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Happy Halloween

Ok so total catch up before the 1st… not likely, but some posts… this I can do.

 

Well another Halloween is done and dusted. This year may have been the last one the twins trick or treat at. They are growing up so quickly!20181031_141750

Echo’s costume was a combination of a Ren in the Glen (Post to follow on that fun time) purchase, and a tail made by Ken from faux fur we picked up at Joann’s. Bam – an adorable unicorn.20181031_141856

Trinity went smart and asked for a Koala onesie she could then wear as pj’s.20181031_141907

Emanuel went classic as a pirate.20181031_141930

Zander and Gavin did a repeat on their wizard as they humored mom.20181031_141955

This year part of Zander and Gavin’s schooling is to plan the themed meals for Echo. They seem to lean on the side of deserts. We may need to discuss balance next!20181031_121135_HDR

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We decorated jars for candles.20181031_153005

And of course the pets dressed up too…IMG_20181031_171717_037

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We had a lovely light afternoon and then in the evening were off to the Novak’s to trick or treat with Aidan (Stan Lee). It was great fun and a huge haul!!

The whole group

The whole group

Yoshi

Yoshi

Of course, the evening ended with the big parent candy sort.20181031_231628

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Not bad for a Halloween that seemed to creep up on us. We only got the pumpkin carved 2 days before!!20181029_212418

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I even dressed up… well sort of. I had bought an amazing hat from a local vender… Three Bears – Fun Fur Accessories HERE. Paired up with a few pieces I had on hand, Ken felt it was very… Russian Mail Order Bride… I felt is was deliciously warm. In fact, I ordered a special order matching Muff from the same woman!!! 20181031_142134

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May 2018

Just to prove that I am, at least, in the current year! Why is it so hard to keep up with this this year?? I really wish I knew.

(Zander on right)

(Zander on right)

May definitely marked warmer weather. And we embraced it. Walks around the neighborhood to play Pokémon is always a great way to get outside.IMG_20180502_163527_498

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Sprinklers in the yard.20180531_145524

Neko-Chan remained undisputed fluffy cloud softest being in the house as usual.IMG_20180522_092212_873

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We even caught sight of some flowers starting!20180520_134335_HDR

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And I wore colours to match the spring feeling.IMG_20180525_150952_988

The YMCA was, as usual, our usual fun place to be.20180528_083827

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Zander

Zander

We ventured out to see Anthony play soccer.20180505_131013

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Enjoyed our first freezies of the season.IMG_20180505_184445_473

Had another visit with the fair Maevowyn. Echo’s favourite person, I swear.20180506_203333

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Found a random carrot claw.IMG_20180507_212854_420

Played in the warm spring rain.IMG_20180509_143535_753

Sewed and created.20180529_154237

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selfie reversed his G

selfie reversed his G

Layed down SO MUCH mulch.20180512_130433

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And made a little garden.IMG_20180527_141128_480

Don’t forget about Mother’s Day… you can see the photos from that post HERE.

We even managed a family dinner out at Chipotle.20180513_183202

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Spring was firmly here, sunshine, outside fun. In fact, due to work and lack of ability to travel we made our Wednesdays Walkabout Wednesdays. We even hunted for fairy doors!IMG_20180524_120946_141

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Ice cream

Ice cream

A nice visit at the Schwartz’s with poutine to boot!IMG_20180526_221205_788

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Saw the Lego exhibit at the Science Museum… separate post to share all the wonders we saw HERE.

A trip to a different YMCA that had a splash pad AND hot tub. Don’t worry we still love our local one best.20180530_174602

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Such a busy month in retrospect!

Silly Faces of Zander

Silly Faces of Zander

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Easter 2018

Well I missed sharing this event remotely close to the day as well. Oh well, enjoy the glance back.

Easter was a bit rough. I had a few sick kids the week before so there was question of us going anywhere or doing anything. But we managed.20180401_090035

In the morning we did the usual church service. Of course the girls had to have Easter clothes and dresses. Even the boys dressed in their Sunday best to make a nice showing. The twins also helped server Easter breakfast.20180401_093426

Of course we took tons of dressed up pictures! The rest are at the bottom of the post! (Zander is in white)20180401_081500

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I had a chat with the Easter bunny and this year everyone got a book with their goodies. Big smiles for everyone there.20180331_225253

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We then had our second Easter egg hunt of the season (we did a previous one end of March). The Novak’s were invited to a larger hunt and told to bring us along. It was quite the event with lots of amazing prizes. Everyone did rather well.20180401_161241

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After the hunt it was time to go to the Novak’s for dinner. Good food, good friends… Snoopy! It was a great day. Family isn’t always blood related. Sometimes they are friends who you couldn’t imagine living without!20180401_171344

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And now for the rest of the family photos. (Zander is in white)20180401_121132

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