After I shared my post Six Turning Sixteen, my friend Alicia shared how she was able to turn the gift into a vanity area for her daughter. The following is her story: ... Miss N loved the gift! We even took it a step further. Mom wanted to give her the gift she wanted, age … Continue reading Follow-up: Six Turning Sixteen
Yesterday, we put my friend’s father to rest after a very short struggle with cancer. It has brought so many thoughts and feelings to the forefront. My friend is a little older than me and her father was a little older than my father. We are also both only children and this has been … Continue reading Saying Goodbye
Most people are struggling to stay happy and are constantly seeking the elusive balanced life. Often, we think that doing more and having more is the answer to happiness. We don’t want to deprive ourselves of experiences so we add another appointment. An extra t-shirt will make the wardrobe more diversified although the closet fuller. … Continue reading Gawk! Late.
SPROUTING COMMUNITY: Toronto Library to Roll Out Book Lending Machines at Union Station | The Toronto Star I like the idea of a book dispenser to pick up a new read. It will encourage people who don’t normally use the library system to participate. But the best part in my opinion? Having a convenient spot … Continue reading PROPS!
The school year is coming to an end and students will be cleaning out their desks and coming home with piles of artwork and a diorama that was (thankfully) on display. Now what to do with it all? My daughter is four so we haven’t started with the big school projects but we have plenty … Continue reading Storing Children’s Artwork
It is garage sale season where someone else’s junk can become your treasure! Just a reminder to the LOCAL SPROUTS that the Danforth East Community Association is hosting their third annual garage sale this Saturday. It looks like over a 100 homes will be involved with multiple street sales in the works. Happy shopping and … Continue reading Blog Love Friday! 2015 June 12
I may have mentioned that we have a toddler. A toddler that likes to play in the dirt, play with other children and generally be a kid. That means that a fair portion of our year is spent being sick in some manner. This has been one of those weeks; a general feeling of being … Continue reading Blog Love Friday! 2015 May 29