16 Facts About Pit Bulls That Nobody Believes

September 4, 2016

I love me a good pit bull, it’s true. But no one believes me when I say Roxy is the biggest baby ever. They see this vicious mean dog, whereas I see the kindest and most soft-hearted dog I have ever met. Here are 12 facts about pit bulls that nobody believes : Pit bulls were often seen on farms “back in the day”. The terrier in them helped find…

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Things NOT to Say to Big Families

September 4, 2016

If you’re an avid follower of the blog, you know I have four children and would love to have more. I have always loved big families, and I honestly don’t consider us as a “big” family.  What do you find is a big family? Most people I know think a big family is 3+ children.    I have compiled a list of the most frequent (and annoying) things people say to parents…

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Where It All Began: The Start Of My Battle With Infertility

August 29, 2016

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays so my friends were shocked when I decided to stay home instead of heading out to celebrate with them at the hottest club in town.  I was so excited to go but I just wasn’t feeling well and I couldn’t bring myself to get dressed up in my costume and head out for a night of drinking and dancing.   The last thing…

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Welcome Home… *NAME REVEAL*

August 29, 2016

I’m sure you clicked on the link to this article because you want to see what her name is, but let me tell you how it all began.   Roxy, our oldest dog currently,  has been stuck to me like glue for the past few weeks; months even.  It has gotten tiring and overwhelming at some points.  I knew she needed a friend,  a sibling.   Ryan and I talked…

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32 Facts About The Writers Behind CMR

August 16, 2016

Melissa and I (Brandy) would love to share a little bit about ourselves with you, our readers.   Some of you may know us outside of the blog, but maybe you don’t know these tidbits of information about us!      Melissa :  I have 2 tattoos, but want many more I was born in 1986 I love old school Nintendo games I can count the number of real friends…

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My Journey To Becoming Debt Free

August 13, 2016

This is a very personal matter to me, but I feel like debt needs to be talked about more. When I was growing up, I was taught that no one spoke of money, or of debt. No one said how much they made at work, no one said their budget for groceries, no one spoke of how much they owe on their credit cards. It was a very taboo subject,…

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A Guide To Self Care

August 3, 2016

  Did you know, it isn’t selfish to take a bubble bath after a long day and ignore the world? So many people don’t care for themselves as much as they care for others, whether it be parents, business leaders, or just every day people… they neglect themselves for life. Self care is care provided “for you, by you.” It’s about identifying your own needs and taking steps to meet them….

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11 Rules for Roommates

August 2, 2016

Ryan and I have had roommates on and off for the past dew years and I think we’ve come to the conclusion that there need to be rules to make things work smoothly. Here is what we’ve come up with… Cleaning should be done by every adult in the house. Those who work outside of the home should have lesser amount to do, and everyone should be expected to clean…

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Brandy’s Goals For August

July 31, 2016

Usually I like to write specific goals, but never have I ever made a goal for the next month.  I have a couple things i’d like to do, and what better way to keep me accountable than to make it public here on the blog! I’d like to get more sponsored posts for Canadian Mom Reviews. I’d like to stick to the meal plan I’ve made, and follow through with…

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