Category Archives: Friends & Family

duke gardens in spring

I forgot to post these photos from last month when Grandma L was visiting.  We visited Duke Gardens on a beautiful spring day and all the flowers were in bloom.

a bunny halloween

this year R wanted to be a little bunny for hallowe’en. i made her a costume, complete with ears and a big white fluffy tail (my favorite part). getting in character. at one point she had me give her a carrot to chew on (until she decided that this bunny doesn’t like carrots) and had read more »

we love grandparents

happy to get a visit from popo and gong gong!

a butterfly birthday

A fourth birthday! I initially didn’t know if we would have a party this year, but at the end managed to put together a sweet butterfly birthday party for R and a few little friends. Making our cake: the annual chocolate cake with whipped cream and strawberries. Getting ready… butterflies! The happy birthday garland I read more »

vancouver visit 2014 (part three)

ferry ride to granville island. the food. this is making me crave it already!

vancouver visit 2014 (part two)

a new scooter from her favourite ee ee soccer camp my 10 year medical school reunion (that’s where she got her tiger face). and dinner with old med school friends jean and tony.

vancouver visit 2014 (part one)

another summer gone… this time we spent two months in vancouver visiting family and friends. sounds like a long time but in fact it flew by. a few highlights… family and friends: shenanigans: loving our old fisher price toys found my old graduation hat epic tiger face painting little vancouver friends

maplewood farm

we spent a beautiful morning at maplewood farm in north vancouver. the little farm was the perfect size for a small person, and after seeing all the animals, we had a picnic lunch before going home. ponies. sheep. attempt number one to see the bunnies. all the bunnies were hiding (for good reason) from the read more »

may is for mothers

Popo came to visit us earlier this month, just in time for Mother’s Day!

easter sunday

this year i helped the children at church prepare a song to sing for the congregation, “As High As the Heavens”. it was uber cute, but more importantly, God was glorified. Sunday school craft after church we had two easter meals: first an easter lunch at the perry’s, (then nap) and then an easter dinner read more »