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A moment to breath and contemplate…

Sooooooooo the last you heard from me I was planning a series of baking attempts and posts as I was working for an application to the Great Canadian Baking Show…. Then I worked 21 days straight, and even after that … Continue reading

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Thoughts about Paris…..

Depressing thought for this morning…… the attacks in Paris, even amongst moderates I know who are wise and circumspect and know “not all Muslims” see this event as affirmation that we need to keep up the pressure on Syria and … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different…

One thing I haven’t talked about much here on this blog is cars. Oh I mention them on occasion but never much in depth. One of the things that James and I share, is a fondness for things automotive. Now, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

… And a bright and shiny new year full of promise and possibility awakens, (complete with the first proper big fluffy flakes winter wonderland snowfall of the season). Seems like every year we seem all too glad to kick the … Continue reading

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The next new thing…

Oh throughout all the ideas and moments and “things, I’d like to do” throughout ‘The Plan ®’ there are links between them, a natural evolution and as much at times like I feel like I’m drifting and not sure what … Continue reading

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Polar Bear Season – Episode ?? Or, It’s always an uphill slog…

Tomorrow will be the first anniversary of our arrival here in Arthcwtch. Honestly I expected we’d be further along at this point. We really haven’t gotten much of much done in a year. It’s been a struggle, and harder than … Continue reading

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The only constant is death and taxes

Life is constantly changing and evolving…. little tiny bits every day, and sometimes you get a bigger curve ball thrown at you. Did I think that this is where we’d be a year down the road at this time last … Continue reading

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Week three

After all the work of week two, week three has been a bit slow – both getting some rest, and trying to catch up a few other things. We finally got the desperately needed rain – and thus far 5 … Continue reading

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Anyone who tells you sustainable living is ‘Cheap’ – lies.. well kind of.

A very good article picking the GAPING holes in the BBC’s article on eating healthy for £1 a day. I’ve seen a lot of these articles over the years… and non of them hold water, they simply continue to perpetrate … Continue reading

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T-minus 10 days

“Dear, I think we’re gonna need a bigger truck” Ok, not a bigger truck, uhaul doesn’t have anything bigger than 26′ … we’re gonna need a second truck. So now we’ve got 3 4 pods (2000# @), 26′ truck – … Continue reading

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We have a HOME!

Offer was accepted as presented – $90,000, conditional only on a structural inspection – they’re actually gonna leave a few things behind we didn’t ask for, but can always use – like the washer / dryer, and 2 bedroom suites … Continue reading

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And the winner is….

It was a very tight two horse race in the end… Initially we emailed our agent that we wanted to pursue an offer on the Tidd’s Lane property. The house was done – move in ready, James really like the … Continue reading

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Down time…

Taking today off, and probably tomorrow as well… It’s been an emotional week. The whole business really from the beginning has been an emotional roller coaster and now we’re on our way down the final really BIG hill. We’ll reach … Continue reading

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May you live in interesting times…..

Well the contract we had on the house was getting more and more interesting, there were questions about whether or not they’d have the finances to close, but weren’t willing to sign a schedule of conditional on finance. Their bank … Continue reading

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Back to the ol’ drawing board….

Our trip over to Nova Scotia was perfectly wonderful many ways. We had the most delightful host, a lovely lady with newfs …. just so we wouldn’t be missing our daily dose of slobber. She was delightful – and most … Continue reading

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One of those exciting days…

There are moments in The Plan®, that are almost epiphany like. The moments seem sudden, but they’re usually a culmination of little tiny bits and pieces that finally suddenly fit together and then OMG! another corner of the puzzle that … Continue reading

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Lets talk about The Plan®

It’s been a while… There was two weeks of pure insanity leading up to actually having the house ready for showings – no posts. Then the collapse in an exhausted heap – no posts. And then the showings – 3 … Continue reading

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Hope springs eternal

Nothing like the first few days of really good weather in spring to lighten the load and make a girl feel hopeful. This past week has seen some really lovely days, especially after that last blast of winter only a … Continue reading

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More even than the cottage by the sea…

I want this house, I want this beautiful beach for my puppies to run and play, I want 20 acres of field and beach and 30+ acres of woodland forest. I fell in love with it 8 months ago when … Continue reading

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Another step in the evolution…

Back in my “State of The Plan® Address” I made a vague reference to possibly resurrecting my career, which could change the direction of everything … depending on what happens. I feel a wee bit more confident in sharing a … Continue reading

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More wishful, and hungry, thinking…

One of the things that has been wandering around loose in my brain for the past year (see … not all the rats in my head are BAD… is this idea that once we’ve moved and James is hard at … Continue reading

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My husband is a b*stid….

Oh my.. oh my ohmyohmyohmy…. This is an MKT90 mobile army field kitchen (MAFK???)… Dear hubby sent me the links – it’s for sale. For $5000 I want. I want this like I’ve never wanted anything in my life. It’s … Continue reading

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Epiphany…

I just wanted to randomly say….. I came across this article this morning via a friend, and suddenly I knew, I understood, I *know* what I must do. It’s always been understood that part of The Plan® included building good … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, otherwise known as the “State of The Plan® Address”

There’s a few posts …. mostly cooking and menus and baking successes of the holidays I really must post. One thing about Yuletide and New Years, I tend to be so caught up in the kitchen – that I don’t … Continue reading

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Blessings of the season

I spent the morning with my eldest son, and my husband hunting the woods around the house for this year’s tree. David and Frosty and I spent the afternoon decorating it, with James kitbitzing. The Feychild will be home from … Continue reading

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