6 Eco-Friendly Ways to Wrap Gifts This Christmas

**Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this blog post contains affiliate links and as an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases (at no extra cost for you) The holidays are fast approaching and with that comes waste.  LOTS of waste.  Every gift comes in some kind of package, which …

5 Alternative Treats For Halloween With Food Allergies

Halloween is one of the best times of the year for kids. Candy, costumes, parties, more candy. What could be better besides Christmas? To most kids, going a trick ‘or’ treating is the ultimate fun. I know coming home and sorting my candy into piles (chips, bars, gummies, etc.) was the best way to end …

How Having a Baby With Food Allergies Changed Everything

This week is the one year anniversary of our discovering that Luna had allergies.  Kain had no issues with any foods, so I never considered for that she would have any problems arise when she started eating solid foods.  One year later, I am finally ready to tell her story. When my daughter was born, …

#TDCommonGround Project Outdoor Library

This post is sponsored by the #TDCommonGround project by TD Bank.  This project has funded community growth through unique outdoor spaces across Canada. Books have always been a big part of my life, so naturally that love carried over to my children.  We started reading bedtime stories to the kids from birth, giving them a …

7 Easy Ways to Participate in Plastic Free July

Single use plastics are literally taking over our world. Almost everything we use comes wrapped in some type of plastic film.  The majority of plastics cannot be recycled..   The Plastic Free July initiative was started in Australia in 2011, to bring awareness to the problems we face with plastic and to educate people on how …