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Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm

| October 22, 2018 | 1 Comment
Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm

Getting Spooky at Saunders Farm Halloween is approaching and there is no better place to be to get into the spooky spirit than Saunders Farm! I recently posted about their summer time activities, but Halloween is where they take it to the next level. It’s a new tradition that we take the whole family to […]

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Decorate Your Home For Fall #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

| October 19, 2018 | 14 Comments
Decorate Your Home For Fall #LoveHallmarkCA #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

Decorate Your Home For Fall Are you the type that loves to decorate your home? Now that fall is in full swing, there are so many great options. Whether you want to cover your table in a scattering of faux leaves and tiny pumpkins or want to add a glorious wreath in autumnal colours, you […]

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Give Toys as Treats this Halloween with MGA Entertainment #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

| October 17, 2018 | 35 Comments
Give Toys as Treats this Halloween with MGA Entertainment #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/16

Give Toys as Treats this Halloween with MGA Entertainment Candy. It is one of the things kids look forward to getting on Halloween. Yes, candy is sweet, sticky and yummy, but the fun disappears as soon as the last treat has been eaten. There are even some children who are not able to enjoy these […]

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Creative Ways to Have Fun with Halloween

| October 15, 2018 | 11 Comments
Creative Ways to Have Fun with Halloween

Creative Ways to Have Fun with Halloween Not everyone celebrates Halloween the same way (or at all), and if you are looking for some ways to have fun with Halloween aside from just trick-or-treating, then you’re in luck. We have some great, fun ideas for celebrating Halloween that you can do as a family. You […]

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How To Make Pumpkin Puree

| October 12, 2018 | 17 Comments
How To Make Pumpkin Puree

Is it really fall without pumpkins…or a fresh batch of homemade pumpkin puree? It might seem a tad daunting at first to prepare, but it’s actually quite easy if you follow this wonderful baking recipe, no matter your skillset in the kitchen! I’ll admit, even I was wary to tackle on preparing puree from my […]

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Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating

| October 11, 2018 | 12 Comments
Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating

Fun Halloween Activities Besides Trick or Treating Trick or treating is a great Halloween tradition but it’s not always practical. In fact, depending on where you live, dressing up and knocking on doors may not be very safe or perhaps your kids are older and the thought of trick or treating has lost its appeal. […]

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20 School Lunch Ideas

| October 5, 2018 | 11 Comments
20 School Lunch Ideas

Do you not feel good about the lunches being served at your child’s school? Many parents don’t. This is why parents turn to packing a lunch for their children. The only problem is that you often run out of ideas. Some kids are content with eating the same sandwich throughout the school year, but other […]

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Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

| October 4, 2018 | 52 Comments
Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 11/09

Fun Back to School Learning with DK Canada Back to school. It is the time of the year when my kids want more answers to some of the things they are learning at school. I love that they are so full of curiosity, but there are times that I am not able to supply all […]

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16 Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa

| September 27, 2018 | 4 Comments
16 Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa

16 Fall Family Activities Around Ottawa Fall is here! Just because the days are becoming shorter and cooler does not mean the fun in Ottawa has come to an end! There are plenty of fun fall family activities happening in and around the city for your family to enjoy! We have put together a list […]

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3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall ~ CAN 11/02

| September 26, 2018 | 55 Comments
3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall ~ CAN 11/02

3 Toys to Discover Fun Through Play This Fall! Summer may be over soon, but does that mean that playtime has to end? NO WAY! Fall is a great time to discover fun. Whether it be after school or during the weekend, fun times can be had during this time of the year. My family […]

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Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

| September 7, 2018 | 3 Comments
Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada

Step Back in Time at Laurier House National Historic Site #ParksCanada Nestled in the vibrant neighbourhood of Sandy Hill, Laurier House is one of Canada’s National Historic Sites. It was home to two of Canada’s Prime Ministers and contemporaries Sir Wilfred Laurier and William Lyon Mackenzie King. What makes this site a must-visit is that it […]

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Work and Play Made Easier with an Epson Printer #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

| September 3, 2018 | 237 Comments
Work and Play Made Easier with an Epson Printer #Review #Giveaway ~ CAN 10/05

Work and Play Made Easier with Epson #Review It’s that time of the year again! Families are getting ready to go back to school and there are so many supplies needed to be ready. One item a family relies on, especially if they have a computer, is a a printer. A great printer would be […]

