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White Christmas

The weather was so unseasonably warm this December, we weren’t expecting a white Christmas. But big, fluffy snow started coming down last night in Port Elgin and didn’t stop until everything was covered in a foot of snow. “Santa should have no problem flying his sleigh now,” we told Devon. …

Christmas Bird Count

The Christmas Bird Count takes place every December, and because Devon loves birds it gave us a good reason to head outside to look for them. We took him to the Huron Natural Area, a neat wilderness area right outside Kitchener. Not many birds showed up for our bird count, …

School Concert

Devon had his first Christmas concert this week. All the young’uns in his class lined up to awkwardly sing Christmas Shark and …

Barbie

Devon asked what was my favourite toy growing up. “Barbie,” I said. “I used to knit them tiny outfits and blankies when …

Fa La La

As soon as December started we decided it was time to decorate. We started by decorating Devon and Ryder first: Then Shauna …

Sleeping with the sharks

Every few months, Ripley’s Aquarium has a “Sleeping with the Sharks” overnight trip. What they don’t tell you, however, is that there …

Almost Ski Season

First snow of the year! Winter is around the corner, and for once everyone at our house is excited for more snow …

Diet Dog

After her internal hemorrhaging last week, Ryder is on a special diet for delicate tummies. This makes her much hungrier than usual, …