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A collection of posts, from crocheting to babies to my family life. I love to write about things that inspire me in my day-to-day life as well as share anything that I’m proud of making. From time to time, my family will go on vacation and we like to share our stories here with our friends and family.

  • steel rail sessions

    Steel Rail Sessions Event Info

    ***Update: Steel Rail Sessions, Friday September 24th!!  Tickets on sale at NOON today! Go HERE to Purchase*** A friend...

  • Absolutely Battered

    So Sad, Baseball is Over

    Where has the summer gone?  How did we get to September already??  Last weekend was our 3-Pitch baseball tournament...

  • the-five-people-you-meet-in-heaven

    Great Read: The Five People You Meet in Heaven

    Recently, I had the wonderfully fantastic opportunity to relax and read an entire book – something that hasn’t happened...

  • Waterloo Busker Carnival

    Who’s planning to attend Waterloo Busker Carnival?

    Hey, I don’t know about you, but the Waterloo Busker Carnival is on my list of things to do...

  • Karl & Amy Caricature

    Recycled Music, Coffee Art and Caricatures

    On Saturday afternoon, Karl & I ventured into Waterloo for an event we found out about on RQ Magazine....

  • Livable Waterloo Region – this Saturday afternoon!

    Event: this Saturday, August 21 from 10am to 3pm at Kitchener City Hall Livable Waterloo Region is an urban-focused...

  • with love x Schmooks

    I am fortunate enough to have some Lovely, Lovely friends in my life!  Last week – being my 27th bday –...

  • it’s harvest time!

    Well, Well… The hard work has paid off and we’ve been munching on the fruits/veggies of our labour all...

  • Followup: Instructions for your handmade iPad Case

    After a bit of convincing, I’ve finally taken the few minutes to make my hand-drawn notes into a digital...

  • today’s a pretty day for gardening

  • Totally Loving Ignite Waterloo 3

    I sent out a whole lot of tweets last night about Ignite Waterloo – I’m sorry for filling your...

  • Listening to Angus & Julia Stone

    Way back forever ago, when I lived in sunny Australia, I had a favourite song called ‘Here We Go...

  • Two weeks of good hard work really does pay off

    A couple of weeks ago, CuteGecko was asked by local University of Waterloo initiative, SiG (Social Innovation Generation), to...

  • It doesn’t get much better than…

    Strawberry season!!! Yesterday, Karl & I went out to Herrle’s Country Farm Market, located just outside of Waterloo for...

  • This month’s nuBerlin instalment: Magnetic North

    On Saturday Afternoon, we attended nüBerlin and the Magnetic North theatre event – Homage. The performance was located in...