100 Happy Days – Day 40: Equinox Fairyland

This morning was an exceptionally beautiful morning. Last night, I came upon a blog post that made me feel sheepish. These two things combined = this post! #2 above is a post from just over four years ago, when I had come back to the blog, head hanging, after failing spectacularly to complete 100 Happy Read More

Spring Flowers and their Intoxicating Magic

Yay, it’s spring! Somehow, I’m even more excited about it this year than usual. I’m glad there’s been plenty of rain, like there’s supposed to be. I’m glad there’s been nice sweater-weather – some years it seems we go straight from winter to summer. A few weeks ago, I had a dream weekend (for the Read More

Happy Spring?

Hi lovelies, It’s spring! Ha ha. Here in our city, we’ve had over 20 cm of snow this week. A few nights ago, we had a cozy wood fire in our fireplace (it’s finally drawing properly!), which was great but distinctly un-springy. ‘Twas the weather Christmas forgot to have. And then today… it was just muck falling Read More

Baby AB’s Fashion Blog – Issue #4: “Innocent Lilac”

Happy Victoria and First Peoples Day! It’s been a gorgeous summery day that was supposed to be raining. (And last week on Mother’s Day it snowed. WTF, FTW!) Today’s feature is actually from today, for once. A beautifully simple dress, bequeathed by my friend Sally, that begs to be paired with lilacs in full bloom. Read More

The Blooming Season

This weekend is a big one for me. On Saturday, I’ll be thirty-five years old. (Holy smokes.) And of course, Sunday is Mother’s Day. Over the past week or so, something has been making me feel slightly odd and touched in the head. There’s been a phantom baby inside me. Not that I have actual Read More

Spring Totally Sprang

So, now that the news of impending baby #3 is common knowledge, you can imagine what I did with my March break. I obviously wasn’t blogging, although I made several attempts. I WAS: Playing with my kid Reading stories to my kid Convincing myself to eat food Sleeping whenever possible Trying to find more ways Read More