Safety Round Up (May 13) Latest Recalls & Safety News

Product Recalls Safety 1st Baby Gates – Do Not Meet Standards This recall involves the following wooden gates: Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058TFE 8 84392 57134 4 Toffee Safety 1st Style Right Wood Swing Gate GA058WHO 8 84392 42044 4…

Joy, Loss & Love on Mother’s Day

Joy, Loss & Love on Mother’s Day

As I sit here writing this post, on Mother’s Day, I am watching my precious little girl take a nap.  We had an awesome morning, playing, going to brunch and just being a family.  I am blessed.It’s been a great…

Sprouted Lentil and Grain Bread {Recipe}

Sprouted Lentil and Grain Bread {Recipe}

If you’ve ever had bread with sprouted grains you know how absolutely delicious it is. It gives bread a delicate nutty flavour with a great chew and the sprouts give a natural sweetness to the bread as well.  Sprouted grain are also…

Happy Blog Birthday to Me!

Mommy Outside is now officially 1 year old!  To be accurate my “baby” turned one on May 1st but I was just too busy with life to do more than quietly give myself a thumbs up.  That is mommyhood (and…

Wordless Wednesday – Got Tape? w/linky

How do you keep a three year old busy?  Give her a roll of painters tape!  This was chair number two.Be sure to leave a comment after you link up.  I’d love to hear from you!

#McHappyDay May 8th – Make Your Meal Count!

Photo courtesy of McDonalds What are you doing May 8th?  How about enjoying a coffee, a Big Mac or picking up a Happy Meal for the little one? May 8th is McHappy Day in Canada.  What that means is $1…

Food Friday – Pasta Primavera {Recipe}

Food Friday – Pasta Primavera {Recipe}

In my quest to make family friendly (ie my three year old will eat it) dinners I decided to try a new dish recently.  She loves pasta and is pretty good with her veggies so Pasta Primavera sounded like a…

Wordless Wednesday – Puddle Jumping w/linky

We recently (finally) had a couple of days of spring weather.  My little ballerina took full advantage of it!  Sadly we woke up to snow again this morning.Please leave a comment after you link up.  I’d love to hear from…

Just a Dad?

Just a Dad?

The other day I saw a meme somewhere online scolding people for uttering the phrase “just a mom.” I’m not here to talk about that.  We all know what is wrong with that. Instead let’s talk about dads.  Let’s talk…

Wordless Wednesday – Chopsticks w/linky

My almost 3 year old’s first attempt at chopsticks.  She wasn’t keen on the pot stickers but later did quite well with french fries! Please leave a comment after you link up.  I’d love to hear from you!

The Constipated Kid and How to Help

The Constipated Kid and How to Help

I’m going to preface this post by pointing out that I am not a health professional.  I am the mother of a kid who gets constipated.  We have spent almost three years dealing with this issue and have picked up…

Moms & Kids Love Fisher Price Favourites! #FPFavourites

There are just some things in life that are timeless.  Like diamonds, the little black dress and black patent pumps. When it comes to moms and kids Fisher Price tops the list of timeless items (although moms love most or…

Parenting Fails? Sure I’ve Had a Few

Parenting Fails? Sure I’ve Had a Few

I am not a bad mom.  I’m just a good mom who occasionally does “bad” things. I am, however, confident the good does outweigh the bad. My daughter is spoiled.  Rotten.  On the other hand I take every opportunity that…

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