Musings
I’m Officially Wearing Progressive Lenses
I began suspecting that I was going to need new glasses - and a new prescription - when I started wearing my 'reading' glasses all [...]
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Parenting
Giving Kids Their Own Device
When N turned 9 he got a tablet for his birthday. It took us a long time to get to that point. We had a [...]
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Birthday Parties
The Perfect Pug Cake
I'm sooo excited about how this turned out! My daughter A loves pugs so I thought I would surprise her with a special pug cake [...]
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Musings
Kids and Thank you Notes
I make my kids write thank you notes. I think it's important. They think it's a waste of time. I believe it's become a lost [...]
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Organization
7 Tips to Declutter and Organize Your House
The holidays are but a distant memory and, after putting all the Christmas decorations away the house is pretty much back to normal. Except that [...]
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Musings
How I Came to Work Part-Time – and Why it’s Not All it’s Cracked up to Be
When I was in high school I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do when I finished university. I knew I would attend post-secondary. [...]
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Organization
Why I Update the Family Budget Every January
Happy New Year! I'm still having a hard time believing that the calendar has turned yet another page. After the hustle and bustle of Christmas, [...]
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Musings
Opening the Memory Jar!
We opened our Memory Jar on New Year's Eve! I wasn't sure what to expect but it was so nice to reminisce and everyone had a [...]
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Crafty
Last Minute New Year’s Eve Centrepiece
Happy New Year! I wish I had taken more pictures but I wanted to share with you the craft I made to pretty up my [...]
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Musings
Loving the Christmas Classics
I'm kinda partial to the old classics when it comes to Christmas music and Christmas movies. I love the jargon of the day, the clothes [...]
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