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June 2016

Life

luke’s first swim in the lake

When we woke up Saturday morning it was obvious that it was going to be an absolutely gorgeous day. On the agenda: go for a swim, relax, have fajitas for dinner. And have some birthday cake. That’s it. Since the weather was so perfect and the lake was refreshingly warm, we brought Luke  ...

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Life

birthday weekend kick-off

This past weekend was my birthday! I brought Luke up to the cottage for some family time and fun in the sun. The weather was perfect and the company was awesome – it was easily my best birthday yet. I loaded (and I really mean loaded) up the car mid-afternoon on Friday then Luke, Roxy,  ...

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Heart, Life

father’s day

This year was Curtis’ first official Father’s Day! He’s such a fantastic dad and Luke absolutely adores him; he’s pretty much superman to Luke. When he gets home from work, Luke literally squeals in delight and excitement. Curtis is the best at making Luke laugh and  ...

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Heart, Motherhood

ten months

Luke is ten months old today. Ten months! Where did the time go? When did I stop measuring his age in weeks and switch to months? When did my curled up newborn stretch out into such an active little boy? For some reason, ten months seems so much older than nine months. It’s really hitting  ...

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Life

my sister is getting married tomorrow!!

My beautiful sister-in-law, Julia, is getting married tomorrow!!! Today, the other bridesmaids, Julia and I, made all the floral centrepieces and boutonnières for the boys. It was actually so much fun and not nearly as hard as I worried it would be! After an afternoon of floral arranging, it  ...

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Home

home renos part 1: hardwood floors

Our home renovations have officially begun! Things are getting pretty messy around here but I am beyond excited! We bought the hardwood floors for upstairs hall and bedrooms, down the staircase and for the main floor. We’ve been planning to renovate for a while, and were planning to start  ...

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Life

life lately

We’ve been busy enjoying the beautiful weather, prepping for some major renovations this summer and I just want to document all the little details of our everyday life. Luke’s new thing: when he’s tired of eating a certain thing, spray it everywhere, mostly on himself.  ...

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