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44/52 – We all went to Drysdale tree farm about 90 minutes north of our house on Saturday morning to cut down our own tree. It’s always a bit of tension mixed in with a lot of fun (think National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation) made perfect with a lot of snow.  But this year it was warm and muddy and so we passed on the “trudging through the bush” tradition and chose one of their pre-cuts. We came back with this little guy – skinny but full (an oxymoron if there ever was one). It’s not decorated yet, but it’s up and the lights are on it (my least favourite part of decorating).  Can’t wait to see it in all of its glory later this week.

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#42/52 – A little impromptu family photo session at a local conservation park in order to get some pictures for our annual Christmas card.  Quite last minute, your dad said he asked if we could do ones of the five of us (he’s ordinarily so camera shy for our annual card), and I said “heck yeah!”  So here’s a sneak peek.

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40/52 – I’m hopelessly behind in my #52weeksofmamaandme project, both in terms of getting the posts up and even the pictures taken. I’ve already resigned myself to the fact that it won’t be #52weeks at the end of the year, but rather more like #52pictures that hopefully sort of represent us over the year. This was what yesterday held for us. A lazy Sunday of sleep ins, a few chores, more than a few errands and a hair and makeup makeover courtesy of the “I and I beauty salon”.

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