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Packing Our Operation Christmas Child Shoebox

We spent some time shopping for our Operation Christmas Child shoebox, and working on a Gir costume. The costume is still in progress, but the shoebox is cram packed full!…
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This Is Why I Don’t Shop At Costco!

My dreary, rainy day included finding a great deal on something we go through a TON of! I found this amazing deal at President's Choice Wholesale Club instead of Costco…
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Birthday Shopping at Walmart!

I've been feeling like things have been too busy lately, with work and meetings and volunteer activities and kids activities. Because of that, I decided to back out of a…
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Big Gaping Hole in our Foundation!

It poured buckets this week, and it caused a minor flooding incident in our basement ... again.  We finally discovered the cause, and we can't believe the builders did this…
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Honour Drum Book Launch Event!

A friend invited me to the Book Launch of Honour Drum, a brand new children's book by Cheryl Bear and Tim Huff. This is an amazing book that all families…
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Three Visits To The Work Site in One Day!

Well ... we were expecting to receive the building at our new building site today, but things didn't really go as planned. But, they did find some wood on the…
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Christmas Season! … Too Soon?

Is this just a Canadian thing? Getting the Sears Christmas Wishbook in the mail always signaled the beginning of the Christmas season for us as kids. So many toys, so…
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Thanksgiving #2

We traveled to the city for Thanksgiving #2, tried out some new hairstyles on one kid, and discussed Andy's costume ideas for next year's Comic Con (spoiler: it's Jayne from…
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Blogging Vacation!

I've been experimenting with daily vlogging to see how it fits into my schedule. But what you might not now is that I'm actually a professional blogger. Yeah, I said…
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Big Sister Fail!

I totally failed the Big Sister test this time around! I don't know what I was thinking ... My brand new computer arrived from Best Buy ... and didn't work!…
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Comic Con in Hamilton 2016!

A couple of us headed to Hamilton for this year's Comic Con! We got an exclusive interview with Jason David Frank (we could only include a snippet of it in…
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Fort Willow

Fort Willow held a two-day event that involved re-enactors, demonstrations, activities, and more. We had a great time learning about medical treatments, tools, and candlemaking from 1812. https://youtu.be/sbGkkQKeqVg