The other day as I mustered the will to clean the glorious white throne with my sparkling new toilet brush. I grumbled, sighed, and scrubbed to make it just right for the greater good of sterilization. In that conquest to ensure the bathroom once again offered the pristine scent of […]
It was over the holidays my husband gave me fifty dollar gift certificate to splurge at a local swimwear shop for our upcoming vacation. What he did not realize was that one bikini bottom costs close to a hundred dollars in this shop. One very tiny bikini bottom. I just […]
How do you survive the holiday season with your loved ones?
Do you wait the last-minute to purchase your loved ones Christmas gifts?
We all strive to be perfect in some shape and form in our lives. It might be from the small to the big details in life that we create certain expectations for ourselves. But what happens when the people in our lives do not live up to our own expectations. […]
Many of my fondest memories come from the tradition of purchasing the Christmas tree. It was one of my family’s first years I went to the Shriners tree lot to purchase a beautiful tree. It was two elderly gentlemen who helped me select the tree and tie it to the […]
As I put up the Christmas lights this weekend in -20 C weather and cursed when I realize I had lost all of my bows which looked lovely against my green garland. I did what any insane person would do on a late Saturday afternoon and wrangled up the kids […]
I have always dreamed of having a big comfy chair by the fire and curling up in it with a good book. In almost every house we have owned we could not afford a big comfy chair or it lacked a fire-place. All of that changed with the move to […]
I suspect I may have come off harsh in my last Post and may have sounded like Mrs. No! But I want everyone to know that I am prone to saying yes too! It is the simple act of saying Yes that can bring joy or sadness to my children […]
The joy of the long weekend is that it brings the whole family together. However, my husband opted to plan a play date for my children and then left to run errands for the rest of day. I have now become the voice of “No” to my children as the […]