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Date Night – Flirting in a Bookstore

Time to Talk About Date Nights One of the hardest things to do with work and hockey games and concerts and sick kids and exhausted husbands is to find couple time. For a wedding gift, a friend, Sheila Watson, gave … Continue reading

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The Big Loss

Being a goalie parent is something like being Donald Trump’s mom, you’re just kinda waiting for something bad to happen. I mean, hey, if your child is playing defense and makes a mistake, no big deal, it’s a mistake and … Continue reading

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Surviving Band

Would a 2 hour!!!!!! high school band concert be as challenging as an elementary school one? Honestly, cuteness only goes so far when you have to sit through a 5th-grade concert. It’s an assault on the ears that even I … Continue reading

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Play Us a Song, You’re the Piano Man

Musical Monday. There are moments you just know will stick with you forever. Often they’re bad but when they’re good, they’re very good. While in Whistler, I had both. But first, the good one. We all had ideas of what … Continue reading

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Wedding Bells Will Soon Be Ringing

By this time next week, we’ll be married and heading off to San Francisco for our honeymoon. But are we ready? Uh, lemme see. All the RSVPs have been accounted for. We have a final list. We know who’ll be … Continue reading

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10 Best Moments For Me On the Vegas/Grand Canyon Trip

There were a lot of great moments on this trip. Big moments. Small moments. Funny moments. But here a few I might not have mentioned (or in desperate need of re-mentioning.) Debating with The-Youngest whether or not the sky in … Continue reading

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10 Things I Would Do Differently (Vegas and Grand Canyon Edition)

As with any trip, the real goal is not to see new places, have fun or expand your mind with amazing experiences. No, it’s to come home and analyze what happened and make plans to improve the next outing. Never, … Continue reading

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