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I have been ridiculously busy. I apologize for the nearly month long absence! Since then Princess has turned 6, hubby has turned 35, and I’ve turned 33! Soon we will be moving, on Pirate’s 3rd birthday. It’s a whirlwind, but … Continue reading

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Park Time

There is a park right around the corner with a nice playground and a sand ground. I know lots of parents complain about sand, but it’s my kids’ favourite. We walked to the park this afternoon and I brought along … Continue reading

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We have had a busy weekend full of Beltaine celebrations and birthdays. We danced the maypole, pot lucked with friends, then had a terrific visit with hubby’s family, and a birthday party today! It’s been wonderfully busy. Better post later. … Continue reading

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Ugh, Some Days!

Well, yesterday morning was an adventure. I’ve been busy busy so didn’t get it posted! First we were having trouble getting out the door… Next I get everyone out and look to see Pirate by the neighbour’s tree. I called, … Continue reading

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You’re probably thinking I’ve discovered some awesome shortcut to some magical end. Sorry, no. Pirate has been asking for a shortcut haircut for a while, so yesterday we took her to the hair salon. The day started off normally, and … Continue reading

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Yesterday Pirate had an epic meltdown. She’s been a tantrum thrower from the start, but we had it under control with her corn allergy being taken care of. Over the past few months she’s been folks rating more and more, … Continue reading

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Working From Home

As many of you know, I work from home. I have a home based tutoring and after school business, and I also do freelance writing. Sometimes I balance this better than other days. Yesterday was not a balancing day. I … Continue reading

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Prophecy II

Warning: Minimal spoilers to the movie The Kingsmen I blogged about a Hopi prophecy regrading the impending arrival of the rainbow children and how my Pirate is one of these children sent to change the world. I truly believe this … Continue reading

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Rubbed Me The Wrong Way

i’m going to flat out state that I hate April Fools. I kept quiet on the day to not cause a stink. Let those who desire have their fun and all that. This is the prank that bugged me the … Continue reading

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Weight Loss and Body Image

   As far back as I can remember, my mom was trying to lose weight. My brother was born when I was 6 ½, so after that it was so and so is getting so fat, so and so is … Continue reading

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