Toronto Adventures: Planta Restaurant

Family food time at Planta Restaurant
Eating has been one of my favorite activities here in Toronto. We have had some truly delectable meals out and I’m loving the easy access to amazing food living in the city affords us. Where we live in Utah there’s no Postmates, Doordash or Uber Eats. We can’t even get a pizza delivered to the house so I’m forced to cook more nights than not. Usually I love the process and creativity of cooking but I have to admit that I’m really enjoying the little respite living in Toronto has brought me from grocery lists, meal plans and clean up!Continue Reading

Hideaway Place Space

The girls discovered a perfect hideaway spot in our rental in Toronto where they can sit and read, draw or journal all while feeling hidden away in their own special girl cave. I figured as long as they were truly enjoying it and using it often I’d spruce it up for them and make it a bit cozier and a little prettier. It was a super simple and inexpensive project that made me a hero for a day. If you have a little nook type space that goes virtually unused in your own home I encourage you to turn it into a hideaway for your little ones and be their hero…if only for an afternoon!Continue Reading

Toronto Adventures: Ripley’s Aquarium Of Canada

Naleigh and Adalaide at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
The first weekend the kids got to Toronto Josh and I saddled everyone up and headed out to the much touted Ripley’s Aquarium. It is truly a spectacular and magical experience. The girls spent the entire time with the most beautiful looks of awe on their faces and I am so grateful I was able to experience the wonder and glory of the deep sea with them! If you’re in or around Toronto do not miss this extraordinary experience! My only suggestion is that you try to go on a weekday if possible. It seemed that Saturday every parent in Toronto had the same idea we did which made it a pretty slow going experience, but amazing nonetheless!Continue Reading

Everything Under The Sun For Summer

Adalaide, Naleigh and Katherine Heigl on the beach in swimwear
I became aware of Poppys Collection after purchasing this totally adorable and durable sweat suit for Little Man from a pop up in my local promenade here in Toronto. The lady helping me in the pop up encouraged me to check out their website for more fabulous kid finds and once I did, I fell totally and completely in love with their curated list of wonderfulness. So I asked if they’d be willing to be a guest editor this month and share some wonderfulness with all of you! I just love the uniqueness of the collection and that everything is lovingly crafted by true artisans (you should all know how I feel about artisans by now!) It brings me so much joy to support small businesses, especially ones run by moms.  On top of all the good feels, I’m also getting handcrafted, unique and beautiful products to spoil my kiddos with. It’s truly a win/win.Continue Reading