Slow it down

So here we are back to blogging after taking an extended summer off!! May and June always accelerate time. This year we saw #1 & #3 child graduate, #2 child busy with studies, jobs and her extracurricular dance. We started off the market season with a bang! which is not over yet but slowing down. 

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Young Dumb and we broke!

Yikes, it’s official as of today…one house, one grandma, two forty something parents and 3!!! teenagers. How did this happen? (rhetorical question). But seriously, why is it that all children at some point near, on, or slightly after their 13th birthday seem to lose what adults would call their ‘normal senses.’ We just have to 

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Spring has sprung!

Since I was 18 years old I have lived in my own place, give or take a few months. I have always liked and appreciated nature especially when living in some of the apartment buildings when I had no balcony, or when the window was opened you could catch the downwind of the LTC or 

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Take a Break

For Secondary and Elementary schools in Ontario this week it is time for ‘March Break.’ I look at photos on Facebook and Instagram and see many people who are enjoying the fun and sun of beaches and oceans, skiing the slopes (if you are able to still find snow) or in some cases just taking 

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International Women’s Day

If any of you know me or follow me at all, you will know that several years ago I decided to have one ‘special’ day with each of my children, designated to honour them and someone or something else. For my youngest daughter we chose International Women’s Day and every year she will do something 

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The world is your oyster…if you can wait

On 3 separate occasions recently, companies have provided me with  a reimbursement or I have been compensated for what has been perceived as ‘unsatisfactory service.’ Not to say that my service was not okay, it’s the fact that it was just ‘okay.’ As a self proclaimed hard working, disciplined, passionate person who puts her heart 

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