Monthly Archives: March 2014

Travelling Without Medical Insurance

Travelling without Medical Insurance

We travel a lot. In fact, six months of the year we are somewhere in between Canada, USA and Mexico*. When in Canada, we have Free National Health Coverage. When in the USA, we purchase supplementary insurance. When in Mexico,… «more»

Fuerte Avocado Mexico

Can you Identify this Type of Mexican Avocado?

Before I came to Mexico, I thought that there was one type of avocado; Hass. Since coming to Mexico, I learned that there were two types of avocados; Hass and This One. Since I started researching this Wordless Wednesday post*,… «more»

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WIN at the Weekly #Giveaway Linky, WW, 04/01

This post is all about THANKS with a side of giveaways. For the past few months, there have been OVER 120 NEW Giveaways posted each and every week. Incredible! If you are adding your giveaways to the linkies, I know… «more»

bubba the goldfish bowl

Remember Bubba the Goldfish. Yes, well…

Remember Bubba the Goldfish? He was that goldfish that our neighbour gave The Kids on Friday. You know, the sixth day of the week and only 13 days before a cross-three-country roadtrop spanning 5,000km. For the past 18 hours, Bubba… «more»

Teen Driving

Sign the Pledge and Support our Young Drivers

It was a sunny day in 1988. My 16th birthday. I did what all my friends did, skipped school and took the subway downtown for what was hopefully the last time. The reason? To take my “365” (now referred to… «more»

LEGO Movie Crafts for Kids Playing

LEGO Movie Crafts for Kids

Max and Artemis asked for LEGO for their birthday. Max wanted blue and Artemis wanted pink lego. I figured they might as well have asked for a unicorn. But being the dedicated parent I am, I went to the only… «more»

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WIN at the Weekly Giveaway Linky, WW, 03/25

Remember how I told you we were leaving Mexico in two weeks. Well, based upon the look of our street, that may not be happening any time soon. Not because we can’t get our car out (which we can’t) but… «more»

The Mark of The Hummingbird Jessica Gollub

The Mark of The Hummingbird Book #YA

Burying the truth in the snow can’t conceal it forever. Leona was born a survivor — one of the few sheltered in a prison that withstood the plummeting temperatures of the frozen days. Now, as the weather slowly warms, she… «more»

Bubba the Goldfish

Dear Neighbour, Thanks for the Goldfish. Not.

Most days, around 1:30pm, my Neighbour knocks on our door. She’s come to collect one of The Kids. But not both. Which is fine because we don’t work like that. Life isn’t always fair. Last week, she took Max for… «more»