5 great practical Christmas gifts (that they will actually love!)

5 practical Christmas gift ideas they'll actually love!

Do you have someone in your life who’s tough to buy for because they seem to buy exactly what they want, when they want it? These people often have no idea what to say when you ask them what they’re hoping for this Christmas. I know. I have a few people like … Continue reading

Tangerine Holiday Double Bonus is Back!

woo hoo! tangerine ing direct holiday bonus returns!

I pass this on to my readers whenever I can because I like earning referral bonuses and I like when others get the chance to earn money for doing just about nothing too. Plus they’re a great bank. Read on. This year ING Direct became Tangerine when they were bought out … Continue reading

5 Baby Items That Helped Save This Mom’s Sanity

5 Items That Helped Save This Mom's Sanity! -- commatose.ca

Have you noticed my blogging absence lately? Has it made the heart grow fonder? Are you rolling your eyes? Stop doing that. They’ll stick. As a parent I can say that now. It turns out kids are life-altering in just about every way you can imagine! A baby is a bundle … Continue reading

5 Ways to Stop Wasting Your Fruit

fruit smoothie pink

Since John’s been around, I’ve made a smoothie almost nightly to make sure I get in the fruit servings I miss out on during the day. It also keeps away the evening snackies and as such it’s been a lot easier to get rid of my pregnancy weight than I’d expected. My … Continue reading

One year ago today, my life changed.

John at 20 weeks old

Last August 19th, I found out my life was changing forever. I sat in disbelief, spouting happy obscenities to myself as I stared at a plus sign. From behind a closed door, Mixicat meowed something similar to the word “MOM?! MOOOOOMMMMM??” over and over, making me question my sanity and this … Continue reading

“Oh you’ve had a baby? Then you simply must do this!” -Everybody

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Preface: I’d like to thank every person who has been understanding, encouraging, genuinely helpful and who has not tried to dictate our lives in the past year. This post does not apply to you, but I’m sure you might still enjoy reading it. These thoughts are not something new or unique to … Continue reading