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Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Redo Robyn's Room

So as mentioned before redoing my bedroom is on my list of things to do for my house.  As you can see I have started to pull off the wainscotting panels.  I hope to reuse most of them in the laundry room/mudroom just to make it look nicer.  

The colours I was leaning towards were gray and yellow (a la National Geographics) or coral and gray but now I saw cream with a dark teal and really like it...
I will, no matter what use the chair rail to divide the two chosen colours but I plan to move it up; so it is just placed above the light switch height, 4ft approx?
The ceilings are high so although the bottom colour (gray or dark teal) will be mostly what you see when you initially walk in, the other colours (yellow/coral/cream) will be carried up quite high.

Can anyone say painting party?

Monday, December 30, 2013

Thankful for hockey!!!

So Breton has been participating in the Bell Capital Cup over the past couple of days.  His Competitive B White Raiders are 2-0! With a game in hand this morning...

The last game a reporter came and did this report about his Coach:

This year has been our first (Breton and I) experience with competitive hockey.  It has been a great opportunity.  Breton has enjoyed playing with his teammates (#peter, #connor, #sam etc), we have done a bit of travel (Jay Peak & Buffalo placed 2nd at both:), B has learned skills, time management and a bit about the behind the scenes of a team's dynamics.  He loves playing, that is the bottome line and with this team he has gotten the challenges he has needed, at the same time learning many new skills. 

Oh and he has had lots of FUN!  

Go Raiders Go!


Tuesday, December 17, 2013


I am taking a holiday from my blog, well not really... I will be doing a bunch of posts to be scheduled for the new year.

But nothing new over the holiday season.

Enjoy your Christmas and I know your New Year will be great because we will see each other.  

For B & D: you are my everything and I hope I am doing a good job setting a good example and you are learning from my faux pas:)

For my family:  I love you soooo much

For my friends who are my family:  have a  wonderful time

Merry Christmas

Monday, December 9, 2013

Thankful for our health care system

Grateful to be able to book an appt with MY Dr, get in and see her and get the help I need.

Hope you have a Dr.  If not I recommend the Manotick Medical Centre, we even have our own walk in clinic, no outsiders allowed got to be "a member".  And if you can not get to your Dr for an appt they book you with one of the others in the clinic.  Very convenient.  Oh it is down the road from my work;)

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Fav class:)

My favourite class at Goodlife these days is Body Flow/Yoga.  
Stretching my bod-day just feels sooo good!
Oh and the corpse pose at the end...I could fall asleep!!!!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Instead of saving $ on Thrifty Thursday, why not save a life?

Hi Ladies, I was just wondering if you could forward this along to anyone you think would like to donate or has a network to forward it on to.
Thank you in advance,

My father is suffering from end stage liver failure and is in need of a liver transplant. I know that it's a big thing to ask of anyone to donate part of their body. So if you feel like you can't donate can you please pass this message on and maybe we can find someone who can and will save my Dad's life. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me and I will do my best to answer them.
Thank you,

John Craig is looking for a living donor to donate part of their Liver.
Basic requirements:
Good overall health and physical condition
Less than 60 years old
Liver size match
Blood type = O
For further information contact John at:
(613) 482-6304
Or call the Living Donor Liver Transplant Office at:
(416) 340-4800 Ext. 6581
Or contact me (Veronika) at

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Les lunettes. 8)

So he started off smiling...

He couldn't even see what he was trying on!  His eyes were dilated but B needs glasses for farsightedness/reading.

Which ones do you like???

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

7am dinner?!?

This is what's for dinner tonight!  And it was ready this morning:). We have a busy night so getting this done this AM is just one less thing I will have to do tonight.

Our day:
6am get up walk Ruby then went to get ground beef for our dinner.  Cashier mentioned it look like weather for zombies!  Oh great!  I guess I would ruin her day if I told her that ZOMBIES ARE NOT REAL!!!

Cooked food, showered, packed lunches, got dressed...maybe in that order?!

7:15am got kids up
7:45am off to wk/school
After work deliver wreath from hockey fundraiser
Get new skates sharpened 
Eat the dinner!
4:30 drop B off at hockey practice
Finish dinner me & D
6:00pm pick B up
6:30pm get B to eye appt and D to Girl Guides not sure how this will happen?! Someone will be late.
B is getting the drops to dilate his pupils cuz he has to get glasses for reading! Photo to follow:)

8:00pm Pick up Daph
9:00pm go to bed after watching The Blacklist (so good)

Monday, December 2, 2013