Author Archives: Stephanie

A Day at the Spa

Last mother’s day, my hubby and the boys gave me a gift card to one of the spas in the city. I really, truly appreciated the gift because it was a push for me to go and take some time for myself and get a little pampering done. I don’t usually go for stuff likeContinue Reading

Mayhem Monday: Vacation Week (Finally!!)

Another Monday already!! I’m now 30 weeks pregnant, only 10 to go! Yihaw!! We’re on holidays this week and I’m so looking forward to this week with my 3 favorite boys. This is the only time we’ve had holidays today in a very long time. It’s rare for us to be able to take anContinue Reading

Transitioning my Kids to a new Day Care

This week, my boys made the transition from the home day care they’d been at the past year to a day care center. Big change for us all. We went from a place with just one or two other kids to 30 and I was really nervous about how the whole transition would go. WouldContinue Reading

Mayhem Monday: The strangest marathon I didn’t run

Ok, I had the craziest dream last night. I’ve been thinking a lot about some of my goals and plans for after baby comes. I guess I’ve been thinking a lot about running, racing and my ultimate goals and my brain needed to do something with all that mojo. I had a dream that IContinue Reading

Pregnancy Update: 28 Weeks

I call the third trimester the home stretch of pregnancy but really…3 months does seem like a long time to be “stretching”. On the other hand, baby does some serious fattening up in this phase so I guess there is something to be said for the stretch after all. Either way, this is where I’mContinue Reading

Manitoba Marathon Relay: Race Recap

This marathon relay was one of those things that seemed like an OK idea at the time and gradually became a “I’m going to regret this, aren’t I?” thing as the weeks leading up to race day approached. We didn’t have a 6th runner to use as an alternate, I was feeling much less pregnantContinue Reading

Mayhem Monday: Milestones, Giveaways and Summer Fun

It’s official, I’m in the home stretch of this pregnancy! Yihaw! I’m not 28 weeks and have been asked several times if I’m due in the next couple. Sadly…no. I have 3 months to go and you don’t need to point out that I’m big. I know. I see myself and carry this load aroundContinue Reading

Scenes from the Week

Finding my Stride with Momentum Jewelery (plus a Giveaway!)

Disclaimer: I was gifted a Momentum custom wrap bracelet and footnote by this company. All views are my own. I’ve never been big into jewellery. I’m pretty basic on all levels. I don’t wear make-up, a pony-tail is my go-to hair style and I’ll take jeans and a t-shirt any day over a dress. SoContinue Reading

Mayhem Monday: Almost to the Third Trimester

This past week has been like whoa. So much going on and I’ve been feeling progressively more craptastic. I don’t know if it’s the lack of sleep or what but I feel pretty terrible a lot of the time. Saturday, I couldn’t even get out of bed for more than a few hours before havingContinue Reading