Tag Archive | Gavin

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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Legos At the Science Museum!

One of our best investments… family pass at the Science Museum. With a family our size you really only need to go twice and it is paid for. I love how they have some exhibits that change. In May we went to the Lego exhibit. The kids are always game for Lego. This one was based on famous buildings. So there is a slew of pictures to enjoy.20180528_114329

I snuck off to explore the mental health exhibit. It was really well done. Check out MakeItOk.org for more information.20180528_121036

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Anyway… LEGOS…20180528_113701

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In the exhibit were many amazing buildings… 

Willis Tower

Willis Tower

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CN Tower (Toronto, Canada)

CN Tower (Toronto, Canada)

Shanghai Tower

Shanghai Tower

Tokyo Skytree

Tokyo Skytree

Empire State Building

Empire State Building

Taipei 101

Taipei 101

There was lots of Legos to use to build your own things there. The kids and Ken really enjoyed that.20180528_114450_HDR

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(Zander left)

(Zander left)

There was a zipline project as well. Emanuel worked on that one.20180528_122426

The twins spent some time building with the large Jenga style blocks that are outside the exhibit area. One of their favourite things to do.IMG_20180528_131559_864

All in all it was a lot of fun. I think each time we go everyone has a blast!20180528_114753

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Mother’s Day 2018

Another year another Mother’s Day, another wonderful photo opportunity. IMG_20180513_100702_967

We had church first. The younger 3 sang during service.20180513_110246

Children's sermon

Children’s sermon

Then a great photo op on the bench out front. 20180513_110911

Our next stop was the normal photo haunt for us – the lane at the end of the road. It is a lovely spot in spring summer, and even occasionally fall. I do believe Gavin took the photos of Ken and myself. Oldest to youngest. 20180513_091450

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We had our normal afternoon/evening on a Sunday and then the whole family was off to Chipotle. It was a lovely sunny day.20180513_183155

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Honestly 5 of the best things in my life are the ones who call me Mom. Thank you Ken for being the other half of our parenting team. IMG_20180513_100838_335

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