July 11, 2014

Stuck On You - Product Review

School has been out for almost two weeks and I've been trying to keep Kieran busy with lots of day adventures and outings. It can be hard to think of something fun to do everyday that is also educational so I plan on putting Kieran in a part-time day camp as well. I was lucky enough to be contacted by Stuck On You. They offer a great range of labels for shoes and clothing, along with a large selection of personalized merchandise and gifts. I never thought much about how useful labels could be until Kieran started his first year of school. I tried writing his name on his belongings with permanent marker and also just took my chances that things would return home unlabelled. Then of course clothing started going missing from school and one day Kieran came home wearing another child's hat (yikes). That's when I realized how useful good labels can be. 

We decided on the Out And About Pack. The pack includes 25 Iron on clothing labels, 25 small name labels, 10 shoe dots and 1 personalized drinking bottle. Pretty much everything we need to keep Kieran organized at school or camp. Kieran loved picking out the design for the labels and water bottle. I thought the water bottle designs for girls were a little more modern and interesting than the boy selection (just a personal preference) but Kieran liked what he picked so that's all that matters.  

The labels were easy to apply and so far have held up great. Even after multiple washes and lots of use. Just make sure you follow the directions on how to apply them. The water bottle is made of stainless steel & is BPA free. It's Kieran favourite and we take it on all his outings. 
We decided to make our own little camp site in Karen's backyard for Kieran and Norah to play in. 

All in all, I'm quite happy with the Stuck On You products I've tried. They're great quality and durable. I definitely feel like a more organized mother (mom win!) and having these products will answer the age old question of "whose shoes or shirt is this?. .The question that always gets asked at any outing with more than one kid. 

Be sure to check them out for yourself....

xo Lisa 

**I was provided this product free of charge but all of my opinions are my own.

July 8, 2014

Summer Day Adventure - Dundurn castle.

I wanted to finally update our blog with a little adventure we took to Dundurn castle last week. Now that Lisa lives closer we are able to take advantage of little day trips to local places. I'm making of list of places we can visit this summer. More adventures to come!


May 29, 2014

Simplicity in a baseball diamond

Yesterday I asked Norah if she wanted to go on a hike. We have a trail near our house that's great to let little ones run around and discover wildlife. Right beside the trail are a few baseball diamonds. Something about the sand and the big surrounding field makes the perfect setting for a two-year-old. A place I wouldn't normally think to bring her to, but boy did she love it there because I couldn't drag her away. Apparently baseball diamonds are the bees knees. We never did make it for our hike, by the time she was done running around it was time to head home.  

Our time at the baseball diamond reminded me that the simplest places can be fun for a child. Children have this way of showing us that there is beauty and adventure everywhere. 

May 12, 2014


"A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014."    
Norah-Leigh: Visiting a park where I spent many hours as a child. Rediscovering my childhood through her eyes. 

May 4, 2014


"A portrait of my child, once a week, every week, in 2014."    
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