Local Pumpkin Patches

Fall leaves, crips air and cozy nights are here. There are only a few weekends lift to visit our local pumpkin patches to enjoy their autumn events. Kids love the excitement of wagon rides, corn mazes, and the opportunity to pick out the perfect pumpkin to carve for their doorsteps. Many of our local farms […]

Kids Friendly Pumpkin Decorating

These kid – friendly pumpkin decorating ideas are super fun, safe and easy to do.  The best part is that they leave little mess and can be made and enjoyed well before the big day. 1. STICKERS Stickers are the easiest, cleanest option for pumpkin decorating.  Most households with kids have lots of stickers.  On […]

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 […]

HALLOWEEN 2020 – Have a Wicked Good Time

2020 Halloween looks different, but that does not mean you cannot bring the ‘Spirit’ into your own home and set yourself up for a ‘Howling Good Time’   Ideas for decorations, crafts, games, recipes and more    We have some hauntingly good ideas that we shared with CTV Morning Live    SET UP A FOR […]

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 […]

Happy Halloween!

Pick a Pumpkin   Visit one of the local Pumpkin Farms Abbey Hill Farms (Richmond) Cannamore Orchard (Cannamore, south-east of Ottawa) Log Cabin Orchard (Osgoode) Millers’ Farm and Market (Rideau Valley Drive, south of Manotick) Orleans Fruit Farm (Orleans) Proulx Berry Farm (Cumberland, near Innes & Trim) Saunders Farm (Munster, south of Fallowfield Road)   Get Spooked Follow this list of Ottawa […]