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Just for Fun

Homemaking

Strawberry Crunch Cake

The other day we braved the heat and mosquitos to go strawberry picking.  But the strawberries weren't actually the main attraction.   Really, it's the whole experience of driving out…
Just for Fun

Moving Pictures

I've recently started adding video to some of my blog posts and also posting them on YouTube and Facebook.  I've done a few instructional videos for recipes, like these ones:…
Just for Fun

Why I Love Being A Canadian

I am Canadian, and I love my country!  Canada Day is quickly approaching, and I'm looking forward to celebrating Canada!  Why do I love living in Canada so much?  Here…
Just for Fun

Purple Cow Pops

Here's a quick and yummy treat for the kids this summer:  Purple Cow Pops! It's so easy, the kids could make this themselves.  All you'll need is 100% grape juice,…
Book Club

S’Mores Chocolate Chip Tarts

The summery taste of s'mores combined with the down home yumminess of chocolate chip cookies - so delicious! You can't go wrong with this super easy way to dress up…
Home Daycare

DIY Cuts & Scrapes Travel Kit

You know it's bound to happen -- while you're exploring the caves, your daughter scrapes her knee on a rocky wall.  Or maybe you're at the park and your toddler…
Just for Fun

The Way of the Warrior

They live among us with a smile that doesn't let on. They know that fairy tales are just bedtime stories and they've got the battle scars to prove it.  They…
DIY Projects

DIY Vintage Wooden Crate

Those ugly stacks of bottled water in the kitchen were driving me nuts, and I needed a solution fast.  So off to Michael's I went! I found these two wooden…