Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Fall Inspired Butternut Squash Apple soup.

As much as I love summer. Autumn brings change and we all know change is good! We are lucky to live in a climate that brings us the beauty of the four seasons.

It seems as soon as September 1st hits and the kids are back to school, we start to see a change in the weather. A briskness to our mornings, the days get shorter (which I do not like) and the leaves start to change to the autumn hues of yellow, red and orange.

Sounds like the perfect time to bring out the fall inspired Butternut Squash and Apple soup. So yummy and the color, reminds me of fall.

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The First Day: Slipping Through our Fingers

The First Day:  Slipping Through our Fingers

Schoolbag in hand, she leaves home in the early morning
Waving goodbye with an absent-minded smile
I watch her go with a surge of that well-known sadness
And I have to sit down for a while


It’s the first day of school, and today, both Danni and I will need a moment. We will need to have a moment to sit down and absorb that “well known sadness.” If you have kids, you know it. The mixture of pride, melancholy, and nerves that accompanies the back to school wave from us to them.

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Yes, I was a Hockey Mom

Yes, I was a Hockey Mom

Yes, I was a hockey mom. The keyword here is ‘was‘.

Its that time of the year again when we focus on back to school. When you have kids who play hockey, this is also the time of year where your family would prepare to head back to the rink. Shopping for new skates, conditioning camps, and evaluations. This year things are a bit different for me as for the first time in about 13 years I will not be spending every weekend in the hockey rink.

Let me go to back to where it all started

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