On June 21st we celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. We had a lovely dinner downtown Ottawa at the Courtyard Restaurant.
My youngest child turned 14 yesterday. Since we have no family around he was lucky that both his aunt and grandmother visited and were able to celebrate with him.
I love the tulip festival. The city is so beautiful and so lively! These were taken at Dow’s Lake and downtown at Major’s Hill Park.
My beautiful daughter turned 17 in April. I haven’t been posting lately and am a little behind. We found these cool rocks piled up in Stittsville.
I just love this “train station” that can be found in our Village of Stittsville.
I love New York City and was so excited to get back for another visit!
I’ve been pretty lax in journaling lately. This past July my kids competed at a nationals dance competition in Atlantic City called The One. We began our summer vacation there before we headed to NYC.
My kids’ dance studio Pointe of Grace performed two showcases back-to-back to raise money for Tysen’s Mission to a Million with the Make a Wish Foundation. I was fortunate enough to take pictures of all the routines to share with the other parents. Here are a few.
My little boy is not so little anymore, he turned 13 today! Since he’s a competitive hip hop dancer I decided to go with that vibe for his birthday portraits. I found an abandoned/burnt out building here in Stittsville that has some graffiti and took some shots.
I got a “new-to-me” Canon 24-70 f2.8 a few months ago and had yet to really try it out. My little girl is turning 16 which proved to be a great opportunity to try it out. We found some old suitcases at my in-laws and I got a great idea as we have a little fake train station here in Stittsville. Here’s what I came up with….