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Apple Picking with a New Camera and Sharing the Pie Love

We’re lucky enough to have our “California Grandparents” here with us for the Thanksgiving weekend!  So, on Friday, we rented a mini-van and sped out to our favourite Apple Picking spot, Applewood Farm Winery in Stouffeville, Ontario.  Little did we know, they didn’t open until noon on Fridays, so we had an adventure in the […]

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Toby’s Snow Day: Creating Checklists for Independent Play

It’s snowing today. It’s snowing hard. Of course, the schools in the city aren’t officially closed. But, I’ve got one kid home sick already. [Poor Bea’s recovering from pneumonia.] There’s really no point in making the GROUP effort to get the other one off to school through a boot-rise of snow, especially with more coming. […]

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Advent Shadowbox: Day 13, Movie, Lego, Mindfulness

December 9, 2011 13th Day of Advent 16 Days ’til Christmas Today, our MERRY-MAKING splits  us up. The girls set off with a few good friends for a holiday MOVIE, while the boys embark upon a living room LEGO-building contest royale. BE MINDFUL, then, of what you see and hear and feel and think today. So that when we come […]

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