Author Archives: Melissa

About Melissa

This is my "start over" blog. I had moved to the Netherlands for 2.5 years and found that it wasn't for me. I guess I'm too much of a Canadian at heart. So now I'm here in Canada with my toddler daughter who was actually born in NL. My dog is with my dad enjoying the good life and I am here trying to start over and get my life back.

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Applesauce, Eggplant and Salsa

Every so often a little bit of awesomeness comes out of me (Toots own horn).  Today was one of those days.  I was in a baking/cooking mood so I decided to make some muffins.  I knew that I had left … Continue reading

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A Day at the Fair

Well you can skip the ballgame and just take us to the fair, preferably with a wad of cash!  HOLY MAMMA!! I took Isabella to a local fair this weekend, we had a blast I will give you that.  She … Continue reading

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I’m ready…I’m ready….I’m ready…no I’m not.

5 more days until the start of school for both myself and Isabella.  I still need to finish up my lesson plans and get assignments together, powerpoints updated, papers copied, class lists printed, binders set up, and course outlines uploaded.  … Continue reading

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I Have Returned! (for now)

I miss this world, the blogging world.  A place to put it out there and write, share and read.  I have been neglecting this blog over the last year.  It has been a fairly busy year for me though.  I … Continue reading

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Tattoo Artist

Isabella has become obsessed with stickers, to the point where she demands them.  If there aren’t any stickers to be had she throws a fit. I know I shouldn’t allow this behaviour, but she’s so darn cute.  So one day she … Continue reading

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Soapy Nuts

Well I washed all of Isabella’s diapers today using the soap nuts.  What can I say besides OH EEM GEE!  Seriously! The inserts to the diapers were starting to get a stink to them and I was having a hard … Continue reading

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