Seriously Simple Beef Stew

Seriously Simple Beef Stew

Winter may be on it’s way out, but that doesn’t mean that scrumptious comfort dishes, like Beef Stew, have to be given the boot too. Stew is one of those meals that can seem fairly daunting to prepare. When in actual fact, they are quite easy to whip up. Whether you prepare them in your […]

13 Family Fun Activities That Are Sure to Keep You Active This Spring


Spring is in the air. A time when most folks come out of hibernation, and begin to enjoy all that the great outdoors has to offer. After the cold Winter we experienced this year, it is safe to say Spring hasn’t sprung soon enough. I may be no meteorologist, but I can guarantee that the […]

Festive Turkey Poutine #GayLeaMom

Festive Turkey Poutine

Something I don’t indulge in all too often is cheese, and it pains me (literally). If I could I would eat cheese all day, everyday. However, I recently discovered I am intolerant to it and various other dairy products. Fun times, I know.  However, I have to admit that from time to time I can’t help […]

Let Baby Discover a World of Play with Fisher-Price #FPMomsTop10


There is no denying that my house is a home to many different Fisher-Price toys. Between various Little People Fun Sounds Farm, the Brilliant Basics Corn Popper, the Ocean Wonders Aquarium, the Brilliant Basics Rock-a-Stack, and this is just to name a few. One would say we have our bases covered with Fisher-Price products. Nothing brings […]

What to Pack When Traveling Down South with Baby


The excitement around my house is unreal. March Break is in full swing and we are busily getting ready for our Mexican adventure next week. Mexico is like a second home to our family. We have traveled there a lot over the years. We love the culture, the food, the people… Seriously… What is not […]

9 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen

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The arrival of spring often means a change in our routine as we break out of the winter blues and begin soaking-up the sun and enjoying warmer weather again! As we bid farewell to winter, we welcome the next season with an important family tradition—spring cleaning! With the kids no longer tracking in slush on […]

Keep Mitts On & Snow Out with Mitt Grips


This Winter my friend, Crys from Ideally Speaking, introduced me to Mitt Grips. Mitt Grips are a clever little sleeve that you place over your child’s hand ensuring mitts stay on and snow stays out. Being a very outdoorsy family, the Mitt Grips have come in very handy. We managed to have only lost a […]

Fisher-Price Little People Fun Sounds Farm Review & Giveaway


We’re celebrating a Little Miss E’s first birthday on Friday. I can hardly believe it! It feels like just yesterday she was born. I find myself getting emotional quite often whenever I stop and think about Everly’s first birthday. I never experienced this emotional roller coaster when Cadence or Cameron turned one. It’s a whirlwind. […]

Here’s to 31!

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In this past year, I have done and accomplished a lot of things. However, the one thing I have majorly slacked on was making myself a priority. For no real rhyme or reason other than the fact that I have been busy. Being a Mom to 3 young children can do that to you. Throughout […]

CANADA VOTES! Thai Kitchen #TKeveryday Recipe Challenge


The Thai Canada Kitchen Recipe Challenge is back! Moms are constantly forced to find balance between what kids want to eat and what kids should be actually eating. This was the impetus for Thai Kitchen Canada’s Recipe Challenge . In celebration of 2015’s Chinese New Year, 5 Mommy Bloggers were selected from across Canada to compete in […]