2017 In Review & Plans For 2018

2017 In Review & Plans For 2018

I haven't written a personal post in a while, because honestly they just don't get as many views as my other posts do. Blog posts that draw people in are ones that solve problems- …
15 New Year's Eve Party Ideas For Kids!

15 New Year's Eve Party Ideas For Kids!

I've always loved New Year's Eve. I remember being a kid and drinking orange pop from champagne flutes, wearing party hats and celebrating with my family. My early 20s before mothe…
How To Manifest Your Dreams In 2018 (and how I got into the Law Of Attraction)

How To Manifest Your Dreams In 2018 (and how I got into the Law Of Attraction)

I was a bit apprehensive about posting this for fear it may come off as wishy washy, but I truly believe in the law of attraction and wanted to share it with all of you! I discovered the l…
5 Tips For Sticking To Your New Year's Resolutions

5 Tips For Sticking To Your New Year's Resolutions

A new year is upon us and we're dusting off the trials of 2017 and ready to swing into 2018 as new and improved people. How many of you actually stuck to your New Year's resolutio…
Homemade Peppermint Vanilla Ice Cream!

Homemade Peppermint Vanilla Ice Cream!

Disclaimer: This ice cream maker attachment was sent to me at no cost, however all opinions, photos and comments are my own.   I am SO excited to have finally found an amazing and simple pe…
Tie On Some Goodness!

Tie On Some Goodness!

I am very excited to be collaborating with Mastermind Toys for their Tie On Some Goodness campaign this holiday season! Mastermind Toys recently opened in my city, and we couldn't love …
I Opened An Etsy Shop!

I Opened An Etsy Shop!

This is a project I've been working on for a few weeks and It's finally live! It's going to primarily be a printables shop, but since I'm still in the process of photographi…
DIY Christmas Eve Box!!!

DIY Christmas Eve Box!!!

When Mason was a baby I started the tradition of giving him a box full of different fun items on Christmas eve. The first year the box was an empty gift box, the second year it was a thicke…
50 Kind And Creative Elf On The Shelf Ideas

50 Kind And Creative Elf On The Shelf Ideas

Last year after much deliberation I decided to welcome an Elf On The Shelf into our home. His name is Griswold and you can read about my decision to "adopt" him  here . Since we…
DIY Toddler Ghost Costume!

DIY Toddler Ghost Costume!

Hi everyone! I just wanted to share this quick toddler ghost costume tutorial! This Halloween Mason wanted to be something "spooky" but nothing at the store interested him. I deci…
Surviving Black Friday- The Best Tips & Tricks To Make It Through The Day

Surviving Black Friday- The Best Tips & Tricks To Make It Through The Day

Let me just start by saying that I am really excited to be writing this post. A little known fact about me is that I am actually a Black Friday expert. I mean, I don't have a degree in…
My FIRST Tattoo!

My FIRST Tattoo!

Guys! This may be my favourite post yet in my "Treat Yourself" series! Why? Because this one is permanent! Two days ago, I got my FIRST tattoo!! Disclaimer: This tattoo was done a…
Quick And Easy Meals For Busy Moms!

Quick And Easy Meals For Busy Moms!

One of my biggest struggles as a working mom is making sure my family is fed nutritious, filling meals every night. I work at my day job until 5:45pm, and then I'm usually left scrambl…
DIY Fall Centerpiece

DIY Fall Centerpiece

Fall is finally upon us and I was so excited to see Fall decor popping up at my favourite stores. DIYing decor is one of my past times but something about making seasonal decor is extra sp…
Dear Friend Who Ghosted Me; I'm Happy and I Hope You Are Too

Dear Friend Who Ghosted Me; I'm Happy and I Hope You Are Too

I wanted to begin by saying that this post is outside the realm of what I usually write. It's not parenting, home or product related, but I think a lot of people can relate to this, an…
Nautical Boat Wedding In Shediac New Brunswick

Nautical Boat Wedding In Shediac New Brunswick

Today, September 3rd 2017 is our ONE year anniversary! I can't believe it's already been a year! I wanted to share some of my favourite wedding photos with you all! There are WAYYY …
Molar Pregnancy Update- Last Blood Draw, Due Date Feelings & My Life Now

Molar Pregnancy Update- Last Blood Draw, Due Date Feelings & My Life Now

I'm sitting in my bed right now, headphones in listening to some songs by Sleeping At Last and calming myself after a long day. I figured this was a good time to update you all on my m…
Treat Yourself Series #2- Professional Teeth Whitening At Home + GIVEAWAY!

