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Weekend Recap: Snow, Snow, and More Snow

This past weekend was COLD. And it snowed. A LOT. I shared my Friday night adventures with you already ( read about it here ). So I won't get into it but here's a much better, natural light selfie of me wearing one of my new soft and comfy Costco sweater finds....which was PERFECT for Valentine's Day don't ya think? Sweater from Costco , lipstick by L'oreal   Between Friday and Sunday my kids basically lived in the snow. I believe it was on Saturday morning when they decided to clear the snow off the trampoline. Except instead of snow it was really thick ice. They were very impressed and tried to save it...I won't even ask what the heck they're learning in school (facepalm). Then they decided to try to make a skating rink on our back patio. Sounds like a great idea in theory, but, our patio is sloped and I knew it wasn't going to work. HOWEVER they were working so well together I didn't have the heart to tell them their dreams of a backyard skating r

Friday Five's - It's Not to Early for Christmas Right?!

I'm the worst at keeping a schedule in my person life. During the work day...I am on point with my schedule and to-do lists. I've always said that, and although I'm aware, I just can't seem to get my shit together on this dang blog! Or my workouts. Or meal planning/WW (Weight Watchers). 

I'm posting a Friday Five's article on Saturday morning. This is just how I roll...get used to it friends!

Back to our scheduled programming.....

Is it just me or did the stores kind of skip over Halloween and move straight to Christmas? I swear I say this every year. But this year, maybe because we're still being cautious and not going out as much because of this pandemic, I feel like the stores are all about Christmas decor and holiday gift guides. Not that I mind, I'm not a huge Halloween fan anyway.

This past week was so busy, and we had lots to celebrate. Here's a highlight.

The kids and I took in the beautiful sights of a nearby walking trail with my parents. 

View from the top of the hill

My daughter celebrated her First Holy Communion. It was supposed to be in the Spring but COVID-19 had other plans. We didn't get to give her the party we had hoped, but my parents surprised her with a cake after we got home from church. Overall she was super happy and I think all she wanted was to wear a poofy dress anyway! 

We clean up well! 

Soooo I did a thing. I started curating Christmas decor and ornaments already. While I complain that the stores have started Christmas marketing too early...I caved. Drank the Kool Aid. Bought a few Christmas ornaments for myself and my brother's family.


Speaking of Christmas, I also got really really excited about this gift wrap organizer I found on Amazon.ca - no I'm not an affiliate and no I will not make money if you buy it. I am just really really excited to have found an organizer at a very reasonable price point! I get it tomorrow...should I do an unboxing? lol 

It's called: ZOBER Premium Wrap Organizer and it was only $26.99 Canadian...and I get it tomorrow thanks to Amazon Prime! Woohoo
Curly haired girls and ladies in the house...this brush is amazing for detangling after a shower. It doesn't matter how much conditioner I use in my daughter's hair, it is always a birds nest. This brush is a life saver. And rumour has it, Dollarama sells them now.



So there you have it, my Friday Fave's and a taste of what's to come for me for the upcoming Christmas season....lot's of shopping...obviously.

How was your week? Any plans for the weekend?

Join me and a bunch of other awesome bloggers for this Friday Fave's blog hop. 



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