Thursday, December 15, 2016

Celebrating the Season

This Christmas season has been a busy one, and quite possibly our best yet! I just love this time of year, and how it forces us to reflect on the year that has passed, and also bask in the enjoyment of the moments here and now. I like to focus on the beauty and the magic of Christmas, and not on the craziness. Things aren't always perfect, but we try to enjoy every minute together as a family because among the chaos, there are perfect moments, and those are worth treasuring and remembering!

We kicked off the festivities this year with the Janeway Christmas Party:

We had Breakfast with Santa at Easter Seals:

We had a blast at an Ugly Christmas Sweater party and potluck with a fabulous group of special needs Moms and Dads:

I went for a beautiful brunch at Mallard Cottage with my Mom and Mom-in-law :)

And we were so thrilled to be able to 'Celebrate the Season' once again with Séan McCann and our friends at Easter Seals! Séan said recently on the CBC St. John's Morning Show that this Easter Seals event is a very special one for him, and that volunteering with people of various abilities at Easter Seals has fundamentally changed his life. He spoke about how he first got involved, and said "My experience there had a huge influence on my path today, and working with them just filled my heart." Of this Christmas fundraiser, Séan said, "It is my favourite show. I've done 72 shows and events this year, and this is the one I look forward to the most because I get to work with these beautiful human beings."

Here is Séan having a personal little session with our dear friend, Brooke.

With two actual snow days this week, and another on the way, it really is beginning to look and feel a lot like Christmas! Our tree is up and decorated, and gifts have been wrapped. On that note, these are our Christmas gift tags! I can't get over the cuteness! (Ordered HERE.)

With most of the big holiday events behind us, we are looking forward to enjoying this next week before Christmas spending quality time together as a family. This Christmas will be a very special one for us, and we are cherishing every moment!

I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!
So much love!!


No comments:

Post a Comment