Jem Moment: 200thย 

After posting today's jottings, I received a notification telling me it was officially my 200th post on Jemstory ๐Ÿ˜ณ๐Ÿ’Ž Mom, I may have abhorred creative writing in school but I guess your pushing me (encouraging๐Ÿ˜œ) to do it payed off somewhere ๐Ÿ˜‰ (Also, thanks for still being my editor ๐Ÿ˜) I never really thought this [...]


The Hubsters Horseshoe And Accusations Of Gracefulness

Sunday July 24th - Michiel had made it safely back to Holland early Sunday morning. Only he would be lucky enough to have delayed flights that actually got him on better flights than the ones he was booked on ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ™„โœˆ๏ธ He was originally supposed to fly from Saskatoon to Minneapolis, Minneapolis to Paris, Paris to [...]

Watermelon Cucumber Salad

This recipe was given to me by Aunty Doreen (my moms sister)๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’• We have made and enjoyed it on several occasions, mostly in the summer time when this fresh, cold salad sounds extra appealing. Mike  also loved it after his first time eating it with us and it's probably his most requested form of 'salad' [...]

Ain’t Being Loved A Joyous Thing? ๐Ÿ’•

Friday July 22nd - Michiel and I had to go into PA to finish up some errands so we headed there around noon. I unwillingly went along, disliking multiple town days in a row ๐Ÿ˜œ Returns, purchases, drivers license renewed (cause I use it allllll the time ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜œ), bank and library visited, cheesecakes picked up [...]

Missing Our Little Annoyances

Wednesday July 20th -   It was a scorcher, the sun burned brightly on Wednesday. Pleasant yet slightly awful at the same time ๐Ÿ˜œ Mike and I attempted to play some badminton but due to heat I gave up after one game๐Ÿ˜ฌ Smoked fish, crackers, cheese and pickles made up our snack-ish lunch and the [...]

S Stands For: Summer, Snakes, Soup, Shrimp And Sky

Monday July 18th -   Gramma wanted to get in another visit before Pro and the girls left and Mike was headed into town to play some tennis so we decided it was the day to do it. We got to gramma's and we were welcomed with the usual gramma goodness ๐Ÿ˜‰ Food, gifts, chit [...]