Asparagus Season has arrived!

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I always start itching to garden as soon as the weather turns warm.  Unfortunately, it’s a bit too early to be planting much in the garden. I did however get my broccoli, peas and radishes planted this past weekend, as

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Bite your tongue!

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It’s a hard thing to do.  I catch myself over and over again wishing I wouldn’t have said that.  Why did I point out how they could have done a job better, instead of thanking them for their help, or

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Getting back on track! Healthy eating here I come

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So I know I’ve blogged before about running.  I absolutely love it.  It certainly has its challenges in the winter in Ontario.  I know there are people who run outdoors year round… and I will go for an occasional run

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Longing for a simpler time

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It’s hard to believe that today my baby in this photo is now the same age that I was when this picture was taken.   How can that be?  I don’t really feel any different.   I couldn’t be more

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Cookies anyone? Best-ever Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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I love to cook and bake.. which is a good thing considering we are a family of 7 and it always seems that someone is hungry.  There are a few things in my kitchen that I absolutely couldn’t live with

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Everybody has a mom.

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 I came across this little quote on Pinterest the other day, and it struck me as quite profound.  So often we are caught up in our own works.. Our own achievements… What we have accomplished, that we sometimes over look

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Therapy Time

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It was a stressful morning.  Girls fighting with each other.. and fighting with me.  Rushing to make lunches and get kids out the door.  By 8:15 I was spent.  Feeling drained and rather crumby it was time to lace up

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A bright idea

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 So I’ve been bouncing this idea around for a while… a personal blog.  A way to share about what’s going on in my life in a more meaningful way than a two line status update or a 140 character tweet.

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