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oliver connell | eighteen hundred & twenty-three
oliver connell | eighteen hundred & twenty-three

Continuing with the theme of the last post (i.e. Star Wars), Oliver wanted a Star Wars themed birthday party this year. So we had Star Wars themed decorations, games, cupcakes, presents and loot bags. Oliver invited some of his school friends over to play and enjoy the birthday celebrations. It was a lot of fun […]

oliver connell | day eleven hundred & eighty-five
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & eighty-five

has been in swimming lessons at the Making Waves Swimming School for a couple of years now. He’s learning so much and is becoming so comfortable in the water that how can we not continue to enroll him year after year?

oliver connell | day eleven hundred & four
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & four

Every year we’ve taken Oliver to visit Santa at the Bramalea City Centre. When Santa comes there, he is always in a good mood and Oliver really enjoys seeing him. It’s also really fun to…

Video Short: Oliver’s 3rd Birthday
Video Short: Oliver's 3rd Birthday

We didn’t take many photos on Oliver’s actual birthday but we did manage to get a couple of videos in. Oliver and I went to the grocery store the previous week and Oliver saw a cake with ice cream cones on the side. He said that was…

Video Short: Oliver is one cool dude
Video Short: Oliver is one cool dude

A quick and painless video of Oliver dressed in his finest wearing my sunglasses. Oh the fun times we have with our kids!

oliver connell | day one thousand & forty-five
oliver connell | day one thousand & forty-five

For three years running now – we’ve taken a little family trip to Downey’s Farm. We’ve taken photos of our trips the previous two years and they have been ones that we cherish fondly. So it came time to take our third trip to the farm and this year didn’t disappoint….

oliver connell | baghead
oliver connell | baghead

I find this video absolutely hilarious. Does that make me a bad parent?

oliver connell | day nine hundred & seventy-two
oliver connell | day nine hundred & seventy-two

Just one for now. But it’s a cute one no?

oliver connell | day nine hundred & forty-four
oliver connell | day nine hundred & forty-four

Once again we celebrated Canada Day with our friends and old neighbours at the annual Rosedale Street Party. If you remember this is the day when Rosedale Ave. gets closed down for about 50+ kids…

oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-one
oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-one

As Oliver gets older, his expressions seem to get more animated. I’m not sure if it’s just that he likes to ham it up for the camera now, or if he actually does make these expressions all…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & seventy-six
oliver connell | day eight hundred & seventy-six

Easter at home is always fun! It’s especially fun with Oliver as he loves to be surprised and of course, he loves his chocolate. The Easter Bunny also brought along a couple of Oliver’s favourite things…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & sixty-eight
oliver connell | day eight hundred & sixty-eight

ack in April, Oliver, Dana and I attended Luca’s 2nd birthday party. We haven’t been to many kids parties in a while but this one was a lot of fun! Oliver got to play at an indoor playground, eat some pizza…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-six
oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-six

One of our goals for Oliver was to teach him to learn how to swim. Both Dana and I feel it’s important for a child to learn as early as possible how to swim. We like to be around water (whether it’s at the cottage or a friend’s pool) and…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-two
oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-two

Just a few more of Oliver….

oliver connell | day eight hundred & thirty-five
oliver connell | day eight hundred & thirty-five

The great spring thaw! On this day in March, it started to get warmer out and everything was melting. It still wasn’t warm enough to not have jackets, touques and gloves on, but it was certainly nice to feel…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & ninety-nine
oliver connell | day seven hundred & ninety-nine

Superbowl Sunday: the king of all sporting events. Many around the country and the world get together to eat, drink and watch some football. More and more Superbowl Sunday is less about…

Video Short: a short glimpse into the life of Oliver
Video Short: a short glimpse into the life of Oliver

If you’ve ever wondered what Oliver does during the day, here’s a quick video of some of the exciting things that keep him busy….

Video Short: Oliver Sings
Video Short: Oliver Sings

I guess you can’t really say this is a video of much because the “video” portion of this post doesn’t really mean anything. It’s a video of a baby monitor. Meh! But if you listen close enough…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & eighty-five
oliver connell | day seven hundred & eighty-five

I’m not gonna lie, taking photos of Oliver is a lot of fun. Even if he isn’t doing something new, or acting funny or whatever, I still enjoy taking photos of Oliver. So, on this day, he was enjoying…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven

Being a photographer it’s important to stay up with the latest technologies. So, to be able to offer my clients a better finished product, it’s also important…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-one
oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-one

Last year we took Oliver for the first time to visit Santa at the Bramalea City Centre and we had a lot of fun. Surprisingly to us, Oliver was very good with Santa. We’ve all heard…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & thirty
oliver connell | day seven hundred & thirty

November 30th was fast approaching and Oliver was turning TWO! We put together a small birthday party and had our families over to celebrate. Everything was going great until…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & one
oliver connell | day seven hundred & one

Hallowe’en….Oh Hallowe’en. Hallowe’en was fun last year as it was Oliver’s first. Dana planned out this Fighter Pilot outfit that just worked so well given Oliver’s size and…

oliver connell | day six hundred & eighty-five
oliver connell | day six hundred & eighty-five

If you recall, one of our favourite photo sessions we did with Oliver was at Downey’s Farm where they have a pumpkin patch. Oliver was a little too young last year to do much more than…