Meeting Uncle Derek and Auntie Ashley

During American Thanksgiving, Elanora got to finally meet her Uncle Derek and Auntie Ashley! We had tonnes of fun and E quickly found out that eyeball (that’s the scientific term) health is no joke and you should protect your eyes. 20121127-162439.jpg

It happened to be Grey Cup weekend, so we braved the cold and headed downtown. It gave Ashley a good taste of a typical Canadian event that we would never go to ;) Here we are standing in the middle of a giant YOU. No idea what it was advertising for.

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After that attempt to play tourists, we stuck to what we knew.  Eating! We headed to Chinatown to pick up some groceries and bbq pork.  Delicious.IMG_1449

Poor Paul had to work so I texted him pictures of our delicious meals to make him feel better.

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We hung out at home and were totally spoiled by Derek’s cooking all weekend long. Paul and I decided that if we ever moved to Portland we would be over for dinner ALL. THE. TIME. :D

Of course, Uncle Derek had a grand time being the goofball that he is.IMG_1451

When we put E on the potty we tell her to “toot toot”. Not surprisingly, this turned into full on fart noises when Uncle Derek was here :)

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We had a super fun time!

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Thanks for visiting Auntie Ashley and Uncle Derek!

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Hopefully we can visit Portland soon. I love Portland  – great restaurants and tonnes of bookstores… what’s not to like? – and am eager to show Paul some more of the west coast :)

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Plus, Derek promised to make us some of Aunt Darlene’s famous ribs!!! Delicious!

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