Monday, October 20, 2014

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Weekend Wrap-up: October 18-19, 2014

Oct-18-19

1. FREE up some space and get some FREE stuff! Is anything in life free anymore? Well this weekend (rain or shine) you can free up space and get great free stuff. Give your clutter a second life during Halifax’s Curbside Give Away Weekend. Your old armchair could be someone’s new throne, and your antique lamp could be someone’s living room masterpiece. All ... Read More »

Let’s Discover: Candy

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The excitement is building towards Halloween and getting dressed up, and as parents, we know that this also means more candy than our little ones really need. It’s always a challenge to figure out what to do with leftover candy and to try and get your little ghosts and goblins on board with candy disposal. How about putting all that ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: October 11-12, 2014

Oct-11-13

1. The weather is looking lovely for this weekend’s Fall Festival of Colours! Leaves are turning shades of red, yellow and orange; blueberry fields are bright red and pink and the views from the top of the mountain are spectacular. Head to Ski Wentworth with the family for a memorable Thanksgiving Weekend with The Festival of Colours! Lots of fun, outdoor ... Read More »

Time Well Spent: A Home Fire Drill

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During dinner a few nights ago our daughters started talking about Fire Prevention Week and gave us the play-by-play of the fire drill process at school – how they had to walk slowly, stay together, go all the way out to the sidewalk – you get the picture. We talked about how lots of offices do the same so that ... Read More »

A Dad’s Life: Toddler Speak

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My 15-month old son has learned this new thing. He looks up at me and keeps pointing to the palm of his other hand and I’ve learned that this means “more”. “More” in the sense that if he finishes a piece of watermelon and he wants another piece, that’s when he motions for “more” if he’s still hungry. I don’t ... Read More »

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