Challenge Your Family to #StepOutside

I’ll just come right out and say it. I’m not a big fan of spring. Sure I’m glad the cold winter months are behind us (mostly) but the fluctuating temperatures, the falling rain and muddy ground, the brownness of everything that makes up this season also makes me want to stay indoors. Then Kamik sent me a pair of rain boots, inviting me to #stepoutside and I’m extending the challenge to you too. […]

This Weather is Perfect to Hibernot

It’s not a coincidence that most of our family travel content covers sunny warm destinations. I’m not a winter person and beyond shoveling the snow from around our home you’ll usually find me nestled under a faux fur blanket catching up on my latest Netflix or Shomi obsession. […]

Seaside Cottage in Your Backyard

I recently bought myself a new swimsuit at local store, Doll Factory by Damzels. When the shop had their annual end of year sale I was fortunate enough to pick-up one of the swimsuits I’ve been eyeing all year, a suit that reminds me of the sea. […]

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The Colour of Spring 2014 with PC Home

The temperature keeps bouncing like a preschooler on a trampoline, one moment high in the air with the warm sun and next down by the cold frosted ground. It’s those moments of high, those sunny slightly warmer days that have me dreaming of Spring and Summer and the recent PC Home Spring 2014 preview event helped this feeling along. […]

Winter Gardening Tips to Save You Money

As the gardening season draws to a close, many of us have resigned ourselves to spending more money on groceries. While there are many good sales this time of year, the increased spending can still hurt the family budget. Fortunately, it’s not always necessary to accept this situation. Here are a few winter gardening tips that will help you to dramatically cut your food bill. […]

Wash Buddy for Dad

There are lots of great ways to remember dad, we even shared some craft and DIY ideas, but since my husband has been really busy lately I wanted to find a gift that the kids could give to and enjoy with their dad. […]

Recreating Vacation Memories in the Backyard

As part of a sponsored post for Collective Bias, I was able to recreate some of our favourite family vacation memories in our backyard. The nicer weather means our Summer BBQ Sunday sessions will be starting up again and the family will be spending more time together outside. Although it would be nice to whisk away on a vacation, I found with a visit to Canadian Tire I was able to recreate some of our favourite vacation moments right in our backyard. […]

5 Ways to Add Backyard Colour

The warmer weather has us spending more time in our outdoor room, the backyard. Just like with any other room you spend a lot of time in, your backyard deserves a little splash of personality too. Here are 5 ways to add some fun colour. […]

51 Winter Craft Ideas

The holidays are over but the snow is still here. Keep the kids busy outside and inside with some of these winter craft ideas. […]

Outdoor Activity. Painting with Snow

The snow has finally arrived and the kids have loved it. They have been enjoying snowball fights, snow forts, and snow angels but it’s also great for letting out your creative side. You have probably heard of painting snow but have you tried using snow as paint? […]