Scrapbooking

I used to think that the only people who collected pretty paper, stickers, scissors, stamps and so forth were either cute old ladies or losers. I still do.

Cuban vacation

Cuban vacation

Last year, I went on a vacation without my kids to Cuba to see my friends get married. As of this writing, it is cold, windy, and everything sucks due...

First day of school

First day of 1st

Someone was excited to go back to school and see his friends! I like taking “first day” pictures in front of the door. It’s easy to see how much they’ve...

Pride parade

Pride parade

In 2019, we had the opportunity to participate in our local pride parade. It was extremely hot that day; 40 degrees with the humidex. The boys really liked waving to...

Peggy's Cove

Peggy’s Cove memories

Peggy’s Cove is a beautiful local landmark. The boys enjoy climbing on the rocks — not the ones close to the shore, of course — and watching the waves crash....

Monkeying around

Monkeying around

We are lucky to have multiple playgrounds accessible to our community. A change of scenery is also nice. Things look different upside down, too! Ever since I got a color...

Cousins

Cousins

Hatfield Farm has family fun days in the warmer months. I love bringing the kids here. There are playgrounds, a petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides (and sleigh rides in the...

The face of Yoshi

The face of Yoshi

For Oliver’s 6th birthday, Five Little Monkeys Entertainment came by and painted the kids’ faces and did some balloon twisting. The young boys present really enjoyed the balloon swords. Amanda...

Reptilian birthday

Reptilian birthday

Little Ray’s, our local reptile rescue, does events such as birthday parties. When Quentin turned 4, they came by with an assortment of creatures for the kids to see, learn...

Dinosaur scrapbook page

Dinosaur exhibit scrapbook page

This scrapbook page contains a couple of pictures from when we visited the dinosaur exhibit at the Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History. We love this exhibit! The dinosaur shapes...

Hiking scrapbook page: Duncan's Cove

Duncan’s Cove scrapbook page

This is an extremely simple scrapbook page containing pictures from when my family went hiking in Duncan’s Cove. I did nothing but add the photos here. The page is from...

Reptile zoo scrapbook page

Reptile zoo scrapbook page

Our local reptile zoo, Little Ray’s, had an event in January. My kids have experienced this reptile zoo in the past (both at private and public events) and they love...

Playground scrapbook page

Playground scrapbook page

This is a very simple playground-themed scrapbook page. These photos were taking during Mother’s Day weekend 2019. The arrows, bird and bee shapes were die-cut using Cricut Cuttlebug.

Zoo scrapbook page

Zoo scrapbook layout

This zoo scrapbook layout documents my family’s trip to Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago. I used my Cricut to cut out the shapes and added some animal-themed embellishments from Michaels....