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

Christmas 2016

Christmas this year began with the arrival of Blizzard. Blizzard kept us on our toes for the month with lots of pranks. On the first weekend of the month we went to Peterborough to have Christmas Dinner with Uncle Keith & Auntie Linda. While there we went with Shawn, Megan & Violet and took our family Santa Picture at the Peterborough Mall. This was Violet’s first … Continue reading Christmas 2016

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

Christmas in August 2015 (Marten River Family Reunion)

We had our annual Christmas in August/Marten River Family Reunion at Auntie Joyce’s house. The theme this year was Lumberjack. Attendance this year: Us (Melissa, Peter Abby and Aiden) Al and Joyce Shauna and Johanie* (Shauna’s girlfriend) Aaron, Chantale, Stephanie and Lucas. Phillip and Stephanie Luc, Kim and Nick Shawn and Megan Bruce and Jackie Steven, Karen, Oren and Nicholas Gabe and Rachel Wendy Jean* … Continue reading Christmas in August 2015 (Marten River Family Reunion)

Christmas Holidays 2012

We had a fantastic Christmas this year and the biggest reason for that…no one got sick. As seen in earlier posts, the lead up to Christmas was quite exciting for the kids thanks in large part to Blizzard the elf. Every time the kids left the house and came home, that crazy Blizzard had gotten into some other kind of mischief. Christmas Eve On Christmas … Continue reading Christmas Holidays 2012