Kids’ Summertime Fun with Inukshuks and Rock Art


Sunday afternoon turned out to be the perfect day to spend doing an indoor activity with the girls. The rain finally came down in thick sheets after weeks of a heat wave and dry spell. With our bag full of rocks which we recently collected at our local ‘Cherry Beach’, we decided to create our very…

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International May Day Celebrations Renewed


Well here we are. May 1st. Some exciting things are happening this month! While typically here in Canada we think of Mother’s Day and Victoria Day celebrations as the highlights of May, it seems that there has been a resurgence in the popularity of celebrating the very first day of this bright and cheerful month all over…

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How To Trim The Fat Off Your Laundry Load


Do you love housework? Do you love that your weekends are often spent sorting and folding and colour blocking your laundry? Or does the sight of your laundry loads, whether dirty or clean, often end up overwhelming you, frightening you, or sending you into a state of utter panic? The last statement definitely applies to…

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Kasama-Yaki (Made in Kasama)


Follow the life of two potters Katsuji and Shigeko Kokubo and how they and the people of Japan have been affected by the earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear radiation disasters in this beautiful documentary filmed by their talented daughter, Yuki Kokubo. Please share with your friends and also consider making a donation by clicking on this link:…

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Milkshake anyone? The Amazing Chocolate Milk Adventure


Had any gravity defying experiences lately? My daughter’s chocolate milkshake sure did! Last week, as we were driving home from our Ontario-mandated Family Day Weekend in Ottawa (which I fully aprove of, btw!!), we made a much needed lunch stop in Brockville. About an hour after, one of my lovely little daughters needed to make an extra stop.…

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