After hearing rave reviews from a few friends, I recently decided to sign up for a monthly subscription to Ipsy! Ipsy is a monthly beauty and makeup subscription created by YouTuber Michelle Phan that brings great, customized products right to your door. For $10 ($20 CAD), subscribers receive a (really adorable) “Glam Bag” full of… Read More Ipsy: March Glam Bag!
Someone actually asked me the other day if I’m at all upset that my dreams have been “put on hold” now that I’m a mom. To which I begrudgingly replied, “fuck no.” (In my humble opinion) only an egocentric sack of garbage would blame the child they created because they’re not living out their dream… Read More The First Thing on my Bucket List is to Fill the Bucket with Wine.
Finding time to sit down and write has been an impossibility these past couple weeks. What with a baby in the midst of teething, and our entire household getting sick, I’ve barely been able to eat a decent meal, let alone blog. Luckily we’re all feeling better. Our tissue stockpile significantly depleted, but better nonetheless.… Read More The Forest for the Trees.
Mom Group (noun); a place for superior parents to offer their unsolicited opinions on everything you’re doing wrong. It’s a relatively new concept, a cyber collective sharing child related information. A forum for mothers to learn, grow, inquire and encourage. Except for when it’s not. When I became pregnant a friend of mine approached me… Read More Mom Group Madness
We’ve had such a great weekend spending time with Adam’s dad and his brother Jamie, who drove down from the GTA to visit. Last night I made everyone a great chicken dinner (stuffed with spinach, asparagus and feta. Yum!) and then we watched the hockey game. This morning Adam’s father made us a traditional Scottish… Read More Ava’s Nursery!
I can’t believe we’re already half way through January! Hopefully everyone’s 2016 is off to a great start! This month so far has been a bit challenging in our home. Ava is currently going through the dreaded 4 month sleep regression as well as her 4th developmental leap. (To learn more about developmental leaps, check out The… Read More New Year, New Me! *hair flip*
After a long, sweaty summer pregnancy and 12 hours of hard, active labour, the big moment had finally arrived. On September 18th at 7:23pm, we welcomed Ava Christina Gordon to our family. 8lbs7oz, 21 inches long and the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen. Seriously, this child was gorgeous right from the get-go. So gorgeous… Read More Ava’s Birth Story