Ava’s Birthday Week

Apologies for the quality of these photos.. but it’s the thought that counts right?! Ava enjoying her first cupcake (that I know of)

Party Hat Embellishment

At Ava’s party last month I didn’t want to give out plain party hats when there are so many amazing party hats ideas on Pinterest, so I decided to use some party hats I had and make pom poms to thread through the top! They turned out fantastic! What you need Party hats (you can…

The Modern Dad- Birthday Ideas

Tomorrow is Greg’s birthday. This will be 9 birthdays together! We have climbed bridges, gone to fancy restaurants.. I have given him handmade gifts and bought gifts. We have stayed places for a weekend as well as celebrated with friends at home.. One thing I’m grateful for is, that finding a gift for him has…

First Birthday Inspiration

I have been pinning on a board called Ava’s first birthday since she turned about 2 months old- I couldn’t help it. I doubt we’re going to throw her a party, but for the sake of hypothetically having fun I’ve gathered together some of my favourite ideas! From Top Right to Left Floral One |…

Chocolate Chip Cookies

For some reason I have an amazing Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe. I don’t know what it is, but most people will request the cookies (if I am coming over) or they sell like hotcakes if we have a fundraiser. While I’m not much of a sweet tooth, I can definitely eat one or two of…

Valentines Day

Valentines Day seems to get lost on Greg and I considering we celebrate our anniversary on the 20th of February.. Normally I’ll find something small to give Greg for valentines day or find a quick craft I can do to include with his lunch (yes, I normally make his lunches..) Below are some of my…

My first time Sugar Cookies!

I have always wanted to make Sugar Cookies, but with working full-time it wasn’t a priority, considering most people recommend refrigerating the dough overnight. But, I finally decided to jump off the cliff and make them! The dough was the easy part.. trying my hand at icing with royal icing was another story.. I will list…

Baby Shower Gifts

My best friend threw Ava and I the most beautiful Baby Shower a few months ago- we laughed and cried and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon with family and friends! I received so many amazing gifts!! We were truly spoiled.. It’s hard to know what to get a new mum-to-be so I’ve detailed a summary of some of…

Bridal Shower Printables

I know Growing a Bebé is based around raising our little girl Ava, however I think a big part of navigating parenthood is having balance. Balance in that we are raising our little girl in the hope that she will thrive as a tiny human (for the time being), but also balance in that I…