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January 2018

Lego Fun

Devon got some proper Lego blocks over the holidays from his great-grandma. He’s still learning how to play with the blocks — luckily, Shauna is a Lego wizard and built trucks, boats, houses, and a whole dragon for Devon to play with. The dragon goes around chewing all the other …

RESP 2017 Update

Despite being a pretty terrible year, 2017 did have one bright spot: stock markets around the world rallied far more than anyone expected. We, at mom and pop investments, definitely expected a highly volatile year with possibly negative returns. But the exact opposite happened: volatility was non-existent this year and …

Niagara Winter Hike

We picked a great time for a winter gateway. Just as the “bomb cyclone” was ramping up and temperatures were dropping, we went for a tiny vacation to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Niagara-on-the-Lake is probably the warmest part of the province, but it was still freezing with windchill temperatures dropping in the -30C …