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Category Archives: Big events

First Day of School 2012

So it came.  I talked about my anxiety and my excitement about today here and here.  Grade One and the first day ofView full post »

Grade One

Please allow me just one more (ok, 2 more) posts about our transition into grade one.  This is huge for me, People.  View full post »

Proud doesn’t begin to describe…

She woke up and you could tell she already felt different.  She seemed different. She reminded her little brother thatView full post »


Some numbers just jump up and slap you in the face.  This year, this day, that is exactly what happened. Seven yearsView full post »

Busy bees

So, between a lot of this: And this: we have been busy, busy bees.  We are finally at a point after 5 days where theView full post »


I don’t remember who my first sleepover was.  My mom probably does, and I can guess that it was my friend ReneeView full post »

Oh, the shenanigans…

I set up a photosbooth for the evening hoping to catch a few silly photos of the girls as we celebrated our secondView full post »


Time with my girls is such a breath of fresh air. I’ve been looking forward to tonight for months.View full post »

On the ice…

I did not skate as a child.  I tried, but to no avail.  I used figure skates, hockey skates, molded skates…butView full post »

Super Fun Happy.

My uber talented sister (in-law) made Jaia’s birthday cake. And by cake I mean a six layer, rainbow beauty thatView full post »

Birthday girl

Five years ago, almost exactly to the minute, my life changed for the better. Happy birthday, my sweet Jaia.View full post »

Mad skillz

Since we were talking about milestones and growing up too fast, I couldn’t not mention my girl, who I thoughtView full post »

The road to delirium – in pictures.

I think my brother is pretty rad.  I always have.  We are VERY close in age (I’m older, he’s bigger) andView full post »

Terry Fox Run 2011

Dan and I spent the summer prepping, fundraising for and sweating about The Ride the Rideau.  In fact, I put veryView full post »

By the numbers…

100 – Number of kilometres that we will cycle tomorrow 0 – Number of times I’ve done this before 8 &#View full post »