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 […]

Have a perfectly L♥VE’ly day!

  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 out (have a look at my craft box page for […]

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 […]

Santa FAQs

My Kids are starting to ask questions about Santa this year.  I have had to do some quick thiniking on my feet to make sure that they continue to believe.  Here is my list of Santa FAQs How can Santa fly around the world and deliver all those presents in just a few hours? Santa […]

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 […]

Holiday Mom Savers

 Christmas Morning Make Ahead Recipes     BUTTERMILK COUNTRY CARROT CAKE   Packed with wholesome Ontario Carrots, carrot cake always makes a great after-school snack.  This easy stir-together is chock full of carrots, iron-rich raisins and low-fat buttermilk.   Preparation Time:            30 minutes Baking Time:                   1 hour Serves 12 to 16   2/3 cup (150 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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