2012 in Pictures

I must admit I did a pretty horrible job of documenting this year in photos. Let’s be honest. It’s pretty Audrey-heavy.
But here it is, in some vague order.

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The way things used to look

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Shrimp and pesto pasta

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28 weeks

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My fingers were fine during pregnancy, but my water retention during the first few months post was craaazy, my fingers ballooned into sausages!

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Yum

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Superbowl treats for Greg and co workers

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The view from our balcony on a clear night

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Studying for a french exam while waiting for a bi-weekly pregnancy appointment. Things I would not recommend simultaneously doing; full course load and pregnancy

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It’s always so exciting to watch things start to bloom

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Attempting to dry out books and records after the flood… 

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Term papers that require visual submissions, beautiful

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Saxon and Annyong

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One by one doctors are replacing my spots with scars. Bye bye freckle.

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Basil flowers from our balcony garden

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I was so proud of last summer’s herbs, I grew more than I killed, now that’s a record!

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I forget I don’t like cinnamon hearts every year…

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An impulse one rainy day, the farmer’s market down the road is a beautiful thing

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Easter treats for a friend I hadn’t seen in awhile. Jelly beans, mini eggs and strawberry cheesecake muffins!

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My favourite breakfast

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Scallops seared in white wine, pancetta and yellow peppers all tossed in arugula and baby spinach

30 weeks pregnant

37 weeks! It was about now I was regretting not buying any maternity clothes…

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The last week of classes for the semester, fitting in desks has become a challenge

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All the necessary ingredients for two delicious appetizers: bbq roasted spinach wrapped in goat cheese and prosciutto, and baby bel cherry tomato skewers.

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Call everyone, we have a baby! Can I sleep now, please…

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Two days old and first day home

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Three days old

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Our favourite bench to sit and feed the ducks, or just escape from the house on good days

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Our place always seems to be in mid-project phase. Oh how I yearn for a work room

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Aww Selina Kyle, silly kitten

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Freshly gutted and fried caplin, imported from Newfoundland by my parents. Not even kidding. DELICIOUS.

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The one part of the dining room that looks pulled together

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I love good finds. This $0.99 matches the table runner PERFECTLY, ahh thrift stores

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A beautiful fall evening on the way to our little park

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Free Comic Book Day!  Audrey’s first adventure

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She was two weeks old, I mean look at her! All cocooned in there, adorable. And so LIGHT.

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Treats from Choco Cafe, a coffee shop that melts real belgian chocolate into their mochas

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My view, pretty much all the time. For months. For all it’s natural-ness, nursing is not easy.

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Our thanksgiving table

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I swear I watched her sleep for weeks. She was so still, I held my breath until I saw her chest rise every time

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It would take ten minutes to slooooowly replace your body with the blanket and then hope to goodness she wouldn’t wake when you got off the couch. Ahh the early days 

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A museum exhibit of nerdiness 

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So many awesome things at the museum! 

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First plane trip! She was a champ.

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Tiny baby limbs!

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Mini lemon meringue tarts

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The remnants of a lazy afternoon

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No teeth! 

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Eight teeth!!

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It’s never too early to start music education! (Pomplamoose)  

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Look at those tiny hands…

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Autumn is a fantastic excuse to eat more reese’s pieces 

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Balcony garden has become an indoor pot. Onions and parsley is all I have left

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! I was so sad when she outgrew this one

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Late night marmalade making

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Let’s pack!

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Blue eyed beauty, let’s go for a walk

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Christmas wrapping

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Audrey says ‘Mama made my dress and I look adorable!’

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My own Charlie Brown tree

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The Waverley Inn

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Advent candles

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New Years at the Waverley

Good bye 2012

xox

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