I love Christmas lights! Christmas lights are such a cool thing we do as people because it's really for the joy of other people. If you think about it, sure you want your house to look nicely decorated but really you don't sit outside of your own house and admire the twinkling lights it's more … Continue reading Christmas Lights at the Simcoe Panorama
Mother's Day - it seems crazy that this is my third Mother's Day and also my last one with just Hazel.
Hazel has recently started telling me I'm "too old" for certain things. Such as "Hazel can I come in your tent?" "No Mommy you're too old for this tent" which cracks me up. We're almost finished the first phase of our big renovation and this weekend we're getting Hazel's big girl room set up which … Continue reading Five Things
I recently read ( well listened to the audio novel) Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist and really liked it. The audio is read by the author and she has a really great voice -soothing yet just authoritative enough. It's all about making small changes in your life to be less consumed by all the … Continue reading Present Over Perfect in Real Life
I am a do-er, I write a blog so I guess that's sort of obvious but I have been working hard at being more present in the every day - not focusing as much on all the things I should be doing, the never-ending to-do list I've created for myself in my head as much as … Continue reading A Perfectly Wasted Day
Hazel and I discussed and decided we'd like to give family pizza night a try on Fridays.
Hazel got a Kitchen Helper for her birthday from her grandparents and I've been getting a lot of questions about it on Insta so I thought I'd do a little Jesse & Hazel review for anyone curious. I first saw the Kitchen Helper on Instagram ( where everything good starts) and was really curious about it. … Continue reading Our Thoughts On The Kitchen Helper
Justin's dreams finally came true and we went hunting as a family...