A Better Version of Me

A Better Version of Me

Posted by: on Jun 22, 2015 | No Comments
I haven't written much lately. I am sorry for that. Sorry for my readers, and sorry for future me who may be looking back at some point and wanting to relive some memories. The truth is, I've been working hard these last few weeks, and my blog has unintentionally been relegated to last place for the time being. With the warm weather arriving, my son finally being on the go and crawling everywhere, I decided that I had had enough of complaining about "not feeling like me" and being unhappy with Read more [...]
MilkSense Personal Breastfeeding Monitor: My Initial Review

MilkSense Personal Breastfeeding Monitor: My Initial Review

Posted by: on Jan 16, 2015 | No Comments
As you may already know, I've had my struggles with breastfeeding. I've stressed, cried, and even made myself sick with anxiety over the process. The not knowing. The guessing. The seeming lack of control and frustration. That's why when I heard about MilkSense I immediately jumped at the opportunity to test it out to see if it really is the answer to all of my previously unanswered prayers. What is MilkSense? MilkSense is the world's first breastfeeding monitor. It is an aid for breastfeeding Read more [...]
International Women’s Day 2014- Because I am a Girl Project

International Women’s Day 2014- Because I am a Girl Project

Posted by: on Mar 5, 2014 | 2 Comments
March 8th is International Women's Day. It also happens to be my birthday! Every year I like to do a little something in honour of my birthday being shared with women around the globe. As a woman, a co-celebrant, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Development studies, I want to tell you all about  the Because I am a Girl Project, a global initiative to end gender inequality, promote the rights of girls around the world, and to lift millions out of poverty. The project was founded by Plan International, Read more [...]
Book Review and Giveaway: The Invention of Wings

Book Review and Giveaway: The Invention of Wings

Posted by: on Dec 28, 2013 | 11 Comments
PUBLISHER'S SYNOPSIS: Hetty "Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by the limits imposed on women. Kidd’s sweeping novel is set in motion on Sarah’s eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership of ten year old Handful, who Read more [...]
How to Make a Diaper Cake

How to Make a Diaper Cake

Posted by: on Dec 19, 2013 | No Comments
When I was huge and pregnant, my wonderful sister-in-law and mother-in-law made me the most lovely diaper cake for my baby shower. I had never seen one before, and I thought it was the absolute sweetest thing. Such a perfect gift: practical, adorable, full of love, and a beautiful centrepiece for the party! I resolved that the next chance I had, I would learn to make one, too. Luckily, my cousin is very pregnant right now, and we recently celebrated with her at her shower. I was advised Read more [...]
Mattel Game On!

Mattel Game On!

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2013 | One Comment
Last Sunday night I had the pleasure of hosting a Mattel Game On! party. When I first thought about my guest list and theme, it dawned on me that since we moved in to our new house, we've been so busy renovating, cleaning, unpacking and just generally living our daily lives that I hadn't yet had my girlfriends over for a visit! [Such a terrible friend!] I decided to take advantage of the opportunity and make it a proper ladies' night. A group of awesome ladies (including my mama who was visiting Read more [...]