond happy that my little girl has decided she likes to garden.  I grew up on a farm where we always had a massive garden and although there were many hot summer days that I was not thrilled…

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffin Recipe

I love to bake and my little one gets excited and runs for her apron when I suggest we should bake something. Her favorite is muffins.  It’s her job to put the papers in the muffin tins and she’s getting…

The Power of the Princess

My almost two year old daughter has never really been into princesses.  She does have a couple of princess dresses that I have picked up on clearance after Halloween and she loves to put them on but for her it’s…

A Bully Isn’t Always a Bully

The other day I was out running some errands and, as usual, had the radio in my car tuned to CBC Radio.  After a short run through Micheal’s to get the last of the the supplies I need to make…

The Great Mystery Box Giveaways!

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s The Great Mystery Box Giveaway! Brought to you by your hosts: Did You Know Canada, The Knit Wit by Shair, Maple Leaf Mommy and Talking Momcents. Who doesn’t love a great mystery?  Now’s…

I am not perfect

  I am not perfect, but I am perfect for you. I don’t have all the answers, but you never hesitate to ask me anything. I sometimes get sad, but you always know how to make me smile. I don’t…

Can we talk?

Let’s talk about mental health. I’ll start… When I was 17 I was anorexic.  My mother had me in and out of doctor’s offices but none of them would tell her what she wanted to hear, what she knew to…

Do you want gravy with those fries?

My husband and I gave up on the idea of going out for dinner after my daughter was born.  She was a high maintenance baby (which had a lot to do with her reflux) who cried a lot and also…

Check out the Contests Tab

Make sure to check out the contests tab to see some great contests.  These are NOT my contests but contests I have entered that I wanted to share.  Many of them are from other bloggers so show your support and…

It takes a village. Doesn’t it?

In my daily readings of various blogs, social media posts, “news” (I use the term loosely) articles, etc.  I have noticed a disturbing trend lately.  Mom bashing.  Perhaps it was always there and I just neglected to see it because…

Watcha got mommy?

I have fallen into a trap.  It’s the “Watcha got mommy?” trap that my daughter lays every day when I get home from work.  It started innocently enough, I’d run out on my lunch hour to do errands, pick up…

A farewell to panties

So my darling daughter did not come home with “mommy’s cherry panties” yesterday.  Ok, I didn’t expect her to still be wearing them but did expect them to be in her back pack or in her locker but they are…

Morning Rush Hour (and cherry panties)

Mornings are always interesting and seldom predictable in our household.  We have mommy and daddy getting ready for work while also trying to get an almost two year old ready for daycare. This morning was relatively smooth.  Molly decided she…

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