a blog about parenting, home daycare, adoption and life in general.

Author: Megan Elford

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A Walk In The Woods

This is a quick video of our walk in the forest today, set to the song "Worth" by Fresh Life Church.  You can find their music at Open.Church or on…
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SampleSource.ca Unboxing!

Interested in getting free samples of products you know you'll use from great companies?  Check out SampleSource.ca (SampleSource.com)! I've been signed up with Sample Source for at least a year…
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When No Doesn’t Really Mean No

We teach our sons about respect and how to respond graciously when someone tells them "no", and we teach our daughters that they have the right to say "no" and…
DIY Projects

How To Refinish A Kitchen Table!

Have you ever wondered if buying used and refinishing furniture is worth it? Check out this thrift store kitchen table makeover! We sanded it down, stained, painted, distressed and varnished…
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A Tour Of The LIFE 100.3 Studio!

Our local Christian radio station had a Open House today -- perfect timing because Ezri has been asking if she could see what the station looks like on the inside.…
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It’s the Awana Grand Prix!

Here's a look at our Awana Grand Prix, a pine car derby that our kids grew up doing, and we did when we were kids. Nothing like keeping family traditions…
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Grizzly Discovery In The Woods!

While I was getting some Saturday night work done at the office, I thought I'd fill you in on our walk in the woods earlier.  We had a great time…
DIY Projects

Ikea Desk Makeover

My desk needed tidying up in a big way. So, on a trip to Ikea, I picked up 2 Sunnerstra rails, 5 hanging containers, and two packages of plastic hooks.…
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100 Cup Challenge!

It's Roll Up The Rim season here in Canada, and we decided to accept the 100 Cup Challenge, ala Furious Pete and others. Thing is, we couldn't afford to buy…
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Cleaning Tutorial … Narrated By Kids!

Today my sons are teaching you how to clean your bathroom, with their own special tips and tricks. Enjoy this, er, "tutorial" on how to get your bathroom sparkling clean!…
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Sleeping In On Sunday

We slept in on Sunday morning, requiring loud music and vast amounts of coffee. We made it to church ... late. And then we headed out to enjoy the beautiful…
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Winter is BOOORING!

When winter starts, it's so much fun. There's lots to do, and the temperature stays relatively mild. But fast forward a couple of months, and winter is so last season!…