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Spring, finally

The last weeks of winter wore us down. Just when we thought we made it through, we all came down with tummy flu, colds, and other ailments. But we’re glad spring is finally here. Devon and I got to clean up the neighbourhood on our walks, the weather is nice …

RESP 2017 Update

Despite being a pretty terrible year, 2017 did have one bright spot: stock markets around the world rallied far more than anyone expected. We, at mom and pop investments, definitely expected a highly volatile year with possibly negative returns. But the exact opposite happened: volatility was non-existent this year and …

Cat House

It took team work, planning, and perseverence but we did it: we built a cat house for Gigi. This summer I scavenged …

Fire Starter

Devon was so helpful last time we made backyard marshmallows that this time we mostly let him run the fire pit by …

Catnapping

As it turns out, Jasper was not a stray kitty despite looking all mangy and scrawny when he showed up on our …

Jasper

Devon named the stray cat Jasper. In the morning, we take him outside to smell the flowers. “I love you kitty,” Devon …

Found Cat

We were still unpacking our bags last night when a stray kitty came up to say “hello.” He followed us around like …

Marshmallow Night

Devon is spending a few days at the lake with Grandma and Grandpa. Before he left, we had a backyard marshmallow party …

Midyear 2017 RESP Update

At Mom and Pop Investments we’re focused on the future. Our primary goal is to ensure that what little capital we have …