Month: September 2017

The P Word Feared by All Parents: Potty Training

February 21, 2018 No Comments

The biggest milestone every parent dreads: potty training! We decided to potty train shortly after our son turned two. Some people would say this is too early, but we decided to go for it. So, our next step was choosing a method. Man alive, there are a lot of potty training methods to choose from! […]

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Like Hack: Doodling Doodles and Whatever Else

February 21, 2018 No Comments

Doodling has always been something I wish I was better at. I never knew where to start or where to go so I stopped trying. The irony is you only get better with practice. But I never felt I had the time or patience for it. Lately though, I have found the kick in the […]

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The 3 Biggest Adjustments to California (So Far)

February 21, 2018 No Comments

It has been three months since we moved to California and some adjustments have been easier than other. The fresh produce has probably been my favourite change so far! Then there have been other adjustments that are still a work in progress. Here are my top three: The Weather I’m not going to get much […]

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A Day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

February 21, 2018 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago, we took a trip out to see the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Located in the more touristy cannery row area of Monterey Bay, it was a bit of a long drive but overall, well worth it. The Aquarium is so unique and every nook and cranny is a small peak into […]

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Project: Bullet Journal

February 21, 2018 No Comments

For a few months now, I have been trying my hand at maintaining a bullet journal. Now, if you do a basic internet/Instagram/Pinterest search, you’re going to find beautiful works of art that could leave you feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. This was initially how I felt. But I stuck to basic bullet journaling (there’s a […]

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Project: Slime Time

February 21, 2018 No Comments

My son LOVES slime, or as he calls it “Yuck”. He loves to touch it, play with it and hide toys in it. When we were walking through Michaels, he saw a make-your-own slime kit, picked it up and dumped it in the cart. I went with it because he loves it so much. When […]

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Who the Hell is Buying This, Zulily?!

February 21, 2018 No Comments

A Summary of Zulily’s Fall “Favourites” and “Best” Steals   Firstly, I don’t consider myself a fashionista or trendy by any means. I do, however, like to keep an open mind when it comes to fashion and trends. For example, I believe velvet is back in fashion and, with enough imagination and done right, I […]

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Getting the Most Out of a Day at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

February 21, 2018 No Comments

Voted the best seaside park in the world, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk lives up to this title. Between the arcade games, the rides, and the endless carnival food stands, there is no end to the entertainment. We’ve been lucky enough to have visited the boardwalk twice this summer. The first time, we had no idea […]

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Project: Craftsy Zoey Cardigan Crochet Kit

February 21, 2018 No Comments

Craftsy Collections Crochet Project I totally get sucked in by click bait. This was click bait. This Craftsy link showed up on my Facebook feed. The Zoey Cardigan Crochet Kit looked fairly easy and, because it’s a kit, it came with the yarn (100% acrylic) and the pattern. I also ordered the yarn needles and […]

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