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Anna Bennett
I am a crazy-do-anything-for-my-family mom who loves creative and artsy adventures.
Interests: hockey, anything artsy, hobbies - watercolours, home decorating anything that i can see a pretty finished product at the end of the day sports & activities - i love watching football, basketball... and the only thing that i have enough coordination for seems to be martial arts and pilates! books - love the harry potter books! movies
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We haven't had much of a winter this year so we decided to make a trip up north and do about a dozen things in a 36 hour period. 1. Drive through Algonquin Park - I'm not much of a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2012 at Colourful Days
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Posted Feb 28, 2012 at Colourful Days
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I've been nagging to go to the beach with the kids all summer long. It's only 30mins from us and we never take advantage of a beach that is a destination for any other family in Eastern Canada. But we... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2011 at Colourful Days
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It's the last few weeks of the summer and the kids are enjoying their last camp of their summer vacatioin. It's nice to see them doing something together, even though they are different boats and in different levels. It's been... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2011 at Colourful Days
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I'm a sucker for the bargain rack especially when it says an additional 50% off, so back in January I picked these little swimming caps up thinking that they would have a use. Well 7 months later, I distributed to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2011 at Colourful Days
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I've been trying to get a great group shot of all the kids for about 4 years now and this is the stuff I get. missing a E's and A's faces um. think i'm losing them. an adult always wants... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at Colourful Days
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I've been longing to go to the beach ever since our Cape Maya, New Jersey vacation and this weekend I got it. Grand Bend. Even if it was just for an hour, it was soooooo nice to feel the sand... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at Colourful Days
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September is just around the corner. That means Wy-guy starts JK in less than a month. Part-time not full-time, so I can still technically call him a pre-schooler because he will spend the rest of his week at his beloved... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2011 at Colourful Days
I'm all signed up and September will come very quickly... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2011 at Colourful Days
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The 2 hour window that the sun decided make a showing gave us just enough time for the kids to find 300 eggs in my parents backyard garden! This is the backyard before the chaos. We even had a little... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at Colourful Days
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Easter has alwasy been soooo much fun with cousins and family. It was so good to do Easter again Old School Grandma Fe style this year! Again there were dozens and dozens of eggs to be found and they were... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2011 at Colourful Days
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I'm the first to admit how lucky my children are... but I think Maya struck the lucky pot when she was invited to go on a Disney Cruise with Grandma to celebrate her 10th birthday (a month early). Before she... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2011 at Colourful Days
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Looks like our baby is getting big and slowly showing his independence. He had his first friend party and we weren't part of the invitation list. They had been best buddies since they started daycare. I even knew his mom... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2011 at Colourful Days
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So far February hasn't been kind to our little family. We've had to say goodbye to two great souls that have only brought smiles and laughter to our days. Last week Auntie Nene - so happy that we got to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2011 at Colourful Days
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Every year we take this picture. I can't believe how big Maya and Jackson are now! maya and wyatt dancing cause grandma said we could open presents sooner than later. a kalidescope all to his own! and then Jax, got... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at Colourful Days
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If you see an orange blur during a hockey game, school dance, working out at your local gym or even longboarding down the street, I may have an idea of who it is. I've witness a sighting at a hockey... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at Colourful Days
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Well the regular season is over for 2010-2011 and now we enter what is commonly known as the second season (play downs). Last weekend the girls had a very good weekend of hockey. Though they didn't win their games, they... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2011 at Colourful Days
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The end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011 has brought us more time with Grandpa than we have EVER had. Think we have him a little addicted to us... another time together is definitely in the works! First up... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2011 at Colourful Days
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Sometimes its the small things that I want to write about... So much has happened to our family of 5 since the last time I posted I don't even know where to begin. Here is what brought us some giggles... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2011 at Colourful Days
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No one ever said that Wyatt was quiet or calm or reserved... Think this set of pictures definitely shows his little personality! And shows just how much patience his brother and sister have for him. Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at Colourful Days
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I have all intentions of sending out holiday cards this year... albeit, they may end up being Happy New Year cards. After getting the tree decorate, haircuts and some careful posing... I managed to get enough shots to put together... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2010 at Colourful Days
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I'll be the first to admit that the holidays get stressfull with the $$, travelling, vacation requests, etc. But seeing this little boy everymorning go to the same box (that he knows is his present - hence the photo tag),... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at Colourful Days
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Our children have come up with some stange wishes for Christmas this year... not that there aren't the general wishes of lego, clothes, $, etc... but there are strange gift ideas also mixed in with that. Wyatt for instance is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at Colourful Days
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Sorry for the long vacation away from blogging... our life has been busy that last little while with no sign of slowing down... but here is a hint HOCKEY! Here's number 5 in the penalty box Coming in off the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2010 at Colourful Days