Thursday, 31 March 2016

Baby Gabby Update and Freckle Baby News

I can't even believe that my little Gabby girl is already eight months old. Even though I don't have a weekly progress photo for this little munchkin due to second child syndrome, I have kept her pretty well documented so far (see Instagram for proof...). 

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Let’s Agree to Disagree {Mom Wars}

Hooray! It's another round of Mombies Unite! Christina's bringing the giggles and the truth as she states her case for a truce (or at least an entente) between mamas everywhere. Moms, raise your peace flags high and cheer for this message of community and support!

Style Perspectives - Flower Power!

Last week on Style Perspectives, we were talking patterns and I had so much fun over on The Blended Blog! 

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Monday, 28 March 2016

Fitness for Free - A Stay at Home Mom's 5 Favourite Workout Resources

Fitness for free. As a working stay at home mom, it's hard to find time to exercise. I've found 5 awesome free resources that make it so much easier to workout from home. Check it out at

Today on Mombies Unite, Michelle's sharing how and why she stays fit at home. I know I struggle with this one and I'll take all the motivation she can give!

Sunday, 27 March 2016

Strolling in Style - Valco Baby's Back in Canada!

"Sooo... what kind of stroller do you have?" 

This (as we all know) is a pick-up line for moms.

Saskatoon, SK

Friday, 25 March 2016

Parenting Bravely in a Frightening World

I don't know if worrying or being afraid compounds as we get older but I do know that fear is a side effect of birthing children. In fact, I wrote a whole post about it here before we headed off to Kenya with our 7-month-old. Today on Mombies Unite, Emily calls parenting "a constant exercise in bravery" and because her writing is exact and real and true, I'm not going to say one more word so that you can get right to hers.

Introducing HandMade Oh Baby

So I have been getting pretty excited about something lately and I can't keep my mouth shut so it's time to share the news with you!

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Raising A Pint-Sized Princess

It's Thursday and to make this Friday Eve a million times better, today Deena from Shoes to Shiraz is reflecting on her journey raising a truly LITTLE lady. She shares what it's been teaching her and some encouragement for YOU today. I love everything about this gorgeous gal and I think you will too. 

Styling a Patterned Blouse & My Weekly Wear it All Round-Up

Hellooo spring and hello stylish ladies! Are you ready to get your style on? 

Monday, 21 March 2016

One Of Those Work From Home Moms

Today on Mombies Unite, MaLyn shares some real talk about the struggle between balancing motherhood, self identity and non-mom goals. Her upbeat confidence is a great reminder to keep your own dreams afloat and not waste a second comparing yourself to other mamas. Stay in your lane and keeping swimming!

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Top 10 Signs You May Be a Mombie

If you're reading Mombies Unite, there's a fair chance that you may already self-identify as a mombie, but are you REALLY sure what that entails? Thankfully, today's post from Andrea at For the Love of Honey lays it out for us. Here are ten hilarious (and true) signs you may be a mombie. I'm hoping Andrea will publish a Mombie Handbook soon, but I can live with these helpful guidelines until then.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Style Perspectives - Spring Styling White Pants

Oh my goodness, you guys. How much fun was last week's Shades of Pink challenge? I loved checking out all the ladies in the link-up, Lisa's pops of colour and following all the Instagram fun. Here are the last week's looks from the ladies of the Blended Blog:

I may want to move to California and steal Sarah's gorgeous skirt. Both of these seem like doable life goals.

Sunday, 13 March 2016

What Will Draw Them Home? Creating a Place of Warmth, Mercy, Grace & Safety for All Who Enter Your Door

Today's post from Vanessa is a beautiful glimpse into her vision of what is truly essential for creating a nurturing and vibrant home for her kids. Vanessa's story also serves as a reminder that you should never say never!

Friday, 11 March 2016

When I Say You're Beautiful - What I Want My Daughters to Know

I've had so much fun lately talking about clothes and accessories, trends and patterns both on Fashion Fridays and on the Wednesday link-up with The Blended Blog. I think style IS fun. I feel that we humans (and especially we women) are made to express something in all we do, say, and put forward. And it's fun. And it's silly. And we can laugh while we do it.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Thinking Big When You're Feeling Small

Do you ever feel like you're unseen? I don't just mean by grandparents on Facetime (Show me the children!). I mean in your day-to-day life.

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Shades of Pink: Brighten up Your Neutrals with Blush

It's Wednesday which means it's time for Style Perspectives!

Last week was a blast with tons of stylish ladies linking up their outer layers. Here are the ladies of the Blended Blog in their take on an outer layer. I'm a little jealous of Sarah in California right now. Just sayin'. 

Sunday, 6 March 2016

Oh Perfect Mother Where Art Thou?


Today on Mombies Unite, Melanie offers an honest and straight-up look at the expectations of motherhood vs. the everyday reality. She had me cracking up, nodding along and making myself a note to channel Lady Gaga the next time I discover myself poop-smeared in public

Friday, 4 March 2016

Wear It All - Week Four

Wait. It IS March, isn't it? 

Spoiler alert: Low fashion, high baby poop post.

Feel free to abandon ship now if you need to. 

Also, I think this is the kind of post that results in a decrease in the mailing list. 

No judgment. 

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Hello. Can You Hear Me? 5 Surefire Tricks to Get Your Words Published Outside of Your Blog

Hi bloggy babes!  I assume if you're reading this post, you're a bloggy babe or a soon-to-be bloggy babe.

Style Perspectives - Wrapping Up in Transitional Layers

Today is the first Wednesday link-up of Style Perspectives and I am so excited to see how everyone puts together their outdoor looks.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Planning a Playdate During Flu Season in 5 Easy Steps

They say 2016 was the year of the monkey, but this bright and shiny new year, the only beast that's come to visit this year is LA GRIPPE. 

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