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Tired Mama
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My daughter is leaving on a high school music trip today. She didn't want my help in packing or getting organized over the last few days; she told me she was old enough to do it without my help. And,... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Tired
I have a question. When my kitchen garbage can is filled to the very top, why do my children insist on balancing one more piece of garbage on this overflowing heap? We have an entrance to our garage from inside... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Tired
If you had a dirty drinking glass in your hand and the dishwasher was half full of dirty dishes would you: a) open the dishwasher and place the glass inside. or b) put the dirty glass on the counter directly... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2016 at Tired
This is Sadie. Sadie is twelve pounds of cuteness and fun. She loves people. All people. She is sociable to the point of it almost being a fault. In her opinion, every person on this planet has been put here... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at Tired
I was reading an article from Publisher's Weekly today that was giving some statistics about book sales for 2015. According to Publisher's Weekly, 'The 49% jump in the house & home category (in 2015) was due almost entirely to The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2016 at Tired
Yesterday, I got an e-mail from Twitter informing me that six, (yes six!) BEAUTY bloggers are now following me. Um, ladies? I have one question for you. Why? I mean I do wear lipstick and I brush my hair. I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2016 at Tired
According to experts, one of the things I need to do to get more time to write is to get organized and simplify my life. Now, I've tried to be organized for years and that hasn't seemed to free up... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2016 at Tired
Christmas is getting close and so all my family members have been busy trying to figure out what to get each other for the big day. The problem is we are all so spoiled that we need nothing which makes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2015 at Tired
I went Christmas shopping for my kids today at Toys R Us and came out with - nothing. Which honestly, is making me sort of sad tonight. I remember, only a few short years ago, when all my Christmas shopping... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2015 at Tired
It's that time of the year. Tomorrow is December 1st, and I haven't really done a lot to get ready for the holidays yet. I need to get started on all the decorating, baking, shopping and wrapping. I really do.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2015 at Tired
All my children were home this past weekend and it was lovely to have them all together again. With everyone here we had a lot of shoes and boots lying around. For some reason, all of my children have multiple... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2015 at Tired
My oldest daughter is doing well, she now has her own apartment and is half way through her third year of University. I tend to text her often. I actually maybe text her more than I should, but so far... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2015 at Tired
I don't like it that the malls decorate for Christmas before Remembrance Day. I mean, I get it, I know they need to make money at this time of the year to survive. But it seems like it's too early... Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2015 at Tired
The left-over Halloween candy in my house sits in a bowl in the middle of my kitchen island. Five days ago I plopped an apple into the middle of this mountain of sweetness. Today I noticed that the candy is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2015 at Tired
I now have a Poro on my desk. Yep, he’s cute, round, has a big smile and is kinda bluey green in colour. My oldest daughter gave him to me yesterday. I know he is from the video game, League... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2015 at Tired
I found this when I was shopping today. If I could mass produce it my Christmas shopping for most of my friends would be finished... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2015 at Tired
I'm cleaning out my garage. I am trying to get rid of the excess stuff in it as there's a car sitting in my driveway that I'd like to put into the garage for the winter. But you know what?... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2015 at Tired
Today started off as a day where I probably just should have stayed in bed. Today was one of THOSE days. You know them - it was a day where the hot water heater was broken so I couldn't shower.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2015 at Tired
I like green tea. Tim Horton’s makes a really good cup of green tea so I usually stop and buy a cup every morning after I drop off my daughter at school. It’s hard to get green tea at the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2015 at Tired
Well, just in case you don't live in my part of the world I'll let you know - they won. My team, my Toronto Blue Jays, are moving on in the playoffs. The throwing of beer cans in the stands... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2015 at Tired
When I was just a tween I watched the Toronto Blue Jays play their first EVER opening game in the snow. Fast forward a year and I had my bedroom decorated in MLB approved Blue Jays wallpaper. I still have... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2015 at Tired
It’s Thanksgiving weekend. Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, everyone. We have a busy weekend coming up with all the usual activities/errands to run. We'll also be watching our favorite baseball team play in the postseason and we have the family coming over... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2015 at Tired
My computer screen got cleaned tonight because I accidently sprayed it with a water bottle. It was just sprayed and not saturated so everything is good. I have discovered however that my screen was really dirty. Don’t ask what it... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2015 at Tired
I have a huge writing project to get done this month. My dedication to getting it finished on time has left me with less time for doing other things, like keeping on top of the clutter, laundry and general cleaning... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2015 at Tired