The magic that is us

“Having a place to go is a home. Having someone to love is a family. Having both is a blessing.” – Donna Hedges Families are messy and beautiful and wonderful and painful and magical and fiery. Mine is no different. 15 years builds a lot of beauty and a lot of agony. And in all … Continue reading The magic that is us

The magic that is us

“Having a place to go is a home. Having someone to love is a family. Having both is a blessing.” – Donna Hedges Families are messy and beautiful and wonderful and painful and magical and fiery. Mine is no different. 15 years builds a lot of beauty and a lot of agony. And in all … Continue reading The magic that is us

Sadie Rose is a Picky Eater

Princess Sadie and her less than impressed humble servant. In order to get her to eat on the proper schedule, we are back to hand feeding. Shaeli is NOT ok with this. 🤣 #sadierose #handfeeding #adoptdontshop❤️ #adoptedpup #spoiledpup #pupstagrams #dogstagram #funnygirls #spoileddog #puppytraining #furbaby #lovemydaughter❤️ #mygirls💕

Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family ~ Robert Kolker (2020)

❤️❤️❤️ Hidden Valley Road is a non-fiction book that is one part psychology textbook, one part family drama, and one part trauma narrative. Kolker grounds this book, that is ostensibly about schizophrenia, in the Galvin family. The Galvins had 12 children (10 boys and 2 girls), six of whom, all boys - referred to in … Continue reading Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family ~ Robert Kolker (2020)

My Gift for YOU!

Surprise! It's the season of giving, and I have a gift for YOU! Head up to the link in my bio or over to Amazon and search Kali Desautels or How Not To Blog and download your FREE ebook! Yep - totally FREE! No strings attached! But you'd better hurry! This giveaway is only from … Continue reading My Gift for YOU!

My Gift for YOU!

Surprise! It's the season of giving, and I have a gift for YOU! Head up to the link in my bio or over to Amazon and search Kali Desautels or How Not To Blog and download your FREE ebook! Yep - totally FREE! No strings attached! But you'd better hurry! This giveaway is only from … Continue reading My Gift for YOU!

My Gift for YOU!

Surprise! It's the season of giving, and I have a gift for YOU! Head up to the link in my bio or over to Amazon and search Kali Desautels or How Not To Blog and download your FREE ebook! Yep - totally FREE! No strings attached! But you'd better hurry! This giveaway is only from … Continue reading My Gift for YOU!

Bestie Time

When your bestie comes to spend the day and you have no chill… #puppypals #poppy #sadierose #dogstagram #bestiesgoals #dogs #rescuedogsrule #puppiesofinstgram #cutiepuppy #vancouver #yvr #fraservalley #furbabiesofinstagram #furbaby🐶 #furniece #goodestgirl @dtduperron

Little Sister: My Investigation into the Mysterious Death of Natalie Wood ~ Lana Wood (2021)

❤️❤️ I love true crime and I am just as fascinated by celebrities in Hollywood as the next Westernized woman. I mostly remember Natalie Wood from my all time favourite Christmas movie, Miracle on 34th Street, when she was all of nine years old, but I remember my aunt telling me that that lovely, serious-faced … Continue reading Little Sister: My Investigation into the Mysterious Death of Natalie Wood ~ Lana Wood (2021)

How to provide relief to those affected by the BC flooding this holiday season

“SON of a NUTCRACKER!!” - Buddy the Elf Christmas is less than one month away!!! Hip hip hooray!! This year my neighbours have all gone all out on their Christmas lights, and I could not be more excited. It’s wonderful to walk my dog and be surrounded by twinkling multicoloured lights. The last 3 years … Continue reading How to provide relief to those affected by the BC flooding this holiday season