Winter Recipes: Keeping Warm with my Instant Pot Chili

Instant Pot chili is keeping me warm during this nippy time of the year. And topping it with all the cheese and all the sour cream I could get my hands on. (Sorrynotsorry). I often talk about my winter blues on this blog. This year, while there has been some vast improvement, I still find myself in a seasonal slump….

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5 Things Every Mom Should Tell Herself

Going into motherhood, I knew I wouldn’t have everything figured out. I was ready to face challenges and hurdles. …but I wish I told myself these things along the way. Now, don’t get me wrong. I’m a mom of a two year old (ie.: a two-nager), so I still consider myself a new parent. Yup, I’m still figuring things out,…

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Conversation Hearts Rice Cereal Treats

Homemade conversation hearts for the win. Be mine, Valentine – and here are some rice cereal treats for your enjoyment! Ur a QT. A few weeks ago, I made Sugar Cookie Conversation Hearts on 5 Minutes for Mom. I was so pleased with my creation that I wanted more. You see, conversation heart candies have always been a favourite Valentine…

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How to Throw the Ultimate Car-Themed Birthday Party

Vroom, vroom – hop in and let’s party on! Here’s how to throw a car-themed birthday party. A party fit for any car lover… and in our family’s case, our little toddler! This summer, Leo started showing a clear interest in cars and trucks. I think it all started with a Tonka truck with purchased for him – and from…

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Homemade Pizza Pockets for Valentine’s Day

Want a romantic lunch? These homemade pizza pockets will make your heart skip a beat. Happy Valentine’s Day! Recently, I noticed Leo taking a liking to pizza pockets. Every time we go to my parents’ place, my mom has a box of frozen pizza pockets ready to be nuked in the microwave. Then I thought: Why can’t we just make…

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Riverdale-Inspired Recipe: Jughead Cupcakes

In anticipation of its return, I wanted to whip-up a Riverdale-Inspired Recipe. (So I went for Jughead Cupcakes.) …in reality, I should have made some burgers. My husband and I have pretty opposite tastes when it comes to shows and programming. On our movie nights/Netflix binge-watching sessions, we’ll normally play a rom-com or a classic film. Unfortunately, Joe is unable to…

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This Year’s Reading List

Setting myself up with a 12-book reading list. …but secretly, challenging myself to double it! It’s no secret that I love to read. However, entering motherhood 2 years ago made me lose sight of some of things I was most passionate for. It was clear that I needed to find balance. And boy, 2018 was all about the balancing act….

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How I’m Attaining my New Year’s Resolutions through SMART Goals

2019, I’m comin’ for ya: and this time I’m gonna be smart about it (no pun intended). Here are my NY resolutions through SMART goals. Applying what I learnt from high school and my college years. I wasn’t always one for gym class. In fact, I was your typical non-athletic, overly-studious introvert (if we’re using labels, that is). My grades…

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Inspiration for Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Less than a week away from Christmas and yup… you’re still needing that last-minute gift (or two, or three…). Don’t worry, we got you covered! I am so grateful to have partnered with Première Moisson for this post. All opinions are 100% my own and I hope you find some inspiration for this holiday season! I say it every year:…

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Christmas Reveal: Our Holiday Decor Inspired by Harry Potter

Feel the magic with our holiday decor… totally inspired by Harry Potter! At this point, I’m just waiting for my acceptance letter to Hogwarts. Every year, I like to change-up our holiday decor. It gives me something to look forward to – especially when I’m dreading the upcoming winter season. Now that we’re all settled in our new condo, I was ultra excited…

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