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The Dryer Element Died AGAIN. “Gold Protection” Plan…or SCAM???

3 STRIKES and it’s OUT. Yes, the Samsung Dryer heating element is fried AGAIN.  This is the 3rd time, and we’ve had the machine for just over 4 years. After multiple stints of being without a dryer for over a month at a time, this time we have been without a dryer for over 10 […]

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Thoughts, Reactions & a Few Giggles #TheMorningAfter

My morning has been consumed with happiness, relief, and that feeling you get when you find something after almost conceding that you might have lost it forever…but still holding onto that shred of hope. I woke up with the song ‘It’s a wonderful world” in my head…with adjusted lyrics (will share below). It’s no secret […]

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Happy 4th Birthday montrealmom.com!!!

Today’s post is a moment to celebrate This past weekend, montrealmom.com celebrated 4 years since launch. It’s been 5 years since I began writing & working towards launch. It’s been 4 years since the site went live. It’s been 4 years of writing & updates for me. It’s been 4 years of emails & comments […]

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A Letter to My Graduate

To my Sweet, Intelligent, Beautiful Princess, You graduated tonight and I couldn’t be prouder of you. It’s hard for me to believe that you are going on to high school in the fall and yet, it’s not hard to believe at all. I have watched you grow & blossom and listened to your commentary & […]

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It’s OK…Take 2

Last year, I wrote this post in honour of International Women’s Day to remind women everywhere that we need to give ourselves permission… I actually re-read this post from time to time to remind myself that “It’s O.K.”. I have even tweeted it out during the year as a little reminder. Well, in honour of […]

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My Unintentional Happiness Project

As I took my shower Friday Morning (Feb 1st) I reflected about the small & large achievements of a very busy month: Try a Zumba Class- Check! Be a part of something larger than myself to benefit someone smaller than myself – Check! REALLY Celebrate a milestone as opposed to just taking note of it […]

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Angels in the Snow

Ever since I was a child, I have found the snow so soothing. As I lay to make snow angels, My arms and legs did all the smoothing.  I look forward to the winter, When I’ll sit by the window, Where I’ll chat with my beloved, And we’ll marvel at the snow.  Today the snow […]

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Thank a Teacher Today

I haven’t posted about Friday’s events in Newtown because I simply have no words other to say that I am heartbroken. Thoughts have been swirling in my mind and I am sure the words will come, but for now, I am simply heartbroken. That said, fellow blogger Julie Myers Pron of Julieverse has created “Thank a […]

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Goodnight Laptop, Goodnight Cell…

Goodnight Laptop, Goodnight Cell Goodnight Tablet, too. Farewell! Goodnight Facebook, Goodnight LinkedIn Goodnight to everything I Pin Goodnight Post, Goodnight Tweet Goodnight Twitter, Goodnight Hootsuite Goodnight Likes, Goodnight Share, Goodnight distractions everywhere Goodnight email, Goodnight Friends This is where my night now ends. Goodnight Moon. This started off as my final Facebook post for the […]

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Dear Children: What Mommy Has to Teach You About Finishing 2nd.

As many of you know, the last month has been voting time for Circle of Moms Top 25 Canadian Moms. Last year this blog finished in 1st place. I was thrilled, friends, family & fans were thrilled, and my kids..they were PROUD. Sounds funny but my kids are extremely proud of my website and take […]

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