Canada Day aftermath

Tonight my 2 year old asked to go to the park.  It was a little later than we usually head out, but she'd had a good nap this afternoon and it was still light out, so at 8pm we walked down the street to our neighbourhood park. The park that the many children in our neighbourhood use. The park that was probably full of kids all day because the weather was so beautiful today. The park that was full of garbage from exploded fireworks that *someone* set off in celebration of Canada Day Read more [...]

Happy Canada Day!

It's amazing the difference a year can make.  This was Ashlyn last Canada Day (2010): And here she is on Canada Day 2011: I hope all of my fellow Canadians had a great Canada Day, and that my American readers have a great Independence Day! Read more [...]

Pudding finger paint

Looking for an easy craft to do with your toddler when it's too hot or rainy to go outside? Why not whip up a batch of pudding finger paint!  It's so easy: make a box of pudding, then add some food colouring.  Let it set and let the fun begin! The texture was fun for Ashlyn and she even enjoyed making a mess (she's a very clean girl most of the time).  I really liked that I wasn't worried about clean up since it wiped off the table without a problem. The easiest way to clean up a toddler Read more [...]

What’s for Dessert – Strawberries

I love when strawberries are in season!  I've got 2 very easy, very tasty recipes to share.  Strawberry Mallow Dessert was found by my husband and it was quite a hit. Strawberry Mallow Dessert (makes 2 servings) Ingredients 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 1 teaspoon sugar 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows 1/4 cup sour cream handful of chocolate chips Directions Place strawberries in a bowl and sprinkle with sugar; stir and let stand for 5 minutes. Add marshmallows, sour Read more [...]

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