Summertime!

I can’t even tell you how much I love summer! We go wild and completely abandon any routine we had from the school year. Since we moved into our new house Emilia has made some neighbourhood friends and she can be found either on her bike or scooter until it gets dark. Some nights we’re […]

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Skin Care

Here’s part 2 of my routine. I usually do this part every night, unless I just don’t feel like it or fall asleep while putting my youngest to sleep. Once that sleep hits, it usually takes hurricane force winds to wake me up! After my shower and removal of my make up. I apply the […]

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Make up removal and skin cleansing

On this rainy Sunday morning, as the kids are cuddled on the couch watching tv, I thought I’d share part one of my daily skincare/makeup/ hair routines. Recently I’ve come to the realization that the simple act of taking care of my skin is a form of self care. I’m not sure why it took […]

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End-of-Year Teacher Gifts

It’s that time of year again…the time that I race to find something to gift the teachers who have been filling my children with knowledge all year long! I always struggle with what to get…do i get something personal, something meaningful, or a gift card? The problem with getting something personal is that I really […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Sometimes I still can’t believe that I’m the mama of two awesome kiddos. Most days I still feel like a kid myself! But my girls make my world go round. When they are at their worst and at their best and everything in between, they make me proud to be their mama! Today was great […]

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I just can’t seem to get my groove this week. I call this a case of the Mondays, but this week it’s also a case of the Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays! It’s one of those weeks where the work day seems to drag. I think i saw a meme describing this month as January […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Well this post has been long overdue! We’ve had a lot going on the last couple of months but I think we’re finally settled! We moved just after the New Year and I have to say I really hope we won’t be doing that again anytime soon! We were very lucky that we got two […]

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Merry Christmas Eve Eve!

What a whirlwind! Since the beginning of November these last two months feel like they have flown by. Here we are on Christmas Eve Eve and I’m so glad it fell on a Saturday this year. It’s nearly noon and we are still in our PJs just chilling and easing ourselves into our Holiday Festivities. […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!

For our family there are two things that mark the beginning of Christmas. Santa Train Light the Square Once we’ve enjoyed a ride on the Santa Train  courtesy of the Credit Valley Explorer and watched the lighting of the tree at City Hall, we are brimming with the holiday spirit. I’ve been Christmas shopping since […]

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Embracing the Chaos?

This last week has literally been chaos. Up until this point I thought we were doing a pretty good job at embracing our daily mayhem. This week, just getting everyone out the door anyway near on time has been a challenge. We’ve had meltdowns over pants feeling funny and toddlers wanting baths as we need […]

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