We had some friends over for dinner on Saturday to help us celebrate Andrew's Third Birthday (coming up on April 27th). It was a small party but we also had Grandma and Opa Knobel staying with us. Andrew decided a long time ago that he wanted a Spiderman party which of course required a Spiderman Cake, which Louise made herself. The cake required liberal application of some very colorful icing (and matching language). It was a great cake but Andrew never really understood that it was a representation of Spiderman. Oh well, much fun was had by all!
I got some new studio gear this week (a brand new backdrop stand and a black muslin) so I set it all up for some test shots. Unfortunately the only model I had available for most of the session was me! I'm not going to show any of those images because they aren't very good. And after Andrew came home I set him for some shots and got a few real gems!
The Easter Bunny managed to find us in Winfield again this year and she left a trail of clues for the kids to follow on their quest for Easter Chocolate. Melanie was the team leader (because she could actually read the clues) and Andrew was the first follower. They were both very cute and it was fun to follow them while they completed their quest.
When we visit Grandma and Grandpa Phillips in Winfield we usually make several trips down the road to play at the playground at Jack Seaton Park. It was a special trip this time as we met up with some friends from Calgary who were also visiting relatives in Winfield over Easter. We had talked about doing this before but it never really worked out. The kids had tons of fun and got to blow off a lot of steam at the playground. Particularly interesting for Melanie was the hopscotch game, and Andrew found several sticks that alternated between being drumsticks and an assortment of "bad guy" … Continue Reading ››
We are in Kelowna for a visit with the Grandparents. Grandma had everything required for Melanie and Andrew to decorate some beautiful Easter Eggs. They had lots of fun and of course Andrew hammed it up while they were doing it...