Little People® Fun Sounds Farm Review & Giveaway


Timeless Toys. That is the category that the Little People® Fun Sounds Farm falls into.  Timeless.  I remember when I was little, playing with my own (likely second hand) Little People toys, then the kids that I babysat as a teen had them too.  And 10 years ago, when my oldest son was born, I would spend hours on the floor playing Little People with him...and the same with his brother, five years later. Little People®  truly are timeless toys, … [Read more...]

On Turning 35


This coming Monday I will turn 35.  And I am very happy to be able to say that.  I am excited, thrilled that I will be starting off a brand new year in good health and in a good place within myself.  I am happy.  I have a fantastic family who I adore...and they love me right back.  I recently quit my job, so now I call all the shots, and my only worry is meeting my next deadline on time. It is my turn to be me.  To do things for me.  To be … [Read more...]

How To Make Date Night Actually Happen! {Giveaway}


Valentine's Day may be over, but don't you dare let that fire go out!  I suggest having a date night at least once a month... twice a month if  you can work it in!  Every couple needs time together...just the two of you... kid free, and working it into a busy schedule is the ONLY way it is going to happen.  So get on it! Here are my tips on How To Make Date Night Happen. Childcare: Make a list of people you can rely on for childcare. … [Read more...]

Frozen Fever!

frozen fever

If you're little ones love Frozen as much as mine, they'll be happy to hear that there is a new Frozen Short coming out! So be sure to pick up your tickets early for the new live action Cinderella movie, because that is where you'll need to be to see this fantastic new short, Frozen Fever! … [Read more...]

The First Day of The Rest of my Life


Today is the first day of the rest of my life. I quit my job. For eight years I have blogged here on A Busy Mommy, but I have also worked part time at a greasy fast food chain. That restaurant caused a lot of good things to happen in my life. It is where I met my husband. It is where my oldest son took his first step. It was my second home for 14 years.... FOURTEEN YEARS And I am forever grateful for the road that getting … [Read more...]

#RipYourClothesOn with Downy Unstoppables {giveaway}

Joe Fresh

If you live anywhere east of Vancouver you're likely feezing right now.  Chilled to the bone and counting down the days until summer arrives.  The days ARE getting longer, and it's only a few short weeks until we set our clocks ahead...but winter will be with us for another month yet, and for me, that means I am wearing layers among layers. Each morning I crawl out of bed and make my way to dress.  My house is cold so I'm looking for something … [Read more...]

Seeded Twist Pilliow – Free Knitting Pattern

Seeded Twist

*Links within this post are most likely affiliate.  Just sayin.   Seeded Twist Pillow This is a simple starter pillow for those with basic knitting skills including seed stitch and cables.  The pattern is very repetitive and easy to memorize. Supplies: 7mm 29” Circular Needles 4 Balls Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn 2 Stitch Markers Needle for sewing in ends and stitching pillow together Cable … [Read more...]

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