Monday, May 09, 2011

Scenes from the weekend

It was Mother's Day weekend, and we were busy.

 On Mum & Dad's bed, writing birthday cards

 View of blossoms from our bedroom window

 Roasting hot dogs on the campfire

 Sawyer & cousin Isabel

 Sitting in the fallen tree at Goldstream

 I love the river

 Cheering for the home team {Stanley Cup, here we come!} with Uncle Luke

 Tulips from the garden, and a bit of royal reading

 Mother's Day artwork

 Dylan and Bob go tree-climbing

 Aslan in my garden! {Mother's Day gift from the boys}

Hanging out with my mom, Sunday evening

It was a good weekend. I got to do some sleeping in, which is always nice. We played outside, went to Goldstream for a birthday party and picnic, roasted hot dogs and marshmallows, walked along the river, climbed trees. Back at home, Alan mowed the lawn, I made chocolate pudding, the boys played with their new {noisy} superhero thingy and constructed a library in the playroom {they are their mother's sons!} Saturday night I read magazines, watched Doctor Who with Alan {plus another episode of Fringe... just a few away from the finale now}, wrote a letter or two. Mother's Day was nice. There was tea and toast, artwork and flowers from the boys, lots of hugs and kisses, and a solo shopping spree at Joe Fresh during naptime {I got a few very cute items for super cheap!} We filled our hanging baskets with fresh soil and lots of new plants. Mmm, verbena! Finally, once the boys were in bed, I headed over to my parents' house for a cup of tea and a visit with my lovely mom. My dad took some terrible photos of us and we had a good laugh. Then I came home for a bubble bath. Aaah... All in all, it was a really nice Mother's Day weekend.

How was yours


  1. it souns lovely :) and I love that they got you aslan hehe!

  2. Looks like a lovely weekend :) I love all the photos, you can feel the smiles !
    Bisous !

  3. Looks like a great weekend.
    All nice family things and Aslan :) sweet

  4. I hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day, as you are an absolutely wonderful mother! :)

    Those blossoms are gorgeous!

  5. sounds fabulous! love the blossoms x

  6. wow, busy weekend! i'm glad it was filled with people you love and a few of your favorite things. :) you deserved it!

  7. Sounds lovely! Beautiful flowers, and love that your lion is an Aslan, I love the Narnia books!

  8. Just wanted to say how cute the boys look with their spring haircuts! XOXO!

  9. I think I could look at the kiddos' artwork in every post! And those garden tulips are absolutely magnificent. Glad you had a great weekend, you deserve it!

  10. Looks like you had a fantabulous Mother's day weekend!

  11. How do you always manage to fill your weekends with so much loveliness? I can't wait to be done with schoolwork so I can start doing the same. The road trip comes first -- I'm so glad I'll be able to fill a wonderful weekend with you and your family.

  12. indeed, a most wonderful and happy Mother's Day for you! :) aww, they ARE their mother's sons!!! i love it!!!
    and i love the photo of you and your Mum! not a bad one at all -- makes my heart swoon!!!

    <333 i am so glad you had a great mother's day because you deserve it COMPLETELY. <3

  13. sounds like a lovely weekend! Happy Mother's Day dear friend! I have to say, I'm slightly jealous of how lush and green it looks there. We had a dusting of snow today. blah :O(

  14. Love how much love you surrounded with on Mother's Day--your boys are so cute.

    And you have your own Aslan? Lucky :)


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