The New Normal

Change is an interesting thing. I’ve always really enjoyed change for the most part. I love to rearrange my furniture, (sorry hubby) I love moving, (sorry hubs) I love fresh starts and new ideas. However… I’m also a creature of habit. I’m still a procrastinator, (sorry hubster) I still struggle with being on time (sorry 

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3618 Miles

Well… I don’t know how to measure the fun that we had on our family TLC trip that we took a couple of months ago, but we did put three thousand, six hundred and eighteen miles on the jetta… or as the girls understand it… the Jedi. All praises to tech-savvy Josh for ensuring we all 

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Five Wishes

Happy 5th Birthday Fay and Eden! I hope, beyond anything else, that you know how much your mom and dad love you. A friend said to me the other day, “Don’t you just love them so much? Don’t you just love them with every fibre of your being?” Yes. Yes I do. I most certainly 

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Vitamin D

My dearest, darlingest friend invited us to join her family in Arizona for a little sunshine adventure. We found a sweet deal on flights and up, up and away we went! It was fabulous. Airport swag… Day ONE: We went to a beautiful butterfly pavilion. There were MANY, MUCH butterflies flying around, resting on the 

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The Spirit Cat

I don’t think that explaining death to young children is something anyone looks forward to or wants to do. At least that was not on the list of “things to talk to the kiddos about today” yesterday. But… last night it was something we had to do because our precious cat, Penny, aka Princess Penelope, 

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Natural Habitat

We went to one of our favourite places again, about a month or so ago. Beautiful little corner of the world nestled in the mountains. Waterton. We went with the intent of seeing some wildlife… elk in particular. Squat. We saw squat. Well, I guess that’s a false statement. One can’t simply go to Waterton 

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Backpacks on… Shoes tied tight.

It happened.  The very first of the First Day of School escapades… has happened. Fay and Eden have entered in to their scholastic future. Was I a wreck? Ummmmm. We’ll address that later. Putting the girls in preschool wasn’t something on my radar. I didn’t go to preschool so I thought this would be a 

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