Name Change Confusion

Do you remember as a little girl, laughing and dreaming with your friends about what your name would sound like if you married your friend Bobby?  Or what about marrying that cute boy in Math class?  As girls we would giggle and cringe at some names we hope we didn’t end up with and practise … More Name Change Confusion

OUR WEDDING DAY

The ocean breeze.  Crashing waves.  The butterflies of excitement. Violin music floating through the air. Engulfed in love, surrounded by family and friends. Tradition is present.  Two cultures combined. The squeezing of hands.  The stolen glances.  Words spoken from the heart. Mr. and Mrs.  Sealed with a kiss.  Bonded with a hug.  Now together as … More OUR WEDDING DAY

The Sweetest Liar

Armando is at it again…lying to me. When I do a grocery store run, Armando often yells out to me as I’m walking out the door, “Buy me a treat!”.  And when I come back, I always have something for him.  So the other day when Armando was leaving to pick up some things we … More The Sweetest Liar

To Hug, or Not to Hug, That is the Question.

I need to teach my family how to hug. We are a Canadian family with an Eastern European background.  We hug when necessary…we hug “hello” and “good-bye” when we don’t see the person often, and we hug….hmmm???…well, it’s not an everyday occasion.  So, I think my family might be a bit overwhelmed come December, when … More To Hug, or Not to Hug, That is the Question.

Ironing 101

Oh dear, please tell me how I am going to tell Armando that I just depreciated the value of our new condo today with one stupid action? It centers around ironing.  I hate ironing actually.  I don’t iron.  The ironing board that I contributed to our collective household items sits in the closet, practically new.  … More Ironing 101