Fall Family 2019

This year, my very talented friend Jen of Jen Fletcher Photo took our fall family photos! She actually took them last year as well but has since started her own business. You can most certainly find her on instagram @jenfletcherphoto if you would like the view more of her beautiful work!

Additionally, the wonderful Brittany of @frenchies.hair and Kerris of @veilbeautyco provided hair & makeup respectively to make this tired mama feel like a rock star. If you have not checked out the spa-like oasis of Frenchies, it is a MUST.

Finally, to see our family photos from last year, please click here! It is crazy to me how much the girls have grown.

First Day of Pre-K!

This year Brynlee started the PEP program at a wonderful school in our neighbourhood. It is walking distance from our house and we could not be more happy about that! She in a class with her best friend Charlie and loves to chew a piece of gum on the walk to school each day. Life is good for this beautiful, smart, funny, energetic 4 year old!

Height: 43 ¾ in       Weight: 43.8 lbs        Shoe size: 10.5      Clothing size: XS


Favourites as per September 18.

Book: National Geographic Kids Little Kids First Big Book of Pets

Song: One Hand Up – The Strumbellas

Food: Cheesy Bowties from East Side Marios

Treat: Drumsticks [carmel not fudge]

Thing to do: play with barbies & horses

Animal: bunny rabbits and horses

Place to go: the zoo

Thing to wear: ‘my purple skirt with my unicorn shirt and the shoes that almost look like high heels’

Colour: light pink

When I grow up I want to be an equine vet!

& That’s a Wrap

Height: 43 in          Weight: 42.5 lbs          Shoe size: 10          Clothing size: 6


Brynlee, you were such a delight and have rocked this past year at Tree House. We love how you sprung into the classroom each day, ready to learn and play. We have watched you grow so much this year. You have a curious, confident personality and we have so enjoyed getting to know what makes you tick. As the year progressed, we’ve been so pleased with your ability to make new friends, join in with others and play with your friends as a group. We loved seeing you raise your hand and contribute to our class discussions. You took in all we had to offer and enjoyed each and every topic we introduced. Brynlee, your gentle and easy-going nature makes you loved by all. Melissa and Craig, we will miss sharing our afternoons with your delightful daughter. She’s brought so much joy and laughter to our classroom. We hope you have a great summer!

When I grow up, I want to be: a vet
The song I like to sing at school is: Rags the Dog
My best friends at school are: Genevieve, Hannah and Brantley

Want to see little B at the beginning of the year? Click here

Father’s Day 2019

This is my second year of taking the time to photograph Craig opening his Father’s Day gifts and it’s crazy to see just how much the girls have grown and changed in a year. Craig started his day off with a round of golf and came home to two ecstatic little girls ready to leap into his arms and wish him a Happy Father’s Day. Brynlee and Jess were so proud to show off their artwork and for him to open his presents! I am so thankful to have these beautiful moments frozen in time.

You can find last year’s post here

Tour de Blossom

This year the girls and I went on a “tour de blossom” with my good friend Cassandra and her kiddos Kaia and Koa. We started at Irene Parlby Park and made our way to the beautiful Victoria Promenade.

We also caught the Saskatoon bushes flowering at my parents’ place. The flowers only last a few days so we went out and took pictures even though it was lightly drizzling.

Mexico [as per Brynlee]

“What’s that red bag?”
“Are those orange spicy chips?”
“Yes? Or no?”

#1 fav thing: swimming and playing the ‘dolphin game’ with Eli & Molly

Fav thing to eat: Mint chocolate ice cream from the cafe down the street

Fav drink: smoothies and the last bit of Mommy’s coffee

Fav stories: A Perfect Patient, Cowboy Mickey and Super Spooky Sleepover

Loved watching the Animal Planet. Particularly shows about snakes, baby puppies and animal rescues

Made friends with many Mexican puppies: Lola, Scarlette, Rosco and Focus

Would rather be hot and cold. ?????????

Thought sharing a room with her sister was pretty cool

Turtles released: 3
Names: Goopy, Yes and No
When asked what she think they’re doing now: “I think they’re swimming and trying to find the coin I threw”

Horses rode: 1
Name: Ranch

Dolphins trained: 2
Names: ________ & _________