*This article is originally from the Fall/Winter edition of Prairie Book NOW magazine, with quotes from the author Becky Citra, copies of the magazine can be found for FREE in bookstores and Libraries across Western Canada, find the current edition online HERE.* Will Poppy is a boy with an extraordinary writing talent, that is until… Continue reading Review of “Griffin of Darkwood” by Becky Citra.
Honestly, some days I feel like I’m a teenager again – raising hormones, blotchy face, mood swings, you name it! The only difference between then and now is 10+ years of aging and now, pregnancy isn’t the most terrifying thing on the entire planet, and unlike then, I’m actually pregnant. I’ve been lucky enough to… Continue reading Pregnancy pet peeve – acne.
Isn’t this just the CUTEST thing ever?!? Last week I made my first attempt at sewing Bandana Bibs for baby! I am a chief procrastinator, so I figured I would start with a little more than half way to go in this pregnancy! Disclaimer: I 100% followed this tutorial from Simply Small Wonders, so… Continue reading DIY Bandana Bibs.
*This article is originally from the Fall/Winter edition of Prairie Book NOW magazine, with quotes from the author Eva Wiseman, copies of the magazine can be found for FREE in bookstores and Libraries across Western Canada, find the current edition online HERE.* When people fantasize about periods of history that they wished they lived in,… Continue reading Review of “Another Me” by Eva Wiseman
As I make my way through my second trimester, we’re working on slowly purchasing items in anticipation of baby’s arrival to spread out the costs. Some things are super easy – soap, books and baby safe laundry/cleaning supplies, others are hard – clothing, cloth diapers and outerwear. The reason? We don’t know what the gender… Continue reading Preparing for baby – why is everything SO gendered?!?
I’m on my way through my second trimester, and while I don’t know where the time went since I found out I was pregnant months ago, I’m starting to figure out this ‘pregnant thing’ as I go along. While there is still a waiting period until you get to hold your baby in your arms,… Continue reading 5 things I did NOT expect when I got pregnant.
Happy April! I know you’re probably reading this thinking “isn’t it a little early to be posting about Christmas?”, but hear me out. Are you the type of person who would love to give home-made gifts to your loved ones at Christmas but just don’t have the time? Do you have craft supplies sitting in… Continue reading Tips for Hand-made Christmas.
*This review was originally written for the Spring 2017 edition of Prairie Books NOW magazine, look for copies at Libraries and Bookstores across Western Canada* Includes quotes from the author, Alison Hughes. Edmonton author Alison Hughes presents a novel of basketball, Shakespeare and drama on the stage and off in her latest novel Kings of… Continue reading Review of “Kings of the Court” by Alison Hughes.
April 29th is Relay for Life in my city, where many community members, my team and family ‘Hendren Clan’ and survivors will be walking to find a cure. If you’ve ever participated in a Relay for Life, you know why it is such a special event. Cancer is a disease that is on the rise… Continue reading Why I Relay.