The Guest List by Lucy Foley: I'm not usually a fan of a whodunnit murder mystery, but I saw this title recommended on several book blogs. When the story begins, the reader doesn't know who the victim will be. As it turned out, the victim is a horrible character and I had zero sympathy for … Continue reading For the Love of Books | Currently Reading November 2020
It's astonishing to me that people still need a reminder, expletive in place or not.
In January of this year, I planned a revamp of The Boy Child's scrapbooks. In particular, the baby and toddler years. As 2020 nears its end, I have finished revamping years 2007-2011. Five years of The Boy Child's life now sitting comfortably in two albums, as opposed to four overly-full albums. Some of the layouts … Continue reading Project Life | Revisiting Those Early Years | Four Into Two
Anticipating a lot more time spent outside over the next few months, I'm eyeing this coat from Canada Goose and hoping Santa might leave it under our tree. A Promised Land will also be under the tree and later, on my bookshelf next to Michelle. Check out Julie on Instagram - she hasn't lost her … Continue reading Four Fun Things
As much as I love Christmas, I tend to keep most Christmassy things for December. Except that I've noticed that things like writing Christmas cards has begun to slide into the tail-end of November these last few years. Christmas cards were ordered online in October, as was my favourite festive pot pourri. I braved the … Continue reading Has Christmas Come Early This Year?
For most parents, I should think that it's a rite of passage. There comes a point in life when your child/ren are somehow taller than you. The milestone of The Boy Child becoming taller than me was reached a few days ago ... The reflection of our dark hair in the mirror perhaps doesn't make … Continue reading It Was Always Going To Happen
Him: "What's for supper?" Me: "Meatballs." Him: "Splendiferous!"
I'm back using one of my favourite grid designs to give a home to our great-nephews' school photos. In a spot of continuity, I also used it for Cachirulo's Reception class photos in January. I tweaked a design seen on Scrapbooking Quebec for the second layout featuring our wee boys - I absolutely love, love, … Continue reading Scrapbooking in 2020 #17
Week 45: West London had a few days of weather that was worth photographing. The US election had me gripped, even though the sitting president soon had me shouting at the TV and incandescent with rage (again). The US election result I was hoping for came four days after the USA went to the polls … Continue reading Project Life Revisited | Weeks 45 and 46