Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Where did the month go?

Since moving from Moncton I feel like the days and weeks are flying by and I can't stop them.  We have been very busy doing nothing if you now what I mean. We have taken some trips back to our home that we are selling. 

The kids and I spent a couple of days in Moncton with our friends and got to go apple picking with some of our friends from Mothers club.  It was so nice to see everyone again. 

We also went and spent a week with my mom, which was a lot of fun.  One of those days we headed to the aquarium to play in the touch tank and feed the seals. 

We had a very hot Thanksgiving this year.  It was so hot it felt like summer.  After our very large turkey meal with my (Katie) family we headed outside to play a game called pumpkin push.  This game was so much fun and a great way to work off some of the meal we just ate...you know to make room for dessert.


The next day was just as warm and we had another meal with the Peterson clan.  This year I got to help out with the decorations which was fun to do.

We always have lots of friends and family to share this meal with so this year there were 30 of us.  Here is Jaelyn with her oldest cousin Emma and one of our good friends.

 But when big things aren't happening around here the kids and I have been spending the mornings outside on nature walks and enjoying the lake.

And lets not forget some photo shoots!


Its hard to get a good picture of these two together but I love Jaelyn's expression in this picture.  Its like brother pay attention to me. 

Just this past week we got to travel to Halifax as a family.  It was so much fun visiting great friends and staying in a hotel with the kids.  They really loved playing on the luggage trolly. 

Because we were there with Micah's work we packed lots of food for picnics in the hotel.  Here we are eating our cereal before we headed out to explore the city.

The pool in the hotel was great.  I have never seen a kiddie pool as well as a big pool so it was very nice to have a shallow pool to take the kids in when I was buy myself.

And of course they loved swimming and jumping in.

So there is our month in a nut shell.  I will try to be better at posting so I don't have to do these large blogs.  Thanks for praying with us for our house to sell.  Hopefully soon we can be writing about some new adventures in house hunting. 

Monday, October 03, 2011


 It has been so much fun staying with my in laws this past month.  One of the things we have really enjoyed here is being part of the community garden they have here.   It was during the month of Aug that David got his bus license and was able to bring the gardeners out in one trip!

 It was so fun to watch them get off the bus and get right to work.

Each gardener had a great harvest this year.  I am sure for the past month everyone has been going home with 1-2 bags full of fresh produce.  Here is Sera picking some of her harvest.

Sera seeded this broccoli her self and had a great harvest of them.  They were delicious.

Some of the other gardeners working hard getting their produce.

Here is a very baby carrot!  I think this one was for Jaelyn.

Everyone leaving with their bags full of produce.  Thank you God for such a great harvest.

Here is what we have been doing with some of the produce.  I learned how to make dill pickles.

 Just last week when the gardeners came they harvested the big potato plot.  There were so many potatoes that each family got to go home with 2 large bags of them.  I am sure each bag was 15-20 lb of potatoes.

Eben and Daddy even got to help out by digging up the potato plants.

Jaelyn also tried to help with the potato harvest but the ground was so uneven it was hard for her to keep her balance and she went face first into the dirt. I think she is a cute gardener!

Now our garden back in Moncton is doing great.  We have some great friends picking it for us and getting to eat our delicious tomatoes.  We did go up this past weekend to harvest our potatoes!