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A Quick Apartment Bedroom Tour

July 4, 2017 // Apartment Living // 2 Comments

Yesterday my two older kids were off at summer day camp so it was just the toddler at home with me. Fortunately for me this third child is feistily independent and can play on her own for a decent amount […]

Pet Adoption Birthday Party!

February 6, 2017 // Apartment Living, Parenting // One Comment

This year Josie decided she wanted to do a pet adoption theme for her birthday party. We had already decided to do a small at home party and this theme sounded like something I could manage! The idea was to […]

Five Reasons To Host A Five Dollar Birthday Party!

February 4, 2017 // Apartment Living, Parenting // 3 Comments

The other day my sweet spunky Josie turned five years old. She was so excited for this day and we had plans to host a small at home birthday party in our apartment. A couple of friends and our little […]

Mama in the City on Small Space Living

October 17, 2016 // Apartment Living // 5 Comments

My family of five, and our dog, live in a 1200 square foot condo with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a den in downtown Vancouver. Over the years of apartment living I have probably heard all of the remarks about […]

Breaking Into Fall

September 1, 2016 // Apartment Living, Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

The other evening I was getting a ride home from work and as we walked to her car I could just feel the change in the air. Driving towards the beach I couldn’t help but notice that the sky was […]

My Mood Booster: The Neat And Tidy Home

January 19, 2016 // Apartment Living // 4 Comments

This past weekend I willingly stayed home the entire span of Friday night to Sunday, only venturing outside once at around 4 PM Sunday afternoon for some park playtime. Friday afternoon I started to warn my family that Saturday would be […]