Super Bowl Party Snack Ideas

  MINI PIZZA POCKETS These mini pizza pockets are much better than the frozen kind! Just use your favorite pizza toppings to create a cheesy snack your guests will go crazy for. Ingredients: Pre-made pizza dough- store bought or your favorite crust recipe 1/2 Cup pizza sauce (plus extra for serving) 1/2 Cup ricotta cheese 1/2 Cup mozzarella […]

Introducing Remembrance Day Music: A Musical Journey for Kids

Remembrance Day is a time when we pause to reflect on the sacrifices made by countless individuals during times of conflict. It’s a day of gratitude and remembrance, and it’s essential to impart its significance to the younger generation. One powerful way to do this is through the magic of music. Remembrance Day music, including […]

Discovering Remembrance Day Through Engaging Books for Kids

When it comes to teaching children about the significance of Remembrance Day, books are a powerful tool. They not only help kids understand the historical importance of this day but also encourage them to ask questions, sparking meaningful conversations. One fantastic book that captures the essence of Remembrance Day is “Proud as a Peacock, Brave […]

Poppy Craft

Creating these poppies is a breeze! Start by painting two coffee filters. We used a red bingo marker, which worked really well for giving the filter a vibrant red color. Just a few dots of marker paint can cover a lot of ground, as the filter quickly absorbs and spreads the color. Keep in mind […]

Teaching Kids About Remembrance Day: Why It’s Meaningful

As Canadians, we hold a sacred tradition close to our hearts every November 11th: Remembrance Day. This annual event allows us to pay our respects to the countless men and women who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. While many of us participate in Remembrance Day ceremonies, taking our children with us can provide them […]

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 […]

Easy Ways to Cozy Up Your Home for Fall

  The nights are getting cooler and the leaves will soon begin to change.  Fall is here and with it comes sweater weather, baking, colourful leaves, warm soups and harvest stews.  I can almost feel the seasons changing when I step outside and that’s my cue to make some seasonal changes indoors too. Inspiration is […]

Out to the Orchard

It’s October and that means it’s peak season for apple harvesting. Orchards all around the Ottawa area are open and some of best-tasting apples of the year are ripe for the picking. Our local Apple orchards offer a ton of fall fun for all ages.  Itching for an autumn outing?  Take a drive to the […]

Thanksgiving Weekend – Around Town

  Fall Rhapsody- Gatineau Park   A must-see for the whole family.   Saunders Farm Haunting Season is now underway at Saunders Farm in Munster.  The Farm launched its most eek-citing and delicious Haunting Season ever. Visit a Pumpkin Patch It’s not to early to get pick out the perfect pumpkin for this year’s spectacular […]

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