Little Library – Our New Project

Old Books Became Inspiration While weeding through some of the kids books, we realized that some of them were in great shape. We just aren’t the kind of people to do a yard sale… don’t get me wrong… we love going to them, we just aren’t going to have one in the near future. When…

Froggy’s Best Babysitter Book Review

A Book Review by Emmy Froggy’s Best Babysitter Here is Emmy’s video book review of the book Froggy’s Best Babysitter by Jonathan London (32 pages, 2011)  *Parent’s Note- this is a classic book about a little frog that loves trouble… accidentally! A cute bedtime story and Froggy has a line of books that your children can…

Nanaimo Bar Recipe

Have You Heard of this Canadian Treat? During our Canadian studies for school, we decided to try to make this treat. Of course, we didn’t know a Nanaimo Bar recipe, or much about them, and set out to learn a little bit. Nanaimo Bars are a no bake treat named after Nanaimo, British Columbia on…

My Plexus Journey – A Review

I Didn’t See This Journey Coming! Having my 3 children back to back to back really did a number on me… on my body and on my emotions! It didn’t seem to matter what I did or what I changed about my lifestyle, I just couldn’t find the energy. At the time I was already eating…

Best Stand Mixers – A Review

Not All Mixers Are Created Equally Who loves cooking and baking? Do you own a stand mixer? If you don’t, have you ever wondered which brands are the best stand mixers or which one is the BEST? Even if you are mixing up something as simple as a boxed cake, having a mixer comes in…

Groundhog Day Treats

Groundhog Grub We love Groundhog Day at our house, I think it is because the first thoughts of spring come with Groundhog Day. We love the holiday seasons between October and New Year’s Eve, but January is such a cold bleak month, that anything that can get our minds thinking spring is worth celebrating. Every…

What is Plexus?

What is the all the HYPE about PLEXUS? When a friend suggested to me that I try Plexus… I thought… “What is Plexus?” I had never heard of it and after hearing how it might help me with energy and blah, blah, blah… I still gave it a hard “NO”! It didn’t matter to me…

Niagara Falls and Toronto with Kids

O’ Canada Christmas of 2016 we promised the kids a trip to Great Wolf Lodge for the following year. Our intention was spring 2017, however, when spring came I decided since we were studying Canada, we should take a trip to Canada instead… I know, mean mom right?!? Don’t worry, the kids did get their…

The Night Gardener Book Review

A Book Review By Landen The Night Gardener Book Review This is Landen’s book review of The Night Gardener, by Terry Fan (48 pages, 2016) *Parent’s Note – This book is Amazing!!! We borrowed it from the library but it was a book that we just had to purchase. It really inspired some imagination with my…

Making a Paper Mache Volcano

A Fun Science Experiement While learning about Earth we obviously covered volcanos and we agreed that making a paper mache volcano would be fun. Volcanoes are a fun topic for kids, they love watching them errupt! Now when I started making this I didn’t really take pictures on how to build the volcano (oops!) but…