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Why we do Elf on the Shelf

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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…

Minted. All You Need in One Site

Around October I start to panic about our Christmas cards. Where will I go for them, who will I order from, who has the best prices? I look for great pictures on my phone and search for the best designs all over the internet. And then it snowballs from there. Teacher gifts, neighbours gifts, daycare…

Happy Easter

Happy Easter, friends! We’re preparing for a busy weekend here. Hope you have a great holiday. Enjoy your weekend. Related Posts:The Magic of EasterchristmasBunnies, Jesus, and Food Poisoning A1 Christmas

Defending Elf on the Shelf

This year I have noticed a lot of “Elf on the Shelf” bashing on social media sites and feel like my little buddy Elf won’t feel welcomed when he makes his arrival. Some say he is creepy, others mention that the pictures of him in different spots become overwhelming, and then others think that his…

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Ornaments with Love – A Giveaway!

I’ve been Christmas shopping like a boss this year. Already finishing our daughter before November hits and starting on my in-laws, I’m well ahead of the game. Partly because I like to be organized, and partly to stay on budget. There are gifts that I had planned out and some that I saw and thought…

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The Magic of Easterchristmas

The Easter Bunny has come, and left our daughter to collect everything around our living room beyond Easter Sunday and colourful chocolates. She’s now pocketing small change and video games that have been left out. This year she had to be reminded that it was Easter and there was a bunny who brought eggs and…

Bunnies, Jesus, and Food Poisoning

Easter weekend. Four days off from work with nothing to do but spend time with my family and eat. Bunnies and Jesus. Neither one having anything to do with the other and a toddler to explain it to. I took an extra day off just to recover from it. Turns out that’s not why I’ll…


This year did not fly by for me, it dragged its ass and punched me in the face. More days than not I struggled to make it through to the next, fighting to keep my head above water. I sat at rock bottom and climbed to the mountain top….then rolled back down to the bottom….