5 Fun Adventures To Get Outside Before It’s Too Cold

5 Fun Adventures To Get Outside Before It’s Too Cold
Fall is almost over and before we say goodbye to the autumn magic, I’m curious to know — what did you do to make this season memorable?

Was it harvesting or land tending? Spending the brightest days in the farmhouse? Or perhaps, you retreated to a wood cabin to find peace among majestic redwoods and maroon leaves, the quiet wind howling outside whilst you slurped a fifth cup of hot marshmallow-cocoa, basking in the warmth of the fluffiest blanket near the fireplace in the company of a heartwarming romance? Doesn’t that sound like heaven?

If you found yourself stuck inside this fall, I get it and I am also here to give you some new ideas to get you out into nature before the frigid temperatures and snow move in. Finish out fall with these five fun fall adventures to get outdoors. Having tested out all of these adventures myself, I have one thing to say: it’s all about having fun and creating memories.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

My Favorite Baby Finds: Part 2

Here’s the second extensive list of new baby must haves. Joshua Jr. is no longer a new baby, well relatively speaking, so most of this we’re not using anymore but boy was it great when we did need it! My next list will include everything my big boy is into now. Stay tuned.Continue Reading

Enter If You Dare…

Adalaide outside the spooky entryway
So I may have mentioned this already but my time has been spread pretty thin these days. Although I have wishes and dreams and desires to do all the creative things that inspire me and get my juices flowing it’s just not possible unless I’m willing to risk a total mental breakdown! Decorating my entire house for Halloween, throwing a big party with tons of friends and even turning the back half of the house into a haunted one all crossed my mind this fall, but then I slapped myself right across the face and got real. There was no way I was going to be able to pull off such ambitious endeavors  while doing everything else on my “Get it the Hell Done” list. So, I scaled back my over achieving expectations and decided to bring it down a notch. I realized I could still bring in a touch of that spooky Halloween spirit but in a smaller, more manageable, just as fun way. OK maybe not just as fun as turning my place into a haunted house, but fun enough!Continue Reading