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Let’s Decorate: Fab Nursery

It seems that everywhere I go lately I’m meeting new babies. There seem to be a lot of adorable bundles of joy coming into my life in some way or another. So of course it’s got me thinking about nurseries and all the adorable ways to decorate them.  Baby gear is always getting better…more functional, more stylish, and there are ... Read More »

Time Well Spent: Summer Bucket List

Happy Summer! School is over and the signs of summer are finally here. Here's a handy list to help you create your very own summer "bucket list". Learn something new, explore the city or just have fun in your own backyard –  there's something for everyone on this list and we dare your family to try and do as many ... Read More »

Let’s Party: School’s Out

Ditch the backpacks, put away the pencil cases and store the lunch boxes – school is almost out and the freedom of summer awaits! Sounds like the perfect reason to party! Whether you invite all the kids on the street, a few classmates or just your family it’s time to celebrate your child's hard work. Just be sure to keep ... Read More »

Let’s Decorate: Button Art

  I couldn’t resist sharing my most recent project this month, as it’s the perfect thing for kid’s rooms and playrooms. I love original art, but it’s often the price tag that keeps most of us away. So, although this is not an original oil on canvas, it’s still pretty special and one of a kind, and best of all it’s so ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Eggless Nutless Chocolate Goodness

This is by far the easiest cake recipe going and is perfect for any celebration that would involve kids who may have egg or nut allergies.  It was passed on to my by a friend years ago and continues to be one of my favourite chocolate recipes.  It always a hit with the kids as well, which is key! The ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: Rice and Salmon Packets

We're having salmon for dinner tonight and it made me think of this recipe that we clipped out of the Metro Halifax newspaper a long time ago and still continue to use.  We go for the BBQ option and the kids loved that they each had their own special "packet" of dinner. The packet approach steams the food which enhances ... Read More »

For Mothers

To start the countdown to Mother's Day…we wanted to share this beautiful poem by the amazing and talented Maya Angelou.   Mother, A Cradle to Hold Me It is true I was created in you. It is also true That you were created for me. I owned your voice. It was shaped and tuned to soothe me. Your arms were molded ... Read More »

Summer Camp Wrap-Up 2013!

  ArTech http://www.artechcamps.com/camps/summer-camps 877 530 3177 HALIFAX: Shambhala School, 5450 Russell St in Halifax, NS From $274.00-$337.00 + HST/week State-of-the-Art fun and high-Tech creativity! For kids and youth from 6 years old through to teens. Choose from FILM, Video Game Design, Claymation/Animation, ROBOTICS, Photo Expressions and more!   Atlantic Cirque http://www.atlanticcirque-halifax.com/summer-camps-2013.html $275.00/week The participants will learn everything from trampoline, juggling, ... Read More »

I’m Hungry: 5 meals with 5 ingredients

What's that you say…5 meals with 5 ingredients or less?  This may be one of our favourite "I'm Hungry" blog posts yet! That's right, we've searched the internet to find easy main dishes using only a few ingredients.  Pair any of them up with your favourite veggie side dishes and you'll have dinner on the table in no time.   ... Read More »

Let’s Decorate: DIY Dresser

Most rooms that I decorate have at least one element that is a do-it-yourself (DIY) project of sorts. There seem to be 2 kinds of people out there – those who can’t get enough projects to tackle and those who are a little intimidated by the thought of doing something themselves for fear that it won’t turn out right. If ... Read More »