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 […]

Wednesdays of a Few Words: What I Have In Common With Justin Bieber

At some point while The Man was playing  ‘primary caregiver’, he promised Easton ‘the memory elephant’ Jesson (aka child who doesn’t forget a promise) that they/she could have fish.  I obviously wasn’t around, as I have been the keeper of many fish, amphibians, furry animals of any kind, and reptiles and find that everything poops […]

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 […]

Wordless Wednesdays: School Field Trips

As a part-time working Mom, it’s always great to be able to participate in school activities.  Unfortunately, most activities happen on the days that I am working. Boo.  Luckily, the field trips have been on days that I do not work.  I thought Jackson would be the one being excited that I came along, but […]

Wednesdays of a Few Words: Tutu’s and Tantrums

I was not a tutu-loving child.  My first day of ballet, I cried and told my Mom that I never wanted to go back.  I remember that it was because I was the only one who did not have the proper ballet slippers for that first day of class.  My Mom bought me some ballet […]

Spring Fun at Art Knapp

One of our favourite places to visit is the Art Knapp in Port Kells. They have a great variety of plants and are one of the few suppliers of Sea Soil in bulk. OK the real reason we go is to have fun driving their little golf carts around.  Everybody loves the golf carts.   […]