Easy Zucchini, Oat and Berry Muffins

Cozy comfort foods that are relatively easy to make during the cooler months always become a staple around here. I’ve recently started playing with basic muffin recipes and this one was a hit with our kids. (Somehow 18 went missing in 48 hrs!) These muffins are perfect paired with a hot cup of coffee or tea. […]

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Planning a great party (and enjoying the process!)

When the mere sight of a cat produces squeals of joy from your toddler it makes choosing a 2nd birthday theme pretty easy! This recent kitty party was one of the most enjoyable and successful parties that I’ve ever planned.  If you get energized by pouring creativity into an event, love styling tables and enjoy DIY projects […]

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The Perfect Nursery

I’m just going to put this out there- I would carry and give birth to 15 more babies simply so I could have the opportunity to design and decorate 15 more nurseries. (In all seriousness, I might actually consider 2 or 3 more if my pregnancies were a lot easier!) Since our recently announced baby #4 […]

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Dear Rainbow Baby

For some the journey to parenthood is easy. There are no barriers or significant waiting periods. There is conception, pregnancy and welcoming a child and maybe a few more afterwards. For others the experience looks very different. There is the exciting anticipation of new life, then the sudden heartbreak of loss that follows. The acknowledgement […]

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Southwestern Quinoa Salad

A few years ago a favourite coffee shop that I would happily cross the border to visit every week (though I don’t) offered a snack sized salad that I fell in love with. The flavours were amazing and I always felt great after eating it because it was so healthy! I knew I needed to create […]

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Filling Up Your Child’s Heart

  Three beautiful children call me mommy. They are now 7, almost 5 and 2 years old. I feel blessed beyond words to be their mother but the great love that I have for them definitely does not make me a perfect parent. As much as I’d like to be, it’s just not so. Sometimes I […]

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