A Boy’s Sweet 16

ice cream birthday cake

We laughed, we cried, it was better than cats! (and not particularly in that order). Nothing with our family is anything short of an adventure and no parenting moment of mine goes without testing, so it should have been no surprise that when planning a boy's sweet 16, my own … [Read more...]

The Girl Who Tried To Cheer For An American Hockey Team

Canada sweater and LA Kings shirt

I have discovered that seeing an NHL hockey game in Los Angeles is a very affordable thing to do.  You can get tickets for $30-40 and they always have availability! I've been taking advantage of this with a few other Canadian friends and we have now been able to see all of our … [Read more...]

A Night Out With Jim Fox

bobble head at a hockey game

Jim Fox must have been happy to see some fellow Canadians at the LA Kings game the other day.  It shouldn't have come as any surprise, as they were playing the Toronto Maple Leaf's! For those who don't know, Jim Fox is a retired Canadian NHL player who spent all 9 of his seasons … [Read more...]

Missing Canada

Flat Tire

I am really missing the good Samaritans of Canada.  Unfortunately, here in the United States, people sue each other so much that the possible repercussions of helping out prevent people from lending a hand.  Last night I suffered because of that. I got a flat tire while … [Read more...]