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Monthly Archives: April 2015

A Great Day

Yesterday was our final Books to Eat entry.  Blake baked a chocolate cake.  He iced it.  After watching many youtube clips about making fondant, we’ve learned this important step is called a crumb layer. Together we made the fondant, almost reaching frustration level a few times. It was too sticky.  I think we didn’t add … Continue reading »

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Date With Dad

Our school held it’s annual Date With Dad tonight and it was fantastic. 350 dads and their kids having an absolute blast playing at school for 2 hours. It was a beautiful evening.  Lots of tired, sweaty, happy kids and their dads at SAS today! Here are a lot of them, with Scott right in … Continue reading »

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Kites!

Yesterday was a perfect day for flying a kite! Lucky for us we have the perfect kite. Thanks Auntie Peg and Uncle John. It worked terrific! It got stuck on one roof, in one bush and tangled in one tree, but all was sorted out with the help from the neighbours. It was so much … Continue reading »

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Hong Kong

Our friend Kathy met us at the airport. We were on our way to HK and she was on her way to Canada. Lucky us, we got to spend an hour with one of the most amazing women I know. The next morning Blake and I headed to Hong Kong Disney. We took the MTR and … Continue reading »

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Books to Eat

Blake’s first entrant into Books to Eat this year was Minecraft. It was a tough choice between Harry Potter and Minecraft, but he made it and it was very, very popular.

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Biking

We went for a bike ride this afternoon on Blake’s new bike. His old one made his knees hit his chin when he pedalled.  Blake is in a triathlon in about a month and he needed some time to practice on a new bike. This new bike has gears which Blake thinks is pretty awesome. … Continue reading »

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Love this boy…

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Robotics

Our Middle School held a FLL (First Lego League) tournament this weekend.  This little dude is VERY interested in robotics and programming and lego, so we spent our whole Saturday at the tournament.  He wasn’t interested in the competitions, he wanted to watch the competitors prepare for their round. He watched for hours.

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Student Led Conference

We had an amazing student led conference with Blake this morning. He was so proud of his work and we are so incredibly proud of him. The kids are booked into 1 hour slots expecting that kids will take 20-30 minutes in the classroom then 20-30 minutes visiting his special classes.  I wrapped things up … Continue reading »

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EASTER!!!

I took one picture of Blake on Easter. One! I’m slipping.  Plus it rained and rained and rained all Easter weekend, so outdoor pursuits were curbed. Happy Easter all.  

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