Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas morning - best yet!

Christmas really is for children. We had so much fun preparing gifts for the girls (not too many) and instilling the magic of Christmas in them (especially Alice) They were a joy to behold all sleepy-eyed and snuggly pj-ed when we brought them down to the tree, with a giant communal gift. It's difficult to gauge who is enjoying the train set more so far, the girls or mum and dad.

Thank-you, thank-you, thank-you to all those who sent and brought gifts from afar. Everyone was just right for the girls, and almost all can be shared, for double the fun!

Estelle hoping that next Christmas she'll need hairclips too!
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Sneaky Santa

Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the house....

Only Guy and Lucy were playing with the new trainset! Ahem, putting it together, that is.

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How do you fondue?

Although we stayed in on Christmas eve, we still made it special by hosting the girls' first ever fondue party. Cheese with bread for the first course, salad, and chocolate fondue with fruit for dessert. Can you guess which on Alice was especially fond of?

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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Friday, December 18, 2009

Another Joker in the House

Because Grown-Ups Have Birthdays Too!

Just before Guy left last week, we celebrated his mid-December birthday. Not to be confused with the other celebration that takes place later in December. Never the two shall meet...

Anyhow, while there was no jumpy jump, no animal shaped cake and only 2 measly balloons, we all had a great time!

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Aint that a Guy face?

Desharnais', what do you guys think?

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Sweet Alice

Alice is starting to scribble grocery lists with her mom as well as figures with arms and legs attached to the head (many of you already have portraits ready).
When she feels silly, Alice likes to throw in a little Gobbledegook (giberish) into conversations. Below is a video of her telling me what I want for my birthday:
For the record: I do NOT want a Didad or Pikey for my birthday. I will however accept all the Lucy that is available on such short notice.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Time to get started

All around our neighborhood, Christmas trees twinkle through people's living room windows. Us? We're not quite there yet. We've still got to find our snow shovels and send out the Christmas cards. No worries, we'll be busy little elves this weekend!

Alice showing off the few decorations we have up.

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Saturday, December 05, 2009

Movember is Over

1 out of 6 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during the course of their lives.
When detected early prostate cancer is curable 90% of the time.
Dont be shy, get checked (after 40; easy for me to say).

Movember is finally over. If there are any last minute donations, just let me know and I will donate in your name and collect later (trucker-style).

The Mo brings much happiness.

No-Mo causes seriousness and makes me look like my No-Mo-Bro.
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