our bath time essentials

kingston has loved bath time since day one + over the course of the last two years, we've faithfully been using the same bath time products time + time again.

here are a few of our favourites:



JACK + JILL NATURAL TOOTHPASTE | kingston's current favourite is blueberry. it's organic + safe to swallow aka perfect for a toddler. i've also been eyeing the jack + jill buzzy brush musical electric toothbrush. he currently likes to use my sonicare but this mama wouldn't mind her toothbrush back.

BOON WHALE POD | it's the perfect amount of storage for bath toys + bubble bath/shampoo bottles. it also doubles as a handy drainable scoop for picking up + rinsing off bath toys. you can attach the pod to the bathroom wall with adhesive or screws (we mounted ours with the adhesive stickers). we've had a clutter-free tub ever since!

POTTERY BARN KIDS HOODED TOWELS | these towels are handwoven from chemical-free cotton + are super soft + absorbent. we use ours for bath time + at the pool!

THE HONEST COMPANY SHAMPOO + BODY WASH | this stuff is the bomb. it's smells so yummy that majority of the time, this is my go-to shampoo too! i love that it's made without any harsh chemicals or synthetic fragrances + it's vegan!

BOON ODD DUCKS | as i've mentioned in previous posts, we are addicted to all things boon + these ducks are no exception. our household is a huge of boon bath products because unlike those other squirty bath toys, they don't hold any water in them - aka no mold!

THINKBABY BABY LOTION | this lotion is hands down our favourite because it's light, unscented + super hydrating. we've been using it for over two years with no reactions + i love that it's not greasy!

THE HONEST COMPANY BUBBLE BATH | perfect for everyday bath routines. we love these fun-filled bubbles packed with aloe, calendula, coconut oil + other natural goodies that keep kingston's skin soft.

AVEENO ECZEMA THERAPY NIGHTTIME BALM | all the swimming + water that summertime brings...i find kingston dries out really fast. it's a bit on the pricey side but it lasts forever!

do you have any bath time essentials you swear by? comment below!

happy tuesday!


california dreamin'

a few weeks ago, dustin, king + i, along with my parents, headed south to the golden state of california. the weather was a bit on the chilly side, but it was still so much warmer than our manitoba weather!!

king was such a good traveler! i had a bit of anxiety about how the flights would go since we had a layover in between flights + king isn't known to have an abundance of patience. we made sure we were prepared with his favourite snacksmovies + blankets to keep him entertained + then he ended up sleeping majority of the flights!! #win

canada's baby store was kind enough to send us the new bravo trio travel system which we used nonstop throughout our trip. we ended up renting a carseat through our car rental company at the airport + together they made the perfect combo! we stayed at the hotel indigo which was only a few minutes walk from the disney entrance. talk about a perfect location! they had the cutest little crib set up for kingston when we arrived which we were super grateful for. with the crazy time change, it was the equivalent to 3am when we arrived at our hotel. kingston was such a trooper!

about halfway through our trip, nana + papa took us to disneyland. it was SO fun!! kingston wasn't quite tall enough to go on a lot of the rides but out of the few he could go on, the king arthur carousel was hands down his favourite. like, let's ride on it 20 times in a row kinda favourite.
+ then there was cars land... which is literally the coolest place ever. we were told to make sure we visit during the day + in the evening + it was totally worth it!! seeings kingston's face light up when we entered cars land in the evening was definitely the highlight of my trip!

kingston likely won't remember remember his first time meeting his pixar buddies but his mama sure will never forget it.

^ CHILLING AT LAX INTERNATIONAL
^ THOSE CURLS, THOUGH
^ DEFINITEY NOT OUR STROLLER HA HA
^ HE WAS SO OVER DISNEY BY THE END OF THE DAY HA HA
^ CARSLAND WAS ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE AT NIGHT TIME