HSBC +Rewards Mastercard Party

Dave and I had a boost to our date-night game when we were invited to attend an event for the launch of the new HSBC +Rewards Mastercard. This card has one of the lowest interest rates in Canada of 11.9% plus you get 2 points for every $1 on eligible dining and entertainment purchases! With … Continue Reading

Motorola® MBP36XL Video Monitor Review

*This post in partnership with buybuy BABY, however as always, all opinions are my own* I haven’t done a full review-style blog since Mason was a lot smaller, but we recently had to replace our video monitor because it wasn’t functioning properly all of the time (and to be honest, we never really loved it!). … Continue Reading

Switching to a Forward-Facing Car Seat

A much-debated topic, and one that I am no expert on is car seats. I have seen the videos, heard the stories, and read the articles about keeping your child rear-facing as long as possible because it is the safest place for your babe to be. And I am not about to argue that point! … Continue Reading

Best Backyard Toy for Toddlers

*This post in partnership with buybuy BABY, however as always, all opinions are my own* In case anyone was wondering, no, Mason has not gotten any less busy! In fact, he is probably at the most busy stage of his life: approaching age 2! In just under a month, he will hit the dreaded terrible twos, but … Continue Reading

3 Post-Partum Fitness Tips

One of the most common things I get complimented on or “told” is how fit I am after having a baby. Well, I wanted to address this for a few reasons, because I think that sometimes we tend to have a really unhealthy view of our own bodies and idealize other people just from photos! … Continue Reading

Real Motherhood: 18 Month Update

Hi friends! It’s been a while… so… Happy New Year!!! To be honest, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with the amount of stuff going on in normal life that I just haven’t found the time to write a blog post in the past few months. Or maybe it’s not just to do with time, but also … Continue Reading

6-Week Fitness Challenge with TFW Sauga

As a lot of you know from following along with my #FitnessFridays on Instagram, I recently participated in a 6-week challenge with my gym, TFW Sauga. I joined the gym back in June because my husband Dave had been going for a while and really enjoyed it, and he wanted me to come and check … Continue Reading

The Procrastinator’s Gift Guide

*This post in partnership with Bed Bath & Beyond and buybuy BABY babyhood, however as always all opinions are my own* I can’t help it – I’m a procrastinator through and through. From the time that I was getting a timer set to finish my dinner (and would wait until the final minute to gobble … Continue Reading

Blue Mountain Getaway with Ford

Just under a month ago, Dave and I had the privilege of heading up to Blue Mountain courtesy of Ford Canada. You may know that I have partnered with Ford before to check out some of their current models, and this time around we got to test drive the 2018 Ford EcoSport! A compact SUV … Continue Reading

How to Feel Like a Pro in the Kitchen

As I’m sure my mother will attest, I have never exactly been keen on getting my hands dirty in the kitchen. I love a good meal, don’t get me wrong, but I would much prefer eating to cooking!! One part of the kitchen that I have enjoyed since I was a little girl, however, is … Continue Reading