Treat Yourself Series #2- Professional Teeth Whitening At Home + GIVEAWAY!

I'm so excited to be sharing this review with you! It's going up a bit later than anticipated, but this has been the busiest Summer, and I just haven't had time to post before …
20 Fun Places To Visit In New Brunswick This Fall!

20 Fun Places To Visit In New Brunswick This Fall!

My favorite time of year is upon us, friends. The air is crisp and cool, the leaves are changing color, and yes, it's FINALLY sweater weather. Ahhh Fall. I'm pretty lucky to live i…
Treat Yourself Series #1- Treat Yourself To Eyelash Extentions!

Treat Yourself Series #1- Treat Yourself To Eyelash Extentions!

I am SO excited about this review! If you've been considering eyelash extensions, but are on the fence, keep reading! Disclaimer: This service was done at no cost to me, however all opi…
Guest Post!- 5 Tips To A Better Return From Maternity Leave

Guest Post!- 5 Tips To A Better Return From Maternity Leave

The transition to and from maternity leave can be pretty tough. Whether you’re taking a full 12 (or even 18) months, or you’ve decided to cut it short, there’s a lot to consider when you’r…
Christmas In July!- How You Can Start Saving For Christmas Today!

Christmas In July!- How You Can Start Saving For Christmas Today!

Ohh the weather outside is sunny And I'm thinking of money Christmas will be here fast Save your cash, save your cash, save your cash. Do you guys feel like Christmas sneaks up on you ever…
Review: Canadian Made Co!

Review: Canadian Made Co!

Disclaimer: This product was sent to me for review, however all opinions and thoughts are my own.  I am really excited to be sharing my review of the City Of Canada sweater from Canadian Ma…
Summer Vacation Series #2- The Differences Between Childrens Floatation Devices

Summer Vacation Series #2- The Differences Between Childrens Floatation Devices

Every Summer, the stores start getting flooded with different types of water safety devices for kids. They've got life jackets, personal flotation devices (PFDs), puddle jumpers, infla…
Summer Vacation Series #1- The Super Summer Fun Basket!

Summer Vacation Series #1- The Super Summer Fun Basket!

Hi everyone, and welcome to the first post in my Summer vacation series! I hope you're all having a great Summer so far!
Last Minute Canada Day Activities To Do With Your Family

Last Minute Canada Day Activities To Do With Your Family

With Canada's 150th birthday just over a week away, I wanted to compile this list of fun and easy things to do with your family! I hope you all find some inspiration here and have a gr…
Being Present: How A Trip To The Moon Taught Me To Put My Cell Phone Away

Being Present: How A Trip To The Moon Taught Me To Put My Cell Phone Away

I was tucking my son into bed, as I always do last night. If I'm being completely honest, my mind was on all the things I had to do before bed. I'm a busy full time working mom, al…
Review!- Letter Board Company

Review!- Letter Board Company

I am SO excited to be sharing this review with you! I'm sure you've all seen letter boards popping up on social media. These vintage inspired boards are helping us speak our minds …
How To Survive Your 10 Year High School Reunion

How To Survive Your 10 Year High School Reunion

Well guys, the time has come. One day you're 17, walking through the halls of your high school with your "bffs", and then you blink and you're 27- maybe married with kids,…
Sunscreen Do's and Don'ts for Today's Parent

