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The Reality of Parenting Conversations

Before I became a father I had many delusional dreams of having intellectual conversations with my children. I thought about the conversations we would have about local and global issues. I also thought about wandering along the shoreline with my … Continue reading

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The Least Favourite Holiday Treats

I posted this picture on my A Dad in the Burbs Facebook Page with the question, “what holiday treat do you detest?” I was quite surprised at the response! People don’t like so many of the traditional Christmas treats! As … Continue reading

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No Knead Bread – Super Simple Recipe

I have been making bread at home every other day and I am really quite enjoying the experience – as well as eating the bread! I make a super simple bread that requires VERY little effort. All I do is … Continue reading

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“MINE” at the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts

How cool is this show scheduled to be at the Shadbolt Centre November 14th to 17th? A Theatre Replacement show called MINE – a digital exploration of mothers and sons through the lens of Minecraft*. *MINE is not an official … Continue reading

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Woodworking Project Part 2

My woodworking project continues. My latest step was to take my block of wood and find a way to get it “stable on the table” so that I could run it through the bandsaw. Once I had a flat enough … Continue reading

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Traveling the Fraser Canyon

This past weekend we traveled up – and back down – the Fraser Canyon and it was such an extraordinarily beautiful fall day that we chose to photograph as many of the moments as we could. When we got home … Continue reading

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Another Woodworking Project Begins

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Stuffed Peppers with Campbell’s Soup

Yesterday after school the kids and I saw a video of “how to make stuffed peppers” on the Facebook and we decided to try making them in our test kitchen. They turned out pretty good – but not perfect. But…we’ll get … Continue reading

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Let’s Break Bread

What a couple of weeks of chaos! I’ve had no time to write a single thing. Ugh. So here’s a random pic of a loaf of French bread I baked while I was away at the cabin. It was a … Continue reading

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Butter Chicken with House of Knives

Last weekend I had a few quiet moments at home so I took the opportunity to test out the chef’s knife and vegetable peeler that the folks from House of Knives gave me – yes, this is a sponsored post … Continue reading

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