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Our trip to Monterey and the Bay Area!

Our trip to Monterey and the Bay Area!

We recently visited my little brother who is living and working in Silicon Valley.  We spent the weekend in the Monterey Bay area of central California.  Monterey is a city on California’s rugged central coast. We loved exploring the area and it was the perfect […]

Beauty Essentials to Pack in your Purse or Diaper Bag

Beauty Essentials to Pack in your Purse or Diaper Bag

Traveling as a mama with a little one in tow, doesn’t mean you should skip on your skincare routine or forget those “loved” beauty items you use at home.  We recently returned from a trip in California and I made sure I brought my favorites […]

Our weekend away in Kelowna

Our weekend away in Kelowna

When my mom asked if Hudson and I would like to join her in Kelowna for a few nights, it felt like the perfect escape. I really needed just a few days away!  Mark and I have a great relationship, but it’s nice to have […]

6 Important Things I’ve Learned About Blogging!

6 Important Things I’ve Learned About Blogging!

It feels like yesterday I nervously signed up with a blog hosting company and picked a name for my blog. This past weekend I started to think of how far I’ve come.  I remember spending hours (and I mean hours!) trying to figure out my […]

My Thoughts on Mother’s Day

My Thoughts on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up soon and it got me thinking… what exactly does this special day mean to me?   Mother’s Day isn’t just the second Sunday in May, or a day to give or receive flowers with a pretty card. It’s a day […]

The Importance of “Safe” Sunscreen – Here’s the Scary Truth!

The Importance of “Safe” Sunscreen – Here’s the Scary Truth!

I never knew there was anything to worry about when it came to sunscreen.  When I became pregnant with Hudson I became more conscious about everything that went on my body, and I was surprised to learn what I did.  I was even more shocked […]

A few days in Victoria!

A few days in Victoria!

Victoria is on Vancouver Island, a short (1.5 hour) ferry trip from the mainland and really somewhere we should visit more often. So when my mom asked me if we’d like to join her on her work trip, I was quick to agree!  Victoria is […]

You’ve Got This, Mama

You’ve Got This, Mama

A Mother’s Guide To Embracing The Chaos And Living An Empowered Life is a beautiful collection of heartwarming and inspiring stories told by the real mamas who experienced them. Let’s face it, motherhood is the hardest job you’ll ever love, and it is not meant to be braved alone. It takes a village, right?

6 Reason’s to Love the Spring!

6 Reason’s to Love the Spring!

Okay, so spring is in no way my favorite season.  I am a summer girl all the way!  The beach, the warmth, the vacations, the summer outfits, patio’s and BBQ’s.. (my list is LONG). Fall is my second favorite season because it’s just too beautiful! […]

Why I Switched to Safer Makeup with Beautycounter

Why I Switched to Safer Makeup with Beautycounter

When we think of “Spring Cleaning” we usually think of the home.  Cleaning out old cabinets and dusting those hard to reach corners of the house. This year I decided to Spring Clean my makeup drawer and “Switch to Safer” while doing so!  I’ve learned […]

Hudson’s 1 Year Update – From Baby to Toddler

Hudson’s 1 Year Update – From Baby to Toddler

I simply cannot believe how quickly a year went by!  Everyone kept saying “enjoy these phases as they grow so fast” and they were absolutely right.  The first few months (when I wasn’t sleeping much) definitely felt like they went slower, but these past few […]

The Main Reason I Became a Beautycounter Consultant

The Main Reason I Became a Beautycounter Consultant

Finally a brand that puts your health first! Signing up with Beautycounter was one of the easiest “Just Say Yes” moments of my life!  I’m all about “Safer Beauty” and the mission behind Beautycounter is simply that.  They are dedicated to spreading the word, something […]