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Calgary Springfree is THREE!!!! {And you could win one!}

It’s like Springfree wants you to have one or something!   Another amazing opportunity to win a Springfree Trampoline for your family, just for helping them celebrate 3 amazing years in Calgary! Hmm…come enjoy a fun and FREE party AND enter to win for a FREE trampoline. Where do I sign up, right?! Our fabulous Birthday Bash, a free family event is this Friday May 26, and we’re getting excited! There will be snacks, face painters, balloons and lots of jumping. Everyone who attends…

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Ryan’s Anchor Day ~ R.A.D.

They say the triangle is the strongest shape because high amounts of forces can be sustained without deformation. I have recently seen in my life, the strength that comes from three. I know if we were talking metaphorically, I would be one of the three points of the triangle but the truth is, I think I’m actually surrounded by it instead. There are three people who have each played a major role in my journey so far. I am indebted…

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Yesterday, I was supposed to die

Yesterday, I was supposed to die. Yes, you read that right. No, I’m not sick … actually, maybe I am, or was … I don’t know. But yesterday, May 17th, was going to be the day I ended my life. Following the final breakdown of my marriage, I moved out Dec 26th and on Jan 1st I decided to make a suicide plan. May 17th would be our 14 year wedding anniversary, and also the day our divorce would be…

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Celebrate Canada’s 150 and win a Springfree Trampoline!!!!

I am not even kidding! Springfree Trampoline has teamed up with champion trampolinist, Rosie MacLennan to celebrate Canada’s 150 and they want YOU to join in the fun! If you follow my Instagram, you know we recently received a Springfree Trampoline and it has seriously changed. my. life. Seeing the kids take the time to get unplugged and go out to play together is everything. Except for the one of Jonah, I seriously had to sneak these photos from the deck for fear…

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Bacon Wrapped Pineapple

I’ve made this so many times and every time I do someone *demands* the recipe. They really are that good…and in my opinion waaaay better than bacon wrapped *anything else*. I love them so much and could sit and eat a whole dish myself (I don’t, but definitely could). This recipe is from Allrecipes.com – one of my favourite recipe sites when I need something delicious 1/2 pound sliced bacon, cut into thirds 1 (20oz) can pineapple chunks in juice, drained…

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Pass the Guacamole

My favourite thing to eat while in Mexico and one of my favourite snacks of all time, Guacamole always hits the spot. There are so many different guacamole recipes, but this one is easily my favourite. Enjoy!!!!   4 ripe avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed 1/4 fresh lemon juice 1/2 mixed dressing/mayonnaise/miracle whip 1/4 chopped onion {optional} 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp pepper 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and diced {optional} **This recipe freezes well (without tomatoes) so if…

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The Only Spinach Dip Recipe You Need

I have tasted so many different versions of Spinach Dip – and this one is still my favorite. 1 cup Sour Cream 1 cup Mayo/Miracle Whip dash garlic powder 1 medium minced onion 1 Knorr Vegetable Soup Mix 1 Package thawed, chopped, and drained spinach (squeeze in your hand to let out all the water). I usually use about 1/2 of the package instead of the entire thing. Mix together and refrigerate 1-2 hours. Take out insides of Round Sourdough Loaf…

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The Ultimate Taco Dip

A couple of months ago I couldn’t decide whether to make my usual taco dip or have a taco (I had leftover taco meat in the fridge)…so I decided to mix the two. And oh my heavens….the result was absolutely scrumptious and became a repeat *offender* in this house!!! I took it for a girly night and got rave reviews – it is seriously soooo good! My usual taco dip recipe – Layer: Refried Beans Guacamole Mixture of 2 parts…

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Why Do We Say That Blood Is Thicker Than Water?

I know we’ve all heard it a hundred times in our lives and it’s usually meant to imply that our blood bonds are stronger than anything. That our loyalty to them is deeper and forever and those relationships are worth saving at all costs. While I believe relationships take effort, I don’t believe they should take work, at least not on a long term, ongoing basis. I do believe certain relationships warrant more effort or possibly work based on their…

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