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Easter fun!

Our wonderful Easter began just right with a few toys and treats tucked into giant Easter eggs:

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But the fun really started after breakfast, when we headed outside to hunt for the rest of the eggs:

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(There would be more photos of Justin, but he spent the entire day running around at top speed. A blur in every photo!)

The rest of the day was filled with outdoor fun with cousin Emily:

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And lots of stories, too!

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Happy Easter!

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Daily Photo: Hemlocks Vacation (Week 2)

Our continuing lake adventures… Week 2 begins!

Tamsin was very excited to test out the little tractor

Tamsin was very excited to test out the little tractor

And cousin Ethan (and Alex and Emma) joined us for the week

And cousin Ethan (and Alex and Emma) joined us for the week

But we were even more excited to have Daddy back!

But we were even more excited to have Daddy back!

Everyone went up the hill for some more blueberry picking

Everyone went up the hill for some more blueberry picking

Which some of us loved more than we let on

Which some of us loved more than we let on

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Justin spent an afternoon flying his kite with Granddad

Justin spent an afternoon flying his kite with Granddad

And there was always plenty of hammock time for all!

And there was always plenty of hammock time for all!

Justin, as always, spent a lot of time driving tractors

Justin, as always, spent a lot of time driving tractors

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And Tamsin got to ride them for the first time - she loved it!

And Tamsin got to ride them for the first time – she loved it!

Justin also beat everyone at Settlers of Catan...

Justin also beat everyone at Settlers of Catan…

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There were even a few quiet moments squeezed in between all that fun!

There were even a few quiet moments squeezed in between all that fun!

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Daily Photo: Hemlocks Vacation (Week 1)

We’re back from two weeks at the lake (for 3 of us, anyway – Chad had to work the first week…)

We jumped right in to our vacation

We jumped right in to our vacation

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Went for a paddle down the lake

Went for a paddle down the lake

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And enjoyed a little photo shoot on the dock

And enjoyed a little photo shoot on the dock

Day two started with breakfast on the dining porch

Day two started with breakfast on the dining porch

And a taste of the ground cover

And a taste of the ground cover

Followed by a brief stay in baby jail

Followed by a brief stay in baby jail (ok, ok, it was for safety reasons while the grownups built a bunk bed)

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More swimming!

More swimming!

And rock sampling

And rock sampling

Ending with an impromptu dance on the dock

Ending with an impromptu dance on the dock at sunset

Violet (and family) came, and sang selections from The Sound of Music

Violet (and family) came, and sang selections from The Sound of Music

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And watched waves crash!

And watched waves crash!

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Brian and Hazel also enjoyed the dock

Brian and Hazel also enjoyed the dock

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Hammock time, blueberry picking and duck watching rounded out the week.

Hammock time, blueberry picking and duck watching rounded out the week.

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Daily Photo: June 6

Awake!

Awake!

Big tractor!

Big tractor!

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Daily Photo: June 2

More fun with Jill!

More fun with Jill!

Guess where we are?

Guess where we went next?

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Daily Photo: May 29

First Métro trip

First Métro trip

Going to the Impact game!

Going to the Impact game!

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Daily Photo: April 28

Watching soccer with Granddad

Watching soccer with Granddad

Soccer star!

Soccer star!

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Daily Photo: April 27

Conversation

Conversation

Pyjama baseball-cricket!

Pyjama baseball-cricket!

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Daily Photo: April 16

Relaxing in the yard

Relaxing in the yard

Bike tune up

Bike tune up

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Daily Photo: February 10

Reading with Emily

Reading with Emily

Justin, puzzle master!

Justin, puzzle master!

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