Halloween Candy Cookies

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The kids brought home all the Halloween candy! Seriously, between the 3 of them, it filled 2 bins overflowing. A week later and the candy/chocolate bin is 3/4 gone!! I can’t believe we have eaten that much candy!? I had to … Continued

Fall Leaves Maze


I love fall. I love everything from the changing leaves to the cooler weather with its energizing crisp morning air. Its a welcome change for my kids too. They can hardly wait to get the rakes and see who can … Continued

Bug Houses

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This year we built bug houses for our yard. I thought this was a great companion project to go along with our garden. With a small yard, this means not a lot of places for the ‘good bugs’ to live. I … Continued

Little Builders

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I love creating with wood. I am no master carpenter- but welcome a simple little project! We had a friend who was making a big move and in the process gave us a trailer full of scrap wood. Some people … Continued

Family Book Club

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Awhile back we started a family book club to help my littlest little fall in love with books and reading again. She became very discouraged this past year when they started learning to read independently at school. Our last book … Continued

Earth Day

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Happy Earth Day! Today we celebrated by baking Earth shaped sugar cookies, making seed bombs and starting some seeds in eggshells. The cookies were much easier to make than I anticipated and the kids ended up doing 95% of the … Continued

Zoo Bingo

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With the beautiful warm weather this week, we decided that a trip to the Calgary Zoo was the perfect outing. We currently have season passes to the Zoo and so we have been quite a few times. I wanted this … Continued

Creepy Brain Cupcakes

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Happy Halloween!! I just had to share these creepy cupcakes that I made for dessert tonight, because they turned out so good (both in the way they look and the way they taste, yum!). They are seriously so easy to … Continued