Food Art for Kids

For Christmas last year my Mother-in-Law gave me the Book-To-Table Classics version of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens. If you haven't heard of Book-to-Table Classics, each book (I believe they have made A Christmas Carol and Pride and Prejudice so far) contains the full novel interspersed with recipes from celebrity chefs. Each page is … Continue reading Food Art for Kids

Quiet Time – For all ages!

With all the upheaval to the school system lately, what can parents do to help their children keep calm? What can help parents to get some precious, and hard-to-come-by alone time? The answer is excellent, and completely doable: Quiet Time. Beneficial to both parents and children, and accessible to all! Come read about all the tips and tricks we use to make Quiet Time a dream in our home!

Chinese New Year Tradition: Red Envelopes

Photo by Andrew Haimerl on I have never really given much thought to Chinese New Year. As far as I know my ancestors were British, Irish and German - and I was born and raised in Canada. I knew nothing about Chinese New Year two weeks ago - other than that it takes place … Continue reading Chinese New Year Tradition: Red Envelopes