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Midweek Mini: paper airplanes
It’s Wednesday. The weekend feels so close yet still so far away. It’s that awkward post-nap, pre-dinner time of day. Your kidlets are revitalised and you should probably get them out of the house, but dinner won’t cook itself, so you’re racking your brain for a fun, and hopefully... Read more
Kiddie cooking day at Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co.
A couple of weeks ago Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. hosted a bunch of us bloggers and our kidlets for a morning of cooking fun.  I was especially excited about this opportunity, because cooking with Portia is something I don’t do a lot of and I knew she would love... Read more
Easter Events on the North Shore 2013
If you haven’t already done so, check out the calendar (on the right) to find out about all the Easter events going on this week and weekend! Happy Easter! Read more
Valentine’s colour matching game for toddlers
I was perusing one of my favourite blogs, No Time For Flash Cards, when I saw this great little activity for wee ones. I set it all up for Portia yesterday afternoon and she had some fun with it. I gathered the materials needed: contact paper, coloured markers, heart... Read more
Toddler Valentine activity
I know Valentine’s Day is still a few weeks away, but I always feel kind of sad when Christmas and New Year’s are over, so I decided to start filling the void early! Here is a quick and easy to prep toddler activity that I put together for Portia... Read more
Lonsdale Quay: The perfect place to spend a chilly morning with the fam
If your kids are like our toddler, there is no such thing as a lazy Saturday/Sunday hanging out around the house all morning.  We need to get out in the morning (and the earlier the better!). As a result, we are always looking for new ideas of where to... Read more
Felt board fun: A great indoor activity for kids!
I had two weeks off work over the Christmas/New Year’s holiday season which gave me some time to get some projects going that I had been wanting to tackle for quite a while. One of my goals for the break was to make a felt board for Portia to... Read more
3 fun Christmas card activities for your toddler/preschooler
It is hard to believe that Christmas has come and gone! This time of the year often feels like a blur, but this year it seemed like even more of a whirlwind! I am starting to look around at our house and all of the Christmas decorations that now... Read more
Sparked: pre-planned crafts delivered right to your front door (& a giveaway!)
I have been spending an abnormal amount of time these days checking out Holiday Gift Guides on some of my favourite blogs. (On that note, if you haven’t already checked out A Cup of Jo‘s Gift Guides, you really should!) While reading through a list compiled by a fellow... Read more
The Magic of Santa! December 21st & 22nd at The Pacific Coliseum
Christmas Comes Early with The Magic of Santa! Get into the Christmas spirit when The Magic of Santa! comes to the Pacific Coliseum for four family-friendly performances, December 21st & 22nd. From dancing Christmas trees and rockin’ reindeer, a singing snow queen, and jovial Santa, all the wonderful elements... Read more