Autumn Scavenger Hunt

Printable Fall Scavanger Hunt


Printable Autumn Scavenger Hunt Autumn is such a gorgeous time of year and the perfect time for outdoor sensory exploration with your little ones. My son loves learning the words for new things and collecting “treasures” while on our nature walks, so I created a fun and simple scavenger hunt and counting activity that can be done with the whole…

DIY Eucalyptus Summer Wreath


I love giving my front door a refresh with the changing seasons. This DIY eucalyptus wreath was so simple to make it’s perfect for hanging on your front door all summer long.   Here’s what you’ll need to make this wreath: 1 grapevine wreath 1 greenery garland and florals wire cutters glue gun and glue floral wire   I’ve linked…

5 Eco-friendly Alternatives for Christmas Gift Wrapping


I love Christmas, I love everything about it! The reason for the season, time with family, the food, the tree, the lights and of course the presents! As a child, I would try to unwrap wrapped presents or dig through closets to try to find gifts before Christmas. Lately, however, I’ve become more conscious about what we purchase and throw…

Fall Family Traditions


I love the idea of creating family traditions while Xavier is still young, so as he grows up, we have annual events to look forward to (fingers crossed he feels that way as a teenager?!) There are so many fun fall activities that you can make family traditions, from pumpkin patches, apple picking, corn mazes and pumpkin carving to thanksgiving…

Weekend in Toronto


Have you ever returned somewhere after a long time of being away and It instantly felt like you were right back at home? That’s the feeling I got after returning to Toronto after 11 years since moving away. We were there for only 2 ½ days so we didn’t get to do everything we would have wanted, but the time…

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DIY Cake Smash Photo Shoot


Xavier turned one in July. I really wanted to do a cake smash for him, but professional studio photos can be expensive, plus Xavier is not always himself in strange situations. We decided to set up a DIY cake smash at home. WAAAAY before his birthday, I knew I wanted a neutral, greenery cake smash, so a few weeks prior…

Natural Childbirth – Xavier’s Birth Story


“Birth is an opportunity to transcend. To rise above what we are accustomed to, reach deeper inside ourselves than we are familiar with, and to see not only what we are truly made of, but the strength we can access in and through Birth.” — Marcie Macari “It was such a pleasant experience” is hardly what you hear people say…

“Putting Yourself Out There”: Leaving the Doubt and Fear Behind


“Inside every woman, is a crazy girl. And we all know what I’m talking about. That part of you that is entangled with insecurities, fears, and absolute insanity! The art of femininity lies in the molding, pounding, and defeating of that crazy girl on a daily basis! Look at any woman, and you’re looking at a woman fighting a daily…

Real Talk: My Pregnancy Journey


The journey to motherhood is such a unique and personal experience. There are emotions that come up that you never thought were possible. So often we hear only the positive side of things that we feel ashamed or afraid when our emotions don’t line up to what is “expected”. We had always joked about what our future “daughter” could look like…

Fashion | Summer Fashion Trends


Summer 2017 Shopping Trends One of the things I look forward to on some weekends (ok,  let’s be honest, most weekends) is going shopping or sitting at home with a coffee and online shopping for things that I’ve been crushing on for the last week or month. There are so many summer trends and fashion items I’m loving right now!…