Wordless Wednesday- This is ONE!

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This post isn’t wordless Little Dude turned ONE last Thursday, on July 17. I’ve taken monthly pictures and loved putting them together to see how he has changed each month! We didn’t have a party for Little Dude which I felt guilty about…..until we had just immediate family over for dinner on his actual birthday. [...]

Am Yisrael Chai – What Israel means to me

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I never write about politics because I’m just not a very political person. It’s funny because my entire family is quite political except me. I don’t really care about the different parties or their platforms or who walked across the line and then crossed back. That doesn’t really interest me. My family could sit for [...]

Toddler Pampering with Kandoo Bubble Bath

Kandoo Bubble Bath Kids

I don’t know about you, but I’m a soak-in-the-bath kind of girl. I’m not the type to throw rose petals in the bath or light candles around me either but I just love a relaxing hot, bubble bath. I find the water soothing and I always enjoy the quiet (well anytime, its quiet is just [...]

Don’t tell my daughter she is pretty

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When I was growing up I was sensitive about my body and the way I looked. I was an athlete so I was always more muscular than the other girls. I never had that naturally skinny teenage body. I was curvy with an ass and boobs. My calves were always a little meatier and even [...]

Join me for a #cleanwater Photo Challenge #PGmom

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What have you done today that has used clean water? I’ve used water to shower, to make my coffee, to wash my hands, wash dishes, do laundry and drink, of course! I’m very lucky that in Canada, I have access to clean water that is free of disease. I never have to worry that myself [...]

365 days of love

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Dear Little Dude, Happy first birthday baby boy. It’s so crazy to think that 1 year ago today I had the most relaxed and amazing birthing experience and that you made your amazing arrival into the world. For 365 days you have been my “accessory” or as I often referred to you as my appendage. [...]

Wordless Wednesday- One year ago

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One year ago tonight I was pregnant and excited for the arrival of our little boy the next day. This is the last picture I have of just me and Princess Peach the night before my little guy arrived. So crazy how much happens in one year!    

I love you huge

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When I was teen I was obsessed with made-for TV movies. I watched them all. Seriously. Clearly this was a time pre-reality television where made-for TV movies were all the rage! Not only did I watch these movies once but I always watched the repeats and often taped them. There were the stories of the [...]

Freshly Picked moccasins #review and #giveaway (Canada & US)

Freshly Picked Prince George

I have an Instagram obsession. If you aren’t following me over there yet, I think you should One reason why I love Instagram is that you get fabulous snippets into people’s lives. People also share their stores, companies and goods that they create. It’s so fabulous. So if you aren’t on it and follolwing me, [...]

Healthy Snacking with Maple Leaf Natural Selections Protinis #review & #giveaway

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I can’t begin to tell you how many meals I have missed this year. It’s happened way too many times to count. Usually around 3 pm my tummy starts to grumble and then I realize that I forgot to eat breakfast and lunch and I’m starving! At that time usually both kids are waking up [...]