D.I.Y. Back to School Chalkboard Sign

I think it’s safe to say I am all about the photos and memories and remembering funny things and moments. So it’s no real surprise that it has become a bit of a right of passage in our house to hold and make our first day of school signs. Continue reading D.I.Y. Back to School Chalkboard Sign

Summertime Sugar Cookies

Summertime generally brings parties (often of the kid variety in our household) and fun treats or BBQ’s. So these three adorable sugar cookies have gotten plenty of use around here and are perfect for a fun party or BBQ this summer! Continue reading Summertime Sugar Cookies

West Coast Rock Painting

We love summer and spending time with our family on the sunshine coast. It’s hard to beat an afternoon at the beach with cousins! Enjoying time on the coast together has become a bit of a summer tradition and so has coming up with a fun summertime activity that everyone can participate in and make some good memories creating. This year my sister in law and I decided that activity would be rock painting! Continue reading West Coast Rock Painting

Easy Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies

Easy- Peasy Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies

Sometimes decorated sugar cookies can be a daunting affair. Sometimes we want something really cute and Pinterest lures us into believing we can have it! But really it leaves us in puddle of icing and tears. And yet sometimes we still want something really cute! So  that’s why I want to share a truly easy and simple cookie that my kids and I whip up from time to time – Ice cream cone sugar cookies! Continue reading Easy Ice Cream Cone Sugar Cookies

London Fog Cookies

London Fog (earl grey) Cookies

London Fogs (earl grey tea latte) are a fairly common occurrence here in Vancouver. It’s a winning combination of earl grey tea, vanilla and steamed milk. But this fabulous flavour combination doesn’t just make for a comforting cool weather drink. Continue reading London Fog Cookies

Mommy Loves Coffee

Apparently this sums up summer!!!

I mean we did encourage her to keep a journal over the summer break. I just didn’t expect it to go in quite this direction.

Honourable mention about my two cup a day coffee habit, is arguably note worthy of course. I mean it doesn’t get much more fun than that when we discuss summer break now does it?! But is it really too much to ask that I don’t look drunk with my coffee, and struggling to stay upright on my chair in the sunshine?!

Well this gem of a picture prompted some inquiries as to what mama puts in her coffee… (cream and sugar, thank you very much). HA. Thanks kid. Nothing like looking drunk on your coffee to start off a new school year on the right foot!

“No, I do not have drinking problem. Yes, I love coffee. Yes, we did some amazing things this summer. No, I did not make my children watch me drink coffee all summer long…”

Sheesh remind me to think twice before enjoying a cup of coffee on our back deck.

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