How to Build a Kid’s Desk in a Weekend

How to Build a Kid’s Desk in a Weekend

If you have older children and a baby you know the struggle of trying to keep all the tiny things away from the baby! In an effort to make this a little more fun for our oldest, I decided (last minute) to build her a desk in her room! The plan being that ALL the tiny...

DIY Tips for Installing a Carpet Runner on Stairs

DIY Tips for Installing a Carpet Runner on Stairs

Well friends, I did it! If you've been following along my Instagram stories, you'll know I spent HOURS and weeks working on renovating our staircase. It was a lot of trial and error, but I persevered ! as I am a do-er and need to see how things will work out as they...

Baby Carriers: An Honest Review

Baby Carriers: An Honest Review

Baby wearing has been a life saver for me! Although it's not an everyday thing for my 6.5 month old now, I wore him most days as a newborn and the times I do wear him, it's VERY helpful! There are many benefits to baby wearing, which I'll leave to the experts to...

Where Do I Buy Fabric?

Where Do I Buy Fabric?

Believe it or not, I often get asked where I buy my fabric and what patterns I use for sewing. As flattered as I am, I've spent countless hours searching for fabric, testing different stores, some great, some not so great, trying to sources the best fabric for my...

Leo’s Birth Story

Leo’s Birth Story

I didn't intend on sharing Leo's birth story, but so many of you kept asking, so here we go... Before I get into the nitty gritty, I want you to know that if you're struggling with infertility, miscarriage or making a family in the way you always dreamed about, I am...

Our DIY Nursery Renovation

Our DIY Nursery Renovation

You have no idea how good it feels to have this room done! It has literally been a work in progress since early 2019 and on my mind since the day we moved into our house!  One of the reasons we bought this house was because it had three bedrooms upstairs. Actually, it...

My Top Tips for Tie Dying

My Top Tips for Tie Dying

We've officially joined the hottest trent of 2020 - tie dye! If you've already lived through a tie dye era you're probably laughing or maybe rolling your eyes, but hey, we're loving it. Not to mention tie dye 2020 is a little more trendy then that bright in your face...

Maternity Photos – June 2020

Maternity Photos – June 2020

As I was writing the title for this blog post, I wrote, "Maternity Photos - Baby #2" and I thought to myself, but this isn't #2. We have a few (5 actually) angel babies up there. Although they weren't meant for this Earth and have another purpose, they were still...

Refreshing Rhubarb Slush Recipe

Refreshing Rhubarb Slush Recipe

It's that time of year again! RHUBARB SEASON! Looking for some different recipes to try? We made rhubarb slush today and it was amazing so I figured we'd better share for you to enjoy too!  When it comes to recipes, I'm more of a wing it kinda gal, so this is a...

Pregnancy Update – 20 Weeks

Pregnancy Update – 20 Weeks

I'm just past 20 weeks and I'm happy to share that things are BETTER! The nausea, the anxiety and the fatigue has all gotten better! And please don't say, oh just wait until next month or the month after... don't you hate it when people say things like that? I am...

Doll House Renovation

Doll House Renovation

Do you have any childhood toys that your kids now play with? I have quite a few, some homemade (mostly wood things) and some bought, like ALL my barbies! My parents built this log doll house for my when I was 7 and it's a beauty! Yes, all those logs were peeled by...

How I Survived the First Trimester: Pregnancy After Loss

How I Survived the First Trimester: Pregnancy After Loss

I wish I was writing this to tell you the big secret on how to avoid anxiety in the first trimester. I wish there was something magical to make all your worry and fear disappear, but the truth is, there is no secret. There is nothing magical. Pregnancy after loss is...

Our Master Bedroom Renovation

Our Master Bedroom Renovation

Another room, another renovation done! Only took, well I'm embarrassed to admit how long this room took us, BUT it's done and that's what matters now 🙂 We did have some help from my parents with this room as I started it while my husband was away and could only get...

DIY Pom Pom Garland

DIY Pom Pom Garland

Ever see something in the store and think, I can make that. If you're a maker like me then you're brain is programmed this way! Sometimes it turns out great, sometimes not so great and sometimes I spend A LOT more money making it myself when I really should have just...

A Very Magical Unicorn Party

A Very Magical Unicorn Party

We did it! Another birthday party for the books and I have to say, this was the best one yet! I LOVE birthday parties, the planning, the decorating, all the things, except all the stress, haha. For real though. This was the first party where there were no freak outs...

The Best Salsa Recipe – For Canning

The Best Salsa Recipe – For Canning

You guys keep asking for my salsa recipe, so here it is! I got it from an older gentleman that I worked with years ago and it seriously is the best salsa recipe! Well, at least it is in my opinion 🙂 This is a cooked salsa recipe for canning. We eat it all winter long...

Be Prepared & Pack a First Aid Kit

Be Prepared & Pack a First Aid Kit

Have you ever been adventuring with your kids and they hurt themselves? OR maybe it was you! If not, then count yourself lucky, but don't think it will never happen. Fact is, you never know when or where someone will get hurt, so why not be prepared? It's SO easy to...