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Carla
Cape Breton, NS, Canada.
One line biography... Not possible. Read on...
Interests: My passions: My family, sewing, patchwork, quilting, photography, reading, and when I find the time, sleep.
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Mya isn't feeling well and kept me up for most of the night, thankfully it just seems to be a cold, but is she ever miserable when she's sick. Not fun... lol! So, i'm running on next to no sleep so have decided to do a bunch of nothing today... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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I sit down to blog, and have a handful of "half-posts" written up, but then either get called away to do something else or think to myself, "who cares, who would even want to read this" and I end up deciding just to leave it be for another day... So... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at My Happy Haven...
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Today has been a good day overall... Dh got home and set up his new leather recliner and put it to the side of the living room. He walked Mya to school to give me a little break so I could get to work early. I made him breakfast and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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It's going to take me a while to get used to this new routine with Mya being in school now... I'm hoping by the end of the week my body has adjusted and I can find my 'flow', but right now, not so easy. 6:00 am - first alarm goes... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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Today I want to share a bit about a friend's business I'm really impressed with, MadMatters. They sell these adorable HugRugs which recycle tshirts instead of letting them fill up our landfills! Amazing right!? Read the story behind them then check out this interesting TED-ed feature! Here is the story... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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*** It's time for "Five Things Friday"! I'm feeling pretty scattered right now so it's a perfect post for today! Mya is now in public school and quite enjoying it so far! It's only 2 days in, but she's made a bunch of new friends and is really happy, which... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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Does the same hold true for alarms? LOL!!! This is going to take some getting used to... **** **** First day of school for Mya today, (ever) and Maria is back at it today as well! It's going to be an interesting day and I'll definitely have to get myself... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
Yum!! I really need to just inbox it and give it a whirl! I'm afraid that I'll mess it up honestly... lol!
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2017 on Happy Homemaker Monday at My Happy Haven...
Thanks so much, Sandra! Xo Season 2 looks fabulous! We watched the "preview" and it looks incredible!!
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2017 on Happy Homemaker Monday at My Happy Haven...
Thank-you! :)
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2017 on Happy Homemaker Monday at My Happy Haven...
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**** I'm a little late posting for "Happy Homemaker Monday" with the lovely and crazy talented Sandra today, but I've been sewing up a storm today with a few gorgeous new EO pouches as I'm trying to build up some stock on my sewing page now that I'm up &... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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It's so beautiful!! I've heard of Joken I'll definitely have to pop in when I make it over there one day! :) Thanks for the idea!
Thanks Rhonda, those are my thoughts as well, but I have a feeling she's really going to enjoy it! She's a lot more "social" than Maria is and thrives around other people. Ebay sales can be so time consuming, so I understand where you're coming from. I hope you're able to make lots of sales this month!!
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2017 on September Goals... at My Happy Haven...
Thanks Kathy! Yes, she is very excited, keeps changing her mind on her "first outfit"... haha! Kids are so cute!!
Toggle Commented Sep 4, 2017 on September Goals... at My Happy Haven...
Thanks Rhonda... :) I know I'm not really giving myself enough time, it's just hard some days and I notice it more. Yes, Dh is overnights again (which he really didn't want, but for now he has no choice). Yes, lower pay because of the area and unfortunately he lost all seniority etc... :(
Mya is going to school this week, Maria has *zero* interest so she'll be staying home with me. Child #2 will be applying to University soon!!
Yes, right!! That gives me an extra day to get my things done anyways! LOL!
Yes, she can... she'll have time so it'll be nice to have her home for a hot lunch! :) No, I don't sew clothes, that's a whole new thing I don't have the time or energy for. My machine isn't made for knits either, so I'd have to invest in another machine...
Thanks Kathleen! She's very excited, so I'm hoping she really enjoys it! :)
Not bad overall... I need to find Mya a raincoat & umbrella 'cause I forgot we get a lot of rain here.. *sigh* So hunting for those today too!
Yucky math... ;) hahha!!
That makes me happy to hear! It probably is the same one!! :)
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Mya has decided to go to school this year. She never had much interest up until now, but right now she really wants to go to the local school to see what it's like. It's a very small school for grades 1-5, has about 110'ish kids or so in the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 3, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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*** I can't wait to simply be "caught up" with everything... my list "runneth over" and there's honestly not enough hours in the day to get everything that needs done, accomplished during my waking hours. This move has been tough, some days I miss "home", other days I don't. Today... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2017 at My Happy Haven...
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*** September is finally here... to say that August has been a whirlwind would be a huge understatment. Between moving 2200km halfway across the country, dh flying back to Ontario for surgery on one of my kids, and deciding to put Miss Mya into a very small public school (100+... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2017 at My Happy Haven...