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    The Love Month: My Funny Valentine

    Dena February 3, 2014

    The days of being able to sit my little munchkin down on the floor and snap away taking lovely photographs of his bright smile are gone. This guy is on the move, non-stop. Picture time now requires two adults. One taking the shots (me) and one picking up that ball of energy and putting him down in place, a million times (papa). We had a little adventure last week to…

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  • Valentine’s Day Gift Guide with Uncommon Goods

    Dena January 28, 2014

    I’m not a fan of overpriced chocolate, so I thought that I’d share a few “outside-the-box” Valentine’s Day gift ideas. I handpicked these ideas from Uncommon Goods. I’m a fan of UG because of their commitment to the environment and because they donate a portion…

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  • Give Love, Valentine

    Dena February 14, 2013

    I’ve rattled on enough about Valentine’s Day in the past, so this year I am going to keep it super simple: Give, love. Don’t buy love. (Should you really need the pep talk… just click here.) Happy Valentine’s Day! I love you all, today +…

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  • You’re Not Your Valentine’s Day Present

    Dena February 13, 2011

    “You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your fuc*ing khakis.” —Tyler Durden, Fight Club One of my favourite quotes from one of my…

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  • Take Back Valentine’s Day

    Dena February 10, 2010

    Yes, I know – merely mentioning this Hallmark Holiday to some results in sneers and eye-rolling, while others simply feel sad and left out, or perhaps pressured to make precisely the right purchase to prove their devotion to a sweetheart. I’ve certainly experienced all three…

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