Happy Valentines; raspberry sugar cookies

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Sugar cookies are my absolute favourite cookie to make for all sorts of holidays! Last year I made some Easter egg cookies with gorgeous pastel coloured icing. This year I wanted to make some cute heart cookies, with Bens help of course, to celebrate Valentine’s Day! This cookie recipe is the same as the one I made last year but with a different, more fun icing recipe! Cookie recipe: 350 degrees • 7-10 minutes 1 cup […]

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Prepping for baby #2; Frozen meal prep

When I found out we were expecting another baby, I almost immediately started planning. I had begun thinking about how we would set up the baby room (B and the baby would be sharing one room for a while) I was thinking about how my schedule would be and how I would be able to juggle a toddler, a newborn and making dinner/cleaning our home. I had been browsing Pinterest and came across a mom that had prepared many different […]

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Hospital bag checklists

2 years ago when I had my first son, I hadn’t really packed a hospital bag by the time we had gotten to the hospital. This time, I packed our bags at 34 weeks, just incase. The things I added to my hospital bag were things I wish I had brought to the hospital with my first child but didn’t as well as things I had with me. Having a bag ready is something a lot of mothers-to-be do before heading […]

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Pretty in pink; baby shower

This past weekend I had a baby shower for me and my soon to be born baby girl! I love planning events and organizing details, picking decor and figuring out a menu etc.. Back in 2017, I had my sons baby shower planned for when I was 36 weeks but we ended up meeting him at 35 weeks! We had pushed the shower date until his actual due date, that way we had some time to spend with him and […]

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Ringing in the New Year; Goals I want to achieve

Happy January everyone! Every year we hear “New Year, new me” when it comes close to the end of December. I also try to make resolutions for the new year to come, but I can never truly stick to it and to my resolutions. This year, I wanted to make a post of the goals I hope to achieve throughout the year, with no real timeline. 1. Reduce the amount of waste in our household  Why: Over the last year, I’ve […]

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Christmas dinner party how to

Happy December everyone! I love when it gets close to the holidays, all the stores are putting out Christmas decorations, people are singing Christmas carols and maybe even the first snowfall! Last year I hosted a Christmas dinner party for a few friends! I had cooked a turkey and asked my guests to bring a dish to share! We started the evening off by having some yummy appies and then dinner, followed by more snacks. I had made up some […]

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Salt dough ornament

Looking for a cute homemade ornament to hang on the tree? This year I made some small salt dough ornaments with Bens help! 3 ingredients: 1 cup salt 1 cup flour 1/2 cup water Preheat oven to 200 degrees Add all into a small bowl, mix and knead until the dough is smooth, not grainy. If the dough is too sticky, add a tiny bit more flour and if it is too crumbly, add water! Roll out dough onto a […]

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Holiday comfort food

Hello December! Now that the chilly weather is setting in, it makes staying inside all the more appealing! I love cooking up warm winter foods during the holidays, it brings a level of comfiness to the home. I usually whip up a yummy veggie soup and that’s actually how this recipe started out. I ended up taking a turn and making a chicken veggie curry that’s so delicious even my toddler ate some. I’m also sharing a yummy after dinner […]

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Holiday Activity Advent Calendar

I love the holidays! This year I decided to do an activity advent calendar! I believe that creating memories with our families is so so important! As you’re probably aware, advent calendars usually are filled with chocolates or toys that you start on December 1st up until the 25th, Christmas! Ben is a little small to fully understand Christmas and he doesn’t need any more toys so I created something for the holidays that will bring the family together to […]

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What to do in Ucluelet/Tofino BC

Hello everyone! Living on the west coast is awesome and I love taking the opportunity to see more amazing places! When I was younger, me and my family would take a yearly trip for a couple of nights to Tofino. I loved spending time with my family away from home. Now that I have my own little family, I want to be able to show our kids some fun places I went as a child as well as so much […]

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