Monthly Archives: November 2012

Keeping the Gift Wrap All Wrapped Up

What a brilliant idea!  I forget where I saw this first — probably one of those Pinterest pins that claims to have 378 New Ways to Use a Toilet Paper Roll or something.  This actually works — just slide the … Continue reading

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Catching Up After Catching a Cold

I’m desperately trying to get myself re-organized after 2 weeks off-schedule because of  visiting, being sick, and simply not being able to pull myself back together…  And of course this week there is so much to do! Had big plans … Continue reading

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Overheard at Our House

I’ve been knocked flat by a nasty cold and spent most of my day patiently waiting for my head to implode.  So I really appreciated the laugh when I heard this from our kitchen tonight: Brian:  “Noah!  Get your head … Continue reading

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Do It Yourself: Crochet a Christmas Wreath

I’ve just returned from some really wonderful and much-needed time at my mom’s place.  I love to go and hang out, play card games, and catch up with my mom.  It’s so relaxing and the kidlets always have a great … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: Slow Cooker Maple Apple Pork Tenderloin

What you’ll need: pork tenderloin apple slices (about 1/2 inch thick, use your favourite cooking apples) 2 tbsp maple syrup 4-6 sage leaves (fresh or frozen) What you’ll do: 1.  Use a sharp knife to cut slits into (but do … Continue reading

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Coffee Table Shenanigans

I love my cubby hole coffee table.  I also bought it before we had children.  I wasn’t thinking at the time about the possibilities for kidlets to force themselves into the tight spaces or the risk of someone getting stuck. … Continue reading

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