S: Natasha Elniski - The First 21 Years
FC: Tasha - The First 21 Years
1: Natasha Marie Elniski Born: June 5, 1992 at 12:35 am in the Misericordia Hospital. Weight: 8 lbs, 3 oz Length: 20 inches
3: 1 day old
6: First day home from the hospital | 5 days old
11: 3 months old
16: 6 months old
18: First Christmas
26: Natasha's 1st Birthday
30: Such a fashionista. Check out the matching outfits.
34: Tasha spent 1 week in the Misericordia Hospital with Whooping Cough. | 13 months old
35: This is Tasha learning to walk. She took her first steps in the hospital at 13 months. She never crawled. Tasha loved to walk on her tip toes.
38: This dress was bought for Uncle Doug's wedding by Granny. Such a pretty girl.
40: First Halloween | What a cute little bunny
43: 18 months
50: Poor little girl Tasha got a black eye just before her 2nd birthday.
51: I can't imagine how she got it.
52: Tasha's 2nd Birthday
56: First and only camping trip. It rained, Tasha got sick and we packed up and went home.
58: Playing in the fountain at Granny's house.
60: Halloween 1994 Moo!
62: It's Christmas time!
63: 2 1/2 years | Santa came to visit but needed Mommy's help to get her present. He scared her.
65: First time Tasha put makeup on. Beautiful use of eyeliner. It really does bring out her eyes.
66: Daddy's Little Girl | 1995
67: 2 3/4 years
68: Bath time with Chrystyn.
69: Tea anyone?
73: Tasha's 3rd Birthday
74: Our first trip to Hawaii. We spent 8 days in Waikiki. It was a wonderful trip!
76: Tasha's first Bikini
80: Uncle Doug's puppies. Awe.
82: Tasha's 4th Birthday
84: Granny made the Klondike dresses and Tasha & Mommy went to the Klondike parade. We would meet Dad for lunch after the parade.
85: Tasha's first set of roller skates. Complete with knee pads, elbow pads, fingerless gloves and a helmet. Very stylish!
86: Mom would braid Tasha's hair with many thin braids. Tasha had so much hair that it would take hours to complete. Half of her head would get braided while she watched TV and the other half would get done while she slept.
87: Halloween with Alesyha | Meow!
90: Christmas 1996
92: Uncle Doug's dogs had puppies again. Tasha loved the puppies.
94: Tasha's 5th Birthday Party. It was a Tea Party. The 5 girls dressed in their prettiest dresses. They made hats and had their nails and makeup done. The party bags were evening purses filled with costume jewelery. We had koolaid in the tea cups and finger sandwiches. So much fun!
95: Tasha's Bike
96: First day of Kindergarten Teacher: Mrs. Clealand | 1997
98: Christmas 1997 Granny made the pink fur coat, matching hat and muff purse. Check out the jewelery.
102: Hawaii | Feb. 1998
104: Tasha swimming with her green floatie.
108: Halloween 1997 Kindergarten
109: Tasha wanted to be Snow White for Halloween. We dyed her hair black with a wash out hair dye.
110: Hopper We donated a bunny to Tasha's kindergarten class that we got from Auntie Terri. During Spring Break, someone needed to take care of the bunny at home as no one would be at school. We gladly volunteered and Hopper became a part of our home. He slept in Tasha's room and loved to cuddle amongst her stuffed animals. We kept Hopper until we had to leave for Ontario, then we gave him back to Auntie Terri.
112: Tasha's 6th Birthday Party at McDonalds
114: Ringworm | Tasha got ringworm on her face right under her nose. This appeared at the beginning of April and did not go away until the middle of June. We were panicking because she was going to be a flower girl at the end of June. Never did find out where it came from.
115: Kindergarten Graduation We were leaving for Kingston before school ended so Tasha had her grad at the Kindergarten picnic.
116: Tasha was a Flower Girl for Cousin Rachelle's Wedding in Kingston, Ont on June 27, 1998.
122: First day of Grade 1 Teacher: Mrs. Spisak
124: Halloween 1998
126: 7th Birthday Party At the Callingwood Bowling Lanes
128: Tasha & Mommy got dressed up to go to the Winspear Center. The photo of her room is one of the many times we tried to clean it.
