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My Life in Photos... Prepping for Christmas

What a crazy week! I cannot believe Christmas is this weekend! We have been squeezing in as much visiting and as many activities as we can while Adam is off school. We had our annual date at Swiss Chalet for the Festive Special and we finished our gingerbread house earlier this week. On the weekend we headed up to Belmont to visit family. We went into a town called Sparta... it was so cute! There's a bunch of vintage stores and small boutiques there where we did some shopping. We had lunch at an adorable tea house filled with tea pots.... like a gazillion tea pots lined the walls! Before heading back we stopped in at a farm called Winter Wheat. The entire building was filled with paintings... mainly of black and orange cats. It was too funny considering they all looked like Logan and Seymore. But the property was filled with art installations. I was told it was called 'agritainment'. It was so much fun! We even found a tiny building on the property where you could go inside to sit down. It was heated and there were cookies and coffee. It was so pretty!


Seymore
Seymore was being such a brat the night I wrapped gifts.

Logan
Me
Finally wearing my Blowfish Shoes booties!


Snow!
We got a dusting of snow which disappeared rather quickly. It looks like we're going to have rain this Christmas :(

Sparta
This is how busy the streets of Sparta were...

Winter Wheat
See? Logan and Seymore!

Winter Wheat
Winter Wheat
Winter Wheat
So Christmasy!

Winter Wheat
Lights!
We drive by this house every time we come home from Hamilton. I love it!

Logan and Seymore
Do you sleep with your foot in your face?

Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House
Me
I'm gonna eat you...

Sunset
Too beautiful to not take pictures of. The sky was amazing!

Sunset

Well, I'll be off until after Christmas! I have a busy few days ahead of me!

Merry Christmas!
xo Jen

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  1. Your cat's facial expression in that first photo is hillarious!! Love the gingerbread house pics, too!

    I am your newest blog follower! :)
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    All the best,
    Mary
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  2. Thanks for sharing the pictures. I love the little house that looks like it's made of windows. Looks like you've been having fun!

    Merry Christmas!

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