Admittedly, in the past 6 months or so since our wedding, the frequency of our adventures has ebbed to a relative low. We have temporarily shifted our gazes inward, to our home, and each other. Not a bad thing, unless you have your hearts set on lots of new blog posts…
On the September long weekend, we headed out west. We spent the first night in Yoho National Park, at a provincial campground. To our great surprise, we ran into some friends of ours at the same campground in the morning. It was great to have breakfast with
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So, last time we posted was boxing day and things have been a total blur since then, but you deserve an update, and the number of posts we have to write are starting to build up! This installment — the remainder of our Vancouver adventure:
On December 27th, we wound up doing absolutely nothing. Literally, we were so exhausted from all the running-around and general holiday shenanigans that we decided to stay home in front of the fireplace. We played some Wii games, drank some tea, and just relaxed a bit. It was much-needed.
December 28th was our last day
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We spent Christmas morning the way many do — opening ‘stocking’ presents in our pajamas, and eating chocolate and mandarin oranges. We had ‘sticky buns’ (cinnamon buns to me) for breakfast, then opened our ‘non-santa’ presents. For lunch, I made my first attempt at Wife Saver. It’s a pretty great recipe, if you’ve never tried it — basically a french toast/fritatta casserole thingy. And super-tasty. Look it up if you are unfamiliar!
For Christmas Dinner, we went back over to The Lucas’s — The same family that hosted the gingerbread extravaganza on Christmas Eve (it should be noted that this
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