Skip to main content

Hello July

Happy Canada Day! Unfortunately, it's cold and rainy here today. It's nice to have a day off to get things done at home, but it would have been nice to have some sunshine to head outside for a bit today. I feel bad for everyone wanting to set off fireworks tonight since it's so wet and chilly out there.


It's hard to believe today is July 1st. At the rate that June flew by at, Summer is going to be over sooner than I'd like. Which means I better take every opportunity I get to eat cotton candy, head outside in the sun, and go swimming. 


I've completely fallen head over heels for pastel colours recently. Whether it's because they have a vintage Summer appeal or remind me of hanging out at the beach, either way I've been feeling inspired by muted, pretty colours. 



What are you looking forward to in July?
xo Jen



Comments

  1. I can't believe July flew by so quick! We have a Road trip planned for next week and I can't wait!!
    Xo
    Eeka

    ReplyDelete
  2. COTTON CANDY! ♥ Summer is the season for 4th of July, Utah's Independence Day, my birthday, Jen's birthday and our anniversary. I love all of that. But I am a huge fan of Autumn. I'd rather have a week of rain than a week of sun, though I do honor the sun because it's important! ♥ I try to get into the habit of enjoying Summer weather when I can, so I focus on stuff like fresh fruit, camping, etc.

    I l-o-v-e pastels! The whole color theme you posted is soooo pretty!

    In July, outside of the 4th and such, my b-day is on July 28th! I can't wait. ^_^

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It sounds like July was busy and fun for you! I prefer Autumn too. I took advantage of Summer weather a lot this year. I'm ready for Fall now.

      Delete

Post a Comment

Popular posts from this blog

New Mom Must-Haves

It's been just over 9 months since Emma entered this world. It's been crazy. So many ups and downs. But I wouldn't trade this experience in for anything. She's amazing. It's definitely a learning experience and I wouldn't have gotten through the last 9 months without the support I've had. My family and friends have been welcome resources to help me in this new chapter of my life.

Emma has been a great baby - she sleeps well, she eats well, she's overall content and happy. We haven't experienced many problems. But that doesn't mean every day has been easy. Some days I don't get the chance to shower between Emma, chores, and just trying to eat; other days, naps are on schedule, feedings run smooth, and I have the opportunity to not only shower, but write up a blog post or bake cookies.

Since it's the time of year when people are out buying gifts, I thought I'd share the top must-haves I've needed over the last 9 months. They would …

My Favourite Baby Must-Haves

Having my first child has been eye-opening. I've learnt so much and made so many mistakes. It becomes a guessing game of what your child needs at times. You want to be 'perfect' but the reality is we're all just winging it and doing the best we can. Sometimes that means spending hours on Google, texting every 'mom' friend you have, or on hold with poison control because your baby licked eczema cream off your finger when you were putting it on her cheeks (or trying to).

With Christmas around the corner, I thought I'd share the top baby items that have saved us over and over again. They would be perfect gift ideas for new parents-to-be or stocking stuffers for infants.

1. Swaddle blankets - even if your child doesn't like to be swaddled these blankets are amazing. They're extra large and made from a breathable cotton. They were perfect for the spring and summer to bring with us on walks. If there was a cool breeze, too much sun, or Emma was upset, hav…

New Beginning

It's a new year which always feels like a new beginning to me; a fresh start. I've never been one to hold myself all that accountable for new year resolutions. I wrote down a few goals I'd like to work on this year, but honestly, the only things that matter to me this year are making memories and doing what makes me happy.

We have some fun plans this year, some set in stone and others that we need to finalize. Emma will be walking this year and she's already proved 2019 to be interesting since she's now crawling and trying to stand up. I can only imagine how many new adventures we'll encounter this year with her.


I've also found new inspiration in my creative life - artists, creators, crafts, fabric. So many things have sparked new motivation in me. I haven't felt that in a while to be honest. It's nice. It's nice to feel these things again which make me want to spend time in my craft room or sit at my laptop and write .

My first step in my newf…