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Hot Chocolate and Cookies.

On work days I’m usually exhausted, thankfully Emilee’s a good sport and most of the time wants to nap with me. I work the night-shift and it really messes with the balance of days and nights. Especially when the kids, and I have got stuff to do during the day. I end up getting home …

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My daily reality.

So here’s the truth, it’s been really hard to get motivated to workout. Everyone says once you get into a workout routine, that it gets easier but I’m having a hard time believing that’s true. It’s so easy to convince myself to not go workout, between the kids schedules and my night job. On a …

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Mom can’t be my only identity.

“Who am I?” I’ve been asking myself this question a lot lately, and all I seem to come up with is “a mom”. You see I’ve always known since I was little that I wanted to be a mom, it’s something I’ve never had a doubt about. It’s the reason I planned on having my …

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A typical parent Sunday.

Today was a typical parent Sunday, Emilee and I cuddled in bed until around 11am. Then we got up and got ready for the day, I spent a couple of hours paying bills {Gas, water, electricity}. After I finished that, we head out to Costco to do some light grocery shopping and some browsing. We …

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Dyeing to boost my confidence.

It’s no secret that for most women, getting their hair done usually gives them a confidence boost. After the last couple of months as of late, I’ve been feeling pretty down about myself. It’s nothing in particular, I just got caught in a slump of not feeling beautiful. It actually really crashed my self-esteem, making …

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I finished my laundry room.

I’ve been thinking lately about moving house, so I’ve been trying to tackle the clutter. This is another part of my laundry room, it’s right near the bottom of the stairs. It’s the first disaster you see when you get down to the fourth level {our basement}. As you can see most of it is …

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Grocery shopping on a budget.

I have a love-hate relationship with grocery shopping. Our grocery budget around here the last couple of months has been insane, and by insane I mean almost non-existent..the budget that is. We started off the year pretty good, and around June we crashed and burned. Since then we’ve been flying by the seat of our …

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I don’t care how clean your home is.

Over the last month or so I’ve noticed plastered all over my social media feed, parents arguing that they are better parents because; they either have a spotless home or I believe the saying is “excuse the mess the children are making memories”. This really pushes my buttons, neither of those things make you a …

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