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Am I wrong about the Surrey School Board Proposal?


classroomThe School District in Surrey is facing a $9.3 million budget shortfall this year and the proposal on the table is to cut instructional time for children not only at the primary level, but secondary as well.

I received a letter on April 27th from the Surrey Board of Education advising that the board is seeking parents’ input before the board’s public meeting on May 28th when trustees will finalize the 2009-2010 operating budget.

I wrote about it in my column in the Surrey Now newspaper, and there appears to be some debate over what is really being proposed....


Get Away for Less


FamilyI can't believe how fast this week is going - it seems like May is really flying by!

With that said, I am looking forward to a quick weekend getaway during the Victoria long weekend to go to lovely Victoria,BC with my family.

There is a special on right now through Victoria's tourism to get people to visit during the upcoming month. And I have to say, its quite a deal....


Happy Mother's Day!


momToday my children are making me breakfast in bed (with the help of their father) and I'm looking forward to spending the morning with them.

I think I may even be able to fit in reading time with a book I've been wanting to read! This afternoon I will be out in my garden planting flowers.

I have been waiting for the last month to plant flowers, as each year I tend to buy too early and the frost gets to them - and I have to buy them all over again.

This past week, I wrote a Mother's Day article in the Surrey NOW. It's all about "Mom-isms" we pick up through the years.....


Making Life Easier


mom's lifeLast week I received my HP Wireless Photosmart Premium Fax all-in-one from HP Canada. They wanted to me to try it out.

And I have to admit, this thing is amazing.

I have really only ever had a printer that did just that - print. I had no idea one piece of equipment could make my life so much easier. I also discovered on thier website some really neat things to create with it on their HP Activity Centre - things even I can do (and I'm really not crafty at all)....


SavvyMom Entrepreneur Award


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It's that time of the year again - SavvyMom Media has launched their SavvyMom Entrepreneur of the Year Award!

For those Canadian mom entrepreneurs who are not familiar with the contest, let me fill you in on all the exciting details.

SavvyMom Media celebrates great ideas and innovative solutions developed by Canadian moms by holding an annual contest that awards one lucky winner with some amazing prizes!....