Inspiration · Pregnancy · Running

Running Again: Finding my Motivation to Exercise as a New Momma

A few weeks ago I needed a bit of a confidence boost, so I posted a photo of myself with the following caption on my social media accounts: Just finished my first 5k post-baby – and it was haaaaaard! I stopped running a year ago because of significant morning sickness; I left work at 34 weeks… Continue reading Running Again: Finding my Motivation to Exercise as a New Momma


Week 40! It’s Finally Here!

Firstly, I must say that I feel like I’m a whale – but I’m still here! Waiting for the big day! So it turns out that most first time pregnancies go overdue. I thought that was a well-known fact, but judging from the outpouring of messages I’ve received this week, most people think that due… Continue reading Week 40! It’s Finally Here!

DIY and crafts · Inspiration · Pregnancy

DIY Felted Solar System Mobile

I recently shared a post about my baby girl’s space-themed nursery. The final touch for this nursery is a handcrafted, felted mobile featuring the eight planets of the solar system and a cheerful little sun. I had a great time making this piece and look forward to having it in her room for years to… Continue reading DIY Felted Solar System Mobile


Ready and Waiting with My Hospital Bags

My bags are packed – hospital go-bags, that is – for baby and me. We’re anticipating her arrival any day now. And yes, the bags are coordinated Lug bags. My mother-in-law gifted them to me over two Christmases and I absolutely love them! They have so many pockets, some lined with soft ‘tech’ fabric, and… Continue reading Ready and Waiting with My Hospital Bags

Home Renovation · Inspiration · Pregnancy

Our Baby Girl’s Space-Themed Nursery

It’s finally ready – our nursery is stocked and ready for our new family member! I’m so pleased with the results, which were inspired, of course, by countless Pinterest posts and Google searches. I wanted to create a whimsical space for a modern girl – something that would capture the imagination. I took inspiration from my husband’s interest… Continue reading Our Baby Girl’s Space-Themed Nursery