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That Time She Was So Sick

This weekend, it was vomiting and a fever, and it reminded me of that time she was sick for 2 months. She had fevers of 106 F and hallucinations ...…
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Women Are Hypocrites

As much as our female ancestors have gained for us in equality between men and women, we've taken their baton and run way past the finish line. While women are…
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White Screen of Death

Because of a conflict between a brand new theme and one of my plugins, I white-screened a Wordpress website I was working on.  In this video, I also discuss the…
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Netflix is Remaking Anne of Green Gables ??!

I've always been a hard core Anne-fan. Today I discovered that Netflix and CBC are working on a series called "Anne". This adaptation is written by the same wonderful writer…
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Fewer Trick-Or-Treaters This Year!

We had far fewer kids at our door for Halloween than we expected! But, according to a friend that lives around the corner -- they all went to her house…
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Photo Scavenger Hunt for Teens

Every year we do a sleepover with our friends, and it always involves a scavenger hunt of some sort. When they were younger, the scavenger hunt was indoors. Now that…
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The First Snowfall

It's late October, and the snow has started. It even lasted overnight! Higher temperatures on the weekend are sure to melt it all, but in the meantime, it's time for…
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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…