Elf on the Shelf

It’s almost that time of year. You know, besides getting the decorations up, the lists made, the cookies baked and the mingling mingled! It’s time for Snowflake to make her return. Who is Snowflake, you ask? Our Elf on the Shelf. Yes, I know, some of you are rolling your eyes. I know that some … Continue reading Elf on the Shelf

Nonno Fabio

Growing up, Halloween was always spent at my grandparents’ house, because we lived in a condo which didn’t allow us to go trick or treating, but mainly because it was my aunt’s birthday on Halloween, and my Nonno’s birthday on November 1st. So every year, my parents would pick us up from school and we … Continue reading Nonno Fabio

Happy 11

Wishing the love of my life a very happy 11th wedding anniversary today. You have changed my life more than you will ever realize. Thank you for your love and the life we've build with the Little Bird and the Little Mouse. I look forward to creating more memories in the years ahead. I love … Continue reading Happy 11

Thrill Seekers

We are trying to squeeze as much as we can out of the last bits of summer. That means Friday nights we try our best to take the kids to Canada’s Wonderland, where the lines are drastically shorter, and in some cases non-existent. I don’t know what we were thinking earlier in the year, but … Continue reading Thrill Seekers

20 Questions for my third grader

My Little Bird is in Grade 3 and I’m not really sure what to expect. I can see a shift in her already, a change is coming. I suppose she is officially already a tween, a term she finds funny. But it’s not lost on me that the teen years are a mere blink away. … Continue reading 20 Questions for my third grader