Month In Photos: October 2014

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October 2014 was a typical October for us, filled with last-chance outdoor activities before the chilly weather takes over. This included trips to the corn maze, with school and again with the cheerleading team. Of course, one huge highlight was Halloween, a time to dress up and have fun with good friends. Though, I'm sure the better part of November will be spent trying desperately to stay out of the candy bags. … [Read more...]

Month In Photos: September 2014

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September 2014 marked a milestone in my life. For the first time in 10 years, I was to have my days to myself - all 3 of my girls were in all-day school! {insert confetti and party hats here} I do admit to a few moments of panic over where the time has gone and how it truly now feels like I don't have babies anymore. The eyes did tear a couple times, yet for the most part, I'm thrilled. I find I have a tad more … [Read more...]

Off the Grid

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This last weekend we spent some time off the grid. We attended a wedding in British Columbia set at a gorgeous mountain resort, so it was a fine excuse to do some exploring in the area that we had been 13 years prior, on our honeymoon. This is the view from my cabin porch one morning, I immensely enjoyed the peace and beauty of Kootenay National Park, over a cup of french pressed coffee. More about our trip to … [Read more...]

Month In Photos: August 2014

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JULY 2014 has taken me a long time to publish! While this month has been busy and I'm trying to adapt to back to school, I'd rather believe that we are doing some wonderful things as a family lately - and there just isn't enough time. August was one fantastic month though and by looking at our photos, you could say that it was Isabelle's month to shine. You might notice that August 2014 includes a photo of … [Read more...]

How to Care for your Photos

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With the day and age of digital photos upon us, it's important to remember how to care for your photos. Digital photography is actually just a stage of photography that makes it easier to use and store photos. It is best to get them printed and have your digital records as a back up. There is just something nice about having the real thing to be able to hold in your hands and share with your family and friends. So how do … [Read more...]

Back to School for the Twins Plus One

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Today is Back to School! My oldest is now in Grade 5 and the twins just started Grade 1. Myself? I have my days free, a first in 10 years. Yes, there were a few teary moments and it was hectic to get 3 kids settled into 3 different classes in only a matter of minutes. Yet, they are there and I am here. The house is quiet. It's just me and my coffee, and the sounds of the keys as I type. I miss you summer … [Read more...]

Month In Photos: July 2014

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JULY 2014 was again another beautiful month for weather in Alberta. The majority of the month was spent in a heat wave, which resulted in us getting air conditioning for the home. Crazy canucks right? A few days of super hot weather out of the year and we're installing the AC. Yet, a cooler house really helped with my cake decorating this year since this month the twins turned 6! They had a fantastic FROZEN themed … [Read more...]

Month In Photos: June 2014

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JUNE 2014 was truly one beautiful month, we had so many sunny days. So obviously much time was spent outdoors. We camped for 3 weekends at our creek property, taking off the last one due to rain and just to have a quiet weekend at home. Month In Photos: June 2014 In June, I was on absolute survival mode. With all the school activities and endless year end events - my calendar was a mess of pen, notes and … [Read more...]

Summer!

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HAPPY SUMMER EVERYONE!  {said with so much excitement I could burst} We had a remarkable weekend and a wonderful start to summer 2014!  Friday was the twins last day of Kindergarten {sniff}, so after some morning festivities at the school we went to 'Food Truck Fridays' downtown with some friends and ate lunch in the park. Some of the best food is served out the side of a truck. Just … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Love

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It may look like a concrete jungle from above {good comparison from someone who lives in Alberta}, yet within lies a whole lotta everything.  I'm currently in Los Angeles for meetings and I just have to say - I big-puffy-cheesy love this city! Palm trees, sun, something to see at every turn. And yes, I even love the movie and TV show billboards everywhere! It's like my special sneak preview, since we don't … [Read more...]

Month In Photos: May 2014

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MAY 2014 started with a bang as our family headed to Beaches Resorts in Turks and Caicos! Located on beautiful grace bay, we spent a lot of time in the sun, sand and pool - and the trip could not have been better. Actually, most of our May 2014 was spent in Turks and Caicos, since we didn't return until mid-month. How's that for a spectacular May!? Once we returned, it was activity and school catch-up plus a TON of … [Read more...]