Fall Decluttering: Home Office Edition

Jump into fall with a fresh outlook. Time to hit "reset" and declutter those spaces you've been neglecting all summer!

I sit. Staring blankly at the screen. Avoiding the oh-so-necessary fall decluttering of my office space. I steal glances over at my Instagram feed looking for…what? Inspiration? Distraction? Oooh! A Facebook notification! Procrastination at it’s finest, folks. My bladder (which has never been the same post-pregnancy) is about to explode… Continue reading

Art of Persuasion: I Know What You Did to Survive Last Summer

Art of Persuasion: I know what you did to survive last summer (and it may have included Netflix).

And you’re wondering, “How the hell did we just survive the last two months without all those planned distractions?”

I’ll tell you how: with the art of persuasion. And a little Netflix. Continue reading

Parenting Wine Pairing: Cabernet Franc’ly I Don’t Give a Damn

Parenting-wine quote stating "I'm just a mom, sitting in front of her wine, fighting the urge to chug it." on a wine-stained background.

So, now I’m sitting here, nursing a glass of wine, aptly named Sibling Rivalry, in light of this evening’s shenanigans. And I thought, wouldn’t it be brilliant to have wine pairings that match the end-of-the-day mood? Continue reading

Authentic Spanish Gazpacho: A Recipe for Family Memories

This is the most authentic Spanish gazpacho you will ever taste. No frills. All fresh goodness. Yum!

Chefs around the world are dabbling in variations of this classic dish but an authentic Spanish gazpacho should be a smooth purée of fresh vegetables with a hint of garlic, pimentón and vinegar. Continue reading

Spread Joy into Your Back-to-School Routine with These 3 Backpack Essentials

3 fun ways to #spreadjoy and get your kids totally jazzed to head back-to-school.

That family calendar? The one sent down from the organizing angels above? That is your new best friend. Turn it into your family’s communication hub by assigning a new PaperMate InkJoy gel pen colour to each family member. Continue reading

How Moms Sneak Netflix

How are moms sneaking in their favourite Netflix shows? Find out here! #streamteam

In the realm of motherhood, anything goes. Anything. Which is why the different ways moms sneak Netflix into their days should come as no surprise. Consider it Mom Code for “sanity break”. In fact, tell me if any of these scenarios sound familiar when you’re trying to catch up on… Continue reading

Whip up these Cocoa Crinkle Cookies to celebrate World Chocolate Day (or any day)

Where has this recipe for cocoa crinkle cookies been hiding all your life? Find all the deliciousness at @ericablogs.

World Chocolate Day totally snuck up on me and I am wholly unprepared. But you could declare it World Chocolate Weekend and prep these cocoa crinkle cookies today and bake them tomorrow. Win-win! Continue reading

Netflix passport: How to explore Canada and beyond this summer

Bust out the ketchup chips and pour the Caesars because Netflix has a slew of Canadian shows and movies that’ll keep you “right on, eh?”ing for hours. Continue reading