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Winter

After an unexpectedly mild December, we thought winter would never start: our local ski hill kept postponing its opening, all ice rinks in our neighbourhood were dry, and our trees were thinking about budding out. But winter did start two weeks ago, and Devon and I decided we had no …

RESP 2018 Update

This year we started teaching Devon about saving money, and he loves it. He grabs any coins or bills we give him and runs around the house doing his best capitalist impression. “Bwahaha,” he says, while lavishly throwing money around. It won’t be long before he starts managing his own …

2018

2017 was a crummy year, and we were looking forward to a more peaceful 2018. The year started out lovely enough: We went on a winter hike along Niagara River Devon started to ski Our little boy turned four and graduated from preschool We had lovely camping trips to Long …

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 …

Hello, Santa?

Devon called Santa from the Christmas village in Waterloo Park. Santa asked for cookies. Rudolf was also on the line and requested …

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 …

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 …

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 …