baby · Books

Baby Must-Haves: Hello Baby High Contrast Books

At two months old, Elliott has small bursts of playfulness throughout the day. She is alert and interested in the world around her, but I didn’t realize she’d be interested in books at such a young age. We were recently gifted a copy of Hello Baby’s High Contrast book – it’s a board book with… Continue reading Baby Must-Haves: Hello Baby High Contrast Books

Books · Inspiration · Reading

Lessons from Books: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

I’ve finally learned to hold a baby and eReader- an accomplishment that’s brought me back to one of my favorite hobbies – READING! Also, I’ve decided to take up doodling again by starting with book covers.  I’m not a great doodler, but it’s fun! I decided to check out Cheryl Strayed’s autobiographical novel, Wild, which… Continue reading Lessons from Books: Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Food

Hot Dog Chips from Covered Bridge Chips

Hi folks. Tonight we’re trying out the newest flavour from Covered Bridge chips: loaded hot dog. Based on the artwork, I expected a combination of mustard, ketchup, and relish flavours. The chips actually had a slightly smoky flavour, reminiscent of a hot dog, with a slightly tangy flavor that reminded me of relish. Overall these… Continue reading Hot Dog Chips from Covered Bridge Chips

Home Renovation · Random

The 90s Called and They Want Their Lamp Back

Look what I found! So I’ve been searching for months for a relic from my childhood – a touch lamp. Did you guys have these? If not, you really missed out on a convenient invention: the light turns on and off by touching any part of the lamp’s metal base. I’ve been craving this simplicity… Continue reading The 90s Called and They Want Their Lamp Back

baby · family · Inspiration

I’m Back: The Weeks Are Short

Before having a child I had a list of things which I would never do.  But last week, as I nursed my screaming infant at the center of a busy restaurant, I realized that there were nothing but exceptions to my rules. Parenthood is full of exceptions. I never wanted to breastfeed in public – I’d always expected… Continue reading I’m Back: The Weeks Are Short