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What This Couple Built In Their Snowy Backyard Made Me Insanely Jealous. Seriously…Wow.

December 6, 2013 Stories

Daniel Gray, a New Zealander visiting Canada with his Canadian girlfriend to meet her family found a very unique way to spend some of his time during their cold December visit.

With the help of his girlfriend (Kathleen Starrie) and her family, he build the most amazing thing in their Edmonton backyard.

“I wanted to keep him occupied, not with my daughter necessarily. I wanted to keep him busy with something else,” Starrie’s mother Brigid Burton said with a laugh, “I didn’t want Daniel to just be twiddling his thumbs while he’s here in Canada so I thought, this needs to be something that’s got some meat to it.”

And so the construction began. The couple, along with help from Starrie’s parents and even a friendly neighbour, spent five days building what you’re about to see.

They started out by clearing out some snow to create space.

Then the first layer of ice blocks, built from milk cartons they collected, added coloring to, and froze.

See all the pictures at the link.. There are more!

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Cool (but that jacket's got to go!).
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Neat! I wish I would have thought of good stuff like that when the boys were young. I'm not energetic enough for the grandkids like I was back then.

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Talk about having way too much time on your hands.
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That is way cool.
Very stupid to kill the only servant in the house.  Now we don't even know where to find the marmalade.

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I wonder what the neighbors think of it.
I won't vote for Clinton, but I cannot vote for Trump.  How could I explain to my daughter why I supported a man who sees her as nothing more than a piece of meat, a piece of a$$ for him to grope for his own private pleasure.

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