Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Happy New Year

Well hello there.  Happy New Year.  

I am just now emerging from the madness that was December.

Shopping, cooking, cleaning, wrapping, and getting it all done at the last possible minute.

Meals and snacks merged, and became all day food.

Despite the stress and excess that overshadows Christmas, there was cherished family time.

And some much needed time away from work, school, and hockey.

I am desperately feeling the push and pull of time.  The change in seasons and another new year brings on a familiar melancholy.  

Pushing forward, while wistfully looking back.


  1. Awww that looks like an awesome Christmas! Thanks for sharing. Everything is still fresh to me as well =)

    Dropping by from http://pixiedusk.livejournal.com/334142.html

  2. Looks like a wonderful time! Thanks for linking up!

  3. Wonderful photos, looks like it was a fantastic holiday for everyone!

  4. Whoa - I didn't realize how big a family you have. Looks like you had a wonderful time together - good on ya!

  5. So many wonderful holiday memories in those photos!
    Thanks for sharing at http://www.image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/01/orchids-in-bloom.html

  6. OMG this looks fab. You got with with the food, that giant roast looks amazing so I'm going to have to try it and the pics of the horses and the fire truck. We never get snow like that over christmas where I live so you are showing me how it should look :-)

    Great post, thanks

  7. Looks like you had a wonderful Christmas! :)


  8. I missed your posts too!
    I miss the mess that is Christmas. I generally never miss it, but I guess it got caught in my heart this year.
    Although I'm flying to Florida in a week so onward, I march!

  9. The push and pull of time - I get that. And meals that blend into snacks for all day eating are excellent. Beautiful photos, Jenn - happy new year to you and your family.

  10. everything looks beautiful and delicious and now I can't wait for Christmas again! LOL
    even though I am sick and tired now that this one is done.
    my son would love to get his hands on that Star Wars Lego! He got a Guardians of the Galaxy set. And one of those Lego robot sets - Mindstorm??? anyway, it's pretty cool.

  11. Looks like an amazing Christmas Jenn, beautiful pictures :)

    Thanks for sharing #Wednesdaybloghop

  12. Oh what an amazing looking time of year. I love your evergreen looking Christmas. I also love the person gift.


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