Archive of ‘Kids and family’ category

HUGGIES® Baby and You events at Loblaws (giveaway)

Rowan has started solids now and she enjoys food far more than her sister did at this age so I’m doing my best to come up with healthy and tasty recipes for her in the hopes that she will be a less picky eater.  I’m at our local Loblaws at least once a week as it is, so I was very interested to learn that there are *free* HUGGIES® Baby and You in-store events happening right now across the country! Between October 18th and November 2nd, each event will highlight a dish for Mom (Quinoa Pancakes Read more […]

Our Halloween Traditions

Halloween is my husband’s favourite holiday, and this year it may be Ashlyn’s favourite too!  Between the costumes and her first year of Trick or Treating, she’s one excited kid.  This weekend we went to a local pumpkin patch (the same one that we visited last year) for our annual pumpkin hunt!   Ashlyn picked out a perfect little pumpkin that we’ll decorate later this week – since she’s too little to carve a pumpkin, she’s going to paint hers – and I decided on a white pumpkin for a bit of Read more […]

B is for Baking – recipes to make with your kids

I have enjoyed baking since I was quite young, and I am happy to say that Ashlyn already loves to help me in the kitchen – cracking eggs is her favourite thing ever – and she’s always ready to drag her chair over to the counter to give me or her dad a hand.  I try to include her as much as I can when I’m baking or cooking, so I was very happy to receive Sesame Street’s B is for Baking to review with her! Featuring 50 recipes for everything from breakfast to dinner to dessert, this collection Read more […]

BFFs take 2

Our kitty Echo has been BFF’s with Ashlyn for a while now, but it looks like Rowan is doing her best to make friends too.

Are you Scared Shrekless?

This is the first year that Ashlyn has been old enough to understand what goes on at Halloween, and it’s all she wants to talk about these days!  Luckily for us,  DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. has released a Double DVD Pack of Scared Shrekless and Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space, just in time for Halloween.   “In Scared Shrekless, the gang gathers to celebrate Shrek’s favorite holiday: Halloween!  But instead of the usual tricks or treats, Shrek ups the ante and challenges Read more […]

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