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Why I love vintage…or justification in a post.

Today was a NON pyrex hunting day.  This is because Christmas is next week and I do NOT need any more pyrex until the New year.  Notice what i did there?  i didn’t say I didn’t need anymore pyrex, I said I didn’t need anymore THIS YEAR…it’s December 16th…Shut up, I’m an addict.    So …

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Yes sir, that’s my baby…

This is my little buddy.  He is weird and wonderful and I love nothing more than when we have the opportunity to hang out just the two of us.  Tonight we decided to have lettuce wraps because there was no one else joining us for supper.  When we sat down to eat he said that …

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Lazy midterm break….

This is how our ‘whats for lunch’ conversation went.   Me: What do you want for lunch Elijah Elijah: chili Me: I don’t have chili, how about chicken noodle soup Elijah: Oh!  Pea soup Me: I don’t have pea soup how about chicken noodle soup Elijah: Why didn’t you say “we’re having chicken noodle soup for lunch?” Me: I wanted to give …

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Vintage kitchen renovation….

So my beautiful home is just getting more beautiful every day.  I love everything about it.  I am so proud to show it off and Cowboy is the most amazing guy for letting me do whatever I want to decorate it.  Oh wait…that is not true.  He complains and whines and says it doesn’t make …

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5122 kilometres….Road trip 2013!

So when Cowboy suggested that we drive across country with the two youngest kids I said, YES right away.  I’m not sure why he thought it was a good idea but I knew that if there is one truth about my kids…it’s that they are amazing travellers.   These two have travelled the world and …

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A Cowboy, yoga pants, Walmart and balls of steel.

As requested here is the story of how I met my Cowboy.  It’s funny, so many people say ‘when you stop looking’ or ‘when you least expect it’ but no one actually believes all that bullshit.  But it is true, in this case it is so very very true.  Look here’s my boyfriend!  i love …

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You can tell it’s fall when…

DAMMIT, I turned the heat on.   I really did try to hold out until October first but I just couldn’t make it.   It’s dipping around 0 C overnights and I just can’t.  In fact I even broke out the fuzzy socks over the weekend.  Signs of Fall are everywhere in my little town, …

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Where the F^&%K did I put my blog password….

Let’s just ignore the MONTHS that I have not blogged.  Let’s pretend I lost my blog password or chalk it up to laziness.  or the fact that I’ve used this blog over the last few years to help me deal with the horrific situation that was the breakdown of my marriage and now I’m CRAZY …

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Move west young man, move west.

So it’s come time for the Cowboy to move west.  I mean come ON he’s been living out west for the last few years and never made the plunge.  Today is that day.  He sold his place in Manitoba and is moving PERMANENTLY to Alberta.  It’s a happy/sad day.  I mean I love his little …

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You think I’m spoiled? Well so is Cowboy, trust me.

I know you’re asking yourself why does this crazy Cowboy trucker love this chick sooooo much?  I mean she is brash, swears like a sailor (or trucker), drinks wine by the gallon…wow she must be a dynamo in the sack.  Well that may be true (it is, ask him he’ll tell you, no really he …

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