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Barbie

Devon asked what was my favourite toy growing up. “Barbie,” I said. “I used to knit them tiny outfits and blankies when I was your age.” Ever since he’s been fixated on getting a Barbie, and the Barbie Dreamhouse TV show only deepened his fixation. We were pretty excited he …

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 and Devon made the whole yard and house sparkly: We weren’t the only ones starting Christmas early. The Museum has a ‘Country Christmas’ celebration: they have horse rides, …

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 is generally very little sleeping (but lots of sharks). Devon has been looking forward to the sharks for weeks. “Are we sleeping with the sharks today?” he asked …

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 …

Back home

Ryder is back home after a scary week and every day she’s doing a bit better. On Thursday we were worried we …

Sweetest Devon

Shauna took Devon for a quick checkup on Wednesday to figure out why he was chugging water like a fish. The doctor …

It’s Halloween … almost

We brought up the Halloween decorations this weekend. Devon immediately got hooked on to the Devil horns, and started acting accordingly. He’s …

Thanksgiving Camping

The weather forecast for the long weekend called for some rain, but we packed our tent and went camping for Thanksgiving anyway. …

Snake Hike

Junior Kindergarten is still hard. Devon is so exhausted that Shauna and I talked about pulling him out of JK and signing …