With back to school just around the corner, our home is full of the business of ‘getting ready’ for back to school! Supply lists abound, clothes shopping and new shoes are on the agenda, and life is finally getting back to normal around here – thank goodness!
My favourite part of going back to school is getting our lives back on track. Don’t get me wrong, summer is absolutely amazing and spending extra time with the family is always a good thing. But there’s something about having a routine that can’t be beat – and I love organizing our schedules and setting that routine up! View Post
Kids have so much access to digital entertainment and media these days that they’re getting less and less time outdoors. When my kids spend time outside playing and having fun, they are so much happier than being cooped up inside all day – and that makes me happy!
Outside physical activity does such a wonder for kids both mentally and physically, and it helps get their energy out in fun and positive ways. We’re always motivating our kids to get outside, play in the woods, get on their bikes, skateboards, scooters, and anything else that moves, and have fun being outdoors in nature. View Post
Every once in a while, I love to treat my readers (that’s YOU!) with a lovely little giveaway! I always think – if I had you over what would we do? Well, I’d probably take you out for some window shopping, and a nice coffee & treat, where we’d discuss life, love, and shoes! View Post
So, the ‘Official Love Day’ of the year has come and gone – but I think you can celebrate your love ANY and EVERY day of the year!! Why have it just for one day? Why not do a weekly date night or send little love notes to each other on a regular basis? Isn’t that more fun?! View Post
There is no question that we are living in the digital world. As a modern society, we are constantly connected to everything around us via social media, apps, messaging, video and calling – and most of it is done wirelessly on our cell phones. Do you worry about the effects of cell phone radiation on your family?
I am a self-professed social media maven, a web designer and branding specialist who is on my phone all the time. Much of my work can be done through my cell phone, because it’s easy to access and convenient to squeeze in an instagram post while dinner is cooking or posting content while grocery shopping – no joke. I take advantage of my cell phone as much as possible, but I do wonder about cell phone radiation and its’ long term effects. View Post
Each and every year, I create a personalized video from Santa Claus for each of my children. It’s a fun way to make Christmas memories! I wrote about Personalized Messages from Santa Claus via the Portable North Pole two years ago, and you will find step-by-step instructions on how easy it is to create your own video to send to your loved one!
If you haven’t created an account at the Portable North Pole yet, you still have time to create one and send your loved ones a personalized message from Santa Claus! We like to watch them a week or two before, and then Santa also pops up before leaving on his big journey around the world! View Post
The holidays are all about spending quality time with those we love. This year, surprise family and friends by switching things up and hosting a fabulous holiday brunch instead of the traditional turkey dinner.
For the perfect entertaining space that will leave guests in awe, follow my few simple tips below to elevate your brunch from the expected to the unexpected: View Post