Walter’s Birth Story

For the most part, I had a beautiful pregnancy! After the first 14-or-so weeks of nausea I was happy, healthy, and full of excited energy in anticipation of meeting our baby boy. I stayed fit and active by briskly walking at least 5km a day, ate a gorgeous diet of fresh and nutritious foods (plus […]

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Pregnancy Announcement

When we got pregnant back in September, 2017 we were so excited to share our big news! We toyed with a lot of different ideas for the announcement, but decided to keep it pretty simple in the end. I thought I’d share what we came up with on the blog today! We chose to wait […]

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Babes who Brunch (with babies!)

A particularly wise friend of mine (in fact, the one in these photos!) told me that you should count on spending most of the first month of motherhood either in, on, or around the bed. At first this sounds super appealing – lazy days spend cuddling your newborn in a cave of blankets! But for […]

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DIY Patterned Cork Boards

I spend a lot of time at my desk.  Scratch that – I spend ALL of my time at my desk.  Or at least that’s what it feels like when I’m in the thick of thesis writing, exam grading, grant applications, and coursework.  I’m also one of those A-type folks who needs her workspace to […]

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Warm Mixed Olives with Chorizo + Orange

Today I’d like to share one of my favourite tapas-style recipes from Canadian Living: Warm Mixed Olives with Chorizo and Orange. The flavours in this happy appy are deep and fragrant. The salty olives, spicy chorizo, and sweet orange slices pair really nicely and are not only delicious, but quite pretty on the table as […]

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Get to Know Jen and Dave

Since I really don’t think I’d be a complete human without my cliché “other half” I figured I’d spend a post telling the story of us as a couple. Meet Dave: the husband to my wife, the peanut butter to my jelly, the calm to my storm, and the yin to my yang! Dave and […]

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