Archive of ‘Kids and family’ category

Wordless Wednesday – Apple picking

We finally got to Mountain Apple Orchards to pick some apples on the weekend and I’m so glad that we did!  The girls had a blast picking – and eating – apples right from the tree, and we scored some delicious apple cider, apple donuts and a tart cherry and apple jelly that I’m planning to use on a baked brie soon.  Next year we’ll be sure to go over the Labour Day weekend to get the honeycrisps!     Read more […]

First day of nursery school

A’s first day of preschool was on Friday.  Do you think she was a little excited? Yes, that was mid-jump.  She’s been home with me ever since she was born so I was a little worried about how her first morning would go, but she went right in and made herself at home as soon as we arrived.  It definitely helped that her nursery school is at  A Gym Tale, where we have taken many classes and had lots of fun over the last year and a half!  Knowing the teacher and territory certainly helped A feel Read more […]

Nepean’s Fall/Winter OutGROW OutPLAY is coming soon!

If you’re anything like me, you love to score a good bargain on things for your kids!  They grow so fast (too fast!) and interests can change on a dime, so I hate to spend too much money on clothes or toys. What I hate even more is the clutter that comes from too many outgrown clothes and toys taking over my house.  I was a consignor at the Nepean OutGROW OutPLAY in the spring and I was so happy with my experience that I’m going back for the fall/winter sale on September 28, 29, 30 at Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – Safari Niagara

We were in Niagara Falls visiting family over the weekend and we spent Saturday morning at Safari Niagara.  If you’re in the area I highly recommend it, we had a blast! It was about 40° Celsius so we all enjoyed some quality time at the splash pad after a few hours of checking out all of the amazing animals! Read more […]

Wordless Wednesday – Joy

I just can’t say no to some splash pad fun, even if we’re not prepared for it!  Clothes dry and having that much fun makes it worthwhile. ps – we’re at a park, not a prison, in case you can’t tell

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