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Tag Archives // Rainy Days

Breaking Into Fall

September 1, 2016 // Apartment Living, Parenting, Vancouver // 3 Comments

The other evening I was getting a ride home from work and as we walked to her car I could just feel the change in the air. Driving towards the beach I couldn’t help but notice that the sky was […]

I’m Not Ready

September 24, 2014 // Vancouver // 6 Comments

We are coming off a totally glorious dry summer here in Vancouver and I got seriously used to walking around the city in sandals and t shirts and not worrying about packing layers or umbrellas. We had weeks upon weeks […]

Rainy Days: Practical Life Lessons

January 9, 2014 // Parenting, Vancouver // 4 Comments

Today while standing in line at the coffee shop with Josie, a very eclectic artsy lady overheard us talking about how we had just been at Josie’s first painting class. The lady was in her 50’s with perfect skin, wearing […]

Snow In The City

December 20, 2013 // Vancouver // No Comments

Vancouver is not known for its frequent snow days or mass accumulations of snow, so we get quite worked up when the sky opens up and the snow flakes fall. There are two types of Vancouverites; those that embrace the […]

Sleepless In Raincouver

November 2, 2012 // Vancouver // No Comments

We’ve been back in Raincouver for a few days now but my baby is still on Hawaii time. Which means when I put her down around 7 PM she has a ‘nap’ and 2 hours later wakes up full of […]

They Call Me Mrs. Grumpypants!

September 23, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Our home has been invaded by a miserable case of the contagious grumps. It started off when my husband contracted a man cold and it progressed to Ben just being a normal 3 year old. After battling the boys grumps […]

A Rainy Day With Dad

January 25, 2011 // Uncategorized // No Comments

Only two short days ago the sun was streaming into my bedroom while I was waking up, but today was a classic Vancouver rainy day. That’s the thing about living in Vancouver, you can never be totally certain of what […]

Daily Adventures Of Ben In The City

November 14, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

We’ve been fans of Granville Island since before I was a Vancouver resident, we even had our wedding reception at one of the theatres back in 2005. Ben has been going over on the water taxi for awhile and the […]

Little Yellow Rain Suit: Uniform Of The Vancouver Toddler

September 20, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

The other week the question came up about where I could purchase a rain suit for Ben. I had seen other little toddlers with these parachute looking suits and wondered where I could buy one. Living here means that just […]

Wet Coast Outfit: Hunter Wellies

September 17, 2010 // Uncategorized // No Comments

We’ve had a few rainy days lately, nothing major but enough to make me aware that I’ll have to be buying proper rain boots very soon. Since my main mode of transportation is walking around the city, boots are a […]