Vegan Rocky Road Cookies

Vegan Rocky Road Cookies

Chocolate. Marshmallows. Peanuts. Mini-chocolate chips.It really doesn't get any better than this. Over the weekend our family really got into the spirit of fall. We made time to visit a local sanctuary where we had the opportunity to hang out with some absolutely beautiful animals. The boys filled their lungs with fresh, crisp air so [...]

Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

The last Life Update that I really left with you was when my husband and I had our fingers tightly crossed waiting to see if we were going to get the house we so desperately wanted for our family. Since then things have been an absolute whirlwind. First and foremost, I am over the moon [...]

Ditch Those Disposables

Ditch Those Disposables

For this eco-friendly Friday, we're going to touch base on reusable razors. They can be a little unnerving for people who tend to shave around some more delicate areas like the armpit and the back of the knee, but they're not as scary as they seem. Here's what pushed me to take the plunge. Personally, [...]

InstaMom

Sometimes I feel like I just need to break up the monotony with a little different material. If you don't follow This Young Mum on Instagram you've probably missed all of these gems as they've come and gone. So for your viewing pleasure and mine, here's a compilation of the last couple months. "Just your [...]

Accidental Nomads

Accidental Nomads

All my life, my parents have lived in the same place. I came home from the hospital to that house, took my first steps there, and eventually struck out on my own. Since my big move into the adult world nearly six years ago, I've moved a bit more than I planned. For some people [...]

Mommy Blues

Mommy Blues

Attitude is a funny thing, especially when the person serving it to you relies on you for everything. So if they decide to spit on your pillow and then need their butt wiped, you're at their mercy. My sweet, wants to cuddle, eager to please three-year-old is developing a serious case of the nasties lately. [...]

Decluttering: Expectations vs. Reality

Decluttering: Expectations vs. Reality

I'm definitely a freak for a clean house, but who else gets royally jazzed up over having the chores done? Last Thursday afternoon I went to my couch, commandeered my television from my kids, and faced Mount Laundry yet again. After seeing some people post about the show Tidying Up on Netflix, I decided to [...]