Solving the Mystery of The Missing Money

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Are you feeling like a Garbage Guinea Pig?

If you live in the Surrey area, you probably came home to these on your front lawn this week. Are you feeling like a Garbage Guinea Pig?  I am. I am overwhelmed by the new waste management system that the City of Surrey is implementing.  I knew it was coming but I think I mentally […]

5 Reasons Why Change is Good

Jackson just finished having his first practice with his new team.  A new team with NONE of last year’s newest, best-est, closest neighbourhood friends on it. Jackson was pretty upset that he wasn’t on his good friends’ team.  He cried.  He cried a lot.  I tried to explain.  He ignored my explanation.  He continued to believe […]

Starbucks: Give a Little or Take a Little

I love coffee. I especially love Starbucks coffee. I especially, especially love my Dark Roast Coffee Misto with Non-Fat Milk & Sugar-Free Vanilla. Yes, it’s a mouthful to order but it’s like a latte, except cheaper and stronger. When Starbucks came out with a rewards program, I immediately jumped on the band wagon. It is […]

Back to School = Back to Tears

Both the Monkee children are going to elementary school this year.  I know it’s September but our family calendar year starts and ends with the school year.   It is a major milestone in our house, as both children will be in school all-day and I will have a whole day free to myself- if you call laundry […]

Wednesdays of a Few Words: My Morning Session

I always wanted  to do crazy flips on the wakeboard.  After 14 years, the amount of tricks in my repertoire is limited, and then I realize, it just doesn’t matter. Just enjoy the moment.