• They’re right: Time’s up.

    January 18, 2018

    Hello lovelies. I have a confession: I wrote this blog over a week ago. I felt inspired to say something but then my familiar friend, fear, crept in and I was unsure if I could actually say how I was feeling. As you read in my last blog I have been struggling through the start…

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  • Buying for Toddlers 

    November 25, 2017

    Hello lovelies, Our final gift guide is all about the energetic, busy body and sometimes defiant (or maybe that’s just mine) toddler in our lives.The transition from baby to big kid can be a challenging one, and we hope these gift ideas put a smile on your little’s face. As always, we love to hear…

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  • Buying for Her

    November 21, 2017

    Hello lovelies. The holiday season is upon us, and we are kicking it off with a series of shopping guides for all of the special people in your life. Buying the perfect gift for that person on your list can be a challenge sometimes, so we hope we can help ease the burden and put…

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  • Happy is the new busy.

    October 24, 2017

    Well hello there, lovelies. Do you know the most common responses I hear when I ask the people in my life how they are doing: “I’m busy”, “We are busy” or “Life is so busy”.  We are all guilty of it, yet we continue to fill our plates with more and more obligations because the…

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  • Shop Small: Stellyhandmade

    October 16, 2017

    Hello Lovelies… If you know us or follow any of our other social media accounts you know we LOVE to shop small and most often, support Canadian shops. When I had Jack I had a really hard time finding him cute clothes. The girls section of every store was (and still is) HUGE while the…

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  • Gratitude changes everything.

    October 10, 2017

    Happy Tuesday, lovelies. We hope your stomachs and your hearts are full after the long weekend. I think Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. For me, it is such a reflective time where we are encouraged to stop and really understand the power of gratefulness. In keeping with this theme I thought I would share one…

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  • Balancing life while fumbling with guilt.

    October 4, 2017

    Well hello, lovelies. I’ve come to learn that times of great transition can often be times for great emotional unrest. No different than when I gave birth, my transition back to work has been quite consuming. It’s been an unrehearsed ballet of trying to be the best employee, the best mom, the best wife, the…

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  • To my pre-baby self: be gentle.

    September 22, 2017

    As my year being at home with my baby recently wound down to a close and I returned to work (an entirely separate post of its own), I have spent many hours reflecting on what this year has looked like for me. With each new season of motherhood that I enter into I discover new…

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  • Change is Hard.

    September 16, 2017

    Hello lovelies. I’m certain I always knew this, but this is something that has become so clear to me in the past few years: change is hard. No matter what that change may be – moving to a new home, changing jobs, embarking on a healthy new lifestyle or letting go of relationships that no…

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  • Baby Item Essentials

    September 14, 2017

    Hello Lovelies. Let’s talk baby gear…Walking into a West Coast Kids or Babies R’us these days can be pretty overwhelming. There are SO many ‘things’ out there for babies it is really difficult to determine what you will actually need and use. When I was pregnant with our first son I got pretty overwhelmed (the…

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