Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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Let’s Discover: Musical Straws


This month’s experiment from the team at Discovery Centre is a science centre classic, but be warned, this experiment may annoy parents! Materials: 1 (or more) straws A pair of scissors How to make: First, take a look at your straw. If it is a bendy straw, cut off the bendy bits along with the shorter straight piece. You only ... Read More »

But Mommm: The Menu


Pretty much everything about kids and food is driving me crazy right now. Somewhere along the line we seem to have turned off the main road onto ‘picky eater’ street and any attempt at introducing new meals to the mix is met with a turned up nose by a minimum of one child. The variation in tastes between the three ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: April 12-13, 2014


  1. The Easter Bunny will be at the Mic Mac Mall from Apr 10th – 19th. Stop by for a visit and get your picture taken with everyone’s favourite fluffy bunny in support of Easter Seals NS. 2. It’s the Sackville Kinette’s Easter Egg Hunt Eggstravaganza! It’s an Easter Bunny Greet and Egg Hunt for kids ages 0-10, on Sunday at ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Springtime Nests

nest eggs

These easy little nest eggs are one of our favourite Springtime treats to make with the kids.  They look adorable on a little cake stand or a brightly coloured plate. Ingredients:  - 2 cups sugar - 3 tbsp cocoa - ½ cup milk - 1 tsp vanilla - 2/3 cup butter - 3 cups rolled oats - 1 cup coconut ... Read More »

Bringing Balance: To Chai For Muffins


We love a good spicy chai tea around these parts, so I thought, why not create a healthy muffin to go with my cuppa? Entirely whole grain, no added fat and only 1/3 cup of maple syrup to sweeten the batch, these fit the bill. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1.5 c. spelt or whole wheat flour 1.5 c. slow-cook rolled oats 1 ... Read More »

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