How the week got away from me

It seems strange that it’s only Thursday night and yet it feels like the week is already over! We had a busy Sunday that included dinner with friends and the morning spent at the Carleton University Butterfly Show. This is an annual event and we try to go every year. This year it was just the girls and I and we remembered to bring our own orange slices to try and entice some butterflies to land in our hands. The girls found the experience to be magical!

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The rest of the week has been a blur of the usual classes, homework, social visits and errands. Ashlyn has a four day weekend coming up because of Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, and we’re hosting my family here in Ottawa for the big dinner. We’ll be using our traditional turkey brine and the Pioneer Woman’s cornbread stuffing because it was such a big hit at Christmas dinner last year. I have an assignment due on Tuesday so once I have that under control, I’ll be back to blogging as much as I can. Rest assured, there is a lot of work going on behind the scenes for my Holiday Gift Guide that I can’t wait to share with you next month!

13 Comments on How the week got away from me

  1. Janet W.
    October 16, 2014 at 9:05 PM (3 years ago)

    I’m really looking forward to the holiday gift guide! I can’t believe the holiday season is approaching!

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  2. Amy Lovell
    October 17, 2014 at 6:12 AM (3 years ago)

    Totally agree! mThis week has been first aid/cpr training so school has gone extra long, meaning im later picking up my daughter from her school and by the time we get home we have 1 hr to make dinner pack lunches and hang out!

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  3. DARLENE W
    October 19, 2014 at 3:49 PM (3 years ago)

    Just wait until you turn 50 then you almost get whiplash from the time passing by

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  4. Shehnas Ay
    November 20, 2014 at 1:27 AM (3 years ago)

    Cute halloween pic, I took out my 3 year old daughter for her first halloween this year, it was a great experience!

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  5. DARLENE W
    November 21, 2014 at 8:46 PM (3 years ago)

    It is hard at times to savour every minute so I do it by savouring one minute everyday

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  6. Andrea
    November 24, 2014 at 1:18 PM (3 years ago)

    I love that stuffing recipe! Great choice!

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  7. Amanda S
    November 24, 2014 at 2:02 PM (3 years ago)

    I am going to need this cornbread stuffing recipe you speak of. :)

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  8. Veronica S.
    November 24, 2014 at 7:56 PM (3 years ago)

    This is the story of my life!

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  9. melissa finn
    November 25, 2014 at 11:42 AM (3 years ago)

    This is the story of my life! Every week gets away from me. wish life would slow down

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  10. melissa finn
    November 25, 2014 at 11:43 AM (3 years ago)

    This is the story of my life! Every week gets away from me. wish life would slow down so I could enjoy it more

    Reply
  11. Brandee H
    November 26, 2014 at 8:53 AM (3 years ago)

    I find every week gets away from me these days!! When I hear the countdown to the holidays I stress a little!! But then I try to focus on today! The stuffing looks good!! The Pioneer Woman is awesome!!

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  12. Danielle
    November 26, 2014 at 8:20 PM (3 years ago)

    It seems like every week gets away from me. Hang in there, mama!

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