Farewell to 2008 …

2008 is now gone, never to return. It was a big, big year for our little family. Some highlights:

Jan 1 – I wasn’t telling, but I was pregnant (and no, I don’t have any similar secret this year)
Jan 7 – Hannah started at a Montessori school
Feb 19 – Our girl turned 3
Mar 22 – Jon’s brother James married the beautiful Sara
May / June – We undertook a massive landscaping project
May 14 – We found out we were expecting a boy
Jul 2 – Hannah moved from the Montessori to her current daycare, which we all love
Jul 31 – I started my maternity leave
Aug 13 – At 3:11pm we welcomed 7lb, 10oz baby Jacob
Aug 31 – Our good friends Jody and Donna were married in Harrison
Sep 13 – Jon’s cousin Kevin married the lovely Amanda
Oct 20 – I launched Mat Leave Monday, making Monday everyone’s favourite day of the week 😉
Nov 30 – We held Jacob’s dedication
Dec 24 – Our relatives were unable to make it through the snow for Christmas dinner, leaving us with 15lbs of turkey

After all the weddings, I really wanted a slide show of my own. All the cool kids are doing it. So I created a 2008 year in review. Jon did not participate in any way, other than disdaining my selection of wipes. 😉 It takes a few seconds for the sound to kick in, so don’t adjust your speakers right away. Also, it looks much better if you go to the YouTube site (by clicking on the little YouTube icon) and select ‘watch in high quality’. Enjoy!

Oh, and Happy New Year!

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  1. frugal dreamer says:

    Happy new year!! I hope you and your family have a blessed year 🙂

  2. It sounds like you did have a good year. You went to almost as many weddings as I did and I am a wedding photographer.

  3. WOW what a year! What a show What wonderful kids big and little. Love Grannie

  4. Happy New Year!

  5. You did a wonderful job. What a treat to watch.

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