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Dear Charlie

Dear Charlie
Today you are one! (Well, yesterday technically since we are in Australia. But today is the day you were born in Canada).   Without ...

What I do for work and why I think it matters

What I do for work and why I think it matters
I get asked these questions all the time: What is it you do for Actua? What is coding, what is computational thinking and why is it important...

DIY oils

DIY oils
Remember how I was on a mission to make great baby gear? Well, now I'm on a mission to save the planet and make us a healthier home. On my mis...

Get outside

Get outside
  After every one of our weekend hikes I remind myself that when I need to chill out, I need to get outside. Nature relaxes me every time. Thank...

Northern lights

Northern lights
  Did you know that singing to the Northern Lights makes them dance? The Inuit have been singing at the lights for generations. So when I got to s...

This ones for him

This ones for him
This painting is my thank you to the gentle giant I met in Hall Beach, Nunavut during my first and likely last chance to see a polar bear in its ...

Pull up a chair

Pull up a chair
Today marks the first day of our third trimester so it seemed like the perfect time to share my latest baby gear face lift. Today's project fea...

Gold closet

Gold closet
Being an avid organizer, having the little tags to hang in the closet to separate newborn clothes by size was a must. However the Babies-R-Us's se...

Mission: modernize baby gear

Mission: modernize baby gear
I've always believed that you should not own anything you do not know to be beautiful or that can't perform at least two functions (read: I'm a mi...

Till the bear lake has cubs

Till the bear lake has cubs
If you know me, you know this: I love polar bears. The love probably arose from my mom's stories of taking turns being on polar bear lookout a...

It's a girl!

It's a girl!
While I didn't have any suspicions or inklings on what we were having, the paint never lies. It's a girl!! We cannot wait to welcome our newest te...

Viva la vino

Viva la vino
There's an art and a science to wine that's as endless as the blends and varietals we'll continue to discover. So for that, long live wine.