Yearly Archives: 2012

12 Days of Giveaways: Grand Prize!

It’s finally here! After 12 Days of AMAZING gifts, we have arrived at the big finale: the Grand Prize. I hope you’ve been keeping track of the 15 reviews that we’ve posted over the last 12 days, because here is your chance at winning the Grand Prize! What is in this fabulous Grand Prize? I’m … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Maplelea Girls

I remember the first time I saw a Maplelea doll. It was in December of 2009 at an extended family Christmas party. My own daughter was just shy of her first birthday at the time. Her cousin was about 6 and when she arrived carrying this beautiful doll she brought it straight to me. She … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Starrie Night Photography

Diane Martins is owner and photographer for Starrie Night Photography. A stay at home mom to one cute little boy, she’s always had a passion and an eye for photography and has recently decided to make it her reality. Specializing in natural light photography, Diane primarily photographs families and children/babies, capturing fun, candid moments. A few … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Thirty-One Gifts

Have you heard of the company Thirty-One Gifts? They’ve been around in the US for a number of years but only recently expanded to Canada. They aim to simplify life with a product line featuring utility, purses, totes, accessories, monogramming, personalization, women’s accessories, men’s accessories and more. Thirty-One offers many customizable products focused on making … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Playfit Kids Club

Playfit Kids Club is located in Cambridge on Hespler Rd across from the Cambridge Centre. They offer drop in play 7 days a week! At PLAYFIT Kids Club, they strive to offer positive play experiences for children ranging from newborn to 12 years old! They offer quality service and programming to promote the importance of … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Home Education Resource Emporium

Home Education Resource Emporium offers educational items at thrift store prices. Some items are new, some are used, but all are meant to help combine fun and learning. Sandra creates the most amazing bundles to keep learning fun. Literacy bundles, Learning loot bags, to brainy bundles and book sets – Sandra really does have it … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Norwex

These days, everyone wants a clean, chemical-free house. The dangers of traditional cleaning products for your pets, your children, your airways, and your health are the reason for the influx of ‘green’ cleaners and ‘natural’ products. Unfortunately, so many of these ‘green’ cleaners are either not as clean as they claim to be or are … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Clips n’ Things

My 3-year-old daughter has long, thick, curly hair and it’s a struggle every day to convince her to let me brush it. But the hair accessories from Clips n Things have made things a lot easier; she now asks me to do her hair! I received a very nice variety package to review. Included was … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Epicure

Epicure was founded almost 20 years ago in Victoria, BC by a working mother who just wanted an easier way to feed her family healthy food. What started with her 4 spice collections has quickly become Canada’s largest direct sales company. Did you know that it’s a 100% Canadian owned family business? I think that’s … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Uppercase Living

Uppercase Living® was founded in 2006 with the vision of creating an inspiring decorative medium that would allow customers to transform their spaces into a reflection of themselves. This vision was delivered through beautiful decorative lettering and embellishments sold through in-home parties, called Open Houses. These expressions could be applied quickly and easily to walls, … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways: Arbonne with Kristy Mallet

The importance of using natural, green products is everywhere right now. Until I had my son I was completely oblivious to the potential harm that everyday products could do. In an effort to reduce the risk of harmful consequences, I’m on a never-ending mission to find natural/safe/green products to replace the ones I currently use. … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways – Frocks For’Tots

If your kids are anything like mine, they just won’t stop growing! I have a hard time keeping him in clothes that fit, and an even harder time trying to justify paying retail prices for clothing that will fit for less than a month. When I happened to come across Frocks For’Tots on Facebook I … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways – The Shampoo Hat

When I first saw this product I thought what a wonderful idea and could not wait to review for it! My youngest just turned 3 and he hates having his hair washed – you can’t lay him down in the tub, you can’t pour water over his head – it’s always such a fight for … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways- Peekaboo Beans with Kirsten King

I first discovered Peekaboo Beans a few months ago at my son’s school fun fair. I instantly fell in love with the bright colours, high-quality fabrics and stylish designs. Since then, I have been coveting every item in the Peekaboo Beans catalogue. So I was very excited to have the opportunity to review a couple … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways – Just Baked

Ashley is the creative genius behind Just Baked. A busy mom of four boys, Ashley spends her evenings and weekends whipping up the most amazing masterpieces – some so detailed it breaks your heart to make the first cut. We’ve done store bought cakes, and the “made by mom” cakes (that somehow never turn out … Continued

12 Days of Giveaways – Scentsy with Megan Duquette

Scentsy began with a simple idea—a safe, wickless alternative to scented candles—and quickly grew into one of the most successful direct selling companies. This wickless concept was born when two stay-at-home moms began selling decorative warmers designed to melt scented wax with the heat of a light bulb instead of a traditional wick and flame. … Continued

Win a Barbie Prize Pack

My daughter has just turned three and if there is one thing she just loves it’s the pretty mermaid barbie she watches in the first mermaid tale video! She’ll be so excited to find out there is not only a new movie but also a lovely Barbie mermaid doll for her to play with. Here’s … Continued

Family Day at Cobble Hills!!

Waterloo-Moms members (all members) get 10% off lessons anytime! You also get the special thursday night lift and rentals package for $31 adults and $26.50 every evening Tuesday to Thursday. Sign in with your username and email address to get the discount and you are also entered to WIN a season’s pass for the 2012/2013 … Continued

Do your kids love Nutella? Mine does. Not sure why though…I don’t believe I’ve ever bought a jar of the stuff (ever). Hmm….must be the commercials that have told her that she loves it. Anyways, I saw an article about Homemade Nutella in the Huffington Post and thought I’d give it a shot. Who doesn’t … Continued

Feeding the Birds

I am super lazy about filling up the bird feeder in the winter. Trudging through the snow in my backyard is no picnic. However, I have no problem throwing some impromptu bird-feeding thing-a-ma-jigs in the trees in my front yard. And making them keeps bored children busy. Even the littlest tot can enjoy making these. … Continued

Happy New Year to all of our wonderful members at! We’ve made it through another year and I certainly wouldn’t have managed without the help of some very special ladies here! Meg is our wonderful SuperMod who is often left to deal with the site without me at times and no matter what else … Continued