ready for Fall

As summer is coming to a close, I'm a bit sad to see it go.  How could anyone not miss the lazier days, time spent at the beach, camping, hiking, swimming and all of the other fun outdoorsy things we get to do as a family throughout this season? Just around the corner, however, is the beginning ...continue reading

Me ~ unplugged

Summer is slowly but surely coming to an end. Sad, I know. As much as I will miss the warm, lazy days, the sleeping in and the huge amount of time I got to spend with my girls this summer, I am excited and happy to welcome the season of Fall. Happy to be back in the classroom, excited to ...continue reading

things i’m lovin lately


The blossoms on our front and backyard trees. Beautiful.   Our local beach. Only a ten minute walk from our house.   Little B's rubber boots on a wet, rainy day.   The calm that one feels at low tide and the beauty one sees where sand meets ocean. ...continue reading

secret mommy-hood confession

Alright, I'm just going to say it. I'm sick and tired of germs, bugs, flu, coughs, snot, runny noses, fevers, nausea, diarrhea and not sleeping through the night! C'mon already. I think we've all had enough this Winter and guess what? It's not Winter any longer. It's suppose to be Spring. ...continue reading

looking forward to …


Ever since I can remember, I have always needed things to look forward to. Birthday parties, outings with friends, the movies, a road-trip, a date night, shopping or a wedding even. Sound crazy? I know. I'm not though, really. I especially find that I need things to look forward to during the ...continue reading

where do u find happiness?


I find happiness in the simplest of things. books I sometimes like to get lost in other people's lives whether they are real or make-believe. hugs I like to feel the warmth of an embrace with someone I love or simply care about very much. the beach The beach is a place I ...continue reading

long and sleek


The long skirt is back! Designers' Fall trends have women wearing them both day and evening.  Of course the models who wear the clothes for us on the runway look absolutely hot in all the latest styles.  They're all super tall and thin.  How easy is it for just your average girl to pull of the ...continue reading

autumn warmth


I find myself reveling in the beauty of Fall this year.  I love the array of warm colours and bright greens and feel energized when breathing in the crisp, cool air.  What's become of me?  This once, girl of Summer, has finally opened her eyes and found beauty in the season of Autumn. It can happen ...continue reading



Halloween is my favourite time of year.  The girls and I *love* decorating the house with webs, skeletons, pumpkins and more. We usually begin decorating the day after Canadian Thanksgiving and continue with decorating up until the night before Halloween. We're always adding things along as we ...continue reading