Month: July 2013

Sunny South Suggestions?

No, I’m not complaining about the cold Canadian climate right now; just thinking ahead to the inevitable drop in mercury that is the trade-off for living in the best country in the world. After taking a year off, we’re thinking of planning another Sunny South spring vacation this year (you may recall our Mexico fun […] Read more…

My Top 10 Posts of All Time

Summer feels like the right time for some flashbacks, and today I’m sharing links to my top 10 most-read posts (excluding giveaways and Momterviews) of all time! 1. Perfect Parties Theme Five: The Rock Star Party (I have my friend Krista to thank for sharing tons of her kids’ party themes!) 2. They Searched What? […] Read more…

Win a Family Pass to Santa’s Village!

Located in Bracebridge, Ontario (about a 90 minute drive from our place) and now in its 58th magical season, Santa’s Village is the jolly guy’s summer home, halfway between the equator and the North Pole. We first took the girls when Frannie was two and Maggie only two months (Frannie met Dora that year!), and then […] Read more…

A Day At LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

When the temperature is soaring, what better place to spend the day than at the air-conditioned LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, located at Vaughan Mills? (The fact that it’s attached to a huge shopping centre is a bonus for moms!) With over 3 million bricks under one roof, this destination is an absolute must for LEGO fans…and […] Read more…

Photo Shoot For My Magazine Article

I was super excited when Jackie Kovacs, Editor in Chief of Professionally Speaking (magazine of the Ontario College of Teachers) tweeted out this photo on Friday: Another nice moment on the @CTVCanadaAM set with the lovely @MarciIen and her amazing former teacher. pic.twitter.com/wt4k6lWSIu — Jacqueline Kovacs (@Jackiekovacs) July 12, 2013 Why did I care so […] Read more…

Happy 80th Birthday, Grandma!

Today is a very special day in our family, as my beloved maternal Grandma turns 80! Last week we threw her a garden party luncheon (my Aunt Jane has a gorgeous backyard, perfect for the occasion) and Frannie and Maggie provided some singing and dancing entertainment for the guests. Just to give you a glimpse […] Read more…