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Advent arrives

Advent arrives

December 1, 2019 by Maire in meme, Whimsy / 0 Comments

It’s the first day of December, so that means American Thanksgiving is over and we lived through another November. For the more religious of us, that means we’re now firmly in Advent. There are only 24 shopping days til Yule. Are you ready?

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Hats! I knit them!

Hats! I knit them!

February 6, 2016 by Maire in Hobbies / 1 Comment

I knit a couple of hats! I actually knit them a while ago, but I was waiting until they landed in Yellowknife with their new owners before I posted anything. You see, one of them is an early birthday present and the other is a belated birthday present. Unfortunately, while I have a picture of […]

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Weekend in Review

Weekend in Review

August 13, 2012 by Maire in Events / 2 Comments

Here’s the short version of my weekend: We met our brand-new honourary nephew. You’ll notice that Robin actually looks fairly comfortable holding the baby. This is because every time a baby is born, we shove the small squirming human into his arms, take a few pictures of both him & the baby looking uncomfortable, and […]

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Tour de Noel: Tree #4

Tour de Noel: Tree #4

December 27, 2011 by Maire in Events / 0 Comments

Last but not least, my parents’ tree! Mum always threatens to do a theme tree, but I love the familiar jumbled look of the ornaments. Many of the ornaments are new, but that’s because Mum has handed many of the family ornaments to my brother and I (at least, I think my brother has the […]

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Tour de Noel: Tree #3

Tour de Noel: Tree #3

December 26, 2011 by Maire in Events / 0 Comments

Happy boxing day! I’m carrying the merriment forward a day or two, seeing as there were at least four or five trees in my Yule, I present the first of my two Christmas Day trees. This is the tree in my in-laws’ house. Robin’s parents’ main floor has wonderfully high ceilings, so I needed to […]

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