Who am I and What am I doing here?


Does everyone get into these moods where they want to define themself? Nothing quite seems to fit and you’re not sure why you do what you do. I’ve been blogging for a long time, and before I was a blogger I wrote in journals. I have always had a space to clarify my feelings about […]

November 30, 2012

Prompt: When was the last time that you cried? Why?


The last time I cried, as of this writing, was watching the last episode of Doctor Who. My husband and I finally caught up and now we’re where everyone else is, waiting for the Christmas special. There was sadness in the show for sure (anyone who watched will be well aware of the sad circumstances […]

November 29, 2012



Joe and I have had an ongoing debate about who made the first move in our relationship. We were coworkers and friends and then suddenly something more and there is no clear line between the two. Basically we were friends, we enjoyed talking to each other, we didn’t get on each other’s nerves. One night […]

November 28, 2012

First Snow


We’ve had a few flakes here and there, but yesterday when I woke up there was finally snow sitting on the ground. I’ve been waiting for the first snow because there is something very special about pulling back the curtain to show the kid that it’s finally arrived. Our kid? She is a winter kid. […]

November 27, 2012

A How To Guide

Parenting, Personal

I started reading Caitlin Moran’s How To Be A Woman this month and I have been really enjoying it. In fact, I’m now reading it over the two other books I have on the go. It’s the kind of book that I would have been embarrassed for my mother to give to me, but I […]

November 26, 2012

One month to go

Parenting, Personal

Christmas Day is in one month, which is unbelievable in so many ways. The year is winding down and Christmas is taking over everywhere. Last year I was sort of into the Christmas spirit, this year I am actually excited. I have downloaded Christmas music (the kid is enamoured with Jingle Bells), I have started […]

November 25, 2012

Our Boy


Our Henry turns seven today. He’s been with us seven years and it seems totally unbelievable. He was so tiny when we picked him up and brought him home. Seven years he’s been around to comfort me and cuddle with me. He takes care of us. He’s a character (one I’m trying to write into an […]

November 23, 2012



Lately the kid has been all about what she wants and what is hers. I took her to pick out a toy to donate to kids in need at the Help Santa Toy Parade. When we got to the aisle with the dolls that she happens to love, and I explained that I wanted another […]

November 21, 2012