Archive | December, 2006

31 December 2006 ~ 1 Comment

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Christmas passed through our home like a happy whirlwind this year! Liam found the whole experience exciting, but maybe a bit overwhelming. As promised, Santa visited our home leaving us feeling very fortunate to have all that we have been given in this life. We visited with my family up north, got to see both […]

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20 December 2006 ~ 1 Comment

Busted!

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19 December 2006 ~ 33 Comments

Traditional Christmas Pudding Recipe

This was my Great Grandmother’s recipe, and I am honoured to continue the tradition of making it for my family every year. I hope that one day, my children will continue this tradition. As a child, on Christmas Day, we went to Gramma Katie’s farm, and she had always made the most beautiful meal, complete […]

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18 December 2006 ~ 2 Comments

An Annual Tradition : Cat Climbs Tree

Along with the egg nog, Christmas movies, decorations and other festive delights, this tradition has been around in our home since the adoption of our feline friend Rose.  This year, we were alerted to her presence in the tree not by the usual movement and noise that accompany a cat cimbing through the limbs of […]

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16 December 2006 ~ 3 Comments

Cathedral Window Cookie Recipe

These yummy little cookies are so easy to make for Christmas! They freeze really well, and make a pretty addition to a festive cookie tray too. Once you see them, their name makes perfect sense! Cathedral Windows 1/4 Pound Margarine 12 Ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 Cup chopped walnuts 12 Ounces coloured mini-marshmallows 7 Ounces […]

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14 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Too Much of a Good Thing?

I went out for coffee with friends this evening, and while I did have a great time, I am now wishing that I had made a different choice of beverage.  Because I now have two children to care for, I am reminded why it is a bad idea to drink coffee in the evening (as […]

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11 December 2006 ~ 2 Comments

According to my Toddler…

This morning, The Polar Express has been viewed in our livingroom for about the fifteenth time. It’s magical story captivates him every time he watches it. Indeed, it fits both Liam’s passion for locomotives and is fascinating to him in that it is a Christmas movie. Chiristmas is not something that he fully undersands just […]

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07 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Smiles

 

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04 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Cozy? Yeah, I’d say so!

Gwyneth is pictured here doing what she does best…sleeping!  Doesn’t she look cozy though, even without her shirt telling us so! The colder winter temperatures we’ve endured over the past few days make me want to hibernate in a cozy corner of my own.  It won’t be long now before the real snow arrives, and […]

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01 December 2006 ~ 0 Comments

Shoulder Ride

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