When we talk about a tradition it is implied that it is a habit that is supposed to stay the same over the years. But we do adapt traditions over time, we mold them to our changing lives, circumstances and wishes. And some get dropped… while at other times we … » full post and pics!
We want to wish you all a happy holiday season! Here’s our traditional Xmas mail & card:
Our renovation mode continued for a bit this year as the outside of the house got finished and it’s beautiful!! And later in the year our friend Henk built a sturdy and beautiful … » full post and pics!
One of my family’s Christmas traditions was making chocolate mousse, or “heavenly mud” as it’s often called. My mom always made it seem so hard to do. After my mom passed away, my dad and I started to make it ourselves. And then we realized it’s actually pretty easy! My … » full post and pics!
Good morning from my temp office in the living room while my home office is still under construction! It’s been a while as my office job kept me busier than I wanted, after 11+ years of being a casual, organizational changes sort of forced me to go full time. Well … » full post and pics!
Last day at Empower! Surreal to quit the job after 11.5 years! Thanks for all the friendship, leadership, support and fun ❤ PADM rocks!! 🤘
Fun last day with Tim Hortons coffee, Timbits, Dutch stroopwafels, lunch with Tyler T and Marga (forgot to take pic), cake and many selfies 😂… » full post and pics!
Sort of celebrating that I resigned from my job at Empower/ Canada Life today after more than 11 years! Last day will be the 15th. I struggled with the very high productivity goals and the full time hours of this year, leaving me with no energy whatsoever. I love the … » full post and pics!
Cat and Tim got married! It was a gorgeous day at the Buffalo View Campground with Canada Day fireworks at night 🙂
Hopefully the last really $$$$ renovation! We learned a few years ago that our old stucco was cracked and crumbling and we had no choice but to tackle it. And that meant we also had to update our windows before we got new siding! Last year we finally started with … » full post and pics!