Day 5: Still alive

Managed to shop at IKEA just before the fall of the Canadian empire. Sweet, sweet deals on new chairs for our triage WFH setups. (Huge shoutout to one of our favorite stores, the Singing lady for B’s new office desk!) We check in on the grandparents every once in awhile. We have advised them to […]

Long weekend

After a long (2) weekends of constructing 3 beds in the kids rooms as well as my son's Lego, this lil guy describes exactly how I feel :)

Where in the world is Carmen Beukenkamp?

This is a “fracking” small town. All I have to say is, if you haven’t been here, then you don’t know DIK. This is the kind of airport my 2 year old builds out of Lego, with just one plane. And I’m out.

#6 – Lego swords

This afternoon I had a thought, why not take all the Lego swords and make a throne from Game of Thrones.  Plus, why not use the dwarf legs, blonde hair, and lion crests to make characters.  Seems my great ideas come late to the party. http://www.brothers-brick.com/2013/06/15/maegor-the-cruel-was-murdered-in-that-chair/

Oh Happy Day

Twenty minutes into dinner Gioia pipes up with, “I’ve got some interesting news, I found Black R2D2!” You would have been surprised at the amount of shock on our faces. You see, we have been searching for Black R2D2 (aka. R2-Q5, aka. R2 ‘my brotha’) since December 13th. How do I I know? Because we […]