Embracing the Chaos?

This last week has literally been chaos. Up until this point I thought we were doing a pretty good job at embracing our daily mayhem. This week, just getting everyone out the door anyway near on time has been a challenge. We’ve had meltdowns over pants feeling funny and toddlers wanting baths as we need […]

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A House Hunting We Will Go…

Oh my what a crazy week! My husband and I have been leisurely looking at houses since August. We currently live in a two-bedroom walk-up. And when I say walk-up, I’m not kidding. We live on the third floor and we have to walk up 3 flights of stairs to get to our place. We’ve […]

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Mama on the Move!

A day in the life of me! 16,660 steps today. The three 6s in a row is kinda weirding me out! Especially this close to Halloween. Clearly, I’m easily spooked! I’m just back to wearing my FitBit after a good break. It never ceases to amaze me how many steps I can collect in a […]

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FRI*nally!

I’m not sure if it was just me, but this week was LOOOOONNNNG! I managed to get through Thursday and today with a lot of coffee (thank you Starbucks) and naps on the train. I often wish I could add a few more hours to the day, but with a sick toddler (who has a little […]

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Pickles Anyone?

One of my favourite things about this time of year is when my parents get ready for winter with jarring tomatoes and best of all the pickling of all kinds of veggies. (Pictured above is beets combined with red cabbage.) I LOVE anything pickled, except for pickles. Which is strange because I enjoy cucumbers and […]

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Power Outages!

Power is back on! It’s crazy how much losing electricity slaps you in the face.  We lost power for about 2 hours today after a rain and wind storm swooped in out of nowhere. The kids took it pretty well. At least they did until they had to go to the bathroom by candlelight and […]

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like….

Cranberry ginger ale is now in stores! And I don’t even want to say it, but to me it’s the first sign that Christmas is right around the corner! I know, I know…Thanksgiving is barely over and we haven’t even celebrated Halloween yet! The tricky thing about cranberry ginger ale is that it’s only around […]

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I Want to Be Green

Nope, this post isn’t about recycling! I do think recycling is important. As my friend BoBo’s (yes she’s a real person) husband always says, “It’s the least we can do!” But this header is what my youngest, Ella, yelled out in her dream last night. It was so random, the closest I can figure is that […]

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Rainy Day Goals

I just love rainy days! I couldn’t wait to open up all the windows this morning to get the full effect of the raindrops. There’s something so relaxing about the calm  and constant pitter patter of the rain. I’ve just finished my first cuppa coffee and I’ve parked myself on the couch beside an open […]

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Welcome & Happy Thanksgiving!

I still can’t believe we’re already ankle-deep into Fall! I had such high hopes of accomplishing so much this long weekend…but at almost 6pm we’ve managed to get to swimming lessons almost on time :S, a quick shopping trip to Justice (my oldest just had to have a plush puppy), and I emptied the dishwasher. So, in […]

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