My Love/Hate Relationship With Digital Cameras

I have a confession to make. I have not printed out any pictures to put into albums since my oldest son was two years old. That was over five years ago. Horrible right? This means that my youngest son does not have an album of his own to hold and protect his cute baby pictures…

A Christmas Wish List

Since my kids are in the process of making their own Christmas Wish Lists, I thought I would do the same for myself. Hey, they can’t have all the fun can they? Mommy deserves a little gift love too right? OK, so maybe there won’t be anything under the tree for me but I can dream…

Pretty Toes

Week Forty Five of Project Happy

My happy moments this week… … painting great works of art with Q-tips and Little Man. … Little Man singing along to a Telus commercial. … thought I heard Little Man say “I love you” for the first time when in actuality he said, “[his version of his brother’s real name], yo-yo” really fast. ……

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Remembrance Day Poems

Remembrance Day is this weekend. Image Source: © Uschi Hering | Dreamstime.com It is a special day to take time to remember those who fought for our country. My grandpa was one of those brave men who trained hard and travelled overseas. He left behind a new wife to make sure we would be able to live better…

Snow Trees Snowman

Week Forty Three and Four of Project Happy

My happy moments over the last two weeks… … beautiful falling snow creating landscapes like this. Source: Google Images for Reuse … working hard on finishing my current course. Only three more chapters to study and then I need to write the tests! … my boys in their cute (although one was a wee bit…

I Am The Worst At Making Decisions

If there was an award for being the worst at making decisions, I would surely win. I spend weeks, sometimes months, trying to decide on something. For example, I won a gift card from another blog and I was going to use it to buy a new bedding set for our bedroom. I have looked…

A Break That Is Not Really A Break

I cannot believe we are into the month of November all ready. Where does the time go? I have been so busy off and on these past two months, the days have just flown by. Things are going to be extremely hectic this month and next, especially with the holiday season quickly approaching. I have…

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My Final Wishes

Source: Google Images I know death and funeral planning are taboo topics but they are important ones to discuss with your family and friends nonetheless. Every parent, ideally every person, should have a plan in place in case the worst should happen. No one looks forward to planning things like this but it must be…

Week Forty Two of Project Happy: A New Name

This week’s Project Happy is short but sweet! I am very excited and proud to say my brother has legally changed his name! Plus, he was able to change his gender from female to male! I am so proud of him for being who he truly is. I do not know what I would do…

Where Is The Respect?

When my boys and I were driving home from Thanksgiving supper at my parents house, something happened that frightened and infuriated me.

I was driving on the highway that passes through my hometown.