Spread the Joy this Holiday by Making a Wish from the Heart #BarbieWishes


The holiday season is about kindness, selflessness and enjoying time with the ones you love most.  Barbie™ recognizes this. From now through December 31st, Barbie™ is placing loved ones first by asking Canadian children to submit a heartfelt wish for someone special in their lives. Barbie™ is inviting her fans to share their heartfelt wishes for […]

Soft Baked Oatmeal White Chocolate Chip & Craisin Cookies #GayLeaMom


Christmas Eve is just one month away. How crazy is that?!? While my family decorated our house a few weeks ago, I have yet to get into the holiday spirit. I am just not feeling it this year. I haven’t started Christmas shopping. The one thing I have started doing is the process of baking […]

Cranberry-Cherry Chocolate Cheesecake #WhatsCooking

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Today was an absolute delight. I got to spend the majority of the day baking in the kitchen. I always love when my “work” day finds me in the kitchen. My kids love it too! Today, I enlisted my 3 year old son as my helper. I feel like he and I don’t get as […]

Help Balance your Blood Sugar with #ONatural


One of my biggest challenges as a parent is constantly staying on top of my family, and ensuring they get everything they need on the health and fitness front. It can be a constant battle  with staying on top of what we eat while also trying to maintain an active lifestyle. Ensuring the optimum health […]

Philips AVENT Makes Escaping for a “Mommy Recharge” Easy with their Manual Breast Pump #AventMomsCA


As of last week, I reached a breastfeeding milestone with my 8 month old. We had so many hurdles in the beginning of our breastfeeding journey that saw me nursing around the clock, pumping after each session and supplementing breast milk via tube and syringe at the breast. In the beginning, I have to say […]

Mattel Makes Holiday Gift Giving Easy with MattelHoliday.ca


The season for family gatherings, holiday baking, and of course shopping for all the little ones on our lists is just around the corner! This year, Mattel is making holiday shopping easier for parents across the country. Mattel has selected 28 toys that cover all the children between the ages of  1-12, and created an online […]

Bring Home Lalaloopsy Tinies & Little Tikes Cozy Coupe this Holiday Season


Ever since the Wish Book arrived on our doorstep in mid-August, I have had my kids reminding me day in and day out of all the toys they would love to receive for Christmas this holiday season. Their list of coveted toys has changed quite a bit as time as gone on. It’s a good […]

GIFTS MADE EASY with Shoppers Drug Mart


Over the past few weeks, I have been busy making a list and checking it twice. You can bet I am going to find out who’s naughty and nice. That’s right. With the holiday season just around the corner, it is time to get my ducks in a row and start shopping. Most of my […]

6 Smart Swaps to Look for This Fall to Make the Back-to-School Season Healthy


In the Spring, I had the pleasure of being introduced to The Healthy Shopper, and avid label readers, Randy Boyer and Andrea Donsky. For 6 seasons now, Randy and Andrea have been helping Canadians cut the harmful ingredients out of their diets, their household cleaning products and have been teaching us the importance of being more […]

Transform your Home Into a Hotel for the Holidays


The holidays are a time to visit with family, and often this means hosting overnight guests.  Preparing your home for visitors can be an added stress during an already busy time, as this often involves extra errands to ensure you have everything you need to make your guests feel comfortable during their stay. With a […]