Ethan is 2.5 Years Old!

Ethan is 2.5 Years Old

I am a bit late with this update, because his half birthday is on April 16, but I’m glad I waited because I got some wonderful pictures of Ethan and I need to update my picture frames! Ethan has not been a cooperative picture taker, but I told him these photos were for Poppy, Grandma […]

Stop Parenting My Children

Stop Parenting My Children

I am a good mom and I have good kids. I am not perfect, nor are they, but who is? The last two times I have been out shopping in different stores I have received these two comments from employees: “Oh sweetie! Don’t do that, you will get hurt!” and “Don’t hang on the side of […]

Lime Pie

Lime Pie

This lime pie may not be the prettiest pie around…but it rivals any pie in the delicious department! If you love lime, cream cheese, and pie…then you must try this easy recipe! Ingredients 8 oz softened cream cheese 3 egg yolks (save the whites!) 4-5 oz fresh squeezed lime juice (bottled ReaLime juice is fine) […]

The Former Things Have Passed Away

The Former Things Have Passed Away

I cannot believe that two years have passed. Two years since the phone call at dinner that made me numb. So numb that my tear ducts burned but wouldn’t produce any tears. My head couldn’t process the the awful news that my father lost his battle with alcoholism and lost his life that day. His […]

Catch the Moment Week 15

Catch the Moment Week 15

The last busy busy week of the conference season is done! Our nephew Hank was born today and it’s a good thing I didn’t have my heart set on going to visit right away because Ethan got a stomach bug, puked all morning, and slept all afternoon. Poor guy. My niece Abby, who is now […]

Catch the Moment Week 14

Catch the Moment Week 14

This week was a great week and I’m so glad I have made the choice to document a piece of every day of the year! Today I turned 32 and I wanted a family picture on my birthday, I think it’s one of the best we’ve ever gotten! My niece Danika turned 7 today and […]

Catch the Moment Week 13

Catch the Moment Week 13

Ever have those weeks where you feel like you just can’t keep up with housework? Well that was this week. Our living room had blankets, pillows and trucks everywhere and I just really couldn’t find much energy to care. The second child gets to colour with markers at aged 2.5. The first child was able […]

Dr. Oz Called Me on my Birthday

Dr. Oz Called Me on my Birthday

It was yesterday plus thirty two years ago when my mom went into labor on an April Fool’s Day. Mama didn’t raise no fool, and mama also didn’t give birth to me on April Fool’s Day, I made my entrance into the world just after 8AM on April 2, 1983. Had I received the email I did […]

I’m Going to be a Soccer Mom!

I'm Going To Be a Soccer Mom

I grew up an athlete and I longed for the day that my children could enjoy all that sports have to offer. One of my dreams came true last year when Braden started skating lessons and then this year he was able to start hockey, so he was on the ice twice a week and […]

Catch the Moment Week 12

Catch the Moment Week 12

A day late and buck short again for getting my posts up on time, but the important thing is, is that I’m continuing to take my photos daily and still loving all the memories I’m catching. The husky was sunning herself on the before supper so I snuck out to take some photos her. The […]