Look who jumped in for a quick visit. I swear he’s smiling at me.
the kitchen sink
These two photos were taken this afternoon by our neighbour in her beautiful garden. Bliss!
Last Saturday did not go according to plan. It was supposed to go like this: Saturday morning: walk with DD to the park then playdate with playgroup friends Saturday afternoon: run errands, respond to #SixWordFriday posts Saturday night: dinner out with moms from aforementioned playgroup Instead, Saturday involved a random call from our neighbour as … Continued
You wouldn’t think that something so small would cause such havoc. But here before you lies my downfall. The terrible-for-you-but-somehow-oh-so-tempting…rosebud. I used to turn my nose up at them. Wouldn’t dare to let something so truly bad for me touch my lips. And then I got pregnant. Suddenly, rosebuds became extremely appealing. And addictive. Now … Continued
A snippet of a dance party held at Chez Gallant this weekend. Aside from the music playing, all you hear in the audio is me laughing. Disco Toddler from Mel Gallant on Vimeo. — This entry is part of Monday Moments, a weekly series started by Brie at Capital Mom, where participants are invited to share life’s moments. … Continued
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s recent Ted Talk – Why we have too few female leaders – has been circulating the web a lot recently, and for good reason. I came across the video two weeks ago and Sheryl’s points really struck a chord with me, and I find it to be especially timely since tomorrow … Continued
Holy holiday hiatus! It’s been over two weeks since my last post. My only excuse is I was really sick over Christmas. I basically was buried with a head cold that knocked me flat. I wasn’t much of a festive sprite to be around and I was barely online. Not how I imagined my Christmas … Continued
I tweeted today that my favourite food of the holiday season is Clementines. They are the perfect fruit. Easy to peel, bite-size wedges of sweet, juicy goodness that are almost always seedless. Delicious and nutritious indeed. Now I don’t fool around. I buy my Clementines by the crate because I eat a lot of them. … Continued
Through luck of the draw (literally), I’m attending the Blissdom Canada Conference in Toronto next week. The Blissdom ticket was part of a prize pack I won for donating to the Tweetathon for Tanner, a fundraiser held for a deserving boy a couple of months ago via Twitter. The tweetathon auction raised $30,000 to help … Continued
On the weekend I downloaded several photos stored on our camera. While sorting through them, I came across this photo taken two Sundays ago in the late afternoon. We had just come home from purchasing DD new shoes. I love the joyful energy of this photo as she races down the street. In her new … Continued