Packing for a conference

How To Pack For A Conference & Free Packing Checklist

I am about to head to my tenth conference, and this week I am heading to my fifth Mom 2.0 Summit conference. Over the years I've really been able to turn packing for a conference into a craft and have picked up many tips along the way. I've also learned hard lessons from real life situations, like forgetting all of my makeup once, so now I rely heavily on a [...] Read more


Easter spring table setting

My Simple Heirloom Easter Table Setting

Last weekend we had our first family get together for Easter. It was an impromptu, last minute early Easter gathering. As I cleaned our house, getting ready for our guests, table decor ideas were coming to me. I knew I didn't want to spend any money on new decor, or fresh flowers, nor did I have time to head out and shop. So, I decided to get creative and use [...] Read more


Nesting Story Laundry Room

Laundry Room Reveal – Our Dream Basement Laundry Room

This post was created in partnership with LG Electronics Canada Inc. When I walk into a space I can immediately visualize the potential and how I would transform it. When we were hunting for a larger family home over seven years ago I had to do some major visualizing when we walked into our current home as the perspective buyers.  The entire house had been painted dark blue and dark [...] Read more


meme - stollen photo

It’s time to call out the elephant in the room – yes, that meme is me

Ugh. I didn't want to have to write this post, but, I feel like I need to address the elephant in the room. More for you than for me. Yes, that meme of a woman in a hospital bed who just had twins, but is photoshopped with two puppies and a dog is me. Yes, I know. Yes, my photo was stolen. Yes, I can understand why you'd feel like [...] Read more


Nesting Story body

Was I Being “Body Positive” Or Destroying My Health?

I love my body. I love that it has carried four babies, two of them being twins. I love that it has birthed my children. I love that it has scars and stretch marks and dimples. It has many and it is the road map of my life. When you really think about it, a woman's body is incredible and can do incredible things. But lately... lately I have been [...] Read more


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