I can't believe Christmas has come and gone already. The seasons are flying by so fast. I remember people telling me that once you have kids, the months pass so quickly. This is so true. I love this quote I've heard about trying to enjoy the little moments amongst the chaos of raising your children, … Continue reading It Feels Good to do Good
THE Chocolate Chip Cookie. A classic!
In our ward here in Fort McMurray, I serve with the youth. Specifically, I'm in the Young Women's Presidency, over the Mia Maid class (14-15 year old girls). I freaking adore them. There are about 15-18 girls on my roster, but 10 that come weekly. When I first got this calling, I was so scared. … Continue reading Moving On
Marrying Nathan 4 years ago also meant adopting this recipe into my pink recipe binder. This is his absolute favourite cookie ever (are we sensing a common theme??) Super simple No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons. When I made these for the first time, my mother in law, Jenn, asked me how they tasted & they were only … Continue reading No-Bake Chocolate Macaroons
My favourite cookie is this peanut butter cookie. It is the perfect amount of peanut butter & chocolatey goodness. When I was 17 & Nathan was 21, he had to get emergency surgery to get his gall bladder removed. I went to visit him in the hospital to play cards to help him pass time. … Continue reading Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies
Christmas Cookie Countdown!
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 … Continue reading Packing Tips 101
We're finally back from Palm Springs! The weather was mid-20's and we were wearing shorts and T-shirt's the whole week. Nathan got some great golfing in, but poor Drake was sick the entire time. On our way to California we stopped overnight in Vancouver, mainly to break up the trip into smaller segments for Drake. … Continue reading Vacation
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 … Continue reading Real Life
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 … Continue reading Baby Talk