Monthly Archives: June 2012

A Strawberry Day

This is where I spent my morning: And this is where I spent my afternoon: We visited DeKok Family Berry Farm in the west of Ottawa this morning with some friends to get in some last minute berry picking.  And … Continue reading

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Calypso Water Park

Brian’s work was hosting an employee appreciation event at Calypso Water Park this past weekend.  We don’t normally go to these things, especially when it’s on a Sunday (and he works Sunday night to boot) but we decided to give … Continue reading

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Birthday Pie

We’ve just finished celebrating another birthday at our house!  My little girl is growing up so fast!! We started our day with birthday presents in the semi-dark (trying to keep the house cool in this crazy heat does NOT help … Continue reading

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Toilet Paper Roll Painting

I can’t remember where I saw this idea first — maybe on Pinterest?  It’s super simple:  Take empty toilet paper rolls, cut the ends to make different shapes, dip into paint, and press onto paper.We often have difficulty with painting … Continue reading

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Melting Away

I may be the only one wandering around in this current heatwave humming along to Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye in my head.  “We’re havin’ a heat wave…  A tropical heat wave…  The temperature’s risin’…  It isn’t surprisin’…..”  What can … Continue reading

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Planning Some Sewing Lessons

I’ve been mapping out some lessons on hand sewing I plan on covering with the kidlets this summer.  We’ll be learning and practicing some basic stitches and creating some fun projects.  I’m most looking forward to the last lesson when … Continue reading

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Pinhey’s Point

We were celebrating a birthday with the Pintuck family this weekend and got to check out this great space!  Pinhey’s Point is an historic site and estate with over 80 acres of land — perfect green space for picnics, BBQs … Continue reading

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