Hawaii – WE MADE IT!

The day has finally come…HAWAII!!!! We have been looking forward to this trip for so many months. I can’t believe we’re finally here. Nathan’s mom, Jenn, is a very successful mortgage advisor for CIBC in Fort McMurray. She manages to help people buy homes even when the economy is weak and the mortgage qualifying rates…

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Snapshot In Time

Photos have always been super important to me. I love to look back at past memories and feel like I can “relive” them through pictures. My mom is so talented and crafty, and she put together 5-6 FULL handmade albums for me as I was growing up. Including pictures and details about past events. I…

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Packing Tips 101

We are going to Hawaii in January for just over 3 weeks. Nathan’s parents generously gifted the whole family a warm destination for Christmas this year. We cannot wait! The original vacation with the fam is actually only 10 days, but we opted to fly to another island and stay an extra 2 weeks. 10…

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Real Life

What are some things that you would consider “so you?” Some of mine would include: going out to the movie theatre, laughing, playing games, hanging out with good friends, enjoying quality time with my husband, being a mama, flower obsessed, teeth crazy, baking/cooking, self-care enthusiast, Netflix & chill….the list goes on. But those are the…

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Baby Talk

I find it funny how I was so opinionated before I had a baby. “My baby will never have a gross runny nose, I’ll always wipe it.” “I would never lick my fingers after getting baby food on them.” “I will only change my baby’s diaper on the change table.” ….the list goes on and…

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You can call me Naive

The best parenting advice always comes from people with no kids…”just let them cry”, “a little taste of food won’t hurt them”, “just give medicine to teething babies and they’ll stop fussing”, “you’ll never sleep again, get used to it.” Because they’re trained & know best, right??? Unfortunately, I fell into this category before Drake…

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