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Costco customer service

And just so that you do not think that I am just a miserable old crank who likes to complain about crappy customer service like the kind we received from Sears, let me tell you about shopping at Costco in Burnaby. Everyone we meet in the store is happy to see us, marvels at the twins and […]

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Fisher Price decoration style

Nevermind Martha Stewart or Nate Berkus decoration styles, our house is now done up in Fisher Price decorations. Everything is done in primary colours and is very low to the floor. It is very pleasing to the eye during the day time but deadly at night when the lights are out and one is hurrying for […]

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Sears portrait studio FAIL update

So we called the Sears 1-800 number…and Sears earned a big fat FAIL this morning. The offer to “make things better” was to offer us another free sitting. Fabulous except we bought the package the first time we went into Sears that waives all future sitting fees. Ah, but this offer includes three free sheets. Sheets are […]

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Sears photo portrait saga goes on

Remember me talking about the holiday theme photo shoot and the person there handing me the pics from our previous shoot? Did I mention that the previous shoot took place in August? And that they had previously printed the pictures but when they went to give them to me they saw the corners of the […]

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Development progress

The most amazing opportunity in having twins is to see how two individuals develop while living in identical surroundings. First thing that we noticed is that Story, the Baby B, and smaller of the two at birth, is always on the move. She has discovered how to roll side to side and travels all around the […]

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H1N1 vaccine reconsidered because…

If you had twin baby girls at home who are too young to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu and you worked in a place where some of the people believe it is important for them to come into work even though they have been positively diagnosed with H1N1, would you reconsider getting the vaccine […]

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Daylight savings time

I guess the twins did not get the memo about the clocks all being moved back an hour last night. Ususally at 6pm we take them upstairs and bathe them, get them into clean sleeping sacks, argue about how much baby powder to use on them (I err on the side of never too much) read […]