Best Health Assignment Ever!

Katrine was given the best health assignment ever – make a 3 course meal from scratch for your whole family taking into account my food allergies and celiac…well they each had to chose a health issue and she chose those.  She also wanted to challenge herself and produced lentil & veggie soup, GF chicken potpie with homemade pastry and fruit parfaits.  It was delicious.

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Happy New Year!

Just wanted to take a moment to wish you all a happy start to 2017!

We welcomed the new year up at my parents.  There was our final Christmas, a kids party and the adult party which was a fun dance put on by the local Lions club.  They threw a wonderful event and we all had a great time.

As you can see...
As you can see…
yet more penguin stuff.
yet more penguin stuff.
The girls helped to set it up.
The girls helped to set it up.
The theme was black and white.
The theme was black and white.

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Our delicious New Year's Day triffle...mmmmm.
Our delicious New Year’s Day triffle…mmmmm.

Christmas Fun

It began with a fun Christmas Eve service.  The Junior choir did a great job and Elspeth sang her heart out.  The girls were both great in the play and the play itself was wonderful.  Home to set out snacks and stockings before bed.

All ready for Santa
All ready for Santa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Santa did a great job of bringing what the girls had wanted.  Fluffy, pink unicorn and unicorn slippers and it was the start of a theme for one of the girls.

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After her stocking was done, the penguin portion of Christmas began with a penguin nightdress, ...
After her stocking was done, the penguin portion of Christmas began with a penguin nightdress, …
...stuffy...and that is another post.
…stuffy…and that is another post.
The slippers marked the beginning of the unicorn Christmas.
The slippers marked the beginning of the unicorn Christmas.
There were also clothes and art .....
There were also clothes and art …..
...oh, and technology.
…oh, and technology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glenn’s mom arrived in time for church service (we realised a long time ago that the girls do best on Christmas – and by that I mean, have more fun- if the day is broken up).  After some spiced cider it was home for lunch and presents, another break outside in the snow before presents were enjoyed.  Then dinner and cuddles.  No crackling fire in the fire place because it was too warm but we did watch Miracle on 34th Street.

Still love our snowmarkers.
Still love our snowmarkers.
The grandmas helped with the new clay.
The grandmas helped with the new clay.
We also broke out King of Tokyo.
We also broke out King of Tokyo.

On Boxing Day my parents headed home and we picked up Glenn’s mom for his extended family’s celebration.  The next day was our final day of Christmas which took us to Glenn’s brother and his fiancee’s house for a most delicious turkey dinner.