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
It's been two weeks since Grey Robert Thomas Walsh joined us, twelve thoughts from the first two weeks with two kids.
We made the move into Hazel's big girl room last month and I think Hazel's dedicated Pinterest time really paid off 🙂 Hazel's bed is from Ikea and we painted it gold, we're sort of cheating by turning it backward so she can't just roam freely but I got the idea from my friend Jaz and … Continue reading Hazel’s Big Girl Room
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.