Scientific Fun with Netflix #Streamteam


Our boys are not quite old enough for Science Fair. Our oldest will be doing it next year at his school, and he can’t wait! As parents, however, we’re not as excited, since a lot of the work gets done at home…and that means homework for Mom & Dad!   All our boys have always been fascinated by science, and ... Read More »

Cheesy Poutine Bites #GayLeaMom


As a Canadian, I grew up knowing that one of the best toppings for French Fries was cheese and gravy – that’s right, Poutine! While we didn’t have it often, it was such a treat any time I did eat it.  Those who are not familiar with poutine are missing out: warm, cheesy, melt-y, messy, and delicious!  There are all ... Read More »

7 New Hobbies to Learn this Spring Break

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Even though March Break is halfway over, there’s still time to do something new. Time to learn a new hobby with your older kids! Something that will tear their eyes away from their screens for a few hours and leave them with a sense of accomplishment. We’re over at writing about new hobbies to learn over spring break, or ... Read More »

Science Fun & Dreaming Big with Netflix #streamteam


Our boys have really been into science stuff lately. Will it sink or float? How long will the cup of snow take to melt? If I bang on the end of this stick, will the HotWheel go flying across the room? (The answer is yes, and it might break something too!). We also learned the joys of vinegar and baking ... Read More »

If You Like Downton Abbey & Call the Midwife, You’ll Love…

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I’ve always been a fan of British tv programming. Perhaps I should say that I’ve always been a fan of all things Britain. I love British literature (serious and Chick Lit), I love the landscape, I love the history and the buildings – the history in the buildings. I love the way that British people speak.  tangent: when I was studying in England, ... Read More »

McDonald’s Canada Introduces the Next Legend


I admit it: I LOVE McD’s. Those shoestring fries. The McDouble with McChicken Sauce. *drool*  We don’t go there often – we don’t go anywhere often…. but sometimes, you just need to take a break from life. That’s why I’m excited to share some big news: I know what I’m ordering next time!   McDonald’s Canada Introduces the Next Legend The Big ... Read More »