Best Computers for Online Learning

Feeling overwhelmed with the upheaval and uncertainty of our school systems during Covid-19?  I’ve put together the top 3 best computers for online learning that will fit the bill whether your child is back in a classroom or at home learning remotely.

It’s a new world isn’t it?

Not one I’m terribly fond of – masks and distancing and minimal socializing – but what can you do?  We have to go along to protect the ones we love, so there’s nothing to […]

2020-08-24T13:16:53-04:00August 24th, 2020|KIDS|0 Comments

Teen Bathroom

I gave my daughter a limited budget and the parameter that she had to do most of the work herself and this is what she came up with for her teen bathroom.

I think I told you before that the girls were in the midst of bedroom makeovers?

If I forgot, then I’m telling you now. lol

In lieu of vacation (since we can’t go anywhere anyways) I told the girls that I would fund and help them with bedroom makeovers – but […]

2020-08-24T12:53:56-04:00August 10th, 2020|DECOR, DIY, KIDS|0 Comments

Keeping kids busy at home

20+ ideas for keeping kids busy while stuck at home – simple ideas to fill long days with fun, laughter and creativity!

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We are in Florida right […]

2020-08-23T14:58:49-04:00March 19th, 2020|KID'S CRAFTS, KIDS|0 Comments

FREE Valentine word search printable

These free, printable word search Valentine’s can be printed from home (or a printer) and will only cost around $0.20 per in ink!  Even you 11th hour planners (like me) can look like a rockstar at the last minute.

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I’m ahead of the game!

I’m almost NEVER ahead of the game.

2020-08-23T14:59:23-04:00January 25th, 2020|HOLIDAYS, KIDS, PRINTABLES|0 Comments

Scrap wood playing card holder – help for little/old hands

Know someone with little hands, old hands, achey hands, shakey hands…. you get the idea.  Gifting them this simple scrap wood playing card holder can help bring the fun back into games and it only takes minutes to make!

Good morning everyone!

We had an awesome weekend here in SW Ontario – Sunday brought freezing rain all day and then Monday we received a light coating of snow overtop.  Dangling icicles from evergreens with just a frosting of snow – magical.  Treacherous […]

2020-08-23T14:59:24-04:00December 3rd, 2019|BUILD IT, GAMES / FUN, KIDS|0 Comments

Do-It-Yourself Rummoli Board

Do you remember Rummoli from when you were a child?  I used to play with my grandparents and it was a treasured memory I’d like to revisit with my kids.  This DIY Rummoli board is made with ¼” mdf and some spray paint, and will last for years – so they too can share the fun with their kids!

My parents recently brought out their Rummoli board from 1940.  It’s a Copp Clark paper version that my Step-Dad used to play […]

2020-08-23T14:59:28-04:00September 4th, 2019|DIY, GAMES / FUN, KIDS|0 Comments

Make Your Own Beeswax Wraps

Canada is implementing (or trying to implement) a ban on certain ‘single-use plastics’ by 2021; things like straws, plastic plates, cutlery, bags and stir sticks to name a few.  It’s not nearly enough to reverse the damage we’ve done to the planet, but it is a move in the right direction and these DIY beeswax wraps are just one of many ways our family is participating.

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2020-08-23T14:59:28-04:00August 24th, 2019|CLEAN, CRAFTS, DIY, KIDS|0 Comments
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