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A Little Update – Happy Holidays!

A Little Update – Happy Holidays!

I cannot believe it’s Christmas next week!  I still haven’t finished my shopping or done any baking, but I did buy a gingerbread house kit that we haven’t opened yet, and there’s an advent calendar on the counter with about 22 chocolates left to eat! […]

Baby number 2 is on the way!

Baby number 2 is on the way!

WE’RE EXPECTING!! So happy to finally share our news that we are expanding our little family of 3 in the Spring.  It’s hard to imagine there would be anymore room in this heart of mine for another little being, but I know there will be! […]

Exploring South Devon, England

Exploring South Devon, England

This past month has been a busy one!  We spent the entire month of September visiting Mark’s family in South Devon, England, and when I returned home, only a couple days later I was on a flight to a work conference in Florida.  I just […]

Hudson’s 18 Month Update

Hudson’s 18 Month Update

Our little guy is officially a toddler!  He turned 18 Months on September 15th! I can’t believe how fast the past 1 and 1/2 years has gone by!  Hudson is fully walking now (which started about 16 months), and he loves to explore!  He’s such […]

7 Travel Must-Haves for Babies and Toddlers

7 Travel Must-Haves for Babies and Toddlers

This post is in partnership with Best Buy Canada, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Traveling with an “almost” 18 month-old is no easy task. It takes careful planning and the right equipment. In fact, I would say the key to successfully flying with […]

12 Trader Joe’s Products that are totally worth the trip!

12 Trader Joe’s Products that are totally worth the trip!

We love shopping at Trader Joe’s and looking for items we can’t find at any of the grocery stores back home!  They have so many new items each time we visit, and of course our all-time-favorites that we cant wait to buy time and time […]

7 books that your one-year-old will love reading!

7 books that your one-year-old will love reading!

Hudson LOVES books.  I mean “really” loves them! He is probably the only 17 month old that I know, who can sit with a book happily for 15-20 minutes just studying the words and pictures and turning the pages on his own.  We started reading […]

Shopping for essentials at buybuy Baby!

Shopping for essentials at buybuy Baby!

Shopping for essentials at buybuy Baby! *This post is in partnership with buybuy BABY, a brand I love.  As always, all opinions are my own. When we found out we were expecting, I knew I wanted to register at buybuy BABY!  It took only one […]

Summer family getaway in Osoyoos, B.C.

Summer family getaway in Osoyoos, B.C.

For the second year in a row, we traveled to Osoyoos in the Okanagan over the July long weekend!  It’s only a four hour drive from Vancouver, which makes for the perfect family getaway. We stayed at Spirit Ridge Resort nestled on the hill overlooking […]

My favorite Instagram editing Apps and how I quickly brighten photos!

My favorite Instagram editing Apps and how I quickly brighten photos!

I definitely don’t have hours to spend editing photos, but having an aesthetically pleasing feed has become important to me.  Since I decided to go with a light, bright, and colorful Instagram theme, I’ve found a way to quickly get the photos looking the way […]

Visiting the Disney Wonder in Vancouver

Visiting the Disney Wonder in Vancouver

Mark and I used to work on Disney Cruise Line, so when a friend of ours invited us to bring Hudson and visit the Disney Wonder in port for the day in Vancouver, we were super excited!  It was such fun being back onboard as […]

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 […]