Merry Christmas

December has been a bit of a whirlwind but it’s December 23rd and the Christmas baking is (finally) done, presents are wrapped and the two day marathon of cooking for Christmas Eve dinner (with my husband’s family) and Christmas morning (with my family) has begun. Our Christmas cards even made it into the mail, which […]

one frame: pumpkin patch

I’m not sure who looks forward to our annual pumpkin patch trip – me, or the littles. I’ve never loved the whole witches and gore and skeletons of Halloween but traipsing through a muddy field to find the perfect mix of pumpkins to adorn our front porch? Yes please. These are his ‘pumpkin muscles’. We […]

snapshots: october edition

listening… to the rain pounding outside the window, fall in Vancouver is definitely here searching… for the perfect black rain boots, the blooming on my Hunters is making me a little crazy cracking open… Glitter and Glue, it just arrived and I’m hoping I like it as much as I liked her first book smelling… […]

Why I Love The Family Photograph

These three beside me in this photograph? They are my tribe. Whatever else happens in our little world, good or bad, I’ve got their back and they’ve got mine. That right there is the reason I love the family photograph so much. Whatever else happens, I want our little people to know that they belong. […]

one frame: still not back to school

This kid seriously needs to go back to school. If you’re not from around these parts, I’ll catch you up to speed. Our teachers have been on strike since early June. The teachers union and government are locked in a bitter dispute, resulting in kids who are still not back to school. And it’s tough. […]

snapshots: september edition

  accepting… that school may not start for a while yet in BC and researching camps and other options loving… that I’m getting some miles on these running shoes again and feeling healthy and strong anticipating… a new nephew, hopefully arriving later today enjoying… a long stretch of hot weather in September, not sure why […]