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A collection of posts, from crocheting to babies to my family life. I love to write about things that inspire me in my day-to-day life as well as share anything that I’m proud of making. From time to time, my family will go on vacation and we like to share our stories here with our friends and family.

  • summer events and explore waterloo region

    Our little (& growing!) family is having a blast this summer! We were invited to check out some of...

  • Christmas lights and child

    writing a few chapters for explore waterloo region

    Amazing news, dear friends! Because of your long lasting support, I’ve been asked to be a contributor for the...

  • life changing choices – living in a trailer?

    A few months ago, Karl & I watched this short 7 minute documentary about a family living in an...

  • watercolour painting of moth, housefly, dragonfly

    new watercolour painting

    This week, I tried another watercolour painting. My theme was obviously insects and I was attempting to create a...

  • crocheting arugami (dolls) - ears

    crocheting arugami (dolls)

    I used Alpaca Tweed yarn and you’ll see in the last photo that the two dolls that I’ve made…

  • watercolour animals

    my intro to watercolour

    I’ve often thought about getting into watercolour painting as it’s so whimsical and free-flowing. I think it’s because of...

  • garden herb markers parsley

    how to: make your own hand-stamped herb markers

    If you’re anything like me and love herbs but just can’t seem to keep track of which is which,…

  • Pelvic floor prolapse

    pelvic floor prolapse – we should probably talk about it

    When I first met my physio, an entire world opened up to me that I didn’t know existed… women…

  • how to train your baby to poo on the potty

    I have to admit. I laughed the first time I heard about it – infant potty training? Impossible. What kind...

  • crocheting lalylala

    Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve updated my blog. In the time I’ve been away, I’ve gotten married,...

  • newborn baby photos

    A few of our favourites. Photos by the lovely and talented Novella Photography

  • she is finally here!

  • maternity photoshoot

    A few of our favourites. Photos by the lovely and talented Novella Photography

  • status

    we’re on our way, baby

    Our little family has some lovely news! We’re about to become a family of three! We are beyond excited...

  • the wedding video that Taylor made

    Happy Anniversary to us! – Our talented friend Taylor made a video of our wedding on the big day...