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Merry Christmas From Vancouver!

December 23, 2017 // Holiday Talk, Vancouver // Comments

Later this afternoon my youngest sister and her family are coming over for a little festive fun at our condo. We’re going to enjoy appetizers and adult beverages while the cousins do a present exchange. I’ve already made the spread […]

Christmas Eve Plans

December 24, 2016 // Holiday Talk // Comments

It’s here!! Christmas is here!! Despite not doing everything I had hoped to do with the kids this Christmas, I refuse to let myself feel disappointed. I always have a holiday case of FOMO and want to see everything and […]

What’s In Baby’s Stocking?

December 21, 2016 // Holiday Talk, Parenting // Comments

A friend once gave me the inside scoop about Christmas presents and babies. She told me to save my money, limit my stress and not buy presents for baby’s first few Christmases. I was given the advice back with the first […]

Do You Send Out Christmas Cards?

November 29, 2016 // Holiday Talk, Parenting, Pure Mama // Comments

I love receiving mail and I don’t mean the electronic kind. It’s the enveloped, stamped, addressed and posted type of mail that makes me happy. Nothing makes my heart soar as much as opening our community mailbox in the condo […]

What Christmas Movie Should I Watch?

December 21, 2015 // Holiday Talk, Pure Mama // Comments

A few years back when I was super pregnant with Josie all I wanted to do was lay flat by the evening. It was Christmastime and my husband and I got into the groove of  binge watching Christmas flicks. This wasn’t an […]

I Got 5 On It

January 5, 2014 // Vancouver // Comments

Last month I indulged in many dinner outs and I now have a good 5 pounds of  ‘water weight’ hanging on to my booty and my middle. The meals were all so delicious that I am going to allow that […]