Monday Moments: On Target

A sweet someone turned seven this month! Carl couldn’t be home for birthday dinner, but Grandma brought his favourite dessert and some new Lego to build! He finally decided he wanted a birthday party of his own, after getting used to the idea at friends’ parties over the last couple years. Carl bravely handled the […]

Blackberry Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

Blackberry Crumble Cinnamon Rolls

The other evening, around dinner time, I did something I swore I would never do: I barbecued. It has always been my fear that if I barbecued just once Carl would give up barbecuing duties, no longer feeling needed in that particular realm. Turns out my fear was unfounded. Carl came home just in time to put out […]

Monday Moments: Last Hurrah

Well, the inevitable back-to-schoolness has come to our home too. We came out of week one with two very happy kids and one new Kindergartner who is mildly less annoyed about the need to go to school. It’s hard to believe that only the week before that we were waking up to the sound and smell […]

Monday Moments: Big 3!

Three and a half years ago I was getting ready to fly across the country solo with 3 kids aged 5 and under to move in with my parents. Carl was heading to Ottawa for a semester, and I didn’t want to be all alone at home with said 3 children for the next 3 […]

cinnamon raisin granola

Cinnamon Raisin Granola

My kids are yogurt and granola fanatics. When it’s in the house, it’s all they want for breakfast, and sometimes they ask for it again for lunch. I’m not complaining, don’t get me wrong. I love granola too. The only problem with so many people eating granola so many times is how often you have […]