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Mom to 4. Government of Canada employee. Chauffeur. Referee. Cook. Tired.
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9 times out of 10, my socks don't match. Yes, this is another trend I started. Ask my friend Moyra, who has known me for almost eight years. She has hated my mismatched feet since 2005! Now that you know... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2013 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Melissa, yours is even more outnumbered than mine! Poor kid!
A month or so ago, as I was making dinner and he was doing his homework, Alex and I had a conversation about the size of our family and his desire for a male sibling. "I want a brother" he... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2013 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
I'm trying! I'm not at 25 Eddy anymore - I'm at PDP. It's outfit GOLD!!
Toggle Commented Feb 2, 2013 on Words at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
I love words. Shocking, I know. I've written almost eight hundred posts on this blog - and that's just here! Words are my life. I say millions of them a day. At varying levels of volume! And I never, ever,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
An episode of How I Met Your Mother reminded me that superpowers was one of the blog posts I had composed in my head during my three week of rocking chair captivation! We all have a superpower. Let me explain... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2013 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Dear Chantal, I hope this letter finds you well. If memory serves, I think it does even if I tend to sugar coat some of the period of time that represents who I am sending this to. You're a new... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2013 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
I had a bit of an accident during the wee hours of December 31, 2012. Before you get ahead of me and assume, wrongly, that by the "wee hours of December 31" you think I was prancing around a fabulous... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2013 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Every day on the drive in, as we pass through Little Italy, we encounter a small group of ladies practicing Tai-Chi. They're presence there is so Zen, so calming. The way they slowly move about the park makes me not... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
It was about this time last week that Kim, an amazing friend and carpool buddy of mine sent me the most inspring text ever. "Dude! JR's has KARAOKE - THIS THURSDAY!" That Thursday just happened to be my birthday. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
We've all had bad days. I'm reasonably sure you're nodding your head right now. You might even be saying out loud "I once had this day where I walked out the front door and got shit on by a huge... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Did you know that's what they are calling 36 years old now? 36 is how old I will be this Thursday. Honesly, turning 40 doesn't scare me. Neither does inching toward it ever so quickly. I have four children and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Last year, we set out for New York City to see Glee at Radio City Music Hall. Remember that? Almost exactly one year to they day, we made our way to Toronto to see Glee again. This time at the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Carpool driving is some funny shit. I don't know what I thought carpooling would be like. I suppose the only thought I ever gave to carpooling was the McDonald's commercial (or was it Subway?) where they are offering some sort... Continue reading
Posted Jun 22, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
figure there really is no way to explain a five month absense from blogging, so I won't even try. I'll just dive right back in like nothing happened and we will all be okay with that. Okay? Okay! I will... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2011 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
Up until the beginning of this summer, my wardrobe staples were as follows: My work uniform. Which, I have to say, was the very defintion of flattering. My pajamas. My jeans and t-shirts. My workout and soccer clothing. Two or... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
I tucked them in separately last night. In two separate beds. Two girls, twelve and thirteen years old. Nervous, excited and an exhausting mixture of sleepy and wide awake. At 6:00am I knocked lightly on their door and opened it... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
I got a new job. Did I mention that? I won't tell you where it is, but I will tell you that I am now employed by our nation's largest employer and I have to drive into La Belle Province... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
You know when you go to the grocery store or a mall and you go through automatic doors? The idea is that your very presence is enough to open those doors up, right? For some reason, they rarely work for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
You don't need Gillian Michaels. You don't need P90X. Hell, you don't even need Richard Simmons! What you need is three weeks off work, a sister moving into the three bedroom farmhouse you happen to have on your property and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
On Thursday I sat in a pew at our church and watched the first of my four children graduate from Grade 8 with top honours. I handled it like a seasoned pro, very humble about my child's achievements. Which is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
A month or two ago, Kristyn and I were standing next to each other, chopping vegetables for salad. I glanced over quickly as I spoke to her and noticed something. We were eye to eye. Now, Kristyn had shoes on... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
If you don't know me, it might shock you that I would have an entire post dedicated to the food that I ate while on vacation. If it shocks and delights you, keep reading. If it shocks and confuses you,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
The Big Glee In NYC Weekend was this past weekend. I'm going to need several posts to bring you up to speed. One for New York City itself. One for Glee itself. One for the food we ate, cause people,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter
I can see the judge now. "Mrs Hubert, how do you plead?" He'll give me that stern look reserved for the worst offenders. "Your Honour" I'll say. "I plead guilty, but I do have something to say in my defence!"... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2010 at Bread Crumbs In The Butter