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Category Archives: Holidays

I. Heart. Christmastime.

My love for the holidays began, like most of us, when I was a little kid.  We lived down the street from my Nanny andView full post »


This was Jaia’s third Halloween, but the first that she *really* got it it.  Her costume this time around?  AView full post »

Long weekends are my favourite

…and they are especially nice when we get to share them with family.  This time we had Dan’s aunt andView full post »

Cuter than Cute…

Part of my Mother’s Day gift from Jaia and Dan was them willingly, happily and without complaint following meView full post »

Painting with Papoo

Jaia adores her Papoo.  She takes his hand and has him follow her everywhere.  They go on walks, have long chats, readView full post »

Easter Friday.

We had our Easter hunt on Friday morning.  My mom was in town and leaving today, so we wanted to not have to rushView full post »

Questions for mama.

Jaia has started to ask hard questions.  Questions I’ve never thought about before and some I can’t easilyView full post »

Four Christmases (and two birthdays) – Part One

Our holidays were chock full this year.  Chock full of family, chock full of FOOD and chock full of presents.  We wereView full post »

Oh the posts I will post!

Our holidays were insanely busy.  Make that, we were insanely busy relaxing.  We weren’t checking email.  WeView full post »

Old and new

As much as each Christmas holiday brings it’s own memories – though I’m still trying forget aboutView full post »

All gingered out.

So I’ll spare you most of the details of my looooooooooooong – started at 5 am – Sunday.  It wasView full post »

Missing the warm weather already.

We were robbed of a decent summer.  Our fall *kinda* made up for it, but now that I’m having to leave the houseView full post »

Super dad.

Dan is super dad. Seriously. Cape and all. Jaia and I (especially Jaia) are so lucky. For Father’s Day we boughtView full post »

An excellent long weekend!

Bubbles, drums, swings and fingerpainting! She slept well …View full post »

Tulips and Dandelions

Yesterday was my second Mother’s Day.  It still strikes me as so odd that I’m the mama now and not just theView full post »