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The Chair

The chair is a brown lazy boy. It sits in the corner of the living room and was a gift from my parents. It’s big and comfy, inviting, and solid. Its size makes it great for sleeping in, and molds to the person using it. That chair is our spot. And has been since she…

Because, Love… even when there’s Barf.

I’m laying on my daughters single bed with her while she lays with her head at my feet and jams her toes in my butt. Bedtime is my least favourite time of day. It was going good for a couple of months and then Christmas holidays arrived and she got an ear infection which changed…

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!     Related Posts:Happy HolidaysWhy we do Elf on the ShelfWhen They Want to Decorate… Drink

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…

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…

When They Want to Decorate… Drink

As the boxes made their way into the house her squeals of excitement escalated. We had promised her that today we would decorate and she did not forget. Yes, decorate. In November. For Christmas. Falalalalalala. Little hands pawed all through the packages that I had so neatly packed away the year before and I could…