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Jessimaaka July 1st, 2013 06:27 AM

***July Chat Thread***
331 comments in June...amazing considering what everyone had going on, nicer weather outside and whatnot.

I bet we can reach 350 for July :cheer:

1867 - We became a country!!! So 2013 is Canada's 146th birthday!
1916 - Prohibition introduced in Alberta
1893 - The original Union Station is opened
1941 - RCAF became the first branch of the Canadian military that accepted women
1958 - Canada-wide TV broadcasting begins
1960 - Status Indians are given the right to vote
1980 - O Canada becomes the official national anthem
1996 - Winnipeg Jets leave Canada to become Phoenix Coyotes

Some Famous Canadians born in July
1 - Dan Ackroyd
1 - Pamela Anderson
20 - Sandra Oh
24 - Anna Paquin
30 - Tom Green

I'll update the top posters thread later this week :) Just before anyone asks lol.

Challenge for July...at least 3 people should post at least 5 topics. I'll add to the prize money for the overall top poster if this happens :D

sweety_pie July 1st, 2013 06:31 AM

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Go ladies!! :)

mccaroline July 1st, 2013 07:11 AM

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I can't believe its July already! This year is going by too fast.

Irish_Wristwatch July 1st, 2013 07:17 AM

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Happy Canada day ladies! I cant believe its July!

crunchywannabe July 1st, 2013 11:41 AM

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I can't believe how time flies, and how busy I've been! I have no clue where June went! We're finally enjoying HOT weather, but as luck would have it our AC went, and it's such an old machine, that the company won't fix it, just replace... looking at a couple of grand we don't have right now... Soooo we're meeeeeelting!

mccaroline July 1st, 2013 11:49 AM

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Oh no! I feel you're melting pain. The house we moved into doesn't have air either. We've been painting, moving and fixing while my thermometer out front that is in the shade has been reading 35* and up. Not fun! The moving truck comes tomorrow for the big stuff, I'm hoping its a little cooler.

Countrymom4 July 1st, 2013 11:55 AM

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No air either. We have no heat ducks so we will never get central air :( we have a portable one that works.....as long as I don't cook. So that being said I am cooking for a crew....outside. :lol: I have tables and slow cooker and a portable roaster all cooking outside.

Jessimaaka July 1st, 2013 01:01 PM

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Wow, crazy!

I can't believe I have to go back to work next month :cries: Its going to suck not spending all day with Cam.

Woohoo! Fireworks are on tonight!!!! Apparently things have dried out enough! It will probably be mushy on the grass so we won't be getting super close.

crunchywannabe July 1st, 2013 06:53 PM

We usually have the opposite problem for fireworks as everything gets so dry we are under burn bans, but this was a particularly wet spring so we will watch them from our yard sitting around a fire! I can't wait! We should be far enough away that we won't need hearing protection.

mccaroline July 1st, 2013 08:33 PM

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I hate fireworks!!! The only thing I'm happy about is that this is the last weekend this year that people are allowed to set them off. I don't have to see or hear them again until next May. Yes, I'm a scrooge!

Moving truck tomorrow. I have to have all the kids up and ready by 7:30am to pick up the truck at 8:00am. We have 10 hours to pack and move everything. Too bad none of you are close enough to help or I'd be recruiting!

sweety_pie July 2nd, 2013 05:05 AM

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Morning ladies! :)

I'm not usually the lucky type but I won a $200.00 U/S from UC baby!! :D Wish I had of won it 2 weeks ago!! :P Now to decide if i should go again and when? lol

Irish_Wristwatch July 2nd, 2013 05:51 AM

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wow thats awesome! id go again for sure

Jessimaaka July 2nd, 2013 06:35 AM

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Exciting!!!!! You have to go before 32 weeks...after that, apparently things are quite cramped in there and the pictures don't turn out.

Good luck today Caroline!!!!

Fireworks were good...not dried out, my chair was sinking, so we went and stood in the parking lot (very few others did, but we could see quite fine). Cam did great but had a meltdown in the car on the way home poor guy.

sweety_pie July 2nd, 2013 06:43 AM

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Yeah I was thinking between 30-32 weeks!

Glad you had a good time at the fireworks!

2pinks&ablue July 2nd, 2013 10:41 AM

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Just popping in! I hope everyone had a great Canada Day!

We had a busy weekend! Family reunion on Saturday, Sophia's party on Sunday, and Canada Day yesterday. The kids had a great time with the pony rides, bouncy castles, and face painting! Here's a couple of pictures, but I still need to upload the rest :)


Rylan, the zombie!

Sophia loved getting her face painted, but wasn't happy about having her picture taken!

And Hannah and I at the family reunion :)

Irish_Wristwatch July 2nd, 2013 01:46 PM

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love the pictures! your kids are so cute

Jessimaaka July 2nd, 2013 02:30 PM

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Hannah has so much hair now!!!

Well, went shopping in Vaughn (north of Toronto) today at the outlet mall. I got jeans for $7...yes!!!!!! And some other stuff...loved it!!

crunchywannabe July 2nd, 2013 03:55 PM

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I love a good deal so much!

We had such a great evening last night! Sat by the fire in our yard, watched the lightening bugs flashing across our field, and then moved our lawn chairs about 20ft to see the fireworks from the nearby village over the trees! It was perfect!

Jessimaaka July 2nd, 2013 04:24 PM

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Glad everyone had a great long weekend!

Back to the grind now...one week till my tooth extraction...getting nervous!!!

Kelz88 July 2nd, 2013 04:53 PM

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Hello everyone, just wanted to let everyone know i am still alive and well. Things have just been crazy and busy lately. I hope everyone is doing well :)

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