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Around the house

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The house smells of gingerbread and pine tree, and Oscar lost his two front teeth so we’ve been singing and listening “All I want for Christmas Are my Two Front Teeth” on repeat. Somehow, losing those two front teeth for Christmas is what is making it the perfect Christmas for me, as Oscar LOVES that song, so it’s just ridiculously perfect. We’ve been baking, reading Christmas stories and today is his Christmas concert at school and I’m going early to try to get the front row. I hope all of your homes are filled with the smell of baking and the sounds of laughter. xo

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the perfect tree

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We found the perfect tree over the weekend at the Loblaw’s garden centre in our neighbourhood. Not too tall. Not short. Not too skinny but not too fat. 😉  Oscar was home ALL week sick with this awful fever and cough, but was feeling well enough to get out. So excited that the house is now filled with the trees pine aroma!

In Family Life/ Lindsay

Mom Guilt, gut instincts and the joy of moisturizing

Processed with VSCO with s2 presetI’m writting this post from the cafe at my gym – my hair is blown dry, my face is moisturized having just had a steam in the steam room and I slathered it with creams.  I sit here, relishing in this moment of feeling like a normal human being – (slightly) put together and decent. I come here not necessarily to work out – although I do – working out is a way to zone out for a bit, burn off some steam, and then I enjoy the luxury of the time of being able to shower, steam and blow dry my hair after dropping Oscar off at school in the morning. Continue Reading →