Top5: Irish Turns Of Phrase

After forcing B to rewatch all of Derry Girls with me, it got me thinking of all the Irish turns of phrase that I adore. If you’re like me and enjoy the occasional UK show you’ve probably stumbled onto a few you like as well. Obviously, we have our own version of some of these…

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Top5: February Reading Round-Up (Black Canadian Authors, Children’s Lit edition)

In honour of Black History Month, this Reading Round-Up is all about Black Canadian Authors! It’s not always easy to find a readily available list of children’s books written by Canadian authors specifically let alone Black Canadian authors but they are out there and doing really wonderful work. If you’re searching for representation or to…

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Top5: Black Women To Watch (NetflixCA)

Representation of Black women in film is getting better but it’s still heavily biased. Show me our nerds, geeks, techies, and fangirls. Our cosplayers, designers, painters, and illustrators. Where’s our writers, storytellers, tap dancers, and chefs. Our entrepreneurs, our scholars, our mathematicians. Our fun girls, our funny women. Our deaf women, our blind women, our…

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Top5: Design Inspo (NetflixCA)

I love watching other creative people do their thing and with the new year starting I’m feeling especially open to other artists creativity. Y’all know my Netflix list is always packed, so let me give you my design inspiration choices right now! Top5: Design Inspo (on NetflixCa right now!) Abstract: The Art Of Design TV-14…

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2020 Round Up

Well….that was something. Where do I even start. I had many grievances to file under the Festivus Pole in December, but the truth is, we’ve had it pretty good, considering. My husbands job is secure, we were already established homeschoolers, and we live on an island that has had minimal Rona cases. We’re normally a…

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Top5: Artsy New Year’s Resolutions

CREATE That’s it. That’s the resolution. Create more. Create freely. Submerse myself in other artist works. Fall in love with art all over again. This isn’t a new year/new me kind of resolution but a new year/more me resolution. To embrace that goal here are my.. Top5: 2021 Artsy New Year’s Resolutions Journaling I used…

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Top 5: Holiday Movie Night (kids edition)

From the Winter Solstice springs a plethora of holiday celebrations and here in Canada we’re pretty much all in from November 1st (somber moment on the 11th for Remembrance Day not withstanding). The snow has already started falling (intermittently) in most provinces, and the temperature is dropping quick. Movie nights are a great way to…

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Remembrance Day Homeschool Resources

Halloween has come to an end and for the brief few days leading up to November 11th, we’ll pepper in some Remembrance Day education. It seems fitting to me in this time of darker days, blustery weather, and the thinning veil, we take a somber moment to remember. Here’s a list of resources you can…

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Top 5: Ways To Restart Your Homeschool Day

We’ve all been there. The day is not going as planned. Morning has quickly turned into a shitshow and you’re struggling to rally. Maybe your kids are out of sorts, had a rough night, or don’t like the work. Maybe you binged your favourite show too late into the night, or woke up on the…

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Top 5: October Reading Round-Up

It’s October so you know we had to pull out our ghoulish ghosts, monstrous monsters, Happy Halloween, and all things supernatural reading materials. Bonapart Falls Apart written by Margery Cuyler, illustrated by Will Terry An adorable tale of a little skeleton who just wants to go to school without falling apart. His classic monster friends…

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