• Decor,  DIY,  Kids

    Dreamy Unicorn First Birthday Party

    I knew I wanted to do a rainbow/unicorn theme for Sofiya’s first birthday pretty much since the day she was born. I was obsessed with unicorns when I was a kid, and I secretly still love them as an adult. For this party, I didn’t want to spend a ton of money or purchase single-use decor. I love throwing cute…

  • DIY,  Tips

    5 Tips for Setting up an Etsy Shop

    So, you’re thinking of setting up your very own Etsy shop. Congratulations! This is an exciting time for you. The decision to set up your own shop can be daunting, scary, and downright confusing. But don’t worry, you got this. I truly believe that you will be successful, even if it seems a little scary right now. I’ve put together…

  • Recipes

    Butternut Squash Tarts

    I’m obsessed with anything butternut squash. Soup? Love it. Pasta sauce? I’m there. Tarts? Oh yes. My friend Katie first introduced me to the idea of butternut squash tarts when she came to visit me after Misha was born (I have the sweetest friends!). Ever since that day, I have been making these tarts, tweaking them slightly over the years,…

  • Beauty,  DIY

    DIY Natural Bath Soak

    I just love taking baths, don’t you? For me, I usually take a bath because I am cold. In the winter, I’m always freezing, so I take a super hot, super long bath to warm myself up. One of the best things about having a bath is adding something special, like bath salts, bubbles, or a bath bomb! I love…

  • Kids

    My Favourite Canadian Kids Brands

    I love supporting small shops, especially when it comes to buying things for the kids! Most of the shops I have listed here are clothing shops, but there’s a couple that have great learning toys, as well. I have purchased from every one of these companies, and I am so pleased with not only the quality of their goods, but…

  • DIY,  Zero Waste

    Easy Zero Waste Solutions for the Laundry Room

    The laundry room, just like the bathroom, is a place that can easily fill up with so many single-use or non-recyclable items such as plastic bottles and dryer sheets. I’ve put together a list of easy swaps that anyone can do to reduce the amount of recycling and waste in their home. “Reducing” should come before “Recycling” when possible, so…

  • Recipes

    Quick and Easy Hot Apple Cider

    ‘Tis the season for hot apple cider! Now that pumpkin season is over, I feel like it’s time for apple season to rise up and take over our lives. My in-laws gave us a ton of unfiltered apple juice that they made from the apples from the tree in their back yard. I wanted to spice things up a bit…

  • Decor,  DIY

    Rustic Ikea Moppe Mini Chest DIY Hack

    Google “Ikea Moppe Chest” and you’ll get tons of hacks for this handy little chest of drawers. I was inspired by a pin I stumbled across on Pinterest (linked below), and decided to try hacking one of these bad boys on my own. I’ll be honest, I am probably one of the most impatient people when it comes to doing…

  • Decor,  DIY,  Kids

    Airplane Kids Birthday Party Theme

    I love planning my kid’s birthday parties. It’s something that I get a little too much into and start planning months and months in advance. What can I say? I’m a designer at heart and it makes me so happy to see when these parties come together. I can’t wait until Misha is old enough to tell me what theme…