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I'm a mom of 5, ages 18 months to 25 years. We are always in the middle of home renos. Love.. vintage shopping.

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  • Picture Dump
    on Dec 16, 2011
    I'm tired, this morning started out early, 4am, just woke up and was unable to fall back asleep, then for some reason had a power outage for a couple of  hours, came back on around 7am.  The house actually looked pretty all lit with candle...
  • Christmas Gift Ideas
    on Nov 12, 2011 Heather Matton Art on Etsy.  I actually love this quirky cat art!
  • Play Groups
    on Oct 6, 2011
    We've been attending play groups hosted by the Ontario government.  I'm always torn about going.  Little D. is strictly home with me and due t...
  • Matthew Mead Christmas
    on Oct 6, 2011 pretty holiday stuff with Matthew Mead...found through blog .Could my house look like that for the holidays, please?
  • I wish all days were like today!
    on Oct 5, 2011
    I am trying to enjoy and soak up days like today..a beautiful warm fall day.  Not letting it feel like the doom of winter is approaching!  It feels so wonderful to be out today.  We went to a play group this morning.  Then came ho...
  • The Craft Area
    on Sep 26, 2011
    The Craft Area ('s capatalized...because it's A Very Important Area), doesn't actually exist right now.  It really never has.  In my old house I kept craft stuff in boxes in a designated spot in the basement.  It was always a pa...
  • Time Moves at Warp Speed
    on Sep 24, 2011
    How does that happen?  It's the end of June when last I posted and now it's edging into fall.  I meant to...I thought about it...I wanted to...but summer got the best of me.   I feel like this is one of those the dog ate my homewo...
  • Teeth and other stuff
    on Jun 28, 2011
    The littlest guy is teeth obsessed, he wants to continuously all-day-long brush his teeth, which really means he wants to stick his tooth brush under running water and suck on the wet brush.  So there is lots of time spent in the bathroom right...
  • The Backyard
    on Jun 10, 2011
    Until this year I spent very little time trying to make the backyard a nicer place.  Really that's not entirely true, I kind of did short bursts out there, but my attention was always divided on other things.  This year is really the first...
  • Home made biore strips
    on Jun 9, 2011
    I found this recipe that basically simulates what the biore strips does.  Except just as the poster did...I applied it to my entire face.'m not an especially hairy person, but right now I know exactly...
  • Thrifting
    on Jun 8, 2011
    This morning I went with Big D to a little town just 20 minutes from where I live to go thrifting.  It has an awesome Goodwill and a couple of other smaller stores that proved to be full of stuff of great things.  I need some lighter w...
  • The Cat
    on Jun 1, 2011
    the cat came not the very next day...but the cat came back....So, longest cat story ever.  My second oldest son and his girlfriend took the cat, bought all the cat gear.  Then 12 hours later decided it wasn't the cat for them...
  • things going on
    on May 29, 2011
    I have to get in a better rythum with this blog thing. I find life so busy I don't post.  But the reason I want to have a blog is so that I remember life as it is.  Quandry.a lazy method...bullets!-Claire celebrated her first Communion last...
  • the cat
    on May 24, 2011
    So there is a cat hiding in my bathroom.  Pretending that she (I think it's a she) can't be seen.  Tucked very visibly beside a cupboard and a tupperware container full of kitty litter (we have the kitty litter in there for our own cat).&nb...
  • Life
    on Apr 17, 2011
    It's really chilly today, terrible rumours of possible snow on the radio last night (what's with that?!!).  I went to Stratford on friday night to stay with my mom while Todd worked on the linen closet.  Currently there is piles and piles o...
  • Lots going on
    on Apr 12, 2011
    I'm fighting a terrible cold.  On the weekend I wanted to lie down and veg.  All weekend.  I couldn't.  Admittingly I did  a lot.  But what with life.  It didn't happen all weekend.  I had asked that all the ki...
  • Cuba
    on Mar 30, 2011
    Grandma and D. Claire enjoying the hammock!  Wish we had one! Lucky the chick.A dog that seemed to belong to the hotel, was a lovely friendly little guy!The sun felt soooo good!Our morning ritual was to go for a beach walk and visit Diane...
  • Cuba
    on Mar 27, 2011
    I just got back from a two week holiday with my mom and the two youngest kids from Cuba.  I feel like there was so much to process.  Such a beautiful country.  But so much hardship.  Will post pictures in the next couple of days.
  • my bambinos
    on Mar 2, 2011
    Yesterday I went to my youngest daughters school gymnastics meet.  We ran into one of my older son's previous 5th grade teacher.  "Another one?", she asked, motioning to Baby D.  Yes.  I know it's a little unus...
  • bitty and nursing
    on Feb 28, 2011
    I'm still nursing...and really I'm getting ready to stop ..a friend of mine teases that we'll end up like the caracters out of the little britian "bitty" if I don't watch it...don't think i will prolong it quite that long...