December 30, 2013

All five of us gals headed out for a new 'do!

December 29, 2013

It has taken 15 years, but I have finally mastered my mom's cabbage roll recipe! It just isn't the holidays without them :)

December 28, 2013

Doing a little crayon art!

December 27, 2013

For the first time in 15 years - we are now a 2 vehicle family!

December 26, 2013

My hunkster hubby was up bright and early to score a great boxing day deal on a new TV for our bedroom and was back in bed before 6:30am! Nice!

December 24, 2013

Fun with the family on Christmas Eve!

December 23, 2013

We were so pleased to take in the 50th anniversary of the Nativity pageant put on by the LDS church members in Calgary. I remember being in the pageant, as a youth, and it has been a tradition to go every Christmas. It was amazing to see it again, after having missed it for the past few years when we were in Saskatchewan. It truly felt like Christmas, again!

December 22, 2013

A little "quality" time with the cousins!

December 20, 2013

A wonderful group of people doing amazing work! It was a lovely afternoon spent with them before heading off to Calgary for Christmas break!

December 19, 2013

A "sweet" gift from the lovely ladies at! They sure spoil me!

December 18, 2013

I get my own little flat screen in my office space to watch movies while I work. I love this little luxury!

December 17, 2013

A fun surprise waiting for us on our doorstep this morning! We were "elf"ed! Now we get to refill the mailbox and pay it forward to another family. So much fun!

December 15, 2013

Our first official visitors to our new home! It was great to see Ben, Sara, and the kids. It will be nice living closer to them again!

December 14, 2013

Watching a random deer strolling through the neighborhood - apparently this is normal around here! LOL!

December 13, 2013

Lots of fun at the Primary Christmas party - lots of partying and festivities this week!

December 12, 2013

In lieu of a Christmas concert this year, the school organized a "family fun night" at the leisure center. It was a blast!

December 11, 2013

Assembling Christmas Cards! I love this time of year!

December 10, 2013

I think I could get used to this "coming home for lunch" thing :)

December 9, 2013

First day of school in a new city! Both schools were very welcoming and the girls adjusted right away.

December 7, 2013

Finding some normalcy in the midst of the chaos

December 5, 2013

We got our keys today!! It feels great to have some place to call our very own in this new city of ours!

December 4, 2013

Enjoyed some hot chocolate as the temperatures continue to drop outside. It's been a chilly week!

December 3, 2013

We arrived in The Hat today and were met with a fabulous meal and warm beds at the Ghemlichs house. This will be home for the next three nights. It was so nice to be so welcomed and well taken care of!

December 2, 2013

They're HEEEEEERE! I can't express what a difference it made to have movers this time. It was almost too easy! Reality of our move back to Alberta is finally hitting me :)

December 1, 2013

Basically today looked a lot like this.