Monday Moments: Five

Birthdays come fast and furious in the fall months here, with celebrations in August, September, November, and December. Due to the 4-day spread between Theo’s and my birthdays, I generally share whatever cake he chooses, and this year, due to a weekend out of town for work, I even shared his day. I got home at […]

Monday Moments: Time Marches On

But where, I ask you, is the time going? Christmas is going to be upon us in two shakes of a lamb’s tail, as they say. Which is ok, because I love Christmas, but I also really love fall, and it is flying by at record speed, and Christmas means my baby will be one. ONE! […]

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 […]