The Cutest Easter Dessert: Spring Chick Cupcakes

Spring, is that you? To celebrate the upcoming season, we whipped up the cutest Easter dessert. Chirp, chirp! Sometimes, all it takes is fondant, buttercream, and a bit of imagination to create your next sweet treat. Okay, I’ll admit it. I have a huge sweet tooth. Huge. Humongous. Cavity-inducing. Most likely. And you know what? I have no shame. All…

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5 Family-Friendly Spring Break Activities

Spring Break – it’s about time you arrived! I am so grateful to have partnered with Première Moisson for this post. All opinions are 100% my own. Thanks to Première Moisson for making this Spring Break a great one! Here are a few family-friendly activities to keep you busy for the week: As a youngin’, I remember counting down the minutes until Spring…

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The Best Recipe for Instant Pot Baked Beans

When you’re in need of a warm bowl of… well, anything, you can turn to this surefire recipe for Instant Pot Baked Beans. Whether served as a side or a main, this recipe tastes like sheer perfection. Growing up, baked beans were always considered a breakfast side. Served along a plateful of scrambled eggs and bacon, baked beans were only…

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5 Important Quotes to Keep You From Feeling Mom Guilt

Push all of those bad feelings aside. It’s time to stop the “Mom Guilt.” Let’s stand together as proud mothers. Last week, I shared my thoughts on approaching self-care. When I first entered parenthood, “mom guilt” ate away at me. As a result, I neglected to take care of myself and found that I was constantly exhausted and irritated. Mom…

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3 Ways to Approach Self-Care (And my Book Review for Fitness Junkie)

Taking away some valuable lessons in self-care from my first read of 2019. Jo Piazza and Lucy Sykes strike again! I approached the new year with a list of exciting goals. One of them was getting back to reading. Pre-motherhood, I used to read a total of 50 books per year. For obvious reasons, my routine and schedule have since…

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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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