Christmas 2017

This year for Christmas, we started some new traditions. We decided to have Grandma over for Christmas morning since she had never been at our house in the morning when the kids opened their presents. Another new tradition was that we hosted the family dinner. In attendance at the dinner was Uncle Shawn & Auntie Megan with Violet & Oscar, Grandma and Grandpa, Mama & … Continue reading Christmas 2017

New Christmas Decorations 2016

2016 New Christmas Decorations Marten River Winter Fest (Attended March Break 2016) Guatemala (Jackie brought back from Guatemala) Yoda (When we went to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Boxing Day 2015) Darth Vader x 2: (When we went to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Boxing Day 2015) Joy: (In honour of us finding Joy in less stuff and more experiences) Marten River … Continue reading New Christmas Decorations 2016

Santa Picture

This year we went to get our Santa Picture when we were in Peterborough visiting Shawn & Megan. It was a special picture because Shawn & Megan brought Violet for her first ever picture with Santa. The kids took a picture with her and then they had their own Santa picture. Violet did not want to take the picture unless her Dad was in the picture with … Continue reading Santa Picture

Blizzard 2016

Blizzard joined us for an eventful December this year. Some of the highlights included a rivalry between Blizzard and a Storm Trooper, Blizzard getting his flu shot the same night the kids got there flu shot, gift wrapping the toilet, getting Santa’s autograph and Blizzard drawing moustaches on the kids faces while they slept. He arrived by bringing them each a lego advent calendar….   … Continue reading Blizzard 2016

Dinner with Uncle Keith & Auntie Linda (Dec 2016)

On December 3rd this year, the kids, Melissa and I along with Shawn, Megan and Violet had our second annual Christmas dinner with Uncle Keith and Auntie Linda. This year though we added something new. When we scheduled the dinner at the Old Stone, we did not realize that it was also at the same time as Peterborough’s Santa Claus Parade. So, what we did … Continue reading Dinner with Uncle Keith & Auntie Linda (Dec 2016)