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March Break Guide: Free and Frugal Activities in Hamilton for March Break 2019!

March Break is upon us in Hamilton and I know just from weekends with my toddler that it can be hard to think of ideas for how to keep him busy and having fun.  Are you wondering what to do in Hamilton this March Break? I thought I’d put together a list of all of […]

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Reading

Fostering a Love of Reading- Best Books at Age 1

A while ago I shared our favourite books from when baby was around 6-12 months old, so I thought I’d do another post to share what reading has looked like for us between 12-18 months! In addition to adding books to baby’s night time routine, by this point I also added books to the areas […]

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Tidying Up

Do You Kijiji? My New Year’s Guide to Successfully Selling Your Baby Stuff on Kijiji!

If you’re like us, “one and done” or on your last baby, you likely have a glut of baby and toddler “stuff” that has overtaken your closets and basement.  Every time I look at something my little guy has outgrown (clothes, toys, gear) my heart breaks a little bit knowing that I’ll never have another […]

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Frugal Friday: Stroller shopping on Kijiji and that time I found an UPPAbaby stroller for free on the curb!

This post contains affiliate links, meaning that at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase.  I only link to products we know and love, and all opinions are my own.  Since I’m just getting Raising Hamilton up and running, any commissions are going right […]

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Buying and Selling at Once Upon a Child: How I Dress Baby With My Bank Account, the Environment, and Style in Mind

One of the ways we choose to make raising our little guy a little more affordable is by dressing him in second hand clothes.  We were extremely fortunate that before baby boy was born our families hosted baby showers where tons of sweet, tiny baby clothes were bestowed upon us.  I remember spending hours sorting […]

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