Monday, September 15, 2014

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Weekend Wrap-up: September 13-14, 2014

Sept-13-14

1. It’s time to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the naming of the Gottingen area! September 11th-14th Gottingen will be alive with music, art and heritage events. The main event will begin Saturday with an outdoor stage will be erected at 2183 Gottingen (oriented towards Maitland Street) and Maitland Street will be closed for the whole day. Music from a number of cultures and groups will ... Read More »

Let’s Discover: Sprouting Harvest Corn

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The sound of rustling leaves, the smell of smoke from the fireplaces and the sight of leaves changing color are hallmarks of autumn. Without ears of Indian corn embellishing the décor in homes and businesses, the fall harvest season wouldn’t be complete. From wreaths to centerpieces, Harvest Corn seems to be everywhere in October and November. Everywhere – except on ... Read More »

But Mommm: Back-to-School

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It’s hard to believe that week one of the new school year is behind us. Where did that summer go? As I start setting the alarm earlier, emptying backpacks and packing lunches, it’s hard not to reflect on how much change our family is experiencing right now. If you’ve been following this blog over time, you know that for the ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: September 6-7, 2014

Sept-6-7

1. If you haven’t yet made it to an outdoor movie this summer…now is your chance! The Film Festival has extended their outdoor summer movie experience on the Halifax Waterfront with 3 more family friendly movies including Frozen on Saturday night! Grab a blanket or chair and come check it out! 2. Our friends at Sesame Street, who we all know and love, are ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: 10 Tips for School Lunches

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Dreading the next ten months of daily lunch boxes? Relax! School lunches don’t have to be boring and with a just a little planning, they can actually be pretty much hassle-free. Here are 10 great tips to keep you out of the sandwich rut this year: Think bento box, not lunchbox! Lunch can be so many things besides a sandwich, ... Read More »

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