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Earth Day

Earth Day was on Saturday — the first warm, sunny weekend we got to spend together since at least last year. So we decided to spend the morning drinking coffee, not wearing pants, and struggling to assemble our IKEA greenhouse. We bought the greenhouse¬†last summer, but the cat immediately turned …

Couch

The Costco couch in our living room survived childbirth, cats, years of dog farts, and other shenanigans. However, it could not survive a toddler jumping up and down on it every evening. “One little monkey jumping on the bed,” Devon sang as he joyfully snapped all the supporting springs. So …

One cat year

It’s been a year since Shauna brought Gigi home. She was a shy, scrawny kitty when she came into our lives. Now …

Time for Action

My bad hombres at the Guelph #womensmarch A photo posted by Grammarnatrix (@grammarnatrix) on Jan 21, 2017 at 12:54pm PST Confession time: …

Marbles

We were all pretty sick this weekend. Luckily, we had marbles to keep us entertained: The marble run is fun for the …

Digging out

We are usually lucky to get even a little bit of snow for Christmas, and this year we got so much so …

Cat Naps

Gigi the cat has been with us for nearly a year, and she’s finally settling into her natural environment. Her natural environment, …

Spaghetti Squash

Last night when I came home, Shauna was teaching Devon to cook. “I’m cooooooking,” he said. He’s pretty great at stirring ingredients …

Woodsnap

We just got some lovely prints on wood from Woodsnap, and Devon helped put them up on our walls. Since most of …