31 October 2010

Halloween Fun!

Sabrina wanted to go Trick or Treating this year. Previously, we have stayed home and Sabrina has helped to hand out treats to the kids that came to our house. She dressed up as a "Cowgirl Princess". She had a tiara to wear but decided as only a four year old could, to wear her cowgirl hat instead. I was reminded of the fun children having dressing up and showing other people. She did a great job asking for "trick or treats" and deciding which house to go to next. Here are some photos of our Cowgirl Princess.

New Wheels

Scott and I decided to turn in the Jeep Liberty as it was a lease. We decide to get a Dodge Journey which is a cross between an SUV and a minivan. One of the features I like most about it is the third row seating. We now have room to travel in one vehicle if we have company but that extra row folds down for more cargo space too. Here is a photo of us with the new car.

13 September 2010

Daily activities

I am working on creating a board book for Sabrina using my Heritage Makers digital publishing program and took a few photos of her cuddling her baby in bed.

Last week, Sabrina and I baked cookies together. I watched her use the measuring spoons and cups and it reminded me of her playing in the sand (white and brown sugar was in the bowl).

27 June 2010

New Adventures Part 2

Today, we went on a ropes obstacle course with a zip line at the end. I had a blast and the height from the ground didn't bother me. At least not until the sudden drop and speed on the zip line. Enjoy the photos.

New Adventures Part 1

Scott and I are enjoying a weekend away in Banff. I had a medical appointment (sleep related) on Friday and a follow-up tomorrow (Monday) in Calgary and thus decided to have a couple's weekend. Sabrina is with friends of ours and I am sure she is having fun with the kids and the open space of the acreage.

Scott and I decided to try some new activities while in Banff this time and went on a 25 minute helicopter ride over the mountains. The view was amazing. Scott even had the opportunity to sit in the front seat beside the pilot and have a slightly different view. It was windy and the helicopter bounced around a bit causing me to feel quite motion sick by the end of the ride.

22 March 2010


On February 22, 2010 Sabrina and I went over to a friends house for a photo shoot. My girlfriend had purchased a new SLR camera and was wanting to try it out. She has two boys, one 3 years old (only a few months older than Sabrina) and one is 1 1/2 years old. Thus, I helped with child participation and patience while my girlfriend took lots of shots. With a little bit of photo editing, we captured some adorable photos. Enjoy!

15 March 2010

Happy 3rd Birthday Sabrina!

Last month Sabrina turned three! It was a day filled with swimming, hanging out with family and opening gifts. Sabrina and I went to the pool around noon and played for a bit. Poppa (a friend who is like a grandfather to Sabrina) came to watch and thus, mommy was actually in many of the pool photos. After swimming, we came home for lunch, opened presents (while watching the Olympics) and had cake. Sabrina had a good time and enjoyed the many gifts she received from family. Thank you everyone for thinking of Sabrina and being so generous. Enjoy the photos below.

Sabrina and Angela enjoying a swim.

Having fun going down the slide!

Sabrina opening presents and watching the Olympics.

Blowing out birthday candles!

Sabrina and Poppa enjoying birthday cupcakes!

Daddy and daughter time to finish off the day!

21 January 2010

A Big Girl's Bed

During the holidays, we decided to buy Sabrina a regular twin size bed. She had been sleeping in a toddler bed for about 17 months. However, the last month or so had been plagued by sleep problems where Sabrina would wake up and come sleep with us. Wondered if she found the crib mattress on the toddler bed too hard. We have had the new bed for 3 weeks now and she generally is only up once in the night and is willing to be put back into her own bed. She has even slept through the night twice.

18 January 2010

Nanny's Robe

Angela's mom (Nanny) made Sabrina a really warm and soft robe for Christmas. Sabrina fell in love with it and wore it for 24 hours straight including to bed. On boxing day, she changed into regular clothes to go do errands but ran to her room as soon as we got home to put her robe back on! Thanks Mom/Nanny for making such a beautiful robe! Sabrina loves it!

Merry Christmas

This entry is obviously late but I wanted to add a few photos of Sabrina from Christmas morning. Throughout December, Sabrina learned about the birth of Jesus. When I asked her about why we have Christmas, she would say "baby Jesus born!" in a determined, excited voice. My heart would melt every time; amazed at what children do pick up and understand. Overall, we had a quiet Christmas and enjoyed some time to relax. Scott only had a couple of days of over the holidays but the first week of January was slow and allowed him to rest. Here are some photos of Sabrina.
Sabrina enjoyed the plastic food with velcro. Able to pretend you are cutting various foods. She played for 20 minutues before we could convince her to open another present.

Scott putting together the train table.

Sabrina sitting down relaxing in her new robe and checking out a book while watching Daddy build her train table.

The completed train table.