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mosaïcanada150

This morning I took the boys to see Mosaïcanada with Nana, Grandpa and Aunt Julia. Mosaïcanada150 is a horticultural display put on in celebration of Canada’s 150th. It was the perfect fall morning for the stroll through the gardens...

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richmond fair 2017

The weather has been unseasonably warm lately so we decided to take advantage of it and take the boys to the Richmond Fair. We got there pretty early and walked around the grounds. We spotted some cows and some horses and Luke got really excited about it. And then we stumbled on the petting zoo area; Luke absolutely loved all the animals. He kept trying to touch them even tried to kiss the donkey. Right beside the petting zoo was the horse ring and he would have happily spent the entire  ...

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Heart, Life

three years

Exactly three years ago today it was a rainy and cool September day in Perth. I sat in the spa looking out over Stewart Park as the rain fell while I got my makeup done for my wedding. Our ceremony was supposed to take place in the park under the trees at 4PM. It was not looking like that was going to happen. The rain didn’t let up and we ended up having to move our ceremony indoors. We got married in a room full of windows in front of a fire, instead of outside under the trees. It  ...

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Heart, Life, Motherhood

to luke, on your second birthday

Dear Luke, Where do I even begin? I can’t believe you’re already two years old. Two! It feels like just yesterday we were bringing you home from the hospital all tiny and brand new. I blinked and you went from being a newborn to a toddler. Being your mother has been the greatest gift. You’ve taught me to love like I never knew was possible, and have loved me just as fiercely in return. You’ve taught me patience and have been patient in return as I figure this whole  ...

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