Welcome to a day in my life. I can't guarantee that this will be an exciting read for anyone. My life is filled with all the mundane activities of a stay-at-home-mom just trying to raise her three sons to be the best men they can be.

Tuesday, January 04, 2011

Welcome 2011!

2010 was a fun ride. While I didn't enjoy every minute of it, and there were some low points along the way, it was a good year for us.

-joined Kristen at Log Your Memories to work on a collab project for a scrapping book. The project lasted the whole year. I finished my last layout in December.
-started a weekly painting class with some of my friends. It really forced me out of my box.
-went to see the Jersey Boys with Cathy and Don
-totally got caught up in the Winter Olympics that were hosted in Canada - for two weeks the TV was always tuned in
-spent some time with Cathy at a cottage in Jackson's Point for a girls winter getaway and some scrapping time.
-the Halton Junior Jazz started their performances, as did High Rendition
-Matt and John went to Dominican Republic for a week
-Spencer, Cameron and I went to Myrtle Beach with Cathy and Don for March Break
-girls weekend in Syracuse
-Matt got his Driver's Lisence
-Cameron went to Quebec City with his school
-Scrapbooking retreat
-Matt decided that he didn't like the programme he was in for school so he quit
-John and Spencer went on a band trip to Michigan to march in a parade
-spent some time in London with my mom for Mother's Day
-Had a girls weekend in Niagra Falls with Deb, Michele, and Kim
-Spencer and Cameron went to Ottawa for a few days to compete with their jazz bands at National Music Fest - both bands came home with gold.
-annual family reunion for my Dad's family
-Spencer graduated from High School
-Cameron graduated from Grade 8
-Junior Music Camp - I counselled 12 year old girls, Spencer counselled 7 year old boys, Cameron was Junior Faculty
-spent a week at the cottage with my family
-went on a cruise from New York to Bermuda
-spent most of the month at the trailer
-Matt began working at Harvey's
-Spencer went to National Music Camp
-Cameron started High School.
-Spencer moved to Waterloo for university
-I went on our yearly girls week long trip. This year we went to New Jersey
-Scrapping Cabin
-we spent Thanksgiving in Kingston with my family and Guelph with John's
-had a fund-raising crop for Spencer's trip to California
-spent a lot of time this month redoing some furniture, painting a bathroom, and some long overdue spring-cleaning
-lots of playing
-lots of family and friends
-lots of memories

I'm looking forward to see what 2011 has in store for us.


  1. It's really cool to see a year broken down into a list or a layout. Are you planning a layout to go along with this list?
    Check out shuttercal.com
    Very cool.

  2. What a great way to recap your year. Hope that 2011 is good ot you.

  3. Holy Moly I can't think so far back!!! LOL I love how you recaped your year!

  4. Wow! Lots went on in 2010 for you and your family.
    Hope you have a wonderful new year and all the best!

  5. What a great idea to reflect like this on the past year - I think it would make us greateful for what we have done!

  6. I'm out of breath just reading that, hahah - what a full year! I think you should put this on a LO too


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