Category Archives: Living

Grandma Rosie

It is with a heavy heart that I share this news. My grandmother passed away on Saturday. It all happened very quickly, after a bad fall on Friday. Grandma Springer (or Grandma Rosie as the kids called her) was called … Continue reading

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Twenty-Four Whole Months

Two. Two. TWO!!! Seriously?!?!? The baby years seem like a distant memory now. We’re neck deep in the toddler moments these days & all the extra patience, love, & creativity required to parent our little man. A LOT has happened … Continue reading

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A year in review: 2013

Decided to do a little review of the year, so here it is, in a nutshell, my 2013 tidbits: Age: 32 Most enjoyed books: “Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life” by Barbara Kingslover “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

We love checking out the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo whenever we go to Colorado Springs. This year, Sammy was able to feed to giraffes (a fun experience for young & old alike). Yes, the tongue of a giraffe is REALLY that … Continue reading

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RMNP, CO

During our time in Estes Park, Colorado, we took a morning and explored a bit of Rocky Mountain National Park. We were staying just a few minutes away from the national park gates. With Sammy in tow, we couldn’t do … Continue reading

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Estes Park, CO

Well, we survived our two week road trip to Colorado. I’m just finally getting around to sharing pics of our adventures. These are all from our time in Estes Park, CO. Mainly, we were there for my little cousins wedding, … Continue reading

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Christmas in a box

It’s that time of year again. I’ve posted before about our adventures in shoe box packing for Operation Christmas Child and the fun we’ve had volunteering at the processing centre. I’m not sure if we’ll get a chance to volunteer … Continue reading

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And down they fall

Sammy and I spent a lovely fall day out at the cabin together last week. It really was just a perfect autumn day. The last of the leaves were falling, there was only a slight chill in the air mixed … Continue reading

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From garden to plate

I thought it was high time I shared some of the yummy things we’ve been making with the harvest from the garden (especially since the garden is close to being finished for the year). Hubby has posted good photos & … Continue reading

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Summer ending

We’ve been enjoying some pretty warm days in Calgary, but the winds are starting to blow. The temperatures are cooling off, the days getting shorter, the leaves starting to turn & fall. All the signs of autumn are surrounding us. … Continue reading

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