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How Parents and Students Can Inspire School Spirit

| August 30, 2018 | 2 Comments
How Parents and Students Can Inspire School Spirit

How Parents and Students Can Inspire School Spirit If you live in North America and you send your child to public school, the quality of education they are receiving could vary wildly. The sad truth is that certain schools have amazing facilities and others are completely under-resourced, with parents and teachers having to go the […]

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Great Ideas to Celebrate Back to School

| August 24, 2018 | 3 Comments
Great Ideas to Celebrate Back to School

Great Ideas to Celebrate Back to School The first day of a new school year is a momentous occasion. Whether it’s the very first day of Kindergarten, a transition year, or just a regular first day of school, there are things you can do to make it special. Some families decide to create their own […]

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Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

| August 22, 2018 | 5 Comments
Green Gables Heritage Place: Fun Family Experience #ParksCanada #Review

Green Gables Heritage Place is the setting for the beloved 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by author Lucy Maud Montgomery. It’s the story about the adventures of an 11-year-old orphan girl, Anne Shirley, living in the fictional town of Avonlea on Prince Edward Island. She was mistakenly sent to two middle-aged siblings; Matthew and Marilla Cuthbert, […]

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18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

| August 17, 2018 | 14 Comments
18 Peachy Fresh Recipes

18 Peachy Fresh Recipes Peaches just scream summer. With a peak season between July and August, peaches are enjoyed for a couple months in a number of recipes. However, you can always enjoy peaches all year long. Whether you use peaches you froze or canned yourself or purchased them in the store, it’s a great […]

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5 Great Things You Need for Back to School

| August 16, 2018 | 2 Comments
5 Great Things You Need for Back to School

5 Great Things You Need for Back to School When it’s that time of year again for kids to go back to school, parents are usually busy shopping for school supplies. It seems like the supply is long and it can be a hassle trying to find everything on the list but it is necessary […]

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PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

| August 14, 2018 | 3 Comments
PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW

PEDALHEADS: Bike Camp From Training Wheels to Trails #REVIEW My son is an avid biker and just love his bike. Well, anything with wheels is his jam, really, and anything to do with sports. He is, what I call, a cautious risk-taker, calculating and analyzing the risk before taking it. I made a point of […]

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Crunch into Fun with this Back-to-School Trail Mix! #Recipe

| August 9, 2018 | 8 Comments
Crunch into Fun with this Back-to-School Trail Mix! #Recipe

This post is sponsored by Welch’s® Fruit Snacks. I am being compensated for this post. All comments and opinions are my own.     Crunch into Fun with this Back-to-School Trail Mix! Back-to-School is looming ever closer. One of the most daunting tasks we face when preparing to get back into the hustle and bustle […]

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4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

| July 31, 2018 | 3 Comments
4 Essential Ways to Spend Summer Time in Canada

Summer will always be an important part of the Canadian calendar because it provides ample time to spend with your family. If you haven’t gone on a fun family outing or planned anything special for the season yet, you might as well plan exciting and fun summer time in Canada!     Indeed, nothing beats […]

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15 Refreshing Slushies Recipes

| July 13, 2018 | 25 Comments
15 Refreshing Slushies Recipes

Summer is here and woo is it hot. While ice water is a great way to stay hydrated, what if you want something sweet? On a REALLY hot day, the thought of drinking a milkshake can almost turn your stomach. Thankfully, there are so many more options. One of the best options is making refreshing […]

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Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

| June 28, 2018 | 309 Comments
Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey #Giveaway ~ CAN 07/27

Be Barbecue Ready this Summer with Canadian Turkey #BBQTurkey The sun, the heat and the lush vegetation are all signs that summer is here in the capital! One thing Canadians love doing at this time of the year is firing up their grills to dine al fresco. Cooking on the barbecue is a really great solution […]

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5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip

| June 27, 2018 | 10 Comments
5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip

5 Memorable Photo Opportunities to Shoot on a Summer Road Trip Road trips. They are the mark of a fabulous summer vacation. From beginning to end, hitting the open road on an adventure is always fun to experience. One thing you should have on hand your travels is your trusty camera. Whether it is a […]

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25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

| June 21, 2018 | 12 Comments
25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau

25 Summer Family Fun Events and Activities Around Ottawa-Gatineau Summer is here! This allows for families to spend more time together to attend festivals and activities being held in Ottawa and its surrounding areas. Here is a list of 25 summer family fun events and activities in Ottawa for you and your family to attend […]

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