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oliver connell | day 2583
oliver connell | day 2583

An equally awesome day/evening was Boxing day when we spent some time with the Ruprechts. We opened presents, had a wonderful meal and even played Cards Against Humanity (sans kids of course). It was a fabulous way to finish up the Christmas festivities. Cheers! trevor.

oliver connell | day 2570
oliver connell | day 2570

In early December, we celebrated both Oliver’s 7th birthday and Julia’s 9th birthday together with the rest of the Ruprecht clan. Since Oliver’s birthday is the end of November and Julia’s is the end of December, picking a date to celebrate somewhere in the middle of the month (before Christmas preparations get really crazy) is […]

video short : jamaica vacation
video short : jamaica vacation

Here is Oliver and Julia showing off their swimming skills during our family vacation in Jamaica. Cheers, t.

oliver connell | day 2329
oliver connell | day 2329

Wow – it’s been almost 10 months since the last update to this blog. Geez! That’s crazy. Look out viewers, some of these updates are going to come fast and furious as I try to catch up. So when we last chatted, we celebrated Oliver’s Grandpa’s 70th birthday. Right after that, we were fortunate enough […]

oliver connell | twenty two hundred & seventeen
oliver connell | twenty two hundred & seventeen

More Christmas celebrations, this time on Boxing Day with the Ruprechts. We enjoyed a wonderful afternoon of presents and dinner. Oliver loves his cousin so much and it always is so cute to watch them play together. They even made us wear hats at dinner. I think Nana looks especially cute in her Cowgirl hat. […]

oliver connell | nineteen hundred & ninety-nine
oliver connell | nineteen hundred & ninety-nine

Oliver’s favourite cousin Julia had her 1st Communion a little while back. Being the good Uncle I am, I brought my Fuji X-E2 and a couple of lenses and took some photos for her. Not being an overly religious family, it’s interesting to attend events like this and see what they are all about. Congratulations […]

oliver connell | eighteen hundred & forty-eight
oliver connell | eighteen hundred & forty-eight

Christmas this year was overshadowed by the Ice Storm that we went through at home. With the destruction of so many 100-year-old trees; the loss of power for seven days; and the damage done to our house, it was hard to get in to the Christmas spirit. Luckily enough, Oliver’s Christmas was quite a great […]

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 fourteen hundred & eighty-eight
oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & eighty-eight

This year we celebrated Christmas with the Ruprechts a couple of days earlier. We had a great time opening gifts, exchanging compliments and stories, and having a great dinner. Unfortunately, this was ultimately the start of what would become a month long sickness at our house which eventually crippled our Christmas break/New Year’s plans completely…

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 & twenty-one
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-one

Wow – was Christmas day a lot of fun this year! We had Santa pay us a visit early Christmas morning and he spoiled us rotten. SPOILED. ROTTEN. We had a lot of fun opening all the gifts that were left under our tree. I then got to working on cooking…

oliver connell | day one thousand & ninety-nine
oliver connell | day one thousand & ninety-nine

Another year has past and another Lacelle family Christmas party is upon us. This year it was a little quieter than previous years, which made it a lot more cozy! Every year, Santa Claus makes a stop in Woodbridge for all the kids. Oliver loves…

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

Another Father’s Day has come and gone. Once again, the Ruprecht’s and the Connell’s got together in Port Severn at Mom & Dad Ruprecht’s place to celebrate Father’s Day. We spent a lot of the day…

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

Another Christmas morning was upon us and Oliver didn’t get up until later in the morning. Not sure if he just didn’t understand we were going to open presents or if…

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

Mother’s day every year is a hectic day for us that Connell household. We usually end up trying to cram in as much visiting as possible on this day, which means we are trekking across most of Ontario! This year…

oliver connell | day three hundred & sixty-four
oliver connell | day three hundred & sixty-four

We had the best intentions. Everything was in order: thirty plus people coming to our house; loot bags were done and ready; cake was made; outfits were picked out. Everything you do to prepare for your son’s first…

oliver connell | day two hundred & twenty-four
oliver connell | day two hundred & twenty-four

Every year, Dana’s Mom’s side of the family gets together for a BBQ in the summer and a Christmas party in the winter. This year was Oliver’s first Family Picnic. He got to meet some of his Aunts, Uncles and Cousins…

oliver connell | day two hundred and four
oliver connell | day two hundred and four

Father’s Day. A joyous occasion where we get together to celebrate being a Dad. This year was my first with Oliver and I had a great day! We celebrated by having our families over for a BBQ in our new backyard…

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

On Good Friday, we spent the late morning/early afternoon at Ross and Sharon Ruprecht’s, enjoying a wonderful Easter Brunch. All the family was there, happy as could be not to be at school…

oliver connell | day twenty-six
oliver connell | day twenty-six

Three words: Oliver’s First Christmas! What a blast we had! We thought the easiest thing to do would be to host both the Connell and the Ruprecht families at our house for Christmas Day dinner.