Jewels Lovely

The Good, the Bad and the Lovely

The one thing my mother did for me that made me a better mother

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and our family is no exception. My grandmother played a big role in my upbringing,…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Lovely of Marriage

This past weekend, my husband and I had a long overdue date night. We attended a marriage conference hosted by our church in Waterloo, and…

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Traveling with kids: Long-distance car rides

We made it! The last installment of my three part 'traveling with kids' series. Here is Part 1 and Part 2 of the travel series.…

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Valentine’s Gift Guide for under $50

These two are the ultimate gift ;) I know Valentine's Day is still a couple weeks away, but if you're like me and order 99.9%…

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Traveling with kids: International travel

This is part two of my travel series on the blog.┬áLast week, I discussed domestic travel, specifically within Canada. This week, I'm addressing the enormous…

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A cut above

Do you like my fiery red bob circa 2012? I'm getting the itch again...to chop it all off. My hair, that is. About once every…

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Traveling with kids: Domestic travel

In the past year and a half, our family traveled domestically and internationally via airplane PLUS we endured the longest car ride EVER in our…

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5 Ways to Keep Busy with Kids During School Vacation, or Anytime Really

My oldest started preschool at our local Montessori school this past September. It's been a game changer. For both of us. Prior to preschool, he…

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Date Night Fashion Dilemma (when you’re a Stella & Dot stylist)

When you have your own jewelery business, you have the dreaded task of choosing which pieces you're going to wear on a special night out.…

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