Happy Face

I have passion. But I also have bags, blemishes, and a whole lotta blah on my face. I’ve always gone for the natural look, wearing nothing more than mascara and lip gloss, but this weekend during a marathon shopping trip with some fabulous ladies in Las Vegas, I made a shocking discovery – there’s a […]

Legacy of an Adopted Child

Legacy of an adopted child Once there were two women who never knew each other One you do not remember, the other you call mother. Two different lives shaped to make yours one One became your guiding star, the other became your sun. The first gave you life, the second taught you to live it […]

When Life Gives You Lemons (Quotable Bits #38)

“So keep your head high, keep your chin up, and most importantly, keep smiling, because life’s a beautiful thing and there’s so much to smile about.”   – Marilyn Monroe   Sometimes life gives  you lemons. And while it’s easy to get lost in the moment, to bury your head in the pillows and groan […]

Father & Son

Watching the bond strengthen between my husband and my little guy is magical. They get each other. My hubby is patient – willing to play cars for hours, happy to have my little guy walk up his legs and flip over 100 times after a long day at work, and calm at the onset of one […]

Week of Change

This past week has been all about my children. Integrating my big girl into Kindergarten, ensuring my little one adjusts to going to daycare without his big sister, and spending quality time with them both in every spare moment in between all the changes they have had to face. We’ve had so much fun as […]

Back-to-School Quotes

We’ve been preparing all week, and tomorrow, the big event will be here – my big girl will be starting Kindergarten (eek)! In honour of this momentous occasion, I thought I would share 10 back-to-school quotes: “If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums […]

Brother & Sister (Quotable Bits #34)

Nothing melts my heart more than seeing these two together – watching them love, grow, and bond in a way that will hopefully last a lifetime. I was watching a cute show on Disney Junior with them the other day when this sweet little song came on about a big sister and her little brother and […]

Pinterest-ing Funnies (Quotable Bits #33)

I’m still figuring out this whole Pinterest thing, but I must admit, I’m not totally hating it. The only problem is, while most people seem to be using their Pinterest skills for good (new recipes, craft ideas for the kids, and cool new DIY projects), I seem to have developed an obsession for pinning someecards […]

Down By The River (Quotable Bits #32)

If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I live alongside a river – the backdrop for many of my postings. I don’t live in “a van down by the river” a la the famous Chris Farley SNL skits, but I do spend a lot of time there, and am so thankful to have such a beautiful […]

Butterflies (Quotable Bits #31)

“I almost wish we were butterflies and liv’d but three summer days – three such days with you I could fill with more delight than fifty common years could ever contain.”  – John Keats All photos taken using Instagram – follow me @bitsofbee! Another summer quote for another long weekend filled with summer family fun. […]