Let me introduce myself: My name is Natalie. I am a thirty-something year old wife and mother to two young boys.  I enjoy date nights with my husband, wine tasting, cooking, and travelling. I am a woman of “to-do” lists and love to keep things neat and organized, like placing toys in an IKEA storage unit and labelling them accordingly.   I love spending time with my kids and I live for weekends. Coffee is my greatest vice, partly because I love it and partly because I need it to keep going.  I also think working out is the best therapy.  I also enjoy exploring new restaurants, cafes and local boutiques.  I have a Master of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Windsor (2009).

I started this blog as a hobby while on bedrest during my second pregnancy and as a way to remain creative outside of the office and household.   As writing has been a passion of mine for as long as I can remember, I am thrilled to share my experiences with you.

Please join me on this road of love and resilience; on the joys and sacrifice of motherhood; the balancing act of being a career-woman and a mom and my journey towards rediscovering myself.

See more of my day-to-day life on my Instagram page @stilettosandespressos

Photocredit: Three Little Birds Photo Co.

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