• Simple Tips on Farmers Market Shopping

    Here are a few simple tips on how to navigate your local farmers market - let’s make the most of your next visit. Did someone say farmers market shopping? Count me in! Anyone who knows me, knows ...

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    Simple Tips on Farmers Market Shopping
  • Easy House Cleaning Schedule

    Dust bunnies, this means war! Here’s how our family keeps things tidy with our super easy house cleaning schedule. …because nothing beats a comfy, cozy, clean home. I have always been a little ...

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    Easy House Cleaning Schedule
  • 12 of the Most Delectable Pumpkin Desserts

    ‘Tis the season for all things pumpkin! Be sure to grab your drool bib for this one. I love the fact that pumpkin puree can be found in most grocery stores year-round. Lately, I’ve been having so ...

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    12 of the Most Delectable Pumpkin Desserts
  • The Cutest Accessories for our UPPAbaby MINU Stroller

    We’re adding some pizzazz to our beloved UPPAbaby MINU stroller. Because even strollers deserve to be accessorized! Anyone who knows me knows that I love a good stroller. Recently, I reviewed the ...

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    The Cutest Accessories for our UPPAbaby MINU Stroller
  • Easy Pumpkin Cookies

    So, you’ve got leftover canned pumpkin and you’re not quite sure what to do with it? Well, you’re in luck because I’ve got the easiest recipe for pumpkin cake mix cookies! So, roll up your sleeves - ...

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    Easy Pumpkin Cookies

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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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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