August 2012 archive

Disney’s latest Special Editions are on BluRay!

We’re big Disney fans, and I’m always keeping my eye out to see what is being released from the vault.  The latest releases include special editions of “Pocahontas” & “Pocahontas II” and “The Aristocats”, and a 35th anniversary release of “The Rescuers” & “The Rescuers Down Under”. Movie synopsis: “In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionairess wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three kittens.  When her greedy, bumbling butler Read more […]

The Cottage

We’ve only been home for a few days and we’re already looking forward to next year!  Days full of walks, swimming, boat rides, s’mores…needless to say, plenty of fun was had by all.     Read more […]

Nepean’s Fall/Winter OutGROW OutPLAY is coming soon!

If you’re anything like me, you love to score a good bargain on things for your kids!  They grow so fast (too fast!) and interests can change on a dime, so I hate to spend too much money on clothes or toys. What I hate even more is the clutter that comes from too many outgrown clothes and toys taking over my house.  I was a consignor at the Nepean OutGROW OutPLAY in the spring and I was so happy with my experience that I’m going back for the fall/winter sale on September 28, 29, 30 at Read more […]

5 Things That Make My Daily Life Easier

Inspired by a post over at, here are 5 things – not people or pets, or this list would look much different! – that make my day-to-day life better. 1) Coffee: goes without saying, no?  I’m becoming a coffee snob too; I love our beans and bean grinder and coffee maker so much that I don’t enjoy coffee not made at home like I used to (Starbucks excepted) 2) Concealer: a tired mommy’s best friend, thank you for making me look more like a human and less like the living dead 3) Kindle: Read more […]

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