Friday, 20 March 2015

The day...

The day that Benji performed an "arm bar" on Ruben was a proud day... 
for Ruben at least. 
 The day that I went on a coffee date with my son. 
Don't worry he had hot chocolate. 
 ah. I just like it. 
 A wonderful day I spent with my little man. 
It was fun, and my heart is happy! 
The day I went on a lunch date with my buddy... 
and walked into an art store that displayed art made from RUBIX CUBES. 
so cool! 
 The day we had the last snowfall of the season....hopefully! 
The day I had a heart in my hot chocolate. 
 The day I had the best steak ever, during a lunch date with my hubby. 

Good days! 

Everyday to Us

Monday, 9 March 2015


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So, Have you heard of Eshakti?

I received this perfect little black dress from them. The quality is amazing, and shipping was great!  I love this dress. It even has pockets. I love anything with pockets. 

This site is great. Especially for us gals who love modesty.  It's awesome because with every item they sell, you have the option to customize it. You can customize sleeve length, neckline, and skirt length.  Isn't that wonderful?  Well guess what else, the kind people over at Eshakti have been kind enought to offer this blog's readers 10% from their site. Simply use the promotion Code "EverydayToUs"!  (Offer Valid through April 5, 2015)

This is how I would style it casually. Basically I wanted to put something together for a day out like today.  Since it's finally warming up, all the snow is melting.  There is huge puddles EVERYWHERE.  I totally loves this because that is when the rain boots call my name!!

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BOOTS: Hunter  CROSS-BODY: Danier Leather

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Everyday to Us

Thursday, 26 February 2015

Taking Stock II

Making : Typing noises
Cooking : Tacos for dinner
Drinking :  Coffee, of course
Looking :  pretty thoughtful at the moment.
Wishing :  I didn't have to go out in the cold, and was at home in my pajamas. 
Enjoying : The stage Benjamin is in right now.  He makes me laugh!
Waiting : for 3:30 so I can go pick up my baby. 
Liking :  silence
Wondering : When it will be sandal weather. I'm tired of wearing tights everyday. 
Loving : All things minimal.
Hoping : My son will see me as a great role model. 
Needing :  To check my SimCity.
Smelling : a white bun toasted with butter
Wearing : elbow patches
Following : My Fave photographer on Instagram
Noticing : Benjamin is not my little baby anymore. 

Knowing : All my hard work will be worth it in the end. 
Thinking : Always thinking. 
Feeling : A little tired. 
listening:  To some students talking about googling their names. 
Bookmarking :  nothing.
Opening : emails... why do I get so much spam?
Giggling : To jokes that I remember through out the day. 
Feeling :  Good!

My First One 

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Weekend in Ottawa

Hello there. 
A few weeks back we took a little weekend road trip to Ottawa. My husband was invited to preach, and naturally Benji and I tagged along. The ride there was long, seemed like the longest ever.  Nonetheless, It turned out to be such memorable experience. 

One of the first the best things we have ever done was try beavertales. Basically, for those who don't know, it is like a funnel cake but shaped like a beavers tale, and much better. You can get it with cinnamon or with chocolate on top.  It's just so amazingly tasty that we went back for more the next day.

Another thing we ate on this trip was authentic home-made Italian pizza. The pastor that invited us is Italian, and he makes the best pizza I have ever tasted in my life. No lie. Just remembering it makes my mouth watering.  Mmm... 

 After the service where Ruben preached, the pastor and his wife surprised Benjamin with a birthday cake. It was really sweet, considering this year we couldn't really do anything big for him.  He was so excited and happy. Cutest thing ever.  I'm so grateful for them having done that.  

The last place we went to eat at (yes we ate so much on this trip...) was a little burger joint called BFF (Burgers n' Fries Forever). We met my friend Brenda and she took us to BFF. SOOOO GOOD. Gosh everything we had in Ottawa was so good. If you are ever in Ottawa definetIy try that place.  love that city!! 

The city of Ottawa is so nice. I love everything there. The clever names on shops, the interesting buildings, the scenery...everything!! 

My favourite thing that we did there, and the most memorable was skating on the Canal.

I had actually never gone skating, ever.  So this was, in fact, my first time skating, and I didn't fall!! Yay me. I loved it though. I secretly want to be a professions figure skater now. 

Skating was fun. Skating on the canal, however, was AMAZING!!  I'm dreaming of going again and "gracefully" gliding on the ice... *sigh* 

Benjamin's experience was slightly different. He had a hard time standing on the ice. He finally managed to stand and glide a little.  After the glide he felt he had accomplished greatness, and was done for the day. 

Thanks Brenda for taking us to the canal, for eating more beavertales with us, and for that amazing Flat White from second cup.  I was in heaven! 

In all honesty I left a part of my heart in Ottawa. I'm not entirely sure why but I feel so sad whenever I leave. I'm sure the whole city feels the same way about us leaving. Don't worry Ottawa we shall return soon!! 

Friday, 30 January 2015

Three Year Old's

Tahilah is the same age as Benjamin.
They are now Three.
So......I would just to to make the following prayer request:
Please pray for all mothers who have a three year old child.
That's all.
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Hope you enjoyed these photos of Tahilah! :)
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