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From cottage to caravan

We used to own a beautiful old farmer’s cottage close to Lake Huron. We sold it when we moved from a house with a tiny backyard, and no kids, to our current home with a yard full of trees and enough space for our newly aquired children to play. While beautiful, the cottage wasn’t close… Continue Reading

Our backyard used as location

Recently we used our backyard at home as the location for one of the Redpath Sugar recipe video we’re producing. Baking on the BBQ; cupcakes baked in grapefruit. It was Anna’s first presenting job in front of a camera, she did really well. Continue Reading

The Little Free Library project

With the twins still needing pretty much full time attention, there isn’t much time at the moment for fun and games, but I’ve still managed to plan out the measurements for the Little Free Library I am planning to build. A scrap piece of 3/4″ plywood in the garage will be put to good use.… Continue Reading

Fall clouds

This was the sky tonight, from the No Frills parking lot. I know, I lead the most exciting of all lives. With the recent cooler temperatures and the light turning golden, the first hint of fall is in the air. Continue Reading

A lifeline home

These big old satellite dishes used to stream TV from the Azores to the Portuguese immigrants in Toronto’s Little Portugal. Continue Reading

How to fit three kids under three into a Honda Odyssey

A bit of an off-topic post for this blog, but then again it’s been pretty free-wheeling recently so maybe this is just the logical extension. Our family of three grew recently, with the addition of two lovely twin boys. Our little Mercedes B-Class wasn’t able to cope with three kids under the age of three,… Continue Reading