Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Sliding into Fall

Hello!  Anybody out there?  I've been absent from the blog for so long that I wonder if I have any readers left.  LOL  I've still been reading blogs each day; I just can't seem to find the time to write my own posts.  I guess that means I've been busy living life, right?

I last left off with an ice cream post.  Guess that's bit outdated now that the cooler temps have moved in!  Ah, the lazy, warm days of summer....the season ended on a high note, though with the addition of this little munchkin!

Meet Spooky!  I found this little fur ball living under my parents neighbours deck with her Mom.  Over the course of a week or so MY Mom noticed that HER Mom wasn't coming around too much anymore and with the nights becoming cooler and cooler, she took her into the back porch.  Thus started a life of luxury for the little miss as my parents soon decided she was way too cute to go to the local shelter and gave her a forever home.

We all just lover her to bits!  I mean, just LOOK at that face!  :)

Before long school started, the days became shorter, Noah's soccer season ended...

And the hockey season (which Jason is coaching this year) started....

And cross country came and went.....

Sarah decided not to run this year; she's involved in volleyball and dance, however Noah finished 6th out of 105 kids running for our city's school districts!  ROCK STAR!

We went on a road trip to Kingston this past weekend for a hockey tournament.  It's about a 3-3.5hr drive east of where I live.  The further east we got, the prettier the leaves!

Even though the boys played 5 games in 3 days, some of us parents managed to spend a solid 3 hours touring around downtown Kingston.  The skies were overcast, but the temps were comfortable enough.  It's beautiful along the water;

 A few more....with people this time!  :)

 Some of the buildings are just gorgeous, but I somehow managed to only get a photo of one!

As for the hockey part....the boys played phenomenal!  They were in first place going into the semi's and lost in a heartbreaker.  It was tied 1-1 after 5 mins of overtime and they ended up losing in a shoot out.  It was an extremely exciting, yet stressful game!  Noah won "Player of the Game" for the first game they played.  He was quite proud!

Not sure why the is sideways, but you get the idea, right?!  One of the best things about the weekend is that we got to spend time with family that lives up in that area.  Jason's Aunt, Uncle, cousin and her family all came to watch the 2 games played on Saturday AND we had enough time in between to out out for dinner!  It was so, so nice to see them!  Here's Sarah with her cuz:

I'll leave you with a few goodies I brought back with me...

Can't wait t try this 100% maple syrup jelly mixed with some Dijon and slathered on some salmon!  My mouth is watering already!

Bye for now!!


  1. sounds like things have been great for you krista! the kids are growing up so fast!

  2. I miss youuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu! So glad you posted! Spooky is adorable! The kids look great and are rocking out their after school activities! Glad you found some yummy goodies

  3. spooky is adorable and what a funny name!!! :)

    Kinston is really pretty, lovevall the colors, here we have the same kind of scenery. :)

    and I'm with Erica, I miss yours posts!!!

  4. Of course we're still here :) I miss you and am glad you post when you're able! Gosh your kiddos are really growing! I love Spooky, SO TINY! xo

  5. So good to see a post from you, Krista! Sounds like you are busy -- I'm glad everyone is doing well (huge congrats to Noah!). And yay for the newest addition to your family, Spooky is so cute!!

  6. ACK! Cute kitty alert. I love kittens - miss having one around.

    And yes, I'm also still here. I know what it's like to not feel like you have time to blog. Internship makes me exhausted and not wanting to write, yet I have so many things I want to post about. Perhaps Friday I will have time...


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