Disclaimer - I received Oh Baby! A Mom's Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year for the purpose of writing a review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Oh Baby! A Mom's Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year by Maria Lianos-Carbone is a refreshing book, and one that moms will be able to relate to. While there are many books and resources available regarding … [Read more...]
#ManitoulinSpotlight: Manitoulin Island Art & Mutterings
Manitoulin Island is not only the largest freshwater lake island in the world, but it is also home to many talented artists. One artist whose work I admire is Jack Whyte. I became a fan of Jack Whyte's art work when I first moved to Manitoulin Island and recently learned that Whytes has started carrying Pocket Art. It's a miniature collection of some of Jack Whyte's … [Read more...]
Give a Special Gift this Holiday! The Love of Reading!
My Dad always told me that the one gift no one can ever take away from you is your education or the gift of reading. Education and being able to read truly are gifts. Since Christmas is just around the corner, the thought of gifts are on most of our minds. What will you be getting your kids this holiday? To be honest, Little One has more toys and "things" than any one child … [Read more...]
Dessert Mash-Ups: Two Desserts in One!
Many of you may recall my new obsession with the "piecaken". My friend, Ultimately Chocolate (also creator of the Piecaken blog) introduced me to the world of meshing two desserts into one with the piecaken! It's a pie baked into a cake! Baking a treat into another treat? What a novel idea! Interestingly enough, I was recently sent a copy of Dorothy Kern's Dessert Mash-Ups, … [Read more...]