Sunday, February 26, 2012

I wish it was spring already!

I am really getting sick of winter already, even though it hasn't been much of a winter....I just want spring to come! I wish the weather would stop flip flopping from cold to warm and just warm up already! I have been itching to go to my families cottage.

This past Monday on family day it was gorgeous out so we decided to take advantage of the nice weather and take a walk. We headed down to a small town outside of Kitchener that has some really nice trails and it is beside a river. It was quiet and relaxing...We spent 2 hours there.

What is some of your favourite spring time activities?

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Get Inspired Colour- Pink Swirl

I was at work the other day mixing some paint and some of the colours that go into the paint canister make some gorgeous patterns and colours. I was thinking that it would make a nice piece of art...So the only way I could think of getting the pattern so it could be used as art is by taking a picture of it. What do you think? pretty right!

Saturday, February 18, 2012


I was going through old photos from when J was little and it seems like yesterday he was just born....Soon he will be turning 4! I can't believe how fast time flies when you have kids.

J wasn't a tiny baby when he was born, he weighed in at 9lb 2oz 21 inches. Yup, he was big and a week late!

Here he is when he was just born.

One week old.

6 months old.

15 months old.

25 months old

3 years old

I wish time would slow down a little! I am glad I took lots of pictures while he change so fast.

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Happy Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day isn't a big deal in our house, we don't go-all-out-crazy buying presents and going out for dinner. C isn't really the romantic type and I have accepted that and it doesn't really bother me anymore.
 I think if he did something romantic I would probably laugh at it, I know that sounds mean, it's just that he's not a sappy person and it would just be strange and out of character for him.

J is excited for valentines day, at daycare they get to hand-out cards to all the kids in the class... You will never guess what cards he has....Yup, no surprise... Superheros!

This past weekend I spent sometime watching some romantic movies, a couple of my favorite include....

The Holiday- Starring- Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet,  Jude Law, and Jake Black

50 First Dates- Great romantic comedy starring- Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore

And P.S. I Love You....(makes me cry every time) Starring- Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.
A couple of movies I haven't watched yet that I would like to are...

The Time Travelers Wife- Starring Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams and Ron Livingston

The Vow- Starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum (P.S. I think Rachel is gorgeous!)

And Valentines Day.

Hope you have a fantastic Valentine's Day!

What is your favorite romantic movie? have you seen The Time Travelers Wife, Valentine's Day or The Vow? What do you think of them? Would you recommend watching any or not?

Monday, February 13, 2012

Pinterest Finds

I know I have been MIA this past week I have been pretty lazy at night not wanting to do anything but collapse on the sofa and watch TV. ( I need my laptop back so I can sit on the sofa and blog, unfortunately it is not working right now).

Today I was searching on Pinterest and I came across a few thing that I liked... So I thought I would share them with you.

I love this paisley print wallpaper! The colours are not bold and they don't have a lot of contrast which really compliments the modern room.
I absolutely LOVE the idea of having an accent wall covered in wood paneling like this. I like it horizontal much more then vertical. I would totally do this in a room using old barn board... Gorgeous!
I saw this and I thought it was a really cute way to re-purpose and re-use an old wagon...Wish I would have found this picture about a year ago, I wouldn't have sold J's old wagon like this....Too late now.
I LOVE this!! What a fantastic idea, this is a paisley print wallpaper protected by a tempered glass. Great way to create something unique and to bring pattern into the kitchen... Love the colours!
The hutch in this picture is beautiful I hope that in my next house I have a dining room big enough to fit one.
Once again wood paneling on the walls... Love it!
 I will really try and get my butt in gear and off the sofa this week and start doing more blog posts...I hope you enjoyed this little bit of inspiration!

Friday, February 3, 2012

Growing so Big!

It has now been  almost 4 weeks since we got Dakota! Time sure flies....She is growing so fast and learning so much.

9 weeks
10 weeks

11 weeks

She is 12 weeks now going on 13.

J and her are getting along with each other great, J likes that he has someone to play with and Dakota thinks he is another puppy so it works out nicely. We are still working on her jumping and biting when she is playing with him but she has got a lot better and he has got better at controlling her.

Puppy school has been great for all of us because we are learning the proper way to teach her and she gets to socialize with other dogs, the last thing I want is for her to try and attack other dogs as they walk by. So far she can sit, lay down, wait (for like a few seconds), she just started shake -a-paw and we are still working on come.