When Nothing Goes As You Planned #HolidaySecretsExposed


So you may have noticed that things have been VERY quiet around Little Miss Kate the past few weeks.  While I wish I could say it was because I was off on some sort of exotic vacation, the truth is that this holiday season knocked me on my butt.  While yes Christmas time is busy with family gatherings, shopping and wrapping this year threw in a few extra "special" surprises

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Tradition of The Christmas Dress #seasonstweetings


As a child there are some Christmas traditions that you look forward to all year long.  Maybe it is baking with Grandma, or the daily excitement of discovering what is inside your advent calendar.  One of my favorite traditions was picking out the outfit I would wear on Christmas... The Christmas Dress.  While I am sure that my Mom had some influence on my choices I remember

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On the Road for the Holidays #QualityEssentials


This post was brought to you by the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers via sheblogs. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers. Now that back-to-school season is complete and Baby Roo is here I can start planning for the next big events that are coming

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Get a Jump Start on Christmas Shopping at the #Walmart20th Sale

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Have you started the count down yet?!? You know the one... the count down until Christmas.  Try not to think about it too much, there are only 14 weekends until Christmas!!! So have you started your shopping yet?  If you have not then NOW is the time as Walmart is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a massive sale.  Make sure you check out the flyer to see all of the great

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In Search of Some Holiday Spirit

Holiday Spirit

I am going to be honest here, well I always am but this post is a little less chipper then most.  I am having a hard time this year with getting in the Holiday Spirit.  I know you have seen lots of posts on Christmas shopping, baking and decorating.  But as Christmas drew closer I was actually less and less excited.  While normally I look forward to Christmas time all year

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Shopping From Home at Walmart.ca #walmartonline

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How are you doing with your Christmas shopping this year?  I am slowly making my way though my list.  I would say I am about half way done now, but at least I don’t have to worry about stocking stuffers this year.  Instead of scrambling around at the last minute I got them out of the way early this year by shopping online at Walmart.ca. Christmas just isn’t Christmas without

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Fun with the family – Rice Krispies Holiday Treats

Rice Krispies Holiday Treats

Make Christmas decorations is fun, but make edible Chiristmas decorations... well that is just delicious!!!  And that is just what we did when friends were visiting for the Christmas holidays.  What better way to keep the kids entertained than to make some Rice Krispies Holiday Treats and have the kids decorate them.  Rice Krispies are not only a favourite snack, but they can

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Make this Christmas morning one they will always remember with Your Santa Story

Your Santa Story

Ever since I became a Mum I started wondering which holiday traditions I’d be passing down to my kids When I was growing up there were some really essential ones – baking with my Nana, the advent calendar, Christmas morning early gift opening, and the eager anticipation of Santa's arrival. As a grown woman, some of these traditions seem as important to me today as they did back

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Stocking up on Stocking Stuffers at Walmart #walmartnight

Stocking up on Stocking Stuffers at Walmart

It is crunch time - Christmas is fast approaching and I am slowly chipping away at my to do list.  I was able to stock up on stocking stuffers at Walmart last week.  The first thing I did when I arrived was head to the Walmart photo studio to print out some pictures.  I am going to to try to get my Christmas cards out this week and wanted to include some of the pictures from

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Holiday Traditions – Christmas Outfits and Sears Portrait Studio

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The holiday season is full of family traditions in our house.  Christmas baking with my mom, making tourtiere for Christmas Eve dinner, and of course picking out the perfect Christmas outfit to wear on Christmas day.  As a child I remember the fun and excitement of browsing through the Christmas wish book looking at all the dresses they had available and then heading to the

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So many ways to give back during the holidays #LEGODUPLOplay


Well we took down the last of the Halloween decorations this week, and have already started to think about Christmas.  I know this year is going to be busier then most leading up to the holidays with the arrival of baby #2 in the next couple of weeks, but that will not stop us from taking part in the many Christmas traditions we have established over the years.  One of my

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