What's better than a blog run since 2004 by a Canadian Daddy blogger? A blog run by a Canadian Daddy blogger AND a Canadian Twin Mommy blogger. While we're not related, between both of our families we're raising 5 'Mini-Mes' ranging in age from 5 to 12. Like you, we're trying to find the balance between work & family while enjoying all the bits in between (and attempting to keep some semblance of sanity…..ya right!)
The link to the original article is below, but I had to post this news item about a woman in California suing Jelly belly because she had bought a package of Jelly Belly Sport jelly beans and the product did NOT state that there was sugar in the product.
Evaporated Cane juice, yes, but sugar no.
Apparently, the marketing team at Jelly Belly really confused her by using “fancy words” to mislead her into thinking that she was eating a sugar-free product.
She was so mad / embarrassed / that she decided to sue, and is bringing a class action suit against the makers of Jelly Belly just in case anyone else was duped too…
During this long Passover break, we sent our boys to an outdoor camp north of the city for 3 days, and of course it was the three coldest days of the spring. Being my typical children, Stewie brought his hat and mittens, while Linus brought neither and boy, was Linus cold! He was so cold that he could not take more than 2 turns at the archery course. Poor kid.
But after 2 days there, I finally found out something of interest when hanging out with Stewie last night in bed for a few minutes after the three of us watched a couple of innings of the Toronto Blue Jays home opener. (They wanted to see Grampa who was at the game. lol).
The conversation went like this;
Stewie: “Oh! Next summer I want to go back to this camp!”
Me: “Great, why? You really liking it?”
Stewie: “Yeah! Today we saw
a dead raccoon, and if we go back next year, then I’ll get to see the raccoons skeleton!”
Me: “Errr, okay. We can see skeletons at the Museum, if you would like.”
Stewie: “I know. But I want to see this raccoon… or maybe it was a duck…”
Me: “You couldn’t tell what it was???”
Stewie: “Not really… We thought it was a raccoon. Our teacher told us that, but some people thought it was a duck. The other teacher said that too. But then someone said it was a moose. And can you believe that someone actually thought it was an elephant… They’re so silly.”
Me: “Was that your brother who said it was an elephant?”
Stewie – smiling. “No, but your right. If anyone was going to be silly about that, it probably would have been Linus. But it was a small child who said that. Linus thought it was a raccoon.”