The Future of our Laundry Room – A Sneak Peek with LG by Nesting Story

The Future of our Laundry Room – A Sneak Peek with LG

This post was created in partnership with LG. When you have four kids, laundry becomes an event in your life. In fact, laundry for Mike and I have become such a weekly event that we created a popular YouTube series called The Fold and our entire laundry routine has been featured on Baby Center. There definitely seems to be a fascination with how a large family tackles laundry… successfully. Often [...] Read more


How we made some tough decisions about our family's future by Nesting Story

Making Tough Decisions as a Couple

This post was created in partnership with RBC Insurance. Ten years ago my husband Mike and I decided to have a will made. We hadn’t been married long, we had just purchased a rental property and I was pregnant with our first child. All of these new life changes happened within two years. The rental property was an investment, which would allow me to stay home with our son. Going [...] Read more


Decluttering my home and inspiring you by Nesting Story

Decluttering my home and inspiring you

My favourite place on earth is our home. When I close my eyes and really ask myself, “is it my absolute favourite place to be?” The answer is yes. I write this as I enjoy my last days on vacation in Sanibel, Florida, the place I have gone for many Christmases, since I was very young. I am sitting out on our master bedroom balcony, watching the sunrise and listening [...] Read more


New Years sunrise in Florida by Nesting Story

2019 Lights camera action!

Action. That word popped into my head this morning on New Years eve 2018. The view from my bedroom window each morning here on Sanibel Island, Florida. I feel like I often state what I'm going to do, changes I'm going to make or goals that I am going to achieve and then they piddle away. Don't get me wrong. 2018 was not a waste. In fact as I reflect, [...] Read more


Self care after Christmas, think of it as your New Years preview by Nesting Story

Self care after Christmas, think of it as your New Years preview

Today is December 26th. Every December 26th I feel excited. I know a lot of people who feel low after Christmas, but although I love Christmas, there is something, a feeling like relief that I feel the day after Christmas. December 26th is like my preview of New Years day, my fresh beginning. My family and I are currently in Florida, enjoying a much-needed family vacation, but we haven't escaped [...] Read more


5 real-life tips to stick to your holiday shopping budget by Nesting Story

5 Tips to stick to your holiday shopping budget

This post is sponsored by RBC. All expressed opinions and experiences are my own. I confess. There have been some years where we have completely blown our holiday shopping budget at Christmas, shopping for gifts. Whether it’s lack of time, lack of planning, or emotional shopping, there have been years where my husband Mike and I have blown it…big time. In the moment we think, “we’ll deal with it later”, [...] Read more