Frozen Treasure Hunts are Fun

Plastic items frozen inside a bag

Ice Treasure Hunt Brave the frigid frost and head out on an Icy Treasure Hunt! Outdoor activities like this are a great way to get kids up and moving during the winter months. The hunt is made up of individual clues which are a letter scramble of the words that will be their next destination. In […]

Easy Valentine Crafts

Hands are wrapping a valentine in an envelope. Craft cards and gifts.

Roses are Red, Violets are Blue. Here are more Valentine’s Crafts for You!   Valentine’s Day is so much fun for kids and adults alike. Look at these simple, yet fun crafts I created on CTV Morning Live.  Have a great idea of your own? Tissue Paper Flowers If you do not have time to […]

Easy Valentine Gifts

Kids giving Valentine card to Mom

Here are all of my L♥vely Ideas for this Valentine’s Day.  You can group all of them together and have a Valentine’s party or pick and choose a few.  Either way, have a perfectly L♥VE’ly day! Cards and Invites Get out your creative craft box (have a look at my craft box page for ideas), and […]

Easy Early Holiday Crafts and Decorations

It seems to me that the Christmas season starts earlier and earlier every year.  No sooner have we packed away our Halloween costumes than the streets are decorated for the holidays, the store decorations are up and the radio is playing Silent Night.  The wait is long for children and it is not easy to […]

Host a Holiday Party for Kids

Gingerbread House Making Raise the roof … with a gingerbread house-making party. Great news for gingerbread enthusiasts!  Loblaws / Great Canadian Superstores sell premade houses complete with icing bags and candies. Partygoers can let their imaginations go wild.  When complete, you simply package up their creations in the boxes they came in.  Be sure to […]

25 Days of Giving

This is one of my favourite advent activities.  Over the years, we have brightened the lives of others during the Christmas season by putting the focus on giving, sharing, caring and love.  I know that , we have made the season of giving special for those around us.  There are families in our community in […]

Crafts with Christmas Cookie Cutters

Make your own wrapping paper.  Dip cookie cutters into paint and press them onto craft paper.  I like to use the big roll from Ikea, $4.99 for meters of fun. Trace the cutters onto sponges. Cut out the sponges and sponge paint a Christmas scene. Take photos from previous years, glue them to magnetic paper […]

Don’t Let The Weather Haunt your Halloween Fun!

Tips for a Rainy Halloween Night   Rain on Halloween? Thanks Hurricane Sandy!   It may not be as bad as households running out of candy, but a downpour on October 31 can cause even the most eager trick-or-treater to shudder. Here are some tips for making the most of a rainy Halloween. Waterproof candy bags. Give […]

Halloween Treats – Less Sugary and Sweet

Halloween is one the most exciting holidays of the year at my house.  The kids are thrilled with their pick of costumes, they have chosen their pumpkins and are counting down the days until they can hit the streets and collect all of that candy. As a Mom, the thought of all of those sugary […]

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