Winter Fun Hat Trick – Keeping Warm in the Mountains

Regular followers will notice a lot of our family photos are taken outside – we are a very outdoorsy family and have tried to stay that way even through my recovery. This past weekend we had three generations around a campfire and on skis and snowshoes. This is Tweenboy’s 9th…

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Keeping Up With Grandma

My mom is a young senior with a complicated medical picture. She has been an independent person her whole life and now her body is cursing her to live an existence dependant on others. It’s hard for her.  She has arthritis in her entire vertebrae (neck to tailbone) which causes…

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Lumberjacks & Gingerbread – just a typical afternooon

Yesterday my nearly 4 YO and I strolled over to Hubs’ parents for a busy afternoon.   They had an actual lumberjack cutting down a 35 (ish) year old Manitoba Maple tree that had started to think about breaking off branches and dropping them on the house. Little man supervised this…

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Dear Grandma, This Would Make You Happy

Dear Grandma, While you were alive you and Grandpa built your life centred on your family. You both had a lot of siblings and had 7 children of your own. I remember you spending time visiting children and grandchildren travelling the country by train to see them all. You always brought pictures of all…

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