Golden Days and Carnivals

Golden Days and Carnivals; a pretty accurate way to describe this period of life. 3 years old and 1.5 years old, and what a beautiful age Penelope and Oliver are going through right now. Penelope’s personality makes my heart smile. She is an artist. She dances and sings beautifully, and her taste in music is…

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DIY Backyard Bouquets [ simple and beautiful kids activity]

It’s been raining a lot the past couple of weeks, and you can tell the plants are happy for it. Every year around this time, our backyard flowers begin to bloom, and making backyard bouquets is something I have fallen in love with. I am so grateful for the previous owners of our home – a…

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Plants and Parenting [lessons learnt from my love of both]

There is something so therapeutic about watering a plant- have you noticed? Try it! Even if you don’t have any plants of your own, try watering one of your friend’s or family’s; it’s awesome! You can almost hear the plant saying “thank you”. In a wonderful way, my green thumb flourished as soon as I…

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DIY Branch & Macrame Plant Wall Hanging

Last week when working on our yard, we trimmed a few of our trees, and I couldn’t bring myself to throw away this branch. It’s not the first time this happens. Something about branches, seems to me anyway, often asks to be transformed. Maybe it’s the artist in me, and if not, finding potential and…

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Let’s talk Women’s Health, Pap Tests, Cervixes and more! [Lady Cave Series]

I always wondered what the equivalent of a Man Cave would be for women? Do we have one? I’m calling it “Lady Cave”. It both hints to a space where women can have conversations about womanly stuff, and lady cave of course hints to our feminine part, which will be talked about a lot on…

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A Year of Our Everydays [ONE Year Blog Anniversary]

Motherhood and my children have been the most inspiring thing that has happened to me, and it motivated me to write; about them, about us, about our days together – Our Everydays. I cannot believe it has been a year since I posted my first words on this blog. And what a wonderful journey of…

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The Wheels on the Bus go Round and Round [An underlying message of Perseverance]

The wheels on the bus go round and round. A song that as a parent of young children, I know well – and listen to way too often, ha! Lately though, I am happy for that song. This is my third week back at work after being a stay at home mom for 2.5 years,…

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To my Husband: Thank you for the Gift of Time [with JORD Wood Watches Giveaway]

I returned to work last week after being a stay-at-home mom for 2.5 years, and I’ve been thinking a lot about how much of my motherhood experience I owe to my husband. They say behind every great man is a great woman, but for the mother that I am, the mother I aspire to be…

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How to have an Awesome Stay-at-Home Motherhood/ Maternity Leave in Edmonton

Edmonton is a great city. A perfect mixture of urban and country, and the river valley is hard to beat! Depending on whether you’re a city or a country person, Edmonton really has the best of both worlds. Then I had children, got to know the city so much more, and now I REALLY love…

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