3-D Biomes

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Our grade 4/5 class has been studying biomes and we used this 3-D diorama idea to create mini biomes.   The students used a variety of materials, including beads, Plasticine and lots of paper to create their biomes.  Before we … Continued

Salmon Festival

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It was so nice to have another day with zero obligations. We had beautiful weather to bike over to the annual Salmon Festival near our house.   Can you spot the cookie under all the toppings and icing?  We learned new … Continued

Corn Husk Dolls

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The kids were so excited to eat from our meager corn harvest. Miranda collected the husks and ran to get her I Can Make That book.  Within a few minutes she had created this adorable corn-husk doll by bending a … Continued

A Run and a Hike

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 We spent Remembrance Day doing my two favourite things.  A run, and a fall hike on our favourite trail, Admiralty Point.  This time we went all the way to Burns Point.  A tremendous day.

Autumn Days

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It’s that golden season again, the leaves on the ground and bursts of orange and red among the trees. The kids still don’t feel too old for a visit to do apple picking, We are enjoying the still warm days, and surprisingly … Continued

Hot Tubbing

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After buying the hot tub, lifting it in by crane, wiring it up and fixing it, and waiting for the water restrictions to end, We are finally enjoying some autumn hot tubbing.

Kitten Love

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There has been a lot of playfulness, petting and purring around our house the last few months, as we have two new family members, Milton and Marlowe.  I love to watch all three of our kids carrying, cuddling and adoring … Continued

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