This past weekend has been such a blessing for us. We feel as though we've gotten a second Christmas. Both Marko and I and most of the kids were dealing with colds over Christmas and so the actual day was a little more subdued then normal. Less real family time and more just napping and blowing your nose time. But this weekend we've been able to enjoy some real family time.
This morning after breakfast we all went out to shovel the snow. Levi was quite the trooper and did a great job helping me shovel off the deck. We had about 40 cms down and thankfully it was powder and not too hard to move around. The kids soon grabbed their sleds and enjoyed bombing around the yard. We were also very happy to see our friend Rob in his orange Kubota pull up to plow us out.
Here are the kids and our neighbour just hanging out in the snow.
For snack we had these which also gave the day a Christmas feel:
During quiet time I started working on this:
After quiet time the kids watched some Little Bear while Marko and I tried out our new snowshoes!! It was so much fun, we are very happy to have another reason to enjoy the snow!
After our little excursion Marko and I decided to drive out to the church to see if the parking lot had been plowed. We stopped at Tims for a cafe mocha and a donut and then headed out on our little drive. The roads were pretty good but the church lot hadn't been plowed so that meant no church service tonight.
While we were out we figured out our dinner plan and we thought it would be fun to do breakfast for supper, complete with bacon, scrambled eggs and pancakes.
For dessert we broke out our little fondue pot and enjoyed some yummy melted chocolate. It didn't take us long to go through that.