Listen Eagerly

'“Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don't listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won't tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.. “

- Catherine M. Wallace

Dylan's Favourite Muffin Recipe

This past weekend, we experienced an ice storm turning the outdoor elements into a scene resembling the movie "Frozen:.  However; Elsa was wrong- the cold DOES bother us!  [Especially in April. Spring, where art thou]?  Being storm stayed isn't all bad though; cozy days with no where to go are special and rare.  Thankfully the hydro stayed on so Dylan and I could do some baking.  Not only does it occupy a little kid with cabin fever, but the results were a delicious treat!

Here is a recipe...


... I collect random, abstract photos that evoke an emotional response.  My home and wardrobe are predominantly neutrals which I love; yet I can find myself drawn to the quirky, colourful and weird at times...

Why I Blog

When I first started TMJ in the summer of 2014, I was a new mom of an almost 6-month old.  We had just conquered a crash course of colic and I was looking for a creative outlet.  So I launched this little blog unsure of what it would look like...



Tomorrow where we live, it’s a holiday called “Family Day,” so we thought this would be the perfect moment to share that this #partyoffour is about to become a #partyoffive mid-August this year! 👶🏼🍼🙏🏻

"The faithfulness of God in every season is not static. It fills every crevice of our world with hope, energy, and strength! There is a miracle of motion in your life."

DC Wilkerson

Wild One

How is it that our youngest is already ONE?  On January 5, 2017 at 8:17 AM, Kyler Jude officially has spent a full year in the outside world.  Our little man is sweet, silly, easy going and the perfect addition to our family.