Sleeping Beauties by Mavis Cheek {Book Review}

Happy Thursday! Isn't great that we have another long weekend coming up? Sleeping Beauties caught my eye at a second-hand book store a few years ago, and this is one of those times where judging the book by it's cover didn't turn out to be a good approach. I still felt it needed a review … Continue reading Sleeping Beauties by Mavis Cheek {Book Review}

Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 {Review}

For many years, I've said that I would love to own a instant camera but the prices are just always too high to take that step in purchasing one. I was super excited to receive the Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 for a couple of days to play around and see what it could do. I've … Continue reading Fujifilm Instax Mini 11 {Review}

The Butterfly House by Marcia Preston {Book Review}

Hello, and happy Thursday! I took a bit of a break from doing some blogging (for a week, but it had more impact than you'd expect). I did get some reading done and now have a bit of a backlog of book reviews to do, so buckle up. I've had The Butterfly House waiting on … Continue reading The Butterfly House by Marcia Preston {Book Review}

Pregnancy: To do: 1st trimester

Just found out you're expecting? Congrats! It's easy to be overwhelmed by the different emotions you're feeling, and completely understandable - you're have a baby! I've gone through three pregnancies, and each time, my emotions were all the place with the news. When the high toned down a little bit, I remember thinking, "Okay, what … Continue reading Pregnancy: To do: 1st trimester

Tips for picking baby names

Congratulations on your pregnancy! One of the most exciting parts of my pregnancies was choosing baby names. Okay, I didn't choose them, HB did, I just signed off on them. It was up to HB to choose the names, because it made him feel more included in the pregnancies. Choosing a baby name can be … Continue reading Tips for picking baby names