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Calming Christmas Crafts for Kids

  As a kid, my favourite holiday was Christmas and my favourite pass time was crafting (and still is).  Imagine my delight when each year my Mom would pull out the craft case and we would make and paint Christmas … Continue reading

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Beyond the Mask

As a child I loved Halloween.  It was a holiday were it was acceptable to embrace what I loved – dressing up (yes, I’m ignoring the whole folk lore and dark undertones of the holiday’s origin, but as a kid … Continue reading

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The Power of Music – Sister Act Edition

It has been 25 years since the movie “Sister Act” came out.  Yes.  That long ago.  I had no idea until I happened to watch “The View” today.  I usually don’t watch television, but was really happy I caught the … Continue reading

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The Need to Create – The Human Condition

Today is Mother’s Day.  To me, being a Mother is one of the most important and difficult jobs in our society.  It comes so naturally that sometimes it is taking for granted.  It is a magical and beauty thing to … Continue reading

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The Art of Letting GO

For the past week I have seen the phrase “letting go” to a ridiculous amount.  Perhaps the universe is sending me a message or it’s because I’m obsessed with the James Bay song (listen to it, it’s amazing).  Regardless, I’ve … Continue reading

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What to do with all that extra Halloween candy…..

It’s a couple of days after Halloween.  The costumes are stowed away, the glitter and face paint is finally coming off, and kids are slowly coming down from their weekend-long sugar high.  However, that mound of candy is everlasting, staring … Continue reading

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Orange is the New Black

I was fortunate enough to spend the Monday with my mom at Niagara on the lake.  We’ve adopted a tradition of buying Starbucks and walking around the park there.  While at the park I found the most amazing tree, in … Continue reading

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