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My Dream Deck

For the last little while I have longed for a deck that is not only gorgeous but comfortable and inviting as well. Currently, our deck is not any of those things. This is what our deck space currently looks like right now.

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When Your Aunt Becomes Your Uncle

How I Told My Son about My Transgender Brother   As parents we all know that babies definitely do not come with instruction manuals. We can read all of the baby books in the world but nothing really prepares us for the reality of having children until we are thrown into the fire. And we…

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If I Had A Million Dollars…

Today is the second last day of National Blog Posting Month (#NaBloPoMo)! Can you believe it? I have written a post everyday (well, a couple times I had to publish two posts in one day due to technical difficulties) for an entire month! Should I continue on into December? I have been thinking about it. I…

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Social Etiquette: Pass The Salt

Last night my youngest Little Man and I went out for supper with my dad and step-mom. My dad is not really technology inclined. He still owns a flip cell phone people! And he has no desire to go the smart phone route. He calls me every once in a while with an inquiry on how…

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My Son Bought His Own iPad

My oldest son, Big Boy, is eight years old and has saved up his birthday and Christmas money for the past couple of years to be able to buy his own iPad. He has patiently awaited for this day and is super eager to get his iPad. But Mommy has been really reluctant to go…

My Hometown – Cranberry Portage, Manitoba

Cranberry Portage, Manitoba. My beautiful and special hometown. Where I was born and raised. Well, I was actually born in The Pas, Manitoba but that is because Cranberry Portage doesn’t have it’s own hospital. Cranberry Portage is actually a village. The current population sits just below 600. Growing up our town wasn’t much bigger. I think…

My Brush With Celebrity

Have you ever had a brush with a celebrity? I had never been to a real concert before. I don’t really count the time Sweet Hearts of the Rodeo opened up for Highway 101 when they came to the city located 30 minutes from my hometown. I was barely a teen when I went to…