This past month, the boy turned 13. He’s officially now a teenager. And so begins the teenage years. As parents, we’ve all read and heard about the dreaded teenage years….the moodiness, puberty, the eye rolls. It’s not like I haven’t seen a bit of this already but I am sure the best is yet to… Continue reading The Beginning of the Teenage Years
Let me preface this post with saying I am in no way telling you how to dye your hair. It is more just an insight of what can go wrong when you dye your hair at home and how I fixed it. It’s a laughing at my own expense. A tongue in cheek, if you… Continue reading Do not attempt this at home: A hair dying adventure.
Languish (verb): to exist in an unpleasant or unwanted situation, often for a long time: After languishing in obscurity for many years, her early novels have recently been rediscovered. He has been languishing in jail for the past 20 years. The ruling party is languishing in third place in the opinion polls. (Source: Cambridge Dictionary) I think we all had high hopes for 2021. But here we are 5 months in and it’s definitely not… Continue reading Maybe I’m Languishing?
When it comes to breakfast, I am the worst. I used to make a coffee or 2 in the morning sustain me until lunch time but then I discovered Chia Seed Pudding. Because I make it the night before, it is easy to grab out the refrigerator first thing in the morning, add my toppings… Continue reading Chia Seed Pudding
So its official, A Boy and His Mom is now Cathy Unfiltered. A Boy and His Mom will always be near and dear to my heart but I felt it was time for a change. As the years have passed, not only have the boy and I evolved, what I want for this blog has… Continue reading A Boy and His Mom is Now Cathy Unfiltered
It’s hard to believe that I have been blogging now for 5 years. Some days I feel like I know what’s going on but a lot of the days I still feel like such a newbie. But here are 5 things that I definitely learned along the way. 1. Blogging Is A LOT of Work.… Continue reading 5 Things I Have Learned About Blogging
Who would have thought I would ever be excited about Brussels sprouts? Who knew that they were actually called “Brussels” and not just “Brussel”? I was today years old when I learned that. I love trying new recipes, especially one serving recipes. I have a much more adventurous palate than the boy, so I like… Continue reading Smashed Brussels Sprouts with Lime Yogurt Sauce
It was New Years Eve 2019 , I was at a house party (remember those?) waiting to ring in 2020. I was surrounded by friends and we had the radio going as well as the TV on, waiting for the ball to drop. We started the countdown with the radio and when we got to… Continue reading 2020 – See You Later!
Have Pokémon crazy kids like me? Looking for a craft to keep them busy these days with supplies you probably already have available? These pokeballs are the perfect craft. (If you don’t have these supplies, you can find them all at your local dollar store). I can’t take any credit for the idea, a Mom… Continue reading Pokeball DIY for your Pokemon fans
It’s everything maple starting this weekend! Bring your family out for a day at the sugar shack and see an authentic maple syrup operation. There are wagon rides, demonstrations, maple trails, pancakes, bonfires and fun for all ages. For more information on upcoming events in York Durham Headwaters please visit – https://yorkdurhamheadwaters.ca/events/ Some recommend Maple Syrup… Continue reading Maple Syrup Time In York Durham Headwaters Region
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