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This past Saturday, the CPM, the music school and association where Kieran takes his drumming lessons, held its Spring Recital. While the recital takes place at 4 pm, since Lucas is on the committee, …
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Winter. Time to eat fat and watch hockey. In the pewter mornings, the cat, a black fur sausage with yellow Houdini eyes, jumps up on the bed and tries to get onto my head. It’s his way of tellin…
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Reading: Flowers for Algernon Making: a Knit Hat Learning: how to paint patterns Listening: to whatever Kieran chooses on Deezer Thinking: January can’t really be almost over already Feeling: ti…
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Seen on the Way Home

My year was off to a quite crummy start. I was laid out flat with the flu for about two weeks. I’m all better now, but it seems like I am already scrambling to get “caught up”. So mo…
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The Monday Mix

A not entirely serious start to the week with some fun things I’ve come across online. I need to add this recipe to the meal plan rotation. If you like riffs on Harry Potter you’ll love th…
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Hello December

We woke up to snow this morning (which is quite unusual for these parts this early), and I immediately got in the Christmas mood. I really have the itch to decorate now! I was in the perfect mood to s…
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Five Meals You Have to Try

Last night I made what has become one of our very favourite chicken dishes ever: Perfect Pan-Roasted Chicken Thighs.¬† I follow Bon Apetit on Facebook, and thanks to them have discovered some wonderfu…
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Sister Reads June Book Reviews

Hello again readers! We are halfway through the reading year. I am making good progress on my reading challenge, I am now 5 books behind, and this will be a summer of lots of reading so I should easil…
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Sister Reads Book Reviews for May 2017

Hey readers! It’s time for me to reflect back on the books I read in May. May was full of lots of activities and Bank Holidays here in France, but I still got five books read. Yay me! Kindred by…
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