Yearly Archives: 2011

[Winner Announced] “What you’re thankful for” Giveaway

I’ve just finished watching The Polar Express with my kiddos and I’m fresh full of holiday spirit. Of course that’s also due to the fact that so many of you left pieces of your heart on my blog today… and that just feels like Christmas! Many of you echoed each other’s thoughts, acknowledging that family […]

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[CONTEST CLOSED] Giveaway Draw(s)!! – “What are you thankful for?”

Those of you who know me, or who frequent this blog, can probably guess where my next giveaway draw comes from… especially since I started off this little giveaway party by saying that I intended to acknowledge the “retailers I most appreciate and admire in this neighbourhood”. At the top of that list is my […]

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Christmas gift

They say that babies this age are too young to smile for real. Call it a “Christmas miracle”…this looks like a smile to me! Meet 5-day-old baby D. I enjoyed getting to know his little family very much! Big sister G even surprised us with total compliance as she gave her brother a little snuggle. […]

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Family around the tree

I have many favorite things about this time of year but the one thing I love most is how it brings people together. Sure it’s busier than usual and we run ourselves ragged trying to get all the details taken care of, but ultimately, we are thankful for the chance to celebrate with people we […]

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[Winner Announced] “Favorite holiday Treat” Giveaway

Wow! You’ve all responded with inspiring suggestions for holiday treats and if I could get my act together, I would “get my bake on” and turn out a batch for one of the open houses I’m dropping in on this weekend. Might just have to wait until next week to give them a try. In […]

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