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I Grew Magic in My Womb


Although motherhood is hard, and we all like to share the “realness” of it, I thought I would explore the other thing we feel. I’m talking of the awe, wonder and unconditional love for these amazing beings we created. Every day, my kids see and create magic. Since a poem seemed the most natural way to explore these feelings, here…

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Screw the Algorithm


I have noticed something in my social media feeds. As I have fussed and worried about the algorithm on Facebook and Instagram, my feed has become less “me”. So, screw the algorithm. I love IG, and I used to love posting to it, but lately people have been branding themselves and making really polished feeds. Which are beautiful, don’t get…

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littlemepaperco design for babblingpanda

Hello, My Name Is….


My name is Tianna and it’s a pleasure to meet you! I wanted to do a quick re-introduction of myself since I have a few new people coming over to read. This adds to the info in my Welcome page where I talk about my family, where I currently live and why I’m gluten-free. Here I will just add some…

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Timeless French New Wave Fashion


In which I buy myself a new look and discover it is French New Wave style…. The other day, I went through my closet and saw that I had a lot of clothing that I thought I “should” be wearing at my age, as a mom, rather than what I want to be wearing. I ruthlessly cut out what I didn’t…

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A Quick Last Minute Halloween Craft


Did Halloween sneak up on you this year? Did you just realize that Halloween trick-or-treaters will be out TONIGHT? There’s still time to decorate!! If you are running out to get a quick box of candy to hand out, you can also grab 3 craft supplies and have a wonderful Halloween wreath to let the kids know that you are…

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It’s Summer! Time To Use That Fitness Tracker.


Hey everyone. I’ve been decluttering and outside with the kids a lot lately, so we have been pretty busy. Being outside has been put on hold for a bit since I am dealing with seasonal allergies! My left eye went so red and puffed up so large that I could barely see. I went to the doctor and she said…

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Yay, it’s May! Colourful Craft Options


Thankfully, April is over. April is always a low month for me and I am not sure why. I am just glad it is May! Hopefully, we have a lot of sunny days ahead and we can leave the gray skies and the snow and rain behind. In celebration of summer coming up, I feel suddenly inspired to make colourful…

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5 Ways I Fight Anxiety & Depression


This year has been a lot. That’s the best way I can describe it- just a lot going on. It has been more frantic and busy and emotional than other years so, of course, my anxiety and depression have been higher than other years. Fortunately, I don’t rely on meds as I did in my teens and my early twenties,…

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5 Fave (Canadian) Netflix Documentaries


I have been doing a lot of crafting for my Etsy shop…..and so while I write up patterns and plan or crochet, I watch Netflix in the background. Not a documentary, but I was watching “Demetri Martin: Live* (*at the time)” and in his comedy special he goes, (I’m trying to remember the exact wording), something like, “Crafts, cuz you…

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