In honor of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, I thought it would be fun to write about the things I learned about Canada from my very Canadian husband. If you are Canadian, “A Very Happy Canada Day” from our family to yours.
In 2015, June was the month in which Baby J experienced his first big fever. He was 14 months young. In 2016, June was the month I was still very much in the throes of a postpartum funk, slowing trying to find my rhythm. In 2017, June, so far, has been more of the ‘found-our-rhythm’… Read More Summer School Begins and Other Things
This is a Sponsored Post. For most of us, a discussion on the value of education is redundant because it is a presumed fact of life. Likewise, depending on the part of the world in which you live, you may also value reading or mathematical skills equally or one over the other. Still, it is… Read More Adventures in Financial Literacy For Kids
TJ started summer school today. I could do a happy jig in celebration of this great occasion – TJ going back to school. In fact, I really should. TJ away at school for three hours means much less screaming (by me), much less crying (by Teju), much less mess (by TJ), and in general a… Read More Two Weeks of Fun with the Kids
Submitted to an essay competition in September 2016 – This was my first time writing such a personal essay and my first time submitting one to a competition. Of course, I didn’t win but the writing exercise was well worth the effort. Prompt: Most dramatic change I have ever made
This is my 200th post! In an interesting twist of system errors and a need to engage a backup restore, I lost the original post I had written and had to rewrite the second half all over again. I am not complaining. I love the fact that this post is my 200th!… Read More The Adventures of a Curly-Haired Girl Wonder
If this is your first time visiting one of my recipes, you need to know that I almost NEVER measure. If you can’t work without measurements, I would suggest you look for a similar recipe elsewhere. The fact that I don’t measure my ingredients has its advantages and disadvantages, of which the latter… Read More 20 Minutes Salmon Dinner with just 5 Ingredients
May 15, 2017 There was no thinking involved. It had to be done. It was so simple in execution that it seemed like that was indeed the most appropriate response to the contextual triggers of that moment. It wasn’t like I was sitting there looking at those round crackers hatching my devilish plans.