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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Happy Family Day Weekend!

For those of you who don’t live in Ontario, you are probably thinking, what the heck is she talking about, every day is family day.  However, where I live we actually have a statutory holiday this Monday February 16th called Family Day. Ah Family Day, Ontario’s favourite fake holiday. It’s only been around since 2008, … Continue reading

Christmas 100 Years Ago: Being Thankful

It is so easy to take things for granted these days.  We get so focussed on what we don’t have and we forget about what we do have.  A quick look back is a big reminder of that. On the radio today they decided to take a look at the top items children wished for … Continue reading

Why We Are Not Giving Gifts This Christmas

I started working when I was sixteen. Unlike my friends who spent money on nights out partying, dinners or vacations I always believed in spending my money on tangible items. Objects I could hold on to, that would serve me like a sweater that would keep me warm or a car that would get me … Continue reading

Holiday Survival Series: Christmas Shopping With Kids

Around this time of year the Game of Diapers gets a little more intense.  While the holiday season is fun and festive it can also be stressful and full of headaches.  This series will give you some helpful tips and tricks for not only surviving your holidays but winning the game. It seems every person … Continue reading

Dinnertime Is Primetime

In honour of the impending holidays I decided to write about one of my favourite commercials.  I don’t know if you have seen the series Maple Leaf Chicken commercials, but even though I am a long time vegetarian, and not a fan of Maple Leaf, there is something about them that resonates for me. The … Continue reading

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

For some romance this Valentine’s Day, check out my good friend’s blog Cerridwen’s Heart about the love between a modern-day couple named Liam and Lorelei.  Beth is an up and coming writer whose work comes straight from her heart.  Her story is written as an affirmation of the fact that we all have the power within to … Continue reading

On Growing Up (Them and Me)

Having a child really shows you how quickly time goes by.  They change and grow so fast that you really learn to value every moment because you realize how fleeting they are.  Still, even the best of us can get surprised. Yesterday I was out walking the dogs with the kids (to see what that … Continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Father of the Year!

This was hubs taking care of the girls at our family Christmas Eve party. I didn’t even know he had ended up with both babies (I think I was off eating) until an uncle sent me the picture.

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