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Keeping Track of Your Loved Ones Has Never Been More Important

When I was in college in Barrie, ON, I worked a night job on the other end of town. When my shift ended the buses were no longer running and I had to walk quite a distance to get home. It was on a particularly rainy night that a friend and co-worker and I decided

18 Nov 2013
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Menu Plan Monday (Nov 18 – 24)

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks around here with illnesses and such and now we’re coming up on birthdays for our two youngest boys. The first one happen this Tuesday for our youngest, he’s going to be 2! (how did that happen???) I usually have the kid pick their favourite meal for their birthday

18 Nov 2013
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A Few of My Favourite Things – Kitchen Edition

So I thought I’d give a little more insight into me, by telling you about a few of my favourite things. This one is all about my favourite things in my kitchen. So here goes! My Favourite Drink Anyone who knows me can tell you my favourite drink is coffee! Specifically I LOVE LOVE LOVE

13 Nov 2013
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I’d Like A Refund! – #WordlessWednesday

I’m pretty sure I did not order snow yet, I’d like a refund! I still haven’t raked my leaves, my daughter still has no snow pants, and I haven’t dug out the official winter mitts and snow pants for the boys. And to top it off, I’m freezing! I think I need to buy some

12 Nov 2013
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Menu Plan Monday (Nov 11-17)

This week I’m going back to basics. For the last couple weeks I’ve made at least four new recipes each week so it’s time to bring back some old favourites and give myself a break. We’ve got two birthdays coming up so I need to gear up for those. I usually let the birthday kid

10 Nov 2013
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Pacific Rim now on Blu-Ray and DVD

Go BIG or go EXTINCT! Directed by Guillermo del Toro, Pacific Rim is an epic science fiction film set in the 2020s. Earth is at war with Kaijus; colossal monsters from an inter-dimensional gateway on the Pacific Ocean floor. Humanity unites to fight these huge monsters by creating the Jaegers: gigantic humanoid robots that are

10 Nov 2013
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Special Holiday Edition of Rise of The Guardians with Elf Toy!

Rise of The Guardians is back, just in time for the holiday season! Although not a Christmas movie per say,  Rise of the Guardians does have a strong focus on the winter season and Santa is one of the main characters, so that makes this a perfect family movie to curl up on the couch

07 Nov 2013
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Helping a Friend – #WordlessWednesday

Sometimes you just have to help out a friend.

05 Nov 2013
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Menu Plan Monday (Nov 4-10)

Some weeks I just don’t want to plan our meals. But the weeks I don’t, I end up spending more and stressing more at dinner time, so I press on and plan. As usual we have a pretty laid back week as far as activities go, I’m trying to make easy, pleasing meals though. My

03 Nov 2013
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Who Hates Halloween?

I do. Early disclaimer before you get all mad at me, if you celebrate and love it, have at it. This is about our family’s choice and I don’t condemn anyone who does celebrate it. I’m all for celebrating everything and anything under the sun to have a celebration. I love a good party and

31 Oct 2013
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