fishing therapy


When I need a break or a distraction from the busy schedule I call life, I go shopping. Nothing like a little retail therapy! When husband needs a break, he goes fishing. Fishing. He says I'll never understand because I'm not a guy. Honestly, if he catches a fish, cleans it himself and makes me ...continue reading

my daddy


Any man can be a father but it takes someone special to be a dad. ~ Anne Geddes ~ ...continue reading

built-in best friend


Having a sister is like having a best friend you can't get rid of. You know whatever you do, they'll still be there. ~ Amy Li ~ ...continue reading

bits and pieces of fun


As soon as the weather kicked into sunshine mode, summer began in full force for my family and I.  Since here where I live in beautiful British Columbia only manages to get a good two months of warm, sunshiny weather for summer, we have no choice but to take advantage of every minute of it. So we ...continue reading

a household of pink


Growing up in a household of girls with the only testosterone coming from my father, I dreamed that one day I would marry and have a son. Well we all know that didn't happen. After three tries, the message was clearly received. I was meant to be a mother to girls. Although disappointed after our ...continue reading

the beach


I have very fond memories of my childhood. Like the moments I remember from leisurely days spent at parks and beaches with extended family for picnics and get-togethers. I hold these memories close to my heart because they bring with them special feelings and emotions. Ones I don't ever want to ...continue reading

stuck with me


To my dearest sisters, G and S You're stuck with me for life. ...continue reading

old friends, new friends, true friends


My life has been filled with an abundance of friends. Those who have come and gone and those who have stuck around. I would rather have a handful of girls in my life who come by the name friend honestly than too many friends who say they are friends but really are not. A friend is there for ...continue reading

the one


To my wonderful husband, No words can express how happy I am that I get to share my life with you. This quote is for you on your birthday today ... Source: Uploaded by user via Bruna on Pinterest Happy birthday J. I love you. ...continue reading

happy kids


I love this quote and I remind myself of this all the time. So what if I have a messy house?! Source: via Bruna on Pinterest At least my kids are happy ... Okay, 2 out of 3 ain't bad, right? ...continue reading