What to Expect When Hiring a Cleaning Lady #Giveaway

What to Expect When Hiring a Cleaning Lady

The year that my first child was born, there was a Groupon for a cleaning maid service. How luxurious! I thought that I’d treat myself - absolutely I’d pay $30 for a house cleaner for 2 hours while I sit with my feet up and nurse my baby! …and then, before I knew it, my Groupon had expired. I did the ... Read More »

Sour Cream Apple Crisp Bars & KitchenAid Giveaway #GayLeaMom

Sour Cream Apple Crisp Bars

Our family has always loved apple crisp. And my 7-year old often tells me that the one thing that would make it better would be vanilla ice cream on top! Well, isn’t everything better with ice cream on top?!! We don’t often have ice cream in the house, so I thought I’d experiment with a way of getting that vanilla-y, ... Read More »

Mickey’s Music Festival Giveaway #HamOnt

Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival Hamilton, Ontario

Sunday evenings at 6pm in our house growing up meant the only meal of the week that we’d eat in front of the TV – all thanks to The Wonderful World of Disney. Bedknobs & Broomsticks, The Parent Trap, and Davy Crockett were all great, but our favourites were always episodes / movies when Mickey & the ‘gang’ would show up. ... Read More »

Saving (Memories) for Your Kids for a Rainy Day #OneDayKids


Full disclosure: I was compensated for this post, but all words, thoughts & ideas here are mine alone, and, for the record, I really, REALLY love the OneDay App. Go download it. Now. It’s FREE! Plus, you could win a $150 gift card to Amazon by downloading it. Keep reading for deets!  When I was still at my last place ... Read More »

Septic care, Giveaway, and Majesta e-z Flush Challenge

For the first 12 years of our marriage, we only had one bathroom. That was fine when it was just the two of us, but after the first, second, third, and fourth child, it became pretty busy and crowded. And so we finally moved to a new house with three bathrooms! Three!  As wonderful as that is, it also comes ... Read More »

Save Food & Money with the KitchenAid #ProducePreserver (Giveaway!)

KitchenAid Produce Preserver

Disclaimer: I was provided with a KitchenAid Produce Preserver & Gift Card for Produce in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts & opinions are my own.  According to the David Suzuki Foundation, one in four produce items in the average Canadian household gets thrown in the garbage. That’s crazy! That’s like throwing out $600 every year! TWENTY FIVE PERCENT of produce ... Read More »

Personalized Gifts from Little Monkey Designs – Giveaway

Little Monkey 1

As we are heading into the Christmas season, it’s never too early to think about what to give your loved ones. What better gift to give, than a personalized wall-hanging? As a Pinterest-inspired blog, we love anything that you can create with your own colours and family info, but sometimes we aren’t quite creative enough to make our own. That’s where Little ... Read More »