Grieving Newfie Pet loss travel Uncategorized

Sending Newfie Home.

It’s been eight years since our family dog Newfie, and my first fur child passed away. It’s been eight years, that Newfie’s ashes have been waiting in a cremation baggy. My first thought when I heard about a friend, getting their dog cremated was “that sounds ridiculous.” Then I got the call, from my mom. …

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Our First Day In Cuba.

Blog post is courteous of my travel journal entries. I kept track of everything in my travel journal, since I left my computer behind and we had no internet in Cuba. Once we got through customs, and were able to collect our luggage we headed outside towards a group of buses. Each bus was headed …

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Traveling to Cuba with the kids.

Blog post is courteous of my travel journal entries. I kept track of everything in my travel journal, since I left my computer behind and we had no internet in Cuba. Our adventure began at 2:30 am on April 20th, it was departure day and like most trips I was packing everything last-minute. I hadn’t …

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Calgary events Learning

Exploring Aggie Days.

This afternoon we took the kids to Aggie Days, at Stampede Park. I’ve been living here in Calgary for almost five years, and I never knew about this neat event. Admission to get in is free, and the only thing you’ve got to pay for is parking if you decide to drive there. You get …

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Our BIG announcement.

Are you ready? Roughly four months ago, I said I’d have a BIG announcement to share. On April 1st, we announced to the kids the big news, I even posted it on a couple of my social media accounts. I should mention that we don’t celebrate April Fools, so it didn’t occur to me at …

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Parent Achievement Unlocked.

When I found out I was pregnant with my first child way back in 2008, lots of things ran through my mind while I was both excited and scared. I thought about whether I was having a girl or a boy, I wondered what I would name my child, I wondered what my child would …

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A Lesson About Money.

The plan was to take the kids out for supper, but as we were getting ready to head out Keera asked if she could pay for herself. I assured her that she didn’t have to pay for herself, we were going to be paying. She kept insisting, she definitely got her stubbornness from me! So …

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Portion Control.

As an addict I know how hard it is, to be on a journey to recovery. My addiction isn’t to drugs, it’s an addiction to food. I’ve always been a huge lover of food, and despite my weight it isn’t just to unhealthy foods. My biggest struggle to getting healthy, besides the exercise has been …

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