Christmas Vacation

Christmas snuck up on us so fast this year, I can’t believe it’s already over. It’s probably because the 2 months before Christmas I had never been more busy in my life, but come December 23rd we were on a plane with nothing to do but be together and...

Ask Chrissy

I’ve been wanting to do this for a while now and I’m excited to announce that I’m starting a weekly advice column. Don’t get me wrong I don’t think I have the answers to everything and I don’t think I’m an expert parent but...
Mama’s got muscles

Mama’s got muscles

Balance is something I’m always striving for in my life. I often find it very hard to balance being a mom, shop owner, blogger and marriage and family therapist…oh yeah and a wife! Something that has helped me in the past when I feel out of balance is to...
Love Actually

Love Actually

We live by a graveyard, not like creepy close to it but just close enough so that we might pass by it once or twice a day. I kind of like living next to this cemetery, it has provoked me to ponder more often on how short life is, how I don’t know the future, and...
Elskan Shop

Elskan Shop

Elskan is the Icelandic word for “Darling”, which is exactly what comes to mind when you view this shop full of handmade items. “Elskan is a line of handmade apparel for children, designed and created by Amanda Zink -born and raised in Gimli,...