Author Archives: Janice

January 28

Operation: Gender Reveal Party

If you know me well, you know that I love parties and party planning! I love working on do it yourself crafts and seeing the details of my vision come together. If I were to do anything else in my life, it would probably be to become a professional party planner. I think I’m secretly […]

November 11

Parenting To Do List

I used to play this song to my eldest daughter when she was in my tummy and soon after she was born. I read somewhere that they can hear in utero and that the same sounds they hear after they are born can be quite calming. I remember those sleepless nights as a new mother […]

October 16


THE END: The original title of this post was WANTED: Respect For Nurses!  I kind of wrote this in reverse and I am actually beginning with the end. When I got to the very end of my post, I realized the topic was something totally different from when I started writing. I felt I needed to […]

September 29


This post is anything but the title. Weighed down? My weight is not down, but it is weighing me down for sure! I have never been the skinny minnie, but I have also never found too much problem with my weight. I think I have always accepted myself and was satisfied with my weight. Did […]

September 24


The kids are back to school and I find myself asking: What now? Most parents love when their kids go back to school, but I am really one of those parents who dread it. Maybe it’s because I really don’t have to worry about who will drop them off or pick them up after school. […]

May 12

Mother’s Day 2014

This year, I decided that I wanted to do Mother’s Day at our place with all the other moms in my family. We went out and ate at a restaurant on most years, but after Easter this year, I just wanted something low key and intimate. Sometimes the hustle and bustle is not worth all […]

March 24

Birchbox: March 2014

I received my March Birchbox the first week of the month, which was a great surprise. It was a little earlier than my two previous boxes. I have been a bit too busy to update and share this month’s good with you guys. I loved 3 out of the 5 products in this month’s box. […]