Saturday, June 18, 2022

Celebrating with Ice Cream Cake and Cirque du Soleil

ice cream cake
With summer nearing and in anticipation of Father's Day weekend, we planned to enjoy it outdoors with a barbecue. This delicious ice cream cake from Baskin-Robbins was the perfect dessert everyone craved. 

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Immersing Ourselves in Nature and Giveaway

nature hikes
We are excited the weather is finally warming up and school is coming to an end. Due to the pandemic we didn’t take risks venturing too far from home during the past couple of years. This summer, we plan on travelling within Ontario and discovering some hidden gems. As we plan on making some memorable travel experiences this summer we read three inspiring books: Nature Hikes, Waterfalls of Ontario, and 125 Nature Hot Spots in Ontario. We also plan to visit some unique Ontario Parks by taking advantage of their annual pass.

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

To Keep Yourself Healthy Exercise and Nutrition Goes Together

exercise diet
Usually when people talk about being healthy they are mainly talking about exercising, but we have to remember that if we're looking to lose weight, the reality is that exercise is not the only thing. It's about lifestyle and realizing that exercise is only 20% of the equation. 

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

Inspiring and Creative Books and Giveaway

urban sketching
Reading books that inspire us to reflect and be thankful, as well as books that help us to get back into creative hobbies we enjoy is important for us. These books reminds us to prioritize when things become routined and we start feeling bored. These are couple of inspiring art books - Mixed Media Color Studio and Urban Sketching Handbook: Color First, Ink Later. We also read Attitudes of Gratitude and A Little Book of Thank Yous that were good reminders to refocus, show gratitude, and be thankful.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

How To Teach Children to be Responsible

We believe as parents it is our responsibility to teach our children to be responsible members of society. This involves teaching them how to take care of themselves, make good decisions, and be accountable for their actions. This isn't an easy task, but it's definitely worth it! Here are some tips and resources on how to teach children to be more responsible.

How to Cut Down On Car Repair and Maintenance

hyundai tucson
Whether you have a brand new car or prefer to get the most out of a used car for your everyday errands, you can still expect it to require repairs and maintenance at some point. Unfortunately, this maintenance can be costly, and it might put significant pressure on your budget. So what if there was a way to cut down on the regularity of repairs and maintenance while still using your car every day? Well, there is, so consider these tips to reduce wear and tear and keep your finances in check.

Saturday, May 7, 2022

Celebrate Spring with Baskin-Robbins

baskin robbins canada tall stack cake
Finally the weather is warming up and we think an ice cream cake is a perfect way to welcome the warm weather. This spring Baskin-Robbins Canada launches three new flavours - Breakfast in Bed, Ube Coconut Swirl, and Non-Dairy Mint Chocochunk. We tried their Tall Stack Cake with the Breakfast in Bed flavour. 

Friday, April 29, 2022

Cacti Design using Double Cast Embroidery

cactus pattern embroidery
The double cast embroidery stitch gives a beautiful effect for the cacti design. The completed design can be used to decorate anything or just hung as a wall decor.

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Encouraging Creative Thinking

craft troll movie
Creative thinking is critical for problem solving, resilience and to succeeding in life. As a parent, there are many things we have to do to help our kids become their best creative selves. Here are eight tips to help you foster creativity in your children no matter how old they are.

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Picking the Right Products for Your Hair

goody hairstyling
Taking care of your hair is not just about regularly washing it and hoping for the best. The condition of your hair will depend on a variety of factors, such as its natural thickness and oil, diet, lifestyle habits, quality and quantity of products. Knowing and understanding your hair can help you find the right products to help it thrive.