Posted in January 2012

DIY lantern light

DIY lantern light

Luckily, our first experience flying with a baby was a relaxing one. I came very prepared, snacks and favorite stuffed animal in hand. I would never have dreamt he would sleep for the majority of our trip! The trip back to Canada was a whirlwind. I had a blast seeing my family, hometown and we even … Continue reading

“Knitting” baby a hat

“Knitting” baby a hat

I wanted to do something for the NICU in the hospital where Tommy had been born. I knitted a dozen of these baby hats in different colors, and made up a gift basket to donate to the Centennial Hills hospital. I would love to do this again. The hats are incredibly easy to make if you use a loom. I used the small, … Continue reading

Game day dip

Sundays have become one of my favorite days of the week. I love dressing Tommy in oranges and browns in anticipation for the game, making different recipes, and lounging around while cheering on the Browns (my husband is from Cleveland). Although his team did not make it to the play offs, this recipe did… If … Continue reading

Making recycled crayons

Making recycled crayons

Making recycled crayons: Take your favorite colors and combine, then melt at about 170 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Use an interesting pan if you have it. I had a mini muffin tray and here are the resulting crayons… I think they would look nice in a glass bowl or make fun handmade party favors for … Continue reading

Adventures in Las Vegas

Adventures in Las Vegas

Whether you are a local or just here visiting, Las Vegas can offer mom & baby plenty of things to experience during the “winter” season (I am from Canada where winter is undeniably cold). None the less, here are a few of my favorite places to visit and things to do… M&M’s World Four stories of M&M chocolate. … Continue reading

Looking ahead… 2012

Taking a little time to revisit resolutions made in 2011, these are some goals I met and some I will try to achieve in the new year… After having my baby in April of 2011, I fully planned on getting back into shape. I enjoy the many perks that come with an active life. More … Continue reading