Life: A little bit of April

A picnic at the park April, as is usual, has been a combination of brilliantly sunny days (see above) and rain. The girls have started to play in the backyard a little more but we've also had our share of indoor days, struggling through until dinner time. Putting Pearl to work With Pearl's recent birthday… Continue reading Life: A little bit of April

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Life & Travel: Spring Break 2019

Catching up on my reading and review writing after two weeks of spring break here. The holiday started off a little weak as we've all been sick. The Friday before was a scramble of Who can take Rose to the doctor's office? as Peter and I were both working that day, but we figured it… Continue reading Life & Travel: Spring Break 2019

Pearl is 4!

Our Pearl. She is curious and imaginative and very observant. She loves cars (her chosen party theme) and dinosaurs. She loves playing with her cars and has elaborate worlds built up around her car family (as she calls them). She's very relational in her play and everything is always sorted into families. Pearl loves looking… Continue reading Pearl is 4!

The Story God is Writing

These two. What a miracle their lives are to me. I've been thinking a lot about anniversaries, dates on the calendar. This time of year is full of them for me. Five years ago I was pregnant for the first time, weeks away from miscarrying and learning that pregnancy and childbirth were not going to… Continue reading The Story God is Writing

Advent

We are two weeks away from Christmas and excitement is growing in our house. This past weekend we drove out on the logging roads and cut down a Christmas tree. Our house is lit with candles and smells like Douglas fir. We have a very excited three-and-a-half year old. The Great Christmas Tree Hunt of… Continue reading Advent

A Weekend in Vancouver

Peter and the girls and I had a pretty awesome weekend in the big city recently. Our excuse for a small splurge and some time away on a dreary November weekend was my birthday, but I kind of think we should always plan a weekend of fun away from home at this time of year… Continue reading A Weekend in Vancouver

Ethical Shopping

I've meant to share some of my favourite ethical brands for a while and with the Christmas shopping season about to begin, it seems like the right time. For about a year-and-a-half now I've been on a quest to source our clothes as ethically as possible. Buying clothes for the girls I felt convicted of… Continue reading Ethical Shopping