Raising Jay & Abel

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For The Mamas, Shop Features & Reviews

Say Goodbye to Your Pores w/ Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub & Pore Cleanser

Hey Y’all, Guess what! There’s a brand new skincare product in town. you guessed it, it’s Baking Soda!!  Sayyyy whaaaatt?! Dont worry, your eyes aren’t playing tricks on you, you DID read that right. Let me introduce to you the one the only Dont be Dirty, Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub & Pore Cleanser! I received these items for free in exchange for an honest review, please read my Disclaimer page for further  ...

All About Weddings, For The Mamas, Style & Beauty

7 Things You Need for a Luxury Style Wedding

Do you want a wedding that screams ‘luxury’? Planning a luxury wedding can be a lot of work, and cost a lot of money. However, there are a few ways you can have the luxury wedding of your dreams without going broke. Whatever your budget, there will be a tip in this guide you can use. Here are 7 things you need for a luxury style wedding: Beautiful Flowers and Greenery A luxury style wedding always needs beautiful flowers. However, something  ...

All About Weddings, Motherhood

Getting Married When Your Parents are Divorced

Your nuptials are meant to be a once in a lifetime occasion and one of the most special days of our lives. Finally finding the partner of your dreams is something to over the moon about. You can’t wait to go down the aisle and start the next phase of your life together. It’s all you’ve ever dreamed of! But there’s a big reason many people delay holding their big day, even if they don’t like to admit it. It’s a delicate subject, but it’s an  ...

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 Mamas

Younique Moodstruck 3D Fibre Lashes+ review

Hi Dolls!! Are you getting bored with all the baby and wedding talk I do? Ya.. me too 😛 So lets switch things up and dive into all things make up! Ok I lie…lets talk about Younique’s Moodstruck 3D Fibre Lashes ! I was sent the 3D fiber lashes from a Younique consultant in exchange for an honest review, please read my Disclaimer page for further information. So I am going to be honest here, when I heard about Younique Beauty  ...

All About Weddings, For The Mamas, Style & Beauty

The Most Unique Wedding Traditions

Weddings are one of the most special events in the world, but these traditions really do just put the cherry on the (wedding) cake! Learn more about these unique wedding traditions from Congo, Germany, China, Australia, Sweden, and Philippines . You might even find inspiration for your own big day! Philippines Typically, the wedding ceremony includes the celebration of an hour-long mass or some sort of religious service. Rituals include,  ...

All About Weddings, For The Mamas, Style & Beauty

Four Types of Rings Every Girl Wants

Rings are a favourite piece of jewellery for many girls. They can look elegant and chic while bringing some glitz to your outfit. Some rings can mean more than others, though.  Did you know that certain rings carry significant meanings? As well as being statement jewellery, they can also hold special symbolism. It’s not just wedding and engagement rings that signify something about the wearer. Here are the four most popular types of rings  ...

All About Weddings, Shop Features & Reviews

Wedding Dreaming with Anoush Banquet Halls & Catering

Hello loves !! Can you believe its February already ?! Where did January go?  no seriously ! How have we already completed one month of 2016 ? If you have been following along for a while you’ll know that our wedding planning is in full swing!! It’s got me feeling a little overwhelmed [insert crying emoticon]! We haven’t decided on a venue quite yet, but we have narrowed it down to a few possibilities! Then I came  ...

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  ...