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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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Our wedding day

I’m so excited to be writing this! On October 27th 2018, I married my best friend. We met in 2013, had our first child in 2017, bought a house, we’re expecting our second child and we just got married! It’s been a crazy 5.5 years and I’d do it all over again, in a heartbeat! We got engaged only a month before we had our wedding! Crazy isn’t it. I knew right away who I wanted as my witness and […]

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Gender announcement: 21 weeks

Hey everyone! I made a poll on my Instagram yesterday asking what gender you think our second baby will be, 77% said girl and 23% said boy. Today, I had a friend take some awesome photos of our gender announcement. Take a look at her Instagram and Facebook accounts for some cool photography! Our second sweet baby will be a…… GIRL! We’re so excited to be bringing a little girl into our lives in Feb/March! I’ve always dreamed of having […]

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Thanksgiving 2018

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Here in Canada we celebrate our Thanksgiving in October, although our American neighbours celebrate in November.  This year, we are having our family over at our house (on Sunday) and we’re all cooking yummy food together and spending the day listening to fun music & doing a puzzle! (Didn’t last long with Ben trying to eat all of the pieces!) Instead of just one person making every.single.dish, we each do a dish or two. It’s nice to […]

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