10 Advent Calendars for Mama

10 Advent Calendars for Mama

‘Tis the season! Now who’s to say you need to be a kid to enjoy the anticipation of the 24 day countdown to Christmas! In recent years, the traditional chocolate advent calendar has taken a back seat to a wide range of chocolate-free alternatives starting from the latest beauty and skincare products to high quality beers and enticing wines. Continue reading “10 Advent Calendars for Mama”

DIY: Festive Fruit & Nut Potpourri

DIY: Festive Fruit & Nut Potpourri

I have to admit I’m a sucker for those artificially scented potpourri bunches you find in  home decor and craft shops. They provide me with such instant gratification of that warm, cozy feeling this time of year brings. The downside.. they can be overpoweringly scented, last a few weeks at best and are pricey! The few arrangements I have around the house I’m positive I’ve had for years now and are just collecting dust. Continue reading “DIY: Festive Fruit & Nut Potpourri”

5 Minimal Makeup Must-Haves

5 Minimal Makeup Must-Haves

I don’t know about you, but for me I loooveee having a little sneak peek into other’s go-to items. And not just makeup, it can be any and all items that they find themselves using on the daily to make their life better and brighter! Continue reading “5 Minimal Makeup Must-Haves”

Oh Hey Autumn..

Oh Hey Autumn..

We’ve been so fortunate here on the Pacific West Coast to have such beautiful Autumn weather and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight! Now, as much as I love long summer nights, picnics in the park and beach days.. Autumn has been, and will always be my favourite time of the year! Continue reading “Oh Hey Autumn..”

‘Clean Out The Fridge’ Casserole

‘Clean Out The Fridge’ Casserole

We’ve got all the feels for the Autumn season over here!! Crisp mornings, spiced coffee, surrounded by ever changing colours, and beautiful warm sunsets. My mother in-law was just here for a week visit and we were going on about how great casseroles are! Honestly, you can throw anything and everything, but the kitchen sink in there. Continue reading “‘Clean Out The Fridge’ Casserole”

Ben’s 1st Birthday!

Ben’s 1st Birthday!

This past weekend came and went so fast!! We had family and friends from near and far all gathered together on such a beautiful day to celebrate our little boy’s special day! Even my brother in-law and his fiance snuck in (*hint* look for the iPhone) to take this memorable family photo! We had everyone over for an afternoon BBQ to hang out, catch up and play some backyard games. Continue reading “Ben’s 1st Birthday!”

Savoury Mini Muffins – 3 Ways!

Savoury Mini Muffins – 3 Ways!

How did everyone’s first week back-to-school go!? Hopefully your little ones have settled in well and you’ve had a chance to come up for air in all the CHAOS!! I know for us, this is our first time getting a feel for what the years of school to come with Emma will be like now that she’s in preschool and it can be stressful! Continue reading “Savoury Mini Muffins – 3 Ways!”