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Ho! Ho! Ho!

Celebrate the season with holiday road trips and craft shows, Santa and movie nights! 1. Are you up for a wagon ride and a delicious cup of hot chocolate made over an open fire? You have until the 17th to enjoy a visit to Ross Farm Museum Christmas in the Country. Say hello to the farm animals, see demonstrations in traditional woodworking ... Read More »

Festive fun is headed your way, Halifax!

The holidays are upon us, Halifax! With this much joy and cheer abounding in HRM and beyond, your family is sure to find some festive fun to brighten the weekend. A musical, the theatre, pizza, and markets—take your pick. 1. This Saturday, enjoy a beautiful musical story at the Bella Rose Arts Centre in Halifax. A Christmas Dollhouse is a ... Read More »

It’s that holiday hustle…

The holidays in Halifax keep on hustling and we have week 3 of our 2021 guide to the highlights of the holiday season!  1. Hanging out in the Hydrostone Friday night is fine by us! Celebrate the Annual Hydrostone Tree Lighting at 5:30 with refreshments, music and, of course, Santa! Purchase raffle tickets on site for a chance to win a gift ... Read More »

Let’s light up the weekend!

Feel that holiday twinkle this weekend, people! Light up your world, get crafty and shop-y and even meet Santa if you’re lucky… 1. Meet up at Dewolf Park this Sunday at 5:45 for the Light Up Bedford Parade! This special tradition for many families in Bedford and surrounding communities brings the community together for a festive evening to jumpstart the holidays ... Read More »

Weekend To-Do List: a Christmas craft fair, a movie, a haunted house & burgers!

1. Do you smell that in the air? It’s like the smell of fall, but with more of a jingle and a sparkle…a faint whiff of… Christmas! The Dartmouth Handcrafters Guild is hosting their 47th annual event, Christmas Craft Festival where a massive variety of crafts dazzle festival-goers. A fantastic opportunity for makers to gather and discuss all their crafty ideas, the ... Read More »

But Mommm: The Sleepover

I heard the pitter-patter of feet the second I turned out the lights. It was quickly followed by muffled giggles from under a blanket and little voices saying, “shhhhhh” as they laughed, thinking they were pulling one over on me. The hilarious truth is that I was lying on a pull-out couch in the same room about eight feet away ... Read More »

But Mommm: Goodbye

Sitting on the doorstep I looked out on our lawn and driveway and saw my last eight years in one quick snapshot. Our crib was leaning up against a tree. The jogging stroller and bike trailer were parked on the lawn. Little Tikes gear littered the driveway – a car, a wagon, a water table, a climber and a desk. ... Read More »

But Mommm: Impact

A lot of things have changed for me since I became a parent. Sure there are the obvious things – how I spend my time, where I spend my money and my definition of what is truly important in life. Although you’re never fully prepared for this stuff when you have a baby, you definitely expect it. These are the ... Read More »

But Mommm: Over-Analysis

There are times when I just have to laugh at the conversations that go on inside my head. Our oldest daughter had a swim meet in Lunenburg yesterday and my husband took her while I stayed home with our two youngest. I had some laundry to do and one quick errand to run but told myself that we were going ... Read More »

But Mommm: Forty

It’s a big week for me – in a few days I’ll be hitting my next decade and turning 40. Truthfully, I wasn’t quite sure how I was going to feel about this milestone birthday. Saying it definitely feels strange. Looking at the number on paper seems weird. Thinking about it seems unbelievable. But when it comes to how I’m ... Read More »