Thanksgiving and Halloween have come and gone and Christmas is on the horizon... and I'm definitely not mad about it. I'm so looking forward to decorating our Christmas tree and watching all the Christmas movies. Things have been kind of quiet around here lately - just spending lots of time with family and making plans … Continue reading sweet valley life lately
A few weeks ago, Matt and I went to Alberta to meet our newest nephew Troy. We flew out on a Friday evening and my brother Rob picked us up at the airport in Edmonton. We stayed with Rob and my sister-in-law Jacquie for a few nights and had such a nice visit with them and … Continue reading a heaven in alberta
"holidays were made for reading and remembering the things that are worth repeating" --Sarah Harmer There’s nothing like reading book while soaking in the vitamin D in the summertime. I also did a bit of travelling this summer which meant I always needed a book on hand. I'm just realizing now that I read a … Continue reading summer reads
I'm not too picky about alcoholic beverages - if I'm asked what I want to drink at someone's house, my response is usually, "whatever you're having". However, since my recent huge, crazy, life-altering decision to cut out sugar, I've become more selective. I really enjoy Social Lites (grapefruit and lime are the best flavours) but … Continue reading rose gin for the win
This time last year, Matt and I were just returning from our trip to Paris. Matt had already been a number of times and I'd always dreamed of going one day. It was kind of on a whim that we decided to book our flights last summer - the timing was right so we just … Continue reading we’ll always have paris!
These shoes are a staple in my wardrobe - they're so versatile and go with so many outfits. I love the classic, simple look of them, but I was thinking about a fun way to spruce them up a bit. All it took was a $2 piece of tulle ribbon which I found at Dolan's … Continue reading put a bow on it
I'm sure I'm not the only one who feels like summer is flying by. I've been cherishing this beautiful weather and spending as much time outdoors and in the water as possible (and slathering on the SPF 60!). Last Friday my mom and I enjoyed some live music in Centennial Park in Eganville and on … Continue reading sweet valley life lately