A Tigger Birthday!

Over the weekend we were invited to a kid’s Tigger-themed birthday party and it was absolutely awesome. The kids had a great time dressed-up, bouncing around, playing with balloons and just running around. Do you…

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Building Our Dream Home, Part 1

In the summer of 2009, my husband Jay convinced me to pack up our belongings, our daughter, and our lives, and move from Toronto to Vancouver. It took a lot of convincing on his part…

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Kids and Videogames

One of the largest fights I have with my seven year old daughter (7 going on 17!) is about video games. Basically she wants to play her video games all. the. time. for. ever. and…

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Getting Rid of Paper Towels

One of the easiest changes I’ve made in my home is getting rid of paper towels. I was initially very intimidated by this aspect and put up so many barriers to doing this – if…

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Impromptu Long Weekends

  Tomorrow we’re taking a long weekend. There’s no holiday here, but we’re pulling my daughter out of school and we’re taking a mini-vacation up to Whistler for the weekend. I love these ‘staycations’ –…

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