Mad Macaroons part 2

Last week while I was babysitting my little nephews and niece I decided to be like other blogs moms and bake with my kids. Oh man guys do these kids love to bake and cook. My sister bought a macaroon kit to make heart shaped macaroons.

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Kitchen DIY: Part 1 – Refinishing Oak Cabinets

SO, this was definitely the most time consuming and labor intensive part of our kitchen remodel, but it also saved us the most money and is totally worth spending the time to do it right. I can’t recall how many times I asked my husband if we could cheat a little here or there, but in the end, I am so glad he always gave me a firm, “No.” They look amazing and totally change the look of the entire kitchen…

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Puppy Parenthood

We have been dreaming about adding a canine child to our family for a few years. We would look on enviously at the families playing in the park with their furry friends and fantasize of what it would be like to be able to have that for our own children…

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Moments in Montréal

When a trip starts to fade away the memories that stick often aren’t the ones you expected them to be. There are big extravagant moments like seeing the Eiffel Tower for the first time or walking around the Parthenon that you tirelessly plan and anticipate. While of course those are highlights because they are huge events, it’s often the random, spur of the moment things that really stick with you….

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Contouring nah or yay?

Lately, in the beauty world contouring has been all the rage but let me state that I have a few misgivings about this apart instant slimming thing technique. First of all, you can look really bad when contouring is done wrong.

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Swimsuits I’m Currently Drooling Over

Since the miracle of becoming a mom, and the hazard it has wreaked on my body (or as I like to call it, my “mom-bod”) I have become obsessed with cute, flattering, full coverage swimsuits. I literally spend hours trying to find the perfect ones to add to my collection…

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The Summer of Hikes

The sun is out, the days are longer and you suddenly find yourself living off a diet of otter pops. That’s right people, summer is here or coming depending on if you really go by the calendar.

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Favorite Netflix Shows for Toddlers

About a year ago, one of my best friends told me that she wanted to write a letter to the creators of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood to thank them for helping her to be a better parent and for teaching her child how to deal with emotions. I didn’t quite get what she meant at the time, but now that we have experienced the magic of DTN, I couldn’t agree more…

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