How to Make Cedar Door Swag

Have you heard that people who decorate early for the holidays are happier? Well thats apparently what the "experts" say, so I'm running with it! It's one month until Christmas and our house is decorated, we've started our holiday baking and food prep and of course...

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Simple Self Care: How Do You Take Care of Yourself?

As mothers we pour all our energy into caring for other people, but what about ourselves? I can remember the moment clearly, my daughter was about 6 months old, my husband had been working out of town (26 day shift) and I felt like there was nothing left of me. Can...

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A Butterfly Birthday Party

My daughter LOVES birthday parties. She has been planning her October birthday party since last December (yes, nearly a whole year) and I still CANNOT believe that she never changed the theme, not even once! It's been a butterfly birthday party in the making for...

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8 Resources for Coping with Miscarriage

Some things aren't easy to talk about, at least for me. My miscarriages is one of those things. If there was one word to describe how I feel about talking about miscarriage it would be, awkward. I don't know why, but it seems like when you bring it up in conversation...

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Handmade Halloween Guide: Small Shops Canada

You know I love supporting other handmade shops, so I thought I'd share some super fun handmade halloween ideas with you! All the shops I'm sharing today are Canadian too because let's be honest, exchange and duty sucks. Plus it feels good to support the people living...

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How to Help in Tough Times

For the past few weeks I've just been hoping for cooler temperatures and rain. We've basically been waiting for summer to be over. It's terrible really. Winter was so long, we were all waiting for the snow to stop and temperatures to rise. Before too long it was so...

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How to Survive Canoeing with your Spouse

One of the things on our bucket list this summer was to canoe Lake Kathlyn. It's so beautiful, minutes from our house and a family friend offered to lend us their canoe! Although it was on our bucket list, I had ZERO intentions of actually blogging about it. When our...

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PSA: Stop Asking These 3 Questions

Ever been asked a personal or awkward question? Probably...and I'm sure you've asked someone a question you shouldn't have. I know I have. In fact, I have asked one of the 3 questions on my list and felt totally embarrassed. I still feel bad about it. We all have...

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Essential Oil Bug Spray Recipe: Does It Really Work?

Have you ever tried any natural bug spray? Did it work for you? I've spent a lot of time surrounded by those pesky mosquitoes and black flies and as annoying as they are, I would rather not have to wear DEET if there is a better alternative. Problem is, how do you...

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5 Ways To Unplug So You Can Recharge Yourself

Do you ever completely unplug? We don't think twice about re-charging our electronics, but what about us? We need to re-charge ourselves too. Although being connected through the internet has opened my world and allowed me to have a home based business, I think we all...

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Exploring Prince Rupert With Kids

When we were planning our weekend getaway to Prince Rupert, I heard there were no beaches or any kid friendly places to explore along the ocean. Although this is mostly true, if you aren't scared of venturing off the beaten path a bit, then you'll be sure to find some...

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DIY Baby Doll Carrier

To say my 3.5 year old is obsessed with her dolls is an understatement! She is so in love her all her babies (dolls and stuffed animals) and pretends to be their mommy all day every day. This includes bringing them with her wherever she goes. We have comprimised and...

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