130: Tasha's 8th Birthday It was held at the Callingwood Lanes. Tasha got another Beanie Baby as a present. She loved those Beanie Babies.
133: Tasha playing cards with Grandpa. Her favorite game was Crazy 8's.
134: Card Pyramids Tasha spent hours and many decks of cards | Streaks Tasha always wanted colored streaks so Granny bought her a comb that would add colored streaks to her hair. Unfortunately it was thick and goopy.
135: 5 km Run Grandpa would run in a 5 km run every year. Tasha would go out and cheer him on. This year, Tasha ran with him.
136: Edmonton Journal Games 2001 | Tasha was on the relay team.
137: 9th Birthday Party at the Space and Science Center
138: Holiday in Banff Aug. 2001
142: Halloween 2001 - Grade 4 class party
144: Halloween with Ms. Graham
145: It was very cold the night of Halloween so Tasha could not wear her cat costume. We had to come up with something quickly. Tasha wore my housecoat with Barry's toque and we attached curlers to it. She went as a housewife.
146: Christmas 2001
147: Tasha got a Discman CD player for Christmas. Big thing back then.
148: Our Trip to Disneyland March 2002
161: Klondike Parade July 18, 2002
162: Grade 5 Skating Jan. 17, 2003 | Teacher: Ms. Ho
164: Building Card Pyramids
167: Guitar Playing Period
168: Yuma & Grand Canyon Trip 2003 We drove from Edmonton to Yuma and stayed with Granny & Grandpa in their trailer. We had so much fun. On the way home, we toured the Grand Canyon. Great trip!
172: Fun at Chrystyns
173: Fun with Freckles
174: Tasha's 11th Birthday
178: Halloween 2003 We went Trick or Treating with Chrystyn & Derek. So much fun!
180: Christmas 2003
182: Grade 6 Skating
184: Science School Gr. 6
186: Our trip to Disneyland. Mar. 19 - Apr. 4, 2004
191: Fun on the rides. Tasha's favorite ride was the Matterhorn Bobsleds. She went on that ride over 16 times. Another fun ride was the Grizzly River Run. Barry and Tasha went on the ride and came off completely soaked!
192: On the way home, we stopped in Vegas
194: Tasha's 12th Birthday
197: Mrs. Clealand, Mrs. Southerland, Mrs. Spisak, Mr. Wilcox, Ms. Aboud & Ms. Ho (Missing: Mrs. Witherspoon - Gr. 2 | Kinder Homeroom Gr. 1 Gr. 6 Gr. 3 Gr. 4 Ms. Graham - Gr. 4
198: Uncle Doug's Wedding | July 10, 2004
200: The Red Bathing Suit & The Sunburn
202: Tasha's Braces July 28, 2004
204: Beauty takes hard work We are wearing peel off skin masks and cucumbers for the eyes.
206: Posing for Pictures at Glowing Embers RV Park
207: Sept. 19, 2004
208: Cardboard Boat Races Gr. 7
210: Volunteering at Safeway Dec. 2004
212: Hillcrest Jr. High Cheerleading 2005
216: Tasha's 13th Birthday
218: Devonian Gardens
219: Tasha's First Set of Streaks July 7, 2005
220: First Pay Cheque B-Sweet West Edmonton Mall
221: Halloween Gr. 8
224: Christmas 2006
226: Grade 9 Grad June 5, 2007
227: Tumbling Lessons at Capital City Gymnastics Club
228: Floating down the river in Okotokes
230: Fun at the Zoo with Sarah
232: Christmas 2007
234: Spending time with Chrystyn & Derek
235: Dec. 30, 2007
236: Hawaiian Holiday March 2008
244: Ross Shep Co-ed Cheer Team 2008
252: First Knee Surgery Jan. 15, 2009
258: Tasha's 17th Birthday
260: Painting Tasha's Bedroom July 8, 2009
262: Tasha's 2nd Knee Surgery Nov. 2, 2009
267: Kyle Coloring Tasha's Hair (This was the one and only time he did it. Wonder why?) | Dec. 3, 2009
268: Our Cayman Holiday March 2010
284: All 4 Wisdom Teeth taken out on June 27, 2010
286: Christmas 2010
288: The Winning Lottery Ticket Won $1500.00 April 25, 2011
292: Christmas 2011
293: Crazy Christmas Sweaters