Lux’s Birth Story

I can’t even count the number of birth stories I read in order to prepare myself for my own. I am writing this not only for my own memory but for others who… Continue reading

Third Trimester

I didn’t realize that when I would be writing my third trimester blog I would have my baby sleeping on my chest while writing. Most people had me convinced that I would be… Continue reading

My last day of work for a year

Yesterday (Friday), was my last day of work for a whole year.  It worked out that my last day would be the day before March Break so it hasn’t really hit me yet… Continue reading

Calabogie Ice Castle

When Ontario’s Highlands first posted about there being an Ice Castle in Calabogie, I didn’t believe it.  I thought “how could there be an ice castle in Calabogie and I don’t know about… Continue reading

Ice climbing Pregnant – 2015 Ice Recap

I get a lot of interesting reactions when people find out I am ice climbing pregnant.  Ice climbers seem to think that it is awesome and they praise me for staying active, but… Continue reading

Maple Syrup for Beginners

After eating a delicious pancake breakfast this morning I got really excited thinking about maple syrup season.  Last year we actually produced enough maple syrup to give some away plus we still have… Continue reading

Free Camping across Canada

Whenever Mike and I were planning our honeymoon road tour across Canada to Alaska I remember searching the web for blogs or any kind of information I could get on free camping.  I… Continue reading


Think back to when you were a kid, how did you enjoy winter?  For me, it was being pulled behind a skidoo on a sleigh, ice fishing, skiing in my backyard followed by… Continue reading

Second Trimester

Today I am officially in my third trimester and I want to reflect on my second trimester because it really was an amazing 3 months.  Some will say that you will “feel your best”… Continue reading

White Picket Fence

Lately I’ve been reading a lot of blogs about traveling around the world or the country.   Most of these articles are about people who live in their vehicles or work abroad in order… Continue reading