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Monthly Archives: December 2008

Christmas in Hammondville

The presents have been opened, the wrapping paper has been cleaned up and the excitement from Santa’s visit has started to wane.  We had a great Christmas Day, and according to the Girl “It was the best Christmas EVER!“   My favorite part was watching the kids as they first saw the presents under the tree […]

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Snow Shovelling 101

This weekend we got hit by TWO snow storms that left us with about 12 inches of the white stuff to work with.   The kids were anxious to go outside and we needed to shovel the driveway so what a great opportunity to teach them some essential life skills such as how to shovel […]

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All I Want for Christmas

Me:  So what do you want Santa to bring you for Christmas?
The Girl:  Oh, he knows what to bring me.
Me:  He does?  Well, maybe you should tell me so I can make sure he knows.
The Girl:  Well, whatever he brings I’ll be happy with.
Me:  (Stunned silence)  You don’t want anything else?
The Girl:  Nah.  I got […]

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The Official Party!

This past Saturday we had the Girl’s “Official” Birthday Party! Yes, I admit I was intimidated by the thought of hosting a party with 10 little girls. I was uncertain but curious what 10 times the “Girl Energy” would be like in our Little House on the Prairie. Our house can just […]

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Pic of the Day

I came across this gem on my hard drive.  Taken in June, 2005.  Look at those cheeks!

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Spiderman Takes One for the Team

The Boy has been exceptionally good with his potty training.  He always announces when he needs to go and when he yells “POOPIE!” we scramble like firefighters at the sound of an alarm.  Life is bliss with a potty trained child.  But then there are the days when one slips by the goalie.  Tonight he […]

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