5 Practical and Useful Nursery Tips

Jul 30 2014     /     , ,

It’s exciting to expect a new baby, especially when it comes to decorating a nursery. There are so many cute things to buy–from little items to big furniture–that it can be easy to get carried away. The trouble with purchasing necessities for a nursery is that they cost a lot of money, and most of […]

Home is Where the Art Is: Accessorizing your Décor

Jul 30 2014     /     ,

If you live in a rental property, you’re planning on selling your home soon or just like to keep things simple, there’s a lot to be said for leaving your décor as a neutral canvas. Not only does it avoid the commitment of a color scheme, it allows you to change the look of a […]

Go Camping: Healthy Eating and Decadent Desserts!

Jul 30 2014     /     , , , ,

By @Deb_Lowther I just returned from what was one of the wettest camping trips ever. It wasn’t a sleep-in-the-van-overnight “oops the tent REALLY leaks” wet like we experienced on our 2012 camping adventure but it did rain for a full 15 hours during the day on this trip. And we were with 7 families and 18 kids.  Ice cream and […]

Homemade Bug Repellents

Jul 9 2014     /    

It’s finally summer! Unfortunately the warm weather comes with bugs, lots of bugs! Here are some homemade bug spray recipes to keep your little one protected all summer long: Lavender/Vanilla Spray Combine in a 16 oz bottle 15 drops of lavender oil 3-4 tbs of vanilla extract 1/4 cup lemon juice Fill the rest of […]

5 Tips to Keep Kids Active All Summer

Jun 30 2014     /     ,

Written by: Deb Lowther Schools Out! While kids are jumping for joy, parents all over the neighbourhood are wondering what the heck are we going to do to keep the kids busy all summer! While summer camps are great, not all families choose all day camps and even if they do, there are still another 4-5 evening hours that kids are looking […]