I’m the Angry Mom Yelling at Your Kid on the Bus

TRIGGER WARNING: Hints of sexual assault, rape culture Today something happened while we rode the bus, something that hurt my heart and my head so deeply it took me almost 20minutes to stop shaking. We got on the bus near a high school, just as school ended. Several high school students piled onto the bus,…

One Lovely Blog Award!

Eeeeeeeee!!! I’m so excited! And so humbled. Saving Without Scrimping nominated our little blog for the ‘One Lovely Blog Award’ and I am so touched. ❤ I want to express my gratitude to her for her lovely blog that’s offered great ideas on “Loving Life on a Budget“. Guidelines for the “One Lovely Blog Award”:…

My heart’s with Fort Mac

Taking a break because of the fires. I’ll post some recipes tomorrow, in the meantime I’ve been playing with my kiddos, gardening, and generally staying away from the internet. Stay safe. Hug your families tight.

Self Care Leads to Unforgettable

While waiting for a flight to take off, the flight attendants go over the safety instructions. “In the event the oxygen masks drop from the ceiling, put the mask over your own face before helping your companions. You cannot help anyone if you’re unconscious.” It makes sense. And it’s something many parents need to remember…

Abernathy

Sometimes I get the itch to create, and then I can’t stop. Sometimes I should create one thing, but something else takes my interest. I should be making a baby gift for a friend, but instead this little guy needed to be created! Say hello to Abernathy! A delightful little guy that loves to  sit in…

Harry Potter Party

  Reading Harry Potter together as a family opened the door to a wonderful world of imagination. It also fuelled party ideas in a way we’ve never experienced before! I pulled ideas from so many places! But my favourite was from Bryt at my new favourite website! One day I’d love to throw an epic level party like…

Another Day Closer

We’ve been so busy with our countdown we totally forgot to post! First we watched Alice in Wonderland – so we had to have a tea party and play croquet. I love tea and love to make my own. This one was made with mint, dandelion blossoms, and rose petals from our garden. It was…

Our Cake Plans

It’s been a busy day preparing for our trip. We’re planning to have a cake to celebrate our twin friends’ birthday. We decided we’d have our celebration dinner at The Wave…of American Flavors at the contemporary resort. The boys love Big Hero 6, so we’ve requested two cakes one Hiro and one Baymax cake. We’re…

60 Days

Head Ruffian here and I’m so excited! 60 Days!! Only 60 days until our trip. When we booked, it was a full year until our trip. Now it’s almost here! Our countdown starts tomorrow! We’re going to watch movies, play games, and create crafts! One of the crafts we’ll make are Hidden Mickey necklaces. We’ll…

it’s almost time

You’re getting ready for a trip to Disney, aren’t you? Let me tell you about what we’re doing to get ready! We’re doing a countdown. Our countdown is 60 days. It seems like forever. The first day we watch a movie, then the next 2 days we do activities related to the movie. We’ll watch…