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Doggy Easter Egg Hunt

We took Ryder for her first Easter egg hunt. It was a blistery day but Devon was really excited to help her find all the eggs filled with doggy treats. She didn’t need much help — she quickly sniffed what was going on and non-nonchalantly started to chomp down eggs …

Spring, finally

The last weeks of winter wore us down. Just when we thought we made it through, we all came down with tummy flu, colds, and other ailments. But we’re glad spring is finally here. Devon and I got to clean up the neighbourhood on our walks, the weather is nice …

Birthdays and Alligators

Shauna celebrated her birthday last week and we had a few get-togethers to celebrate. As always, Devon (whose birthday is not for another month) ended up getting far more gifts than Shauna, and then proceeded to appropriate most of Shauna’s gifts as well. He was especially thrilled with the alligator …

First Ski Trip

Devon was pretty excited to go skiing. Shauna had her doubts. “Mom said I’m going to slip off the ski lift and …

Feeling better

We’ve all been sick for two weeks straight. This weekend we started feeling well enough to venture outside. It’s almost spring — …

Wild Weather

We’ve been learning a lot about weather lately. The Waterloo Region Museum has an interactive wild weather exhibit where you can get …

Toboggan Day

We finally made it out to the big toboggan hill in our neighbourhood. Devon loved it. “Again, again,” he said. We got …

Shark Attack! Send Help!

Devon has turned his new big-boy bed into a ship. He’s the captain (and a pirate) and fights sharks on the open …

Scran & Dram

New Hamburg floods every spring, sometimes spectacularly. I wanted to show Devon the flood plains, so before meeting Shauna for dinner we …

Bugs and Butterflies

For the past two weeks we’ve all taken turns fighting the flu. I got sick first, then Devon and Shauna spent this …