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Just when I think Iā€™m about to really get stuff done and blaze a new path, something like this happens. Every time.

Yesterday afternoon, while two of my smalls (who are all more in the medium-large range, if Iā€™m being honest) worked on their school work and the other two wondered around…

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A day late and a dollar short, but I’m still here.

Mother's Day 2020; Quarantine-Style.

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Quitting Diet Soda and Finding a company with AMAZING customer service. The two events are related, I promise.

Good bye Diet Pepsi As many people know, I have been drinking diet pop for as long as I can remember. For the past fifteen years, I have seldom been…

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A Canning We Will Go + A Giveaway For You!

Canning season and giveaway season! Save money, eat healthier, and really know what it is your food - win, win, win!

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As it turns out that like my mother before me, elephants make me cry.

Long ago: When I was young, on Sunday nights at 6 p.m. on CBC (channel 5, cable 6 in Toronto), The Wonderful World of Disney would sometimes play a full-length…

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And today he would have turned 70 (fabulously, adorned in sequins, stilettos and feather boas, no doubt)

We get but one life. Four days ago it was my birthday (yay, me!). And today, the person who contributed 50% of my DNA would have turned 70 years old…

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Transition pains and birthday wishes

Lucky me. The New Year and my birthday conveniently occur with only five days between them. This means that I have barely the time it takes to eat a cheesecake…

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Is his depth equal than or greater than my ditz?

A brief, recent, and real exchange with Paxton, age 7 1/2 years. Pax, while eating his lunch: “In life, you just gotta have a lotta patience.” Me, half listening: “Hmmmm?…

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How the meaning behind all of those ‘Words of Wisdom’ becomes clear once we are too old for it to truly matter. And stuff.

Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm. ~ Sir Winston Churchill There are expressions that I have heard my whole life. Many of them you…

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January – wrapped up late. As happens

In keeping with my modus operandi the first monthly wrap up is a week late. Yay, me! Points for being absolutely and completely consistent and predictable. ???? But, on the…

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