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Spring, Are You There?

spring

I’d be lying if I said it’s my favourite season (shout out to fall), but I love spring. I enjoy seeing the leaves of new plants pushing up through the soil, listening to the birds in the trees sing and walking down the street with a “spring” in my step. I especially enjoy spring since having K. I couldn’t wait for her first winter to end. We had lots of snow (fun with a stroller)…

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Single Motherhood, Uncategorized

Living in the Moment

I look at K sometimes and I wonder how I got so lucky. I try to remind myself as often as possible that she’ll never be this little again. I only get one chance. One chance to do it right. To enjoy her. So often I feel like I haven’t been present enough for her. I wonder what I ever did to deserve her. This little girl is so intelligent, sweet, generous, spirited, fun and…

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Activities, Single Motherhood

Windy Day Activity

K wasn’t feeling well last Wednesday so I stayed home with her for the day. It was a great day to stay home because there were wind gusts of up to 90 km/hour out there so I was happy we didn’t have to brave those winds. K laid around most of the day watching those horrible YouTube videos but she did ask to make play dough at one point and I obliged. I found a…

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Single Motherhood, Uncategorized

Easter Weekend Fun!

I love making memories with K doing things like this. I decided to dye eggs with her this year because I knew she’d enjoy it. So of course, I forgot to boil the eggs on Thursday night so she had to be patient while I did that. Then she dyed them, coloured on them with chalk and put on stickers. She had a great time. On Sunday, we woke up and K did her egg…

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Pressure Cooker, Recipes

Instant Pot Love

In my quest to find ways to make dinner as quickly as possible I came across the Instant Pot. Instant? I said. How could it be? Well, I can’t say that it cooks instantly but it can be quite a bit faster than cooking with a stove. If you haven’t heard of it already, it’s an electric pressure cooker. You still have to factor in time prepping and time releasing the steam but the actual…

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