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Category Archives: My Life

The Travelling Road Show

I hate packing. You’d think that after 14 years of being mobile, it gets easier and you get more efficient at it, but honestly, it just gets worse. Back in the good old days, it was just me and my trusty Subaru Legacy - everything I would ever need was crammed into that green station…

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Smithers Fall Fair

Some would call it the highlight of the year. I call it tons of fun crammed into one weekend full of animals, food, crafts, rides and rodeo. This year was a little different, however, we got to tag along our 1 1/2 year old. It was some of the nicest weather for the fall fair…

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We will be moving to Vancouver at the end of September which is fantastic! Not so fantastic is all the packing, boxes, chaos, resettling, cost, and  the two day drive down with a 16-month-old with a mission to run. We’ll only have been back in Smithers for 6 months but this move is such a…

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Playing in the Gravel

While on holidays in Vancouver this week, we took our son to an old childhood haunt of mine, the Maple Grove outdoor pool in Kerrisdale. Some of my earliest memories are from this place (around 3 years old) and I only have good things to recall from regular summer visits with my family. It’s not…

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Fresh Bread

A few weekends ago I went to visit Meg Hobson’s bakery on her property just out of town. She wanted to show me where the magic that is her wood-fired bread happens and when I arrived, the large converted garage was already humming with busyness. Not only was Meg baking for the Bulkey Valley Farmer’s…

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