One Pot Pasta

Being Italian I am always a little sceptical of Internet pasta recipes. Growing up on a healthy diet of pasta and tomato sauce, I’ve been spoiled with delicious homemade sauce since before I could even speak the words to describe it, I am pretty picky when it comes to pasta.  So, when a friend suggested … More One Pot Pasta

Crispy Nut Crunch Banana Bread with Roasted Nuts from Royal Nuts

We are pretty big banana bread fans over here, in fact, I could honestly say it’s a staple in our house. There are always a few frozen bananas in our freezer just waiting to be baked into bread and that way whenever I have company coming with nothing to make or somewhere to go with … More Crispy Nut Crunch Banana Bread with Roasted Nuts from Royal Nuts

Motherhood Made Me My Best Self and I Can do This! Getting Mentally Prepared for Baby Number Three

“Are you ready?” a friend recently asked me. “Well… we don’t have the nursery set up yet and… “ I responded, assuming she meant physically, is our house ready for a third baby? But that’s not what she was getting at, at all. “No, are you ready?” she quickly replied, pointing at her head. This … More Motherhood Made Me My Best Self and I Can do This! Getting Mentally Prepared for Baby Number Three

Saturday Snacks: Three Farmers Roasted Chickpeas

Me (at least three times before anyone moves): “Ok everybody let’s get our shoes on, time to go!” Our Three-Year-Old: “But I’m hungry mama!” Our Toddler (throwing a mini tantrum): “Snack, snack, snack … no shoes!” I’m not sure how many times I say this before we actually get out the door and while I’m … More Saturday Snacks: Three Farmers Roasted Chickpeas

Hand-me-Downs and Caring for Our Kids’ Clothes with Downy Fabric Conditioner

Ok so laundry is not exactly my favourite thing in the world, to be honest I think it may be my least favourite house-hold chore, but it always needs to be done especially with two littles ones and using products that smell amazing, keep our clothes and linens fresh while helping to protect clothes wash-after-wash … More Hand-me-Downs and Caring for Our Kids’ Clothes with Downy Fabric Conditioner

I’m Not Big, I’m Having a Baby: Five ways to Love your Body While You’re Expecting and This Spring’s Bump to Baby Show

Strangers : How far along are you? My Response: 22 weeks. Strangers (gasping): Oh wow! You’re really big already! My thoughts (smiling on the outside): please don’t call me big, I’m carrying a baby …and  just a few  other choice words I would like to say but will keep smiling and laughing because what the … More I’m Not Big, I’m Having a Baby: Five ways to Love your Body While You’re Expecting and This Spring’s Bump to Baby Show

Why We aren’t Finding out the Gender of Our Baby: And a Few of my Favourite Spring/ Summer Maternity Pieces from Pink Blush Maternity

 “Are you hoping for a girl this time?” … “ It’s probably a boy, you’re going to be a boy mom for sure.” On the way home from our most recent ultrasound, the one where you can figure out the gender of your baby, I asked my husband if he thought we were weird for … More Why We aren’t Finding out the Gender of Our Baby: And a Few of my Favourite Spring/ Summer Maternity Pieces from Pink Blush Maternity