Eyeing Up: Eco Friendly & Fair Trade Purses

I’d like to slowly start replacing things in my life with things that are better for the world, the people in it and myself/my family. I’m not going to be getting rid of all my things, but I’m going to make a conscious effort to replace products in my home as needed with more sustainable […]

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Second Baby Shopping

I gave birth to our second baby girl May 10th! Since she’s our second we have most of what we need for her already, clothes, crib, stroller etc and that is so helpful budget wise. However there were a few things we needed to pick up for her as well as a couple we wanted […]

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Mabyn Stormy

I’m sorry! I’ve been gone for TWO months, and it was completely un-planned. I had some complications at the end of my pregnancy, which I will get into another time, and from this space that I’ve grown to love so much was put on the back burner. However, I’m back now and so ready to […]

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Protecting My Pictures

You will hear this many times from me on this blog I suspect. Pictures are my most prized possession. They are so important to me and I love them so much. So it’s only natural to protect them as best I can. Everyone who cares about their pictures should definitely back them up, because you […]

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Give Me All The Hobbies

  Something I always love to find out about new people I meet, weather that’s online or in person, is what their hobbies are. I love to learn and try new things and I have a lot of hobbies. Being a mom, it’s hard to get free time to do things like that sometimes, but […]

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Eyeing Up: Cookbooks!

Something I absolutely love to buy, even though they really aren’t a necessity (the best things aren’t, am I right?)  is cookbooks. Even though we’re now in the age of the internet and you can find pretty much anything with a quick search on Google or even Pinterest, I still buy cookbooks because they give […]

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Spring/Easter Dinner Planning

I love to plan. I make lists, Pinterest boards, save photos and links, this is a full on part of my OCD and I’m okay with it (mostly). One of my most favourite things to plan is holiday meals. I usually start planning out the menu a few weeks in advance and I just do […]

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Pieces of the Weekend

Sorry for the lack of posts! My pregnancy issues got a bit more serious last week so I’ve been having a harder time with keeping up. My blood pressure has gone up again (which it did last time) so I’ve been attempting to relax as much as possible. Mitchell also had some time off work […]

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March Favourites | 2017

As it comes to an end, I thought I’d share a few of my favourite things from the past month. This month has been better for me than the others. I have had a very rough pregnancy so far and things are starting to look up. This month I started finding the joy in little things again […]

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Splurge and Scrimp

I think it’s really interesting to see what things are most and least important to others. Everyone is so different and it’s so fun to see those differences. Here’s our splurges and scrimps! SPLURGE Photography/Photographers This one is at the top of my list and very important to me. Pictures are my most prized possession […]

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