Gorgeous Works of Heart & Laundry - in Honor of Michelangelo

That's right! We have a big plan. Nothing quite as big as this, but big for us. We want to paint the ceiling of our laundry room in honor of Michelangelo's birthday, March 6th, 1475. This year the date sort of took us by surprise. All of a sudden, it was March 6th again....more

Tuesday Treats... Butterfly Cupcakes...'cause I am longing for Spring, that's why!

Butterfly cupcakesIt’s Tuesday…Tuesday’s Treats is my chance to post a picture of something I’ve done in the world of cakes.  As soon as I found the cupcake folder with the butterflies I made with Alyson last year…I knew that was the theme for this week!  I’m sitting here in the house, whipping runny noses all week, the yard is too muddy to play in, and I’m ready for Spring!  I want to get dirty in my garden, take Alyson to the playground, and feel the sun on my skin again.  I am ready…yes…bring on the Spring! Please!...more

Winterlude fun on the Canal and Sculptures

We went scating on the Ottawa Canal and enjoyed Winterlude.  Here is some great pictures of some of the ice sculptures we saw and a little story about the fun we had.  Read more...more

Giddy Up Mommy

this is me giving my kids a ride on my back!!You have to copy and paste the link in your browswer for some reason it doesn't work?!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BZqQiUvpcc8...more

Differences Between Him & Me

I often laugh at the huge spectrum that my husband and I fall on opposite sides of.  I’m an extrovert, he is an introvert.  I’m loud, he’s quiet....more

Good Ideas to Get Kids Moving

By Sarah Welch and Alicia Rockmore It can be tough to think of fun things to do to get out and about as the days get colder and/or darker. If you’re finding that the DVD, TV, or computer (or all three) is working overtime to entertain your kids, here are some ideas to get everyone moving. If you’re not at home during the day, share some of these ideas with caregivers. ...more