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 […]

A New Strain of Eurasian Watermilfoil

There is a new strain of Eurasian Watermilfoil invading Christina Lake.  This strain not only attaches to other native lake plants but is has seen attaching to the small upper lip region of swimmers and other human beings that encounter it. Watch out it’s an attack of the MUTANT MILFOIL MUSTACHES! WARNING: No one is […]

Wednesdays of a Few Words: Happy SHAG-iversary

Sometimes when you are dating someone, you hold back, you refrain from showing all your “cards” at once.  Why play your whole hand until you actually know who you are dealing with? This was not the case with The Man.  He is who he is and I love him for it. My first official date […]

Is Your Child a Thief?

Summer is in full swing, not the weather but the camps and activities that really define summer for our family. Swimming lessons, dance camp, soccer training camp, hockey skills camp, superhero day camp, and school camp. That’s right.  School camp,  or what I lovingly know to be Grade One prep.  Jackson’ wasn’t really sold on […]

Four & Father’s Day.

Amongst the kerfuffle of Kindergarten field trips, preschool graduation, hockey registration, ballet & gymnastics finales, new nanny interviews, and birthday celebrations, my little girl turned four on June 19th. It was very fitting that her birthday this year landed on Father’s day, as Easty is truly Daddy’s Little Girl.       Easty knows who […]