Happy New Year

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It’s Not Time Yet

There’s a gray veil that covers the landscape and the skies are dark. That’s how it looks. Even though the sun is shining. I burrow deeper under the blanket and curl up tighter on the far end of the couch. I feel guilty for taking up this space, for not feeling like moving, for my continued sadness….

Happy Holidays

The whirlwind that is Christmas is now over and we are relaxing among boxes and bags, tissue paper and tiny pieces of wire that keep toys in their places, and coffee, lots of coffee. My eyes want to close and Brian’s back and tummy are sore from the shellfish he accidentally ingested at a family…

All Hail King Julien

While I get ready to wrap up my Christmas shopping and put the finishing touches on the holiday cheer Netflix is gearing up to party with the release of an exciting new original series. All Hail King Julien has hit their list of new programs that will keep you interested and tuned in. To gear…

Again!!

Trigger warning * this post deals with pregnancy loss. My jaw dropped as I stood staring down at the two pink lines in front of me. Whoa. I grabbed the stick and tucked around the corner into the bedroom where Brian was getting dressed. “Hun?” I stood holding the two pink lines waiting for his…

Is it January yet?

This week we’ve been getting reports of our little miss not listening in class or at her after school program. At first I was all NO SHE DI’INT. And then I had a look around at the stores, the snow, the decorations, the tree in our living room, the Elf on the shelf, and remembered…

Why we do Elf on the Shelf

  BECAUSE IT’S FUN Related Posts:He’s Back!And then it was over…Happy New Year

Loving Las Vegas

Sunday we returned from Vegas, the city that doesn’t sleep. It was an incredible three days filled with blisters, flashing lights, sirens, honking horns, and boobs (not mine). I had won the trip through Cineplex and was so grateful for the chance to go back and experience the lights, sounds, beauty, and buildings all over…

Turning everyday household transactions into charitable donations

Between the endless baskets of laundry, groceries, cooking and cleaning, us moms have a long to-do list. Some days it isn’t easy to remember anything beyond household responsibilities! With the holidays fast approaching, I know my household will get even busier. I try to include doing good deeds during the season but with all the…