Our Hopeful Adoption


So I wanted to give you an update on how our journey to our next babe is going.  The short story.  It’s not.  We have had the wonderful privilege of fostering 4 babes since February. but sadly, and happily they have moved either back home ,or on to a kin placement (family friend).   As […]

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First time kindergarten moms unite.


So its hard to believe the day is finally here. The big K word. Kindergarten. How is it that my beautiful little miss pearl, who I basically JUST gave birth to like yesterday, is now 4 and a half and ready to leave my arms, and head off into a big building all by herself, […]

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Fighting Temptation with Motivation.


If you have been following my weight loss journey, and watched my last video you will see that I indulged a little bit this weekend. I still had some inches lost but my weight stayed the same and I didn’t feel great about the choices I made.  It is so hard when you are in […]

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The Best Guacomole Ever


I loveeee guacomole! Lets just start with that, its delicious, full of healthy fats, and really good for you! I prefer to make my own so  know exactly what is in it and,  I don’t really love plain avocado so I like to make a big batch and put it on pretty much everything! Here […]

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4 New Baby Must Haves


One of my favourite things about Instagram is the awareness it brings to online shops, and businesses.  I am constantly discovering new products that as a mom of 4, I am very interested in.  Some of the things I look for are just plain cute things, but others are very useful, and they make life […]

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10 lbs gone in one week.


Hey Lovelies, I just wanted to post my vlog here.  I am going to be doing weekly vlogs as I shrink.  I had a great first week and I am feeling better already.  I feel committed.  I feel strong, and just so happy that I am finally making the decision to take care of myself. […]

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I’m ready to change my life. Are you?


So I wrote a post back in June about starting a healthier lifestyle.  It has taken me until August 1st to actually start that healthier lifestyle, I think I just needed some time to really mentally prepare for this lifestyle change!  I am on day 5 and feeling great.  So far, so good.  I am […]

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Ontario Vacation Getaway


Recently I had the wonderful opportunity to use a friend’s cottage up in Prince Edward County. I had never been to this part of Ontario and although it was a long 5 hour drive (with stopping because 4 kids under 4)it was so worth it.  We stayed at Cherry Beach Resort which is in a […]

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A goodbye and a hello.

Well it has been 3 weeks since our little boy went home.  We miss him like crazy, but hey foster care.  Thats what we signed up for.  There is something really profound about the grief of foster care. We loved this little boy like he was ours, yet always in the back of my mind […]

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Where did my body go?

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In a short answer.  It went to becoming a mom.  it went to my children.  It went to putting others needs before my own. I am sure many of you can relate to me.  Every time I look in the mirror and look at my body, I just don’t love what I am seeing.  I […]

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