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Why An Alberta Adventure? 2018

This is my first blog in a while, but it’s also the first on my new website. The site is still a work in progress, but I hope you check out everything there, sign up for the super exciting newsletters, … Continue reading

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What No One Tells You About Having Kids

Things No One Tells You About Kids You get emails from the school about head lice. HEAD LICE!!! It’s just so NOT something I worried about before kids. 2. Colds. You get a lot of them. The math is simple. … Continue reading

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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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