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July 2016

newborn photo shoot

Alexie’s Arrival: a Birth Story

Motherhood, Pregnancy

Today is Alexie first birthday!  I am so excited to be able to celebrate this milestone in her life.  I have been truly blessed with an incredible baby girl.  In honour of her birthday, I thought I’d share with…

Over the threshold

Our Story Part 3 – A Church and a Cave

Love

We were married almost a year to the day after we were engaged.  It was a beautiful day, if only a little rainy. The days leading up to our wedding were busy.  We had decorated the church, made, filled…

Chicken with Peaches

Peach Chicken

Mains, Recipes

The best produce is out right now!  It’s one of the great things about summer.  It’s so easy to get your fruits and veggies since everything is fresh, delicious and much cheaper.  I’m all about the fresh fruit at this…

Engagement Picture in the winter

Our Story Part 2 – An Underwater Surprise

Love

One October evening, I went on a date with a guy I’ve known about almost my entire life.  We talked the night away and had a great time.  I think even then I might have known he was the…

Summer Bucket List

Our Family’s Summer Fun List

Family, kids, Motherhood

Every year, when school lets out, I make a list.  A list of all the fun things we want to do during the summer break.  Since my husband teaches at a performing arts high school, September to June are…

cookies and cream cake

Cookies n’ Cream Cake

Baking, Cakes

One of my sister’s best friends is getting married!  Emily is like a little sister to me and when I was asked to make a cake for her bridal shower, I jumped at the chance.  My sister is co-maid of…