Changing Family Traditions

Changing Family Traditions

Childhood Memories I have a lot of memories from my childhood.  I can recall everything from mixing my mashed potatoes and peas on an old yellow rimmed corning ware plate and slicing it up to eat it like a pie, to pushing the stool up to the counter and climbing on it…

The Lazy Moms Guide to Making The Coolest Muffin Tin Meals

The Lazy Moms Guide to Making The Coolest Muffin Tin Meals

Do you have a kid who’s a picky eater?  A grazer? How about a mish mash of leftovers in your fridge right now?  Nothing to make for lunch because you are due for groceries?  If you answered, “yes”, to any of these questions then you need muffin tin meals in…

Spring Into Change

Spring Into Change

Seasons change and so do we!  In the spring of this year, the perfect opportunity came about to do something new, something brave and something I have been plotting for much of my adult life.  In a matter of one month, I moved me and my 2 young boys from the…

Lego Series – Adventures In Lego Storage

Lego Series – Adventures In Lego Storage

Last Christmas was fruitful in building our…I mean Chase’s, Lego collection.  Storing Lego sets in their original boxes in the closet downstairs was no longer cutting it.  So… I did what any organized thrifty Mom would do and made a trip to the Dollarama to find some storage bins and…

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Busy Bags For Busy Kids – 5 Ideas for Beginners

Busy Bags For Busy Kids – 5 Ideas for Beginners

Chase, my oldest son is a busy boy.  I often joke that he is appropriately named and a perfect example of a self-fulfilling prophecy.   As much as I appreciate and nurture this quality, there are times I need to reel it in, especially now that I have taken on the role…

Reasons I Love The Trunki Suitcase – Fab Find Friday

Reasons I Love The Trunki Suitcase – Fab Find Friday

Lets face it, kids love anything with wheels.  When Chase was young he would much rather push the stroller than sit in it and he’s come close to taking strangers babies for a walk in the mall.  Suitcases, shopping carts, dollies, luggage racks…the list goes on!  So when I saw…

Kids Experiment – Making Rain Clouds

We’ve been having fun with kitchen play lately.  I love that kitchen experiments inspire curiosity, learning through sensory play all while developing an early interest in science.  Check out our latest experiment: Making Rain Clouds! What You Need: Clear cups Measuring cup Water Food coloring Shaving cream (not the gel…

Life Lessons in a Scrapbook – Lesson #2

Life Lessons in a Scrapbook – Lesson #2

A few years ago I made a scrapbook album to give to Chase someday when he gets older.   I captured some of my pregnancy, special events and milestones from his first year to document his growth.  What was most meaningful to create  in this album, was a series of “life…