Hanging out in the woods

Friends of ours bought some land in Pakenham (Ontario) last spring to build a small camp on, and Chris and I have been heading out there over the past year to hike/snowshoe and help set up – but mostly just to fart around. It is so much fun to go exploring and build forts and stuff. As a kid, my sisters and I were always outside climbing things and playing games. Now as an adult it’s so refreshing get outside and just have fun poking around. Still have yet to find any deer antlers or other treasures, but I’m not giving up hope!

I also shot my first gun last fall, and again this past weekend, completely annihilated a gatorade bottle. Not gonna lie, shooting at targets is pretty fun. Here are some photos from this past weekend, we went to help put in some bridges over a swampy part of the land.

Pakenham, ON

Forest hiking

Yellow Birch tree

Putting in bridges

Forest life

Chris getting his aim on

I was a little trigger happy

Huge wild turkey tracks - Chris' hand for context

The boys heading out

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Easter goodies

This past weekend Chris, Oscar Dog and I travelled home to visit our families who all live in and around the Toronto area. It was a weekend filled with Euchre games (which gets pretty intense on my side), delicious meals, lots of beer and wine and, of course, chocolate.

Every time we go back home for a visit, we always come back with more than we left with. This weekend was no exception. I’m pretty stoked with the goodies we got — a spring cactus and some Pisanki (Polish easter eggs) from the original Mr. and Mrs. Czed, an old cuckoo clock that belonged to my Godmother’s Mother, an old dresser that belonged to my Grandpa and some paintings that my Grandma painted way back in the day.

Below are some *pics of the goods, the dresser is going to be our first DIY post so stay tuned to see a picture of that. Cheers!

Easter Spring Cactus Easter Pisanki Easter Landscape Painting Easter Cuckoo Clock

*Chris and I are both getting back into photography so hopefully our skills get better as the posts keep coming.

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