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For The Babes, For The Mamas, Giveaways

Lily Jade, Diaper Bag For the Modern Mama & Giveaway !

We received our Lily Jade Diaper Bag in exchange for an honest review. As always ,all opinions are my own. Please read my Disclaimer Page for more information. Remember the little teaser I did last week on my Instagram ? How about the quick mention on my  Why You Need These Items In Your Life post? Well, it’s finally here… I am so thrilled to be sharing more about Lily Jade, Diaper bag for the Modern Mama! I first  ...

For The Mamas, Giveaways, Shop Features & Reviews

Meet & Greet with Charliemadison Originals & Giveaway

Hello loves! I am so excited to add Charliemadison Original to my Meet & Greet Series. I was sent items from Charliemadison Originals in exchange for an honest review, please read my Disclaimer page for further information. As always, all opinions are my own. What attracted me to Charliemadison Originals was the beautiful Instagram account and the message behind every custom piece. “Charliemadison Originals is about helping you  ...

All About Weddings, For The Mamas, Giveaways

WIN TICKETS to this years Hush Wedding Soirée!

Attention all Brides & Grooms! This ones for you ! I have been having a blast going to the Wedding Fairs here in Vancouver (I’ve been to five already! LOL!) and now its your turn to join me! I am so thrilled to be partnering up with Terminal City Club to be giving away two tickets to the upcoming Hush Wedding Soirée on March 5, 2016. Terminal City Club is proud to be hosting the Hush Wedding Soirée for the fourth consecutive year.  ...

For The Babes, Giveaways

Little Abstract Review & Giveaway

Since starting my blog I’ve have been able to work with some amazing companies that were geared towards babies and toddlers. However, this year, I told myself that I would collaborate with companies that catered to older children. Why? Simply put, I want to include Jayden. It seems that a majority of businesses focus a lot on littles and not the bigger littles (like Jay). Jayden is at that age where he is transitioning out of that baby  ...

For The Babes, Giveaways

Transition to food with Re-play Recycled & Giveaway

Re-play Recycled sent us such a beautiful Sky blue feeding set for Abel and I to review! [Please read my Disclaimer page for more information] ! Around 6 months, I started to include breakfast, lunch, and dinner to Abel’s eating regimin. Before then he was receiving all his nourishment from me. I quickly found out that Abel was not a fan of  Purée food. So I started Baby Led Weaning. Baby Led Weaning, quite simply, means letting your  ...

For The Mamas, Giveaways, Shop Features & Reviews

Memories stamped in time with Canvas Pop

The first thing I have to do when moving into a new place, is decorate the walls with all the possible photos and prints we have! So naturally, when the opportunity arose to work with www.canvaspop.com came up, I obviously jumped with excitement [ I may or may not have actually done this 😉]. I absolutely love capturing photos of our family, especially of Jayden and Abel. Growing up, taking pictures was a rare occasion. Our family,  ...

For The Babes, Giveaways, Shop Features & Reviews

Meet & Greet with Templeton Silver!

Hey loves! Today, I am featuring one of my favourite shops that I’ve followed on Instagram and admired dearly, Templeton Silver ! I have been able to see this shop grow via social media and I am sooo excited that I have teamed up with Nikki Wood to giveaway some awesome Pacifier clips [that can dual into a gorgeous bracelets for mama – see photos below] !   With all the giveaway madness, I wanted to slow down a bit.  I  ...

For The Babes, Giveaways

Shopglitterspice Giveaway !

Oh my goodness you guys ! WE DID IT! This is my last giveaway [insert shocked emoticon]!! When I started this giveaway series, I had NO idea what I was getting myself into. Making time to post twice a day was such a challenge! BUT, I didn’t want to disappoint anyone so here I am on Day 11! I missed a day because I was seriously swamped ! Nevertheless, I was able to get all the giveaways published and announced within 11 days so I think  ...


Royal Canary Giveaway

Good morning everyone! This is my 19th giveaway, you know what that means! I have one more awesome shop to share with you, and then the winners will start being announced ! I  see the light at the end of the tunnel! This next shop, comes to you from Toronto owned by the lovely Sarah Lee! She started www.etsy.com/shop/royalcanary in April 2015 [that’s the month thatI started my blog – how cool?!]. Sarah has kindly offered to  ...

For The Mamas, Giveaways

Burp Necessity Giveaway !

Alright, Alright, Alright, I am going to keep this super short and sweet because I have to bring Jayden to his soccer practice and  I already have an awesome review of this product located here ! This is the second giveaway that I’ve done featuring these amazing burp shawls from www.burpnecessity.com ! These are handmade with love by the beautiful Kathleen Fitzgerald. She is offering another beautiful burp shawl to one of my followers  ...