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I’m so excited for our Friendsgiving next week. We’ve been hosting this event in Barbados for five years, and while we were in Cayman hosted it there for two years. Sadly, we usually can’t make it home for Thanksgiving with family, so the Mr. and I created a little family abroad. We let Gwyneth stay home from school, make these cinnamon rolls, watch the parade and football, and then our friends join us for a fabulous feast. It’s fantastic!  

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In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Between the crosses, row on row

That mark our place; and in the sky

The larks, still bravely singing, fly

Scare heard amid the guns below.

~ John McCrae

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Does it drive you crazy to always here people say, “I can’t believe it’s [insert month] already”? But here I go…it’s November! And I have one more for you…I can’t believe the sweet little girl in this picture is 7 years old! 

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One of the perks of moving back to Canada, aside from good shopping and Starbucks, is the opportunity to once again enjoy amazing Ontario wine. Niagara-on-the-Lake produces some of the world’s best wine, and it’s only a 90 minute drive from our home.

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Is there a celebrity that you think you would be good friends with, given the chance? If you could just meet them, maybe have a coffee with them, you would click and be bff’s 4 ever? I feel like this with the lady I saw last Friday.

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Lorelai, Rory, Luke, and Sookie. Come on Gilmore Girl fans, you know who you are. This week pop-up coffee shops appeared across North America celebrating the return of GG. I loved the show and was so sad when it ended. It was just so easy to watch. There were no life threatening events; no bombs, aliens or traitors to look out for; no conniving characters to bring the show down. It was a small town, feel good kind of show. I watched the whole thing while on maternity leave with Gwyneth, and am super excited for its return.

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Am I the only one who is excited to say goodbye to summer and hello to fall? It’s my first proper change of season in six years and I’m loving every minute of it! While the weather was quite warm last week, this week it’s been getting a bit cooler and with Thanksgiving next weekend, it’s getting real. It’s fall y’all!

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School is back in session, the kids are settling into their routines, and I’m so desperate to see the movie Bad Moms. Now I have two kids in school, and I’m freaking out a bit. Wednesday Jackson had show-and-tell at nursery, and because I was in a rush that morning getting him off to school I almost forgot to pack it. He’s only 18 months and has show-and-tell that neither he or the other kids will ever remember; so why did I panic and run back to the house to grab a toy? I’m a type A kinda gal, and I need a reminder now and then that it’s okay if I forget to pack the water bottle, or PE clothes, or a homework assignment. So in the spirit of all the moms out there who will undoubtedly go insane trying to be everything this year for their little ones, my huge glass of wine tonight will be for you;) 

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