By most accounts, I’ve had a fantastic week. My kitchen reno is underway, I finally upgraded my free hand-me-down sewing machine now that it’s on it’s deathbed, and I won the Peekaboo Pattern Shop fall collection from the lovely Girl.Inspired blog. However, as exciting as all that was, or should have been, it was Jackson… Continue reading The Happiest Day
Warning: photo heavy. May contain traces of grass, sticks, and goat dander. Concluding statements: Nicole enjoys exploring her grandparent’s farm, but Olivia clearly has country in her blood. She’s always been a bit less clean and neat than Nicole by nature, we jokingly call her our little boy. Oddly enough she’s the more delicate-looking of… Continue reading How we do
I’ve kind of had One Of Those Weeks where Tuesday night I felt like it’s been a long week. The kind where when my 17 month old was absolutely furious this morning when I made her wear a sweater AND PANTS when I felt it was chilly, I was just about ready to head back… Continue reading check the manual
In case you were wondering if seeing what keywords have brought people to your blog this week boosts the ego or no, I present to you this completely unedited image of the top 8 keyword searches that have brought people to my blog lately. I’m not even going to type number three out, I might… Continue reading Thanks, internet
I can only assume that, like some sort of disease, knitting is contagious. I used to do knitting, when Nicole was just born. I jumped into it with both feet, starting off with a baby sweater. Things went swimmingly (despite my fear of cables) until I tried to knit a beautiful brown sweater for myself… Continue reading I’m a knitting machine!
Does anyone feel crazy over how I spell that? If I recall, the American way is favorites. We Canadians do love to sneak u in wherever we can. Interpret that as you will. If this isn’t the prettiest cookie I’ve seen all year, I don’t know what is. I kind of want to make… Continue reading Friday Favourites
Olivia greets me cheerfully while people-watching in the front window This picture could definitely be sharper in focus, I’ve been coming to realize that my auto focus doesn’t actually necessarily do a better job than when I manually focus with my favourite lens. Kind of a bummer, actually, but at the same time a good… Continue reading P52 2012 – miles of smiles
I think you should all know that the song in my head right now is The Little Peoples rendition of “Music is to dance to, if you like to dance, me I like to dance each time I have a chance… like a ballerina or a hip hop diva…” actually, now that I think about… Continue reading Friday Favourites
Yes you may give me a hand massage. I know, everyone and their dog has been reposting these handmaderyangosling memes. I just can’t resist this one, it’s my favourite. Reason one: Of course Ryan Gosling can give me a hand massage. That’s a given. If Ryan Reynolds would treat me to a nice lunch… Continue reading Yes, Ryan Gosling. Yes you may.
So, I have never ever ever in my long-legged life met a long-legged sailor with a long-legged wife. Among other things I haven’t experienced, I also have never wound up properly decorating my master bedroom, not since I moved out of my parents home. definitely not my bedroom; found via pinterest, but the source link… Continue reading In the Bedroom