Month: April 2017

My Favourite Mother’s Day Gift

Oh, I love my spa days, flowers, chocolates and jewelry. I especially appreciate the restaurant meals, so please keep those coming, honey. But after 11 years of being a mom, if I had to choose my favourite Mother’s Day gift ever, it would be this.     The supplies were purchased at Michael’s, but many […] Read more…

How To Handle Online Negativity

I have officially made it. I now receive mean tweets. Now, that’s not to say I’ve never faced any negativity as a blogger before. On a couple of occasions over the years I have been called to task because I didn’t ask tough enough questions of my celebrity interviewees (for example, about political/religious beliefs that […] Read more…

Ultimate Kids’ Birthday Party Theme Roundup

I’ve thrown a couple of good kids’ parties in my time. My friend Krista, on the other hand, has thrown a ton of AMAZING themed kids’ parties, and over the years has generously shared her ideas here on This Mom Loves. (One has become my most-pinned Pinterest post!) Today I’m providing a roundup of links […] Read more…

New York City Travel Highlights

I am often asked what my favourite travel destination has been, and while I love the sunny south, and have had a wonderful time in many Canadian and American cities, my heart always goes back to NYC. My husband and I spent a fantastic few days there (we traveled one August) and I have incredibly […] Read more…

Kate’s Favourite Things – April 2017

I’m happy to share this month’s recos with you! BOOKS My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella We all know and love this Shopaholic author, and as her readers grow up, I found Kinsella took an interesting angle with her newest book: the main character is still a relatable twenty-something, but she has also […] Read more…