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Kids Book Review: The Riddlemaster

The Riddlemaster Tradewind Books / Fitzhenry & Whiteside By Ruth Symes, illustrated by Marion Lindsay 32 pages age 5-8 […]

October 26th, 2016|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Kids Book Review: Bella Donna Too Many Spells

Bella Donna: Too Many Spells Sky Pony Press By Ruth Symes, illustrated by Marion Lindsay 192 pages age 8-12 […]

Mom’s October 2016 Horoscope

The dip in temperature and pumpkin spice everywhere are telltale signs that October is upon us. But what does this seasonal change mean for you? Welcome to a new fun monthly series sharing horoscope’s for mom. A Momoscope. Find out what October has in store for you including your Halloween movie pick for after the kids go to bed. […]

My Style. Don’t Shut Me Out of Halloween

It was a cold Friday night, October 31 to be exact, and this was the first year I would be going trick-or-treating with my friends, no mom or dad tagging along. I was so exited as the bell rang ending school for the day; I felt the adrenaline pumping through my body. This was going to be great! Or was it? […]

Mosaic Pumpkin Colouring Activity

Colouring seems to be the topic of conversation these days. It’s a great developmental tool for kids, a tool they love, and I’m sure you’ve read about the benefits of adults getting in on the colouring act. Halloween is the perfect time to work on a colouring project together, like this Mosaic Pumpkin. […]

October 27th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Halloween Chocolate Bat Biscuit Recipe

I’m a big fan of holidays, from the decorating and the songs to drinks and food. Halloween is no exception and these lactose-free Chocolate Bat Biscuit cookies look too cute to eat, but eat them I will. Want to  add these to your child’s lunchbox or Halloween party? Follow this simple recipe: […]

October 27th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Vlog 005: Halloween Costumes from Around the House

I always start off with good intentions. I plan to decorate the front porch with a spooky scene and help the kids get crafty with their Jack-o-lanterns. We even spend weeks talking about DIY costume ideas we can make. Then, it’s less than a week before Halloween and nothing is done. […]

Kids Book Review: 12 Halloween Releases

We carve pumpkins, plan costumes, and decorate our front porch for trick-or-treaters but one of our favourite ways to get ready for Halloween in our home is to read a few themed books. Sometimes the book focuses on Halloween while other times it just deals with haunting ghosts, scary monsters and maybe a zombie or two. Here are twelve great books to share with your kids to get into the Halloween spirit. […]

October 24th, 2015|Tags: , |0 Comments

Family-Friendly GooseBumps

The bare tree branches that stretch like skeleton arms in the night sky. Walkways that move and crunch with the flutterly leaves skewed across them. A sky that grows darker even before the kids finish homework. October just calls for a little scare and the new Goosebumps movie is the perfect solution. […]

My Style. Pop Art Halloween

Its already fall and you know what that means? Halloween! I’m supper pumped. A few years ago I created a fun DIY Airline Stewardess costume and last year I shared some fun make-up tutorials to recreate but this year I’m all about pop art. For the longest time I’ve wanted to try the comic book pop art look but I have never gotten around to it. This is the year. To help me out I found a couple of YouTube video tutorials that showcase how you can do this look in a couple of ways. […]

October 15th, 2015|Tags: , , |0 Comments