{FAMILY} 9 Reasons Why 9 Is Going To Be The Best Age

I’m going to preface this by saying that every age seems to be the best age – especially with your first child. Every time my oldest has a birthday, I quietly wish that time would stop. I don’t want her to get any older, this year was the best age ever – I think to […]

{FAMILY} 5 Awesome Birthday Party Ideas For Kids

I really should have planned  it better. I thought having 2 children with birthdays only 5 days apart would be fun! I thought I could even get away with joint birthday parties for a few years (you know, save a little money). Little did I know, having 2 children with such close birthdays actually means […]

{FAMILY} A Star Wars Birthday Party

Much like many five-year-old boys, my little dude is obsessed with everything superhero and Star Wars, so a Star Wars themed birthday party was at the top of his wish list this year. And while in past years I had hosted his parties in my home, this year I was looking for something fun, but […]

Thirty Five.

For some of you, it’s a distant memory. For some, it’s a dreaded reality soon approaching. For me, it’s a (half) milestone, a new beginning, a fresh start. As I’ve mentioned in previous birthday posts, I don’t “do” New Year’s resolutions, however I do like to set goals/aspirations for myself each time I add another […]

Creatures of the Creek Nature Party – My Girl’s 6th Birthday

It’s been a rough month for my little trooper, so when she requested a nature party for her 6th birthday, this mama wanted to deliver the best nature party ever. My girl has always loved the outdoors, literally hugging trees and cuddling bugs whenever she can, so I thought a party at our local Ecology […]

A Superhero’s Party

My boy is rarely seen without a hood on his head, and will often only respond to the name “Batman”, so it only seemed fitting to throw him a superhero party in celebration of his third year. I paid a visit to my favourite party store and scooped up everything Batman-themed I could find. Superhero POW! and […]

Quotable Bits #7

“There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.” – Robert Brault On Sunday, we celebrated the 2nd birthday of my sweet little baby boy. 2 hours of cleaning, 2 hours of grocery shopping, 4 hours of cooking, and a whole lot of decorations later, and party day had arrived. […]

Thirty Three.

For me, birthdays are like New Year’s Eve – a time to look back on the year I’ve had, to think of new goals, priorities, resolutions for the year to come. Tomorrow, I start a new year, my thirty third year, and I’m excited for the new adventures this age will bring. As I embark on this […]