Archive | April, 2013

Sweet Tooth Surprise!

Originally I wasn’t going to bother to post about the cake I made for Cayra’s sixteenth birthday. However, I have had so many people ask how I did it…here it is! True confession time, I am chuckling as I write this because I don’t even like cake, and we only ever have it as a […]

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Make A Wish…

Yesterday my daughter turned sixteen.  She’s the second oldest in official age order in our brood, yet she is sooo much older and wiser than the rest of us. I’ve always said she could run a small country…okay, it would be a dictatorship, but a really well organized one. She is a stunner. In every […]

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Eternally Mystic Pizza…

It was a gnarly gathering in a friends’ basement, lookin’ just deadly in my acid wash jeans, leg warmers and back-combed hair, I waited impatiently for the birthday treat to be served. No, not the cake…the pizza! Not home-made, not even from a restaurant. The kind that came in those green boxes from Kraft. The. […]

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Be the helpers…

Everyone will be writing about yesterdays tragedy in Boston, and why not? The fresh, raw pain is on our minds as we go about our daily tasks. In our hearts we pray for those families as we deal with the minutia of our jobs, our kids…the life we live. Just can’t write a funny story […]

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Dinner and a show!

When it comes to road trips to visit friends, it doesn’t take a lot to convince me.  After a short phone call the other evening, I was packing up my heels and little black dress! A fashionable posse of theatre fans were heading from Smithers to Victoria to support a young actor from home. Sounded […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.