Sunscreen Do's and Don'ts for Today's Parent

I think we can all agree that Summer weather is officially here! Mom groups on social media are being bombarded with questions like: What are the best all natural sunscreens? What sunscreen …
Easy Summer Car Organization Tips

Easy Summer Car Organization Tips

Summer is right around the corner! If you're anything like I used to be, your vehicle might be a hot mess, and will only get worse with summer activities, road trips, beach days, etc. …
5 Signs That You Need A Major Life Change

5 Signs That You Need A Major Life Change

Sometimes the winds of change are a gentle breeze, whispering ideas, and softly coaxing us towards something new. Other times they're a full blown tornado, sweeping us instantly into a…
5 Ways I'm A Super Safety Mom (And Proud Of It)

5 Ways I'm A Super Safety Mom (And Proud Of It)

* This post contains an affiliate link and if you purchase a product from the link I may receive compensation.  It's been a little over 3 years now that I've been annoying people wit…
5 Ways Comparing Myself to Other Mothers Has Made me a Better Mom

5 Ways Comparing Myself to Other Mothers Has Made me a Better Mom

Is comparison the thief of joy? Maybe, but only if you let it be. I think comparison is a healthy tool we can use to improve ourselves. We constantly see posts about not comparing ourselve…
Ca-Pier Young Skin Care Review!

Ca-Pier Young Skin Care Review!

I'm really excited today to be sharing my review of the Ca-Pier Young Skin Care line! It's a line of all natural skin care products, created by Kathy Carniero.  I was sent these pro…
Ice Cream & Open Houses

Ice Cream & Open Houses

Growing up in a small town means you need to make your own fun. Teenagers party in fields, or drive around aimlessly looking for something to do. Mothers take their kids to swimming holes …
Mabel's Labels Review!

Mabel's Labels Review!

Is anyone else sick of losing their child's belongings? I know I am. My son goes to preschool, and although the teachers there are amazing and 99% of the time don't lose his things…
My Review of The Maritime Basket!

My Review of The Maritime Basket!

I'm really excited today to be sharing my review of the beautiful Maritime Basket by Sewcialite on Etsy. Let me start off by saying that the owner of this shop is an absolute dream to …
My Molar Pregnancy Experience

My Molar Pregnancy Experience

Hi everyone. I promised this post as soon as I got my pathology results back, so here we go. On January 2nd 2017, after testing for a few days and showing symptoms, I got a positive pregna…
Parenting in Joyful Chaos- Raising Two Under Two- Book Review and Giveaway!

Parenting in Joyful Chaos- Raising Two Under Two- Book Review and Giveaway!

Last night I had the pleasure of reading the e-book Parenting in Joyful Chaos- Raising Two Under Two by Stacy Taylor. Stacy describes her journey of pregnancy and parenting in a raw and hon…
Why Having a Small Birthday Party for your Toddler is the Best!

Why Having a Small Birthday Party for your Toddler is the Best!

I'm a self diagnosed Pinterest addict, like many of you are, and I often stumble upon children's birthday party ideas that Martha Stewart herself would repin. It seems that plannin…
How to Teach Toddlers About Gun Safety

How to Teach Toddlers About Gun Safety

A couple of months ago when my almost 3 year old took a sweet potato out of the cupboard and pretended to shoot me with it, I was appalled. "What does this mean!?" I wondered. Wh…
DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

DIY Yarn Wall Hanging

Hi everyone! I've got another DIY for you today, and I'm really excited about it! I've been trying to figure out something to  hang in our upstairs stairwell, and nothing has be…
DIY Farmers Market Sign

DIY Farmers Market Sign

Hi everyone! I just wanted to make a quick post about this really simple DIY I just did. I've been wanting a sign like this to hang in our dining room, and ended up making it using thin…
Favourite Dollar Store Finds- March 2017

Favourite Dollar Store Finds- March 2017

As you may be able to tell from previous  posts, I love a good deal. Lately I've really been into minimalist/Scandinavian design, which includes a lot of neutral colours, and clean line…