OMG! I Officially Have A Tween! Ava Turned 8 Years Old!

Today, I’m celebrating 8 years of motherhood as my oldest daughter Ava has entered the tween years, my little Ava Bear is 8 years old, officially she is a tween.  There hasn’t been a single…

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Getting Ready To Say GoodBye To Grandma One Final Time

I woke up that morning with a lump in my throat, a headache, and that gut feeling that today was going to be a day I’ll never forget. We were getting ready to fly to…

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I Love You To Pieces Easy Valentine’s Day Kid’s Craft

We all have one puzzle that after a few good rounds of a toddler is missing one or six pieces.  Here is a quick fun way to make use of that puzzle and make a…

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Easy to Bake Sweet & Spicy Bacon Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I’ve never been one for following the rules and anytime I can add bacon, believe you me I WILL!   I came across bacon banana bread years ago at a local store in Vancouver. My…

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Taco Tuesday Will Never Be The Same: Chicken Tortilla Soup

I’ve mentioned before that Taco Tuesday is quite the event around here with Ava. I’m positive the copious amounts of hot sauce I consumed while pregnant with her has fueled her love for tacos.  …

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