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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 | day two thousand & twenty-one
oliver connell | day two thousand & twenty-one

Father’s Day was once again upon us. We spent the day on the water up at Dana’s parent’s place. it’s always so nice to be able to get out on the water again. It’s like we wait an entire year for just 3 months of nice enough weather. Of course, I wouldn’t trade summers in […]

oliver connell | day fifteen hundred & fifty seven
oliver connell | day fifteen hundred & fifty seven

—Part three in a three-part series— The rest of our time in Florida was spent going to the beach, enjoying the sun, and each other’s company. We really had a great time and I hope the photos reflect that. Cheers! t. and here are a couple of videos from the beach:

oliver connell | day fifteen hundred & fifty seven
oliver connell | day fifteen hundred & fifty seven

–Part One in a three-series post– In march we took a family vacation down to visit Dana’s parents in Florida. We did all the things you should do while in Florida: swim, eat great food, go to Disney World, go to the beach, enjoy the sun and beautiful weather. I took so many photos I […]

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 twelve hundred & ninety-six
oliver connell | day twelve hundred & ninety-six

On or around Father’s Day every year, we head on up to Oliver’s Nana and Grand Dad’s place for a nice afternoon and a great dinner. They also have a pontoon boat which is always fun to go out on but this year – it was raining so we decided to stick around the cottage instead of tempting the open waters. In the photos below, you’ll see that Oliver had some fun…

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…

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…

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 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 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 & fourty-two
oliver connell | day seven hundred & fourty-two

Every year, Dana’s Mom’s side of the family gets together once in the summer for a family picnic and once in the winter for a Christmas party. This year Oliver is at a great age…

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

We spent Thanksgiving day at Nana and Grand Dad’s for turkey dinner. Nana makes a mean turkey so this was a happy event for all of us! Auntie Alison, Uncle Arek and cousin Julia were…

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 four hundred & ninety to ninety-seven
oliver connell | day four hundred & ninety to ninety-seven

During one of the first weeks of April, Dana, Oliver and I traveled to Central Florida to visit Dana’s parents at their “winter house.” Oliver’s Nana and Grand Dad live in Florida for six months of the year so…

oliver connell | day three hundred & ninety-three
oliver connell | day three hundred & ninety-three

The day after the day after Christmas was supposed to be our Christmas with Oliver’s Nana and Grand Dad. Unfortunately, Nana got sick over the holidays and in the interest of keeping Oliver healthy, Nana stayed back…

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.