Sweet Selkirk

If you were to ask Max what his favourite park is he would say Selkirk. We headed to this wee gem of a park on an overcast day in July for a picnic and exploration. The first thing we noticed after we parked was the beautiful view. Waves crashing up on the rocky shore surrounded…

Lazy in Long Point

With a detour to Turkey Point What a beautiful day it was when we headed out on an early July day to Long Point Provincial Park. I hadn’t been in many years, before I had children in fact, so it was nice to show them a place I was so fond of. There is always…

Knit one, knead a little

It has been a really long time since I have written much at all.  Aside from Instagram blips here and there I really haven’t found myself with the urge to write.  Perhaps a lack of inspiration, the winter blahs and a bit of just not knowing which direction I am heading have held me back….

Summer update and Boosh!

Well in to August I feel like the summer is just flying by.  Most of our days have been spent with a quiet park wander, collecting acorns, sticks and stones and visiting with my grandmother.  I am also in the midst of writing my Live Small Town Fall piece and starting to think of back…

Whiskey Tan + Wally’s new collar

Several months ago I contacted Whiskey Tan about their beautiful handmade collars!  The trouble was Wally is a restless spirit who really hates being tinkered with in anyway so buckling up a nice traditional collar wasn’t a great option.  Chantel, the wonderful human behind Whiskey Tan, told me to leave it with her and she…

Back to the basics

We are already in to 2018 and so far I have been rather productive!  I am not a traditional resolution maker – in the past I have just disappointed myself after failing 3wks in to a new year and who needs that?!  So I set a mental goal list instead.  One that is loose and…

November Hustle

How did we get here?!  November already!  October was full of fall activities – pumpkin walk at the RBG and picking the perfect pumpkins to carve at this sweet little pumpkin patch were our favourites… well next to Halloween of course!  The kids loved dressing up and trekking house to house to collect treats. This…

CSA love + Matz Fruit Barn

As some of you know I have been participating in Matchbox Garden’s CSA for a few years now.  I love the weekly drive out to Caledonia and throughout the summer the kids and I stop and wander along the river enjoying the scenery before we pick up our share. The last two years Hanna has…

School Days + New Routine

And just like that September is in full swing and fall routines have begun.  As much as I appreciate the consistency that comes with school days I would be lying if I said I am not missing the tiny voices -that drove me batty just last week 😉 – calling me repeatedly.  This year is…