The Importance of Family Traditions: An Evening at the Lavender Fields

Our recent visit to La Maison Lavande and why we’ll be making a trip to the lavender fields as part of our family traditions. If you know me, you’ll know that I’m all about tradition. Growing up, my mom was adamant about keeping holidays and festivities set with a certain expectation. This is probably why family traditions hold such great nostalgic value…

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What I Wore to Canada’s Wonderland

Stripes and gold shoes for the win. Comfy, easy, and versatile – this is what I wore to Canada’s Wonderland. I was extremely excited when Joe and I decided to organize a last-minute trip to Toronto. I used to visit the city often, especially growing up to see family. For a quick weekend getaway, we decided to pack our bags…

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Emoji Cookies – The Sparkling Heart

Gimme all the heart eyes with these emoji cookies. I remember back when I was always on Blackberry Messenger. My friends and I were fascinated with the large selection of emoticons the app came with. In fact, I had a friend whose sole goal was to create messages that only consisted of emojis. Clearly, we had a lot of time on our hands. Now,…

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Staying Stylish and Keeping it Kid-Friendly: Our Dining Room Reveal

Our dining room reveal proves that the terms “style” and “kid-friendly” can go hand-in-hand. When we said “yes” to the realtor for our new condo, I was ecstatic about the dining area. Our space boasts an open concept floor plan, making things feel larger and brighter. Right now, it’s the perfect fit for our little family. While it’s not the…

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Master Bedroom Room Reveal

Decorating our master bedroom with a minimalist approach: keeping things bright, spacious, and clean. Here is our Master Bedroom Room Reveal. If there’s anything that I can dub as my official pet peeve, it’s clutter. Can’t have it, won’t have it, will get rid of it. To me, a bedroom should be personal. It should be a place where one…

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Disney Instagram-Worthy Walls: Your Next Best Photo Opp

On our most recent family vacation, we found some pretty epic Disney Instagram-worthy walls. And yes, I’ll fully admit: I was on the hunt. As soon as we entered Magic Kingdom, I was in search of the oh-so-popular purple wall, only to find that the area was closed off for a private event. So I kept searching and yes, Joe…

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Making the Most of a Two-Day Road Trip

Making the most of a two-day road trip with a young toddler and a not-so-set itinerary. Do-able? Yes. Fun? Tons. Joe and I have always had fun with our spontaneity. Before we got married, we would do so much on a whim: random date-nights, little getaways, and last-minute dinner parties. Now that we’re parents, we’ve integrated a bit more structure…

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Room Reveal: Toddler-Bed Ready – How to Set Up Your New Toddler Bed

Here comes another milestone: Leo is toddler-bed ready and mama’s feeling all sentimental. You guys… it’s happening. Leo is graduating to a toddler-bed and I feel as if he’s already packing his bags and heading to college. It’s incredible how fast these milestones pass by. On my last post, I talked about our recent move. As we unpacked, I found…

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Canada Day Recipe: Red Velvet Pancakes with Maple Syrup Buttercream

A Canada Day recipe to kick off your festivities… because who wouldn’t want a maple syrup buttercream topping first thing in the morning? Eh? With Canada Day coming up, I was racking my brain trying to think of what to prepare. Being in a condo, we don’t have much of a backyard to host a BBQ so I thought: “What…

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How to Be a Foodie at Canada’s Wonderland: Snacks You Won’t Want to Miss

I’m in it for the food: here are the best Canada’s Wonderland snacks to munch on. So you’re planning a trip to Canada’s Wonderland, eh? I bet you’ve got a checklist of rides to try, you’ve packed your bathing suit for their oh-so thrilling Splash Works waterpark, and you’re ready to watch every show and meet every Peanuts character possible. But wait……

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