Upcoming: Barbie #bornwithBarbie Twitter Chat

bornwithBarbie Twitter Chat

You can read through my past #BarbieProject posts and literally be taken back to my own childhood and my days of playing with Barbie. In fact, these times and moments of play are my most vivid memories growing up. It's true that Barbie's strong presence growing up, formed who I am today. Now, as a Mother of 3 girls, I get to watch and play Barbies with them. It's so nostalgic and heartwarming to watch two generations … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life with Barbie #BarbieProject

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On a day last weekend I shared a series of photos on my Instagram Page, chronicling our usual chaotic life. I'd love to say that a typical Saturday for us is laying around in PJs and watching cartoons, yet I don't even remember the last weekend when we didn't have something on the schedule. The photos were A Day in the Life with Barbie, capturing events and play throughout the day, tagged with … [Read more...]

Shaking Hands with the Season

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I've been known to make 'that snarly face' when people say they love the Autumn season. I can't help it if everything around us right now just reminds me that dreaded winter and ungodly temperatures are coming. To me, the season is accompanied by one long loop of creepy ambient horror film music. Yet, I am making an honest effort this year to try and see the beauty and not the illness that is Fall ... no really, … [Read more...]

Thankful

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This past weekend was Thanksgiving, I have so much to be thankful for. We surrounded absolutely delicious food, my twins in dress-up {Bo Peep and Elsa} because well, they're them. My oldest set the table and made name places from post-its. So obviously these needed to put on the forehead, for most of the dinner and by everyone, adults included. I'm thankful for many reasons, yet also for incredible fun, silliness, … [Read more...]

Share a Smile

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My husband plays this 'game' on a daily basis, one that he calls 'random smiles'. What he does, is just gives his biggest and best smile to strangers as he passes by them. At first I told him that he was freaking people out, but then I noticed that doing this was having startling results. More often than not, the person's neutral or sometimes sad demeanour immediately turns into a massive smile right back at him. You … [Read more...]

A Glowing Game

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  This past weekend we did a little glow bowling, entirely fun and something we really should do more often. Do you bowl? . … [Read more...]

Announcing a Tim Hortons Twitter Party and a Contest! #DoubleDoubleCard

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When choosing the best rewards credit card for you, take a look at your lifestyle and your current purchases. Which card can make those items you buy most often, cheaper if not free? Well, is anyone else found in line at Tim Hortons pretty much daily? I'll cheers to that! The CIBC Tim Hortons® Double Double™ Visa* card is really 2 cards in one – a Tim Card® AND a CIBC Visa credit … [Read more...]

The Last Hurrah

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If there's one thing I can say about Summer 2014, is that we truly made the most. Our season was filled with fun activities, events and travel - which is why I can't help but to be blessed yet sad at the same time. Summer was fantastic. These are some of the last shots of our Summer. Sun, grass, smiles and friends. Park, play, ride & camping.        We were right in … [Read more...]

Back to School for the Twins Plus One

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Today is Back to School! My oldest is now in Grade 5 and the twins just started Grade 1. Myself? I have my days free, a first in 10 years. Yes, there were a few teary moments and it was hectic to get 3 kids settled into 3 different classes in only a matter of minutes. Yet, they are there and I am here. The house is quiet. It's just me and my coffee, and the sounds of the keys as I type. I miss you summer … [Read more...]

This is Gross

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We were recently hit with quite the storm, completely out of nowhere on a beautiful hot day. The storm blew in faster than I could shut the windows. The fierce wind picked up much dirt and covered everything in the house. Gross. Most of my tall aspen trees couldn't fight against the wind and uprooted. Ugh. Then. The hail started. We didn't get it as bad as some, causing damage to cars … [Read more...]

Everyday Moments: Captured and Shared

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My photos are my most prized possessions, each one illustrates everyday moments captured for a lifetime and to be honest, I really don't know what I'd do without my photos – they are that precious to me. The pictures I have from years ago are only printed and in albums, dozens of them fill a bookcase in our home. The most recent ones are stored digitally {Facebook, Instagram, files and drives}, yet I'm sad to say that … [Read more...]