I need to set the stage a little for this story. Goose has a flare for theatrics. She’s a wee bit dramatic. The smallest scrape or bump to the head can result in alligator tears and days of her saying it still hurts. So when she came to me with her latest ailment I took … More Oh boy, that doesn’t look right.
Today I picked up Goose’s best friend and headed out for an afternoon full of ice cream, fries at the beach, playing in the sand and lots of laughing. These two girls crack me up. If you ever want to hear an interesting conversation, put some chatty girls in a vehicle for 20 minutes. Goose … More Eating humans is illegal
Have you ever had a moment where you realize that things are changing? The page is about to turn and something new is about to begin? I’m not talking about the big moments like when a relationship ends or something dramatic happens, but just little things accumulating that you know are amounting to something bigger. … More The Start Of A New Chapter
Have you seen the Chewbacca mom video that has gone viral? If you haven’t, I suggest you stop reading this and check it out. Chewbacca mom YouTube video Why? Because I want to laugh like that. I want to be so frigging excited about something that I laugh my ass off. I want to be … More Chewbacca Mom
D is a man of many talents. He’s hard working, can fix just about anything, and is one hell of a cook. I came home today from a shopping spree to find a plethora of forest grown goodies. He went out into the bush with the boys and came home with leeks, morel mushrooms and … More A man who can live off the land
7:56am. A song comes on, I smile and think of you. Goose is sleepily eating her cereal – I tell her “Poppy likes this song”. A grin comes across her face and she starts to move to the beat. We love you Poppy. Ps. It was Supertramp’s Goodbye stranger. You always could sing a good … More A Text Message to my Dad
We seem to not have seasons based on weather anymore. Our seasons are hockey (fall and winter) and baseball and soccer (spring and summer). Not to mention swimming lessons, gymnastics and piano. Our kids are active, which means school work is hastily done, meals are on the run, and scheduling and shuttling kids is never … More Ahhhh kids sports
As mentioned earlier, I made rhubarb dream bars today. They turned out fantastic. I think you could cut some of the sugar out of the mix and they would still taste great. Dress them up with some sifted confectioners sugar on top and it’s a pretty classy dessert. A certain someone recommended we serve it … More Rhubarb dream bars
I think the majority of us are guilty of taking on more than we intend to. I work all week and can manage to get the basics taken care of so when the weekend comes I have a to do list a mile long. Somehow I managed to neglect half my list and ended up … More Biting off more than I can chew
Oh, don’t try to tell me that you all floss. Don’t tell me that you haven’t tried just flossing for a few days before a dentist appointment and watched your gums bleed like you’ve just murdered someone…in your mouth. Please stop bleeding, I need to go to work. I’ll make you a deal gums, you … More I draw the line at flossing. I’m a grown woman and I do what I want.