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A Touch of Maple Leaf Foods

A Touch of Maple Leaf Foods

Spending the day with Maple Leaf Foods was nothing short of amazing. As a mom, I want to know that my boys are eating amazing quality foods that are real, simple and natural all while mixing up my routine with them.

#STCflowerMRKT

#STCflowerMRKT

Looking for something to do between now and May 13th? Well I have just the thing for all of you! Its the Scarborough Town Centre Flower Market!!

Why a Hand-Me-Downy Swap Party is a Must in Our Household

Why a Hand-Me-Downy Swap Party is a Must in Our Household

Raising two little boys who grow up super fast has its advantages and disadvantages. Getting them new clothes every season gets very expensive and, as much as I want my kids to look their best, I also care a lot about value, and want to […]

Mother’s Day Pampering with The Hazelton Hotel

Mother’s Day Pampering with The Hazelton Hotel

With Mother’s Day around the corner what’s a better gift than giving the gift of pampering and silence? We all need a mental break don’t we? Well Renee and I got to do just that, with The Hazelton Hotel (ranked #1 on Trip Advisor FYI) […]

Mother’s Day DIY

Mother’s Day DIY

With Mother’s Day less than three weeks away it makes you wonder even more… where did the time go? Time has been going extra fast since we’ve all been hibernating inside because of the shitty thing we call weather! For me nothing means more than […]

Do Some Good with Ford

Do Some Good with Ford

There’s a lot I learned this weekend. One we need a Ford Explorer NOW, and two we all need to do more in our community. One thing I had wanted to do was donate to a shelter, we chose Red Door Family Shelter because Ive […]

Literally Mashed Sweet Potato Casserole

Literally Mashed Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato… I mean I have to be honest I can’t get enough of it, and is something we eat regularly in this household! There are so many ways to make it and when I was given this casserole recipe I know this would be […]


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Why a Hand-Me-Downy Swap Party is a Must in Our Household

Why a Hand-Me-Downy Swap Party is a Must in Our Household

Raising two little boys who grow up super fast has its advantages and disadvantages. Getting them new clothes every season gets very expensive and, as much as I want my kids to look their best, I also care a lot about value, and want to get the most out of their clothes. That’s why I started thinking creatively – clothing swaps! Using Downy Fabric Conditioner and Tide together helps keep kids’ clothes looking newer, 50% longer! With this combo it means things can be worn, reworn and then swapped instead of worn out and tossed too soon! We hand them down to friends and family to use which also helps keep them from ending up in landfills. Bonus points for sustainability! (more…)