Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Mom Must-Haves: the One Stop Gift Guide for Her



It's almost that time of year again and if your family's anything like mine, they might benefit from just a few detailed lists hints in the gift department...

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

Skincare & Senegence - More than Just Lipsense




This is not a sponsored post and I don't sell Senegence or Lipsense. This is 100% my personal experience with Senegence products.

Ashley at Perfect Pout on the Prairies  is an awesome provider of Senegence products so check her out if you're looking for some 
(No, it's not an affiliate link. She's just awesome). 

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Getting Hygge With It



I know, I know, HYGGE is soooo 2016 (and it *might* not be pronounced like that), but I just started sleeping through the night again recently so excuse me while I catch up.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Being a working mom is awesome, but not today

Ever have one of those days where you should have just gone back to bed?




Today was that day. 

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Big and Little Coloring Devotional

Photo via Facebook


When I first had kids, I had a beautiful vision of reading to my girls from a devotional every breakfast while they listened attentively and ate everything I served them. Fast forward to a two-year-old and a four-year-old and this has yet to happen... either part really. 

Saturday, 30 September 2017

Lashing Out - a low-maintenance mom's review of magnetic lashes

Oh hi guys! It's only been about forty-seven years since my last post, so let's start things off with some close-ups of my face with no make-up on... every 34-year-old mom's dream.

This is unfortunately NOT my face.

Saturday, 22 April 2017

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

What's Your Anything?



After Christmas, I joined a women's bible study group here in Winnipeg. I was pretty hesitant to do so because... well...

More Than Enough - An Easter Vow



Every spring I go on a LESS kick. Let's purge the toys, the clothes, the unhealthy snacks. Throw it all away! Love life! Goodbye things! Adios weight of physical possessions!

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Don't Get it Twisted



I took a social media break lately. It was good, it was quiet, it was a little bit lonely (read about it here). To sum up the experience, I ended up romanticizing the break into a "stop scrolling and start living" message.  

Saturday, 25 March 2017

Life Outside the Little Squares


Recently I temporarily disabled my social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram. I love keeping up with friends and family and venting posting about the girls' daily antics but I'm probably not the first mom to say I've been reaching for my phone to get through my week. 

Sunday, 12 March 2017

10 Times Being a Mom Was Exactly Like Being a Blogger

This post was originally published on Living For Naptime

In life, we women wear a lot of hats. They may range from motorcycle helmet to derby chapeau but the gang bandana we put on when our first child is born is like a pass into a whole new hood... the motherhood.  We members recognize each other in the library, start conversations in grocery store lines and throw animal crackers in the direction of our fellow sisters before they lose their lids dealing with often hangry offspring.


Hunger Games Katniss Salute -  WHEN I SEE ANOTHER PARENT WITH THEIR SCREAMING TODDLER IN THE STORE


Top Ten Signs You're a Girl Mom

A version of this post was originally published on Her View From Home.


Almost four years ago when I birthed my first child, Emily, I made a decision: My daughter would choose her own path. 

Saturday, 11 March 2017

4 Easy Ways to Spice up Your Mom Bun in Under a Minute



And no, I'm not talking about hamburgers. Or hot dogs. Now I'm hungry.

Thursday, 9 March 2017

A Mom Certified Review of HelloFresh Canada



Have you ever heard of the meal subscription boxes that deliver to your door? I'm pretty sure I had a dream involving fresh meals arriving at my home and then also, that I lived on a beach. 

Monday, 6 March 2017

My West Coast Trail Experience aka What Adventures are Really Like as a Mom


Me, looking for cell service (photo by The Lost Girl's Guide to Finding the World)
We all see them--- on Instagram, at Starbucks, at the hairdresser. Those uberfit cool moms who still do amazing things. We see them and we think HOW THE HECK ARE YOU BENCHPRESSING MINIVANS when I can't even get my kids into the car?


Sunday, 19 February 2017

Monday, 13 February 2017

Sunday, 22 January 2017

Top 5 Winter Must-Haves for Baby and Toddler


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Last week on Mom Tip Monday, we talked about a few outings of the indoor variety to help keep everyone from going batty inside the house on those rainy or super cold and snowy days, but the rest of the time (if your household is anything like mine) getting outside improves all of life approximately 110%.
 

Sunday, 15 January 2017

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