Monday Moments: Heat Wave

I think we can all agree that my restraint to date has been legendary. I was determined to make it past June before uttering a word. But now, I am fit to bursting with it.  It is July, it hasn’t rained in a month and isn’t forecasted to for at least another month, and it […]

Meringue Nest with Lemon Cream and Fresh Berries

Mom’s Recipes: Meringue Nests with Lemon Cream and Mixed Berries

A lot of people ask me, “how do you do it?”, and I’m never sure how to respond. Do what? When? Probably the best answer is not very well, and with a lot of help. No one can do it all, and my recipe testing has fallen far off to the wayside this past couple […]


Monday Moments: Happy Campers

Well, we survived! We recently got a new-to-us tent trailer and took it for it’s first spin last week the minute school was out. (Side note: SO MUCH SCHOOL. I think we could’ve safely skipped the last month and no one would have been any the worse for wear. Like swimming lessons, the teacher has […]


Monday Moments: 9.5 months

The littlest little is getting big far faster than I care to admit. He has officially been on the outside for as long as he was on the inside, which is a milestone of sorts, right? He has gone from flopsy helpless snuggling to standing in his crib and by the furniture, army-crawling everywhere, bouncing […]


Monday Moments: Graduation

I’m not sure I’m going to be able to find the words for this post. It’s hard to believe this day actually came, a day 13 years after I left high school with a scholarship for Simon Fraser University, a day 9 years later than I initially anticipated. In between, there was a college graduation, […]