Another Birthday Come & Gone…

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I used to be a huge fan of birthdays. How can you not be a fan of birthdays when you’re growing up? You get a special breakfast, and presents before school! You hand snacks out to your class so that everyone knows that it’s your special day. Mom makes what you want for supper, and there’s cake & ice cream and POP!  Then, on the weekend, 17 of ... Read More »

Royal Botanical Gardens Lilac Festival #FavouritesFriday

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The Royal Botanical Gardens Lilac Festival in Hamilton was a big discovery for me a few years ago. Lilacs are a huge thing in my life. I grew up in the small city of Belleville, ON, that town that you drive through now to get to Prince Edward County when you’re going Wine Touring. I’ve always loved Belleville. It’s not ... Read More »

You Can Call Me Al(ice)

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Last week, a friend of ours had a birthday and threw herself a bash. This party was particularly awesome because it was a costume party. And the theme? Literary Characters. Right up my alley! I’ve read a LOT, but I googled literary costume ideas for adults because the pressure was getting to me. I considered being Tris from Divergent because I had ... Read More »

Pinspiration MIA

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You may have noticed a distinct absence of posting on our blog last week. If you follow us on Facebook, you will have seen that my sister, Marya, pretty much shattered her wrist while skating with her kids. Such a simple & straightforward activity. A mis-step to avoid a collision with her son on the ice, and bam. There goes ... Read More »