Shopping Simplified: Our Day at Erin Mills Town Centre

Ok so the secret’s out, motherhood is messy! You can’t really perfect it and trying to will only make you crazy, so instead I’ve tried to find ways to make mom-life a little easier and not feel guilty about it. Thank goodness the world and shopping malls are on board with this trend. Mommy life … More Shopping Simplified: Our Day at Erin Mills Town Centre

I Hope you Fly: Let’s Talk Motherhood & Raising Confident Children

“Mama I feed the ducks?” I looked at my toddler, two and ready to take on the world, and said “um … yes baby you can.” As we walked over to the water and looked over at the lake there was a small part of me that said, go back this is way too scary … More I Hope you Fly: Let’s Talk Motherhood & Raising Confident Children

The Best Mother’s Day Gift I Could Ask for: An Afternoon with our Little Artists

“ All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once [s]he grows up.” — Pablo Picasso Once or twice a week my little ones and I attend programs at our local community centre. And one day, just before Christmas, when we were trying to figure out what to buy our son … More The Best Mother’s Day Gift I Could Ask for: An Afternoon with our Little Artists

Daddy’s Pancakes

Weekends are the best, and weekends that include homemade pancakes are kind of amazing! Some Sundays over here include seriously awesome homemade pancakes. I can say that they are awesome because my husband, Scott, makes them, not me. A few weeks ago his pancake game was seriously on point, like they reached a whole new … More Daddy’s Pancakes

Where I Want to Be

I love new beginnings like New Year’s Day, or the start of a new school year, there is something so fresh and clean about a ‘new start’ and there is often so much optimism that comes along with it. As a writer, the future is a place that I visit often because you can create … More Where I Want to Be

Shortbread for Santa

Christmas baking has been something that I’ve been doing for a while now. Before kids, and even before I was married, my mother-in-law would have me over for a traditional Christmas baking session at her place (I was, and still am, excited to be a part of this big group and learned so much from … More Shortbread for Santa