Holidays

The 10 Best Christmas Desserts (great for any holidays!)

The 10 best mouth-watering, show-stopping Christmas Desserts

I know that Christmas is still a ways away (less than 3 months) but it’s always great to have some awesome go-to recipes. From dinner parties to family get-togethers, there’s always a good excuse to try a new dessert recipe! I have scoured the internet looking for mouth-watering, show-stopping treats.  Here are 10 of the best Christmas desserts out there! ... Read More »

Cute & Easy Father’s Day Card

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Full disclosure: I stole this easy Father’s Day Card idea from my cousin, who posted this card on Instagram for Mother’s Day. Thanks, Megan!! :)  It’s pretty straight forward, and it’s REALLY easy. If you’ve got one child, use both of their hands (same or different colour paint). If you’ve got multiples, everybody picks a different colour of paint, and ... Read More »

Easy Fathers’ Day Craft

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This easy Father’s Day craft is so fun for the kids to make, and is really simple to make multiple copies (for grandparents also). Materials: 8.5 X 11 paper (cardstock or regular) Markers/crayons Camera Coloured cardstock or construction paper Clear contact paper 1. Write a letter from the child’s name, as big as possible, on separate pages. I can freehand draw ... Read More »

Easy Spring Craft: Forsythia Branch

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While looking for a photo of my son from last spring, I bumped into this shot that I took of my Forsythia bush while sitting on the front porch swing with the kids last spring. My heart ached a little. I love winter. I really mean that. I love it! I love the snow, I love playing in the snow, and ... Read More »

Christmas Decorating

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Just a little glimpse of some of our Christmas decorations.  I had mentioned a small Christmas tree collection, so I thought I’d show it. It’s kind of a fun silvery, white & red theme, and I love looking for new ones to add to it.  The best part is that they mostly came from dollar stores & second hand stores.  ... Read More »

Wishbooks, Wishlists and Giving, Oh My!

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  As I mentioned in my last post about giving, we’re trying our best to raise kids who love to give. And so, since our little guy doesn’t really know that the Wishbook is usually used to make a wishlist for yourself, we decided first to go through and see if we could put together a wishlist for other kids. ... Read More »

Easy Christmas Craft for Little Hands: Paper Plate Wreath

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I saw this craft on Pinterest last Christmas, but never had the appropriate paper plates in the house to do it. On one of my (many) trips to the dollar store this month, I picked up a pack of paper plates – 36 – for $1. That’s about right.   This craft works best if you’re using the really super ... Read More »

Snowman Crafts

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For some reason, our kids LOVE snowmen.  Drawing, building, reading about…they just love them!  So I thought I’d do a quick roundup of some of our favourite Snowmen crafts on Pinterest.  We’ll be busy building snowmen long before the snow is on the ground!! Snowman Puppets from The Chirping Moms – these are just adorable, and would be a lot ... Read More »