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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 Parenting

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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Activities
Free Activities

Afternoon Adventures: The Hamilton Aviary

My toddler is into animals, birds, and bugs– big time.  Every time he sees a bird he points it out to us.  Places like the Costco parking lot, where seagulls flock by the dozens are exciting to him.  So, I imagined a visit to The Hamilton Aviary would blow his mind!  The Aviary is located in Hamilton’s Westdale […]

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Frugal Parenting

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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