5 Easy Meals for Busy Moms

5 Easy Meals For Busy Moms

Mains, Recipes

People sometimes think that being a stay-at-home mom means my hubby comes home to a gourmet meal every night. This is definitely not the case. Between entertaining a little one, running errands, trying to keep the house somewhat in…

Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Baking, Cookies, Cookies, Recipes

There is something so comforting about oatmeal raisin cookies.  They have the comfort of a big bowl of oatmeal but the sweetness of a cookie.  They are one of our favourites.  They even find their way onto my pre-baby to-do…

Second Trimester Update

Baby #2: A Second Trimester Update

Motherhood, Pregnancy

That’s a wrap on my second trimester.  I officially entered my 3rd and final trimester on Friday and I’m so excited to be getting that much closer to meeting our little girl!  The weather should start warming up soon,…

A Baby Sprinkle Party: what it is and how to throw one!

A Sprinkle Party: What is it and How to Throw One!

Events, Pregnancy

Have you heard about sprinkle parties? They are the newest thing in baby celebrations. It’s basically a baby shower for second, third, fourth (and so on) pregnancies.  They get their name because the parents already have most of what…

Sprinkle Party Diaper Shower

Surprise! A Sprinkle Diaper Party

Showers, Special Events

A few weeks ago, I hosted a surprise diaper shower for my brother and sister-in-law.  Travis and Amanda (yes her name is also Amanda, and yes, that gets a little confusing having 2 pregnant Amandas) are expecting their second…

Jam Pot Cookies

Raspberry Jam Pot Cookies

Baking, Cookies

This is one recipe that brings me right home.  My mom used to make these and they were my dad’s absolute favourite. A huge batch is would only last a day or two in our house.  It was a staple at…

Engagement gift basket

Engagement Gift Basket: Perfect Gift for Bride-to-Be

Events, Love

Back in November, my little sister got engaged!  We are thrilled to welcome Braden into the family and for Serena to start this new chapter in her life.  And of course, the wedding!  But I’m jumping ahead.  First, there…

Chicken Bacon Mac N' Cheese

Chicken Bacon Mac n’ Cheese

Mains, Recipes

Growing up, there was nothing quite like waking up to find out that it was a snow day!  The extra few inches of snow and bitter cold meant that we would get to stay home, while my parents went…