Kids Thanksgiving

Get the Kids Involved Thanksgiving is such a wonderful family holiday and I love to get the kids involved in as much of the preparation as I can.  We are going to make  an autumn hand print maple tree, a table runner and a pinecone turkey decoration.   This week, we will shop for some Thanksgiving themed paper napkins […]

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 […]

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List!  Everyone needs one What’s on your bucket list…. Is it to visit one or all of our  7 National Museums (in person or Virtual) Heading to the top of the NAC for their Summer series Tuesday/Wednesdays nights Sitting on the grounds of the History Museum for a spectacular show of the Les […]

Pack it all in Canada Day

Stand out in a crowd. Use a bright coloured backpack. The bright colour allows you to be recongizable in a crowd. Keep food cool. Pack a lunch bag cooler. A tip for keeping things cold is to freeze your juice boxes overnight and use them as ice packs the next day. It’s a great treat at […]

Make a Canada Flag

Our red and white maple leaf flag was first raised over Parliament Hill 58 years ago on February 15, 1965. Celebrate Canada Day with your family by making a special flag of your own. Hand painted Canada Flag Here’s an easy one.  Grab some paper and red paint.  Let the creativity begin.  Canada Flag Playdough […]

Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

My life has been fully blessed with mothers—my grandmother, mother-in-law, my sisters and sisters -in-law and of course, my mother. I have so much to celebrate this weakened including  my own motherhood and my two fantastic kids! It is so nice to spend time with the women in my life and I find that going […]

Fairy Houses

Inspired by some of her favourite movies and books, Meghan had the idea to build Fairy Houses in our backyard.  We have collected many items on our walks and while cleaning up our own yard.  So far we have sticks, bark, dry grass, pebbles, feathers and pine cones.  We will also use some paper and […]

Reuse and Recyle around Town

Many of the depots are currently closed, but if you can find a space to store, they will be grateful for drop offs when they re open. Books Pack up your old books and head out to the book fairs.  Look for listings in your local paper.  Or consider one of donating your books to […]

Decorate Your Driveway

Spread the word.  It’s Earth Day and we are taking it to the streets.  It’s so much fun to decorate our driveway using sidewalk chalk.  Now you can make your own and get the message out. Homemade Sidewalk Chalk Difficulty: Average Time Required: 30 minutes Here’s How: You will Need   A Mold 1 cup […]

Earth Hour

the text earth hour and the hands of a young woman, patterned with a world map (furnished by NASA), forming a heart

Earth Hour has become a celebrated holiday for families across Canada and around the World. For many families it is a chance to spend some fun and educational time together and to find a renewed commitment to the planet.  Visit Mom in the Know Facebook Page, and you can watch as millions of people in […]


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