Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever!

This Sunday, the Monkee Family was invited to travel south to Everett, WA to attend Disney’s Phineas and Ferb: The Best LIVE Tour Ever! Phineas and Ferb and the rest of the Tri-State Area crew magically slide off the screen onto the stage to sing and dance to some of the boy’s most famous songs from […]

It’s Perfect

Nothing is better than waking up early to a huge snowfall (by Vancouver standards), on a Saturday.  There’s something magical about the snow in the glow of the morning sunrise. Straight from jammie’s & bedheads to snowsuits & toques.   The Man woke up in time to congratulate me on my sidewalk shoveling with the […]

Code Red Means Someone Has A Gun Mommy

Does that headline shock you? Good.  Because that is exactly how I felt. There was an incident in a neighboring community with a student bringing a gun or replica gun into a school.  I don’t know the exact details as I/we try to catch the news without the children around.  They are always around.  This prompted my […]

Letter to Santa

There’s a chill in the air and the nights are getting darker earlier.  It’s envitable, winter is approaching and with winter comes that one holiday that can drive us insane with stress, delight, tantrums, and joy. Christmas. It’s already started.  Christmas lights, decorations, circling toys in the toy catalogue books, and of course Santa pictures […]

Look What’s Coming to Clayton Heights

The fabulous 4 Cats Studio is coming to Clayton. Opening is planned for January, but they plan to have some free workshops and run through parties in November/December.  If you have a budding artist at home and are as excited as I am about the art studio opening up, you can email them at: claytonheights@4cats.com […]

How Will You Remember?

Jackson asked me about my poppy today.  He said that when he sees the poppy, he remember Grandpa.  Although my Dad did not serve in the war and was interned to Greenwood during the war, I looked upon Jackson’s comment as a thoughtful one.  I purchased pins from the Veterans and used them to fasten […]