Top 5: May Reading Round-Up

I’m going to start ending the month with the Top 5 books we read during the month! Be sure to tune in on the last Thursday of each month to find out what we’ve been reading! Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman: I recently joined a bookclub and this was my first book.…

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Top 5: Easiest Snacks Ever

Healthy(ish) snacks don’t have to be fancy or time consuming. Here are my top 5 Button Approved snacks that only take a few minutes to prepare. Top 5: Easiest Snacks Ever 1/2c Natural Peanut Butter or Greek Yogurt +1tsp Honey or Mable Syrup Apple Slices 1/2c Hoison Sauce +1/4c Natural Peanut Butter Crispy Romain, Apple…

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Top 5: Spring Celebrations In The Age Of Isolation

The Hunger Games Easter egg hunts are obviously cancelled this year and the grumbling is beginning. I get it, you’re bummed that you have to put a family tradition aside. I’m reminded every Spring that people actually dress their kids in fancy outfits and then drag them into a muddy field to duke it out…

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Gift Guide: The Grey One

Something They Want G’s two great loves are imagination play and animals, so this Playmobil vet set was a huge hit with her! We also got her the “dog walker” so she’d have extra dogs and she’s been playing with them ever since! (Playmobil Carrying Case-Vet at Chapters/Indigo) Something They Need This is for plushies…just…

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Top 5: Litterless Lunch Containers

Many schools in Canada implement a Litterless Lunch Rule. The idea is that all of the food your children bring to school is in some variation of reusable container. They have to bring everything home with them, including apple cores! I LOVE this rule. We homeschool so obviously we practice a litterless lunch everyday, but…

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Summer 2019 Wrap-Up

We’re days away from September. SEPTEMBER! How did we even get here? This Summer was a whirlwind. Some parts seemed to drag on forever but overall it went super quick. This Summer was also A LOT, so I’m actually pretty stoked to get back into our school year schedule. I may not get the “peace”…

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Top 5: Road Trip with Kids Tips

We had 5 days to drive from Trenton, Ontario to Gander, Newfoundland. More than enough time, but we had certain rules to follow because this was a military move and the Canadian Forces has their own way of doing things. Basically we needed to leave and arrive on certain days and that influenced the trip…

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The Big Move: Arrived Alive

We have arriiiiiiiiiived! (*Oprah voice) We have officially landed in Newfoundland, and getting here was certainly an adventure! First off, a Move Road Trip and a Leisure Road Trip are two very different beasts. Many things are the same, but a Move adds extra layers of stress. I found that the biggest stressors for me…

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The New Newness

This last month went by in a blur. Everyone has been sick. The flu was replaced with a cold that has (currently) been replaced by an even worse cold. I spent every spare minute crocheting or holiday shopping online (when you’re on a tight budget, sales and planning become a full time job!) This week…

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Summer In Full Swing

As per usual, I’ve been slacking off. Summer started! I haven’t gotten the hang of the whole photograph/record while  living life thing yet. I’m trying, I swear. Let’s be honest though, I’m pretty busy parenting. I mean, there are so many of them… We’ve actually been busy this Summer considering how painfully hot it’s been.…

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