Our Generation: dolls for today’s girls (#HGG #giveaway)

I am so happy that both of my daughters love playing with dolls as much as I did when I was a little girl, and I admit that I do live a little vicariously through all of the sweet dolls and incredible accessories that are available now. Some brands charge more for doll dresses and accessories than I pay for the child-sized equivalent! Our Generation has the same quality as the higher price point brands but at a fraction of the cost. For my Holiday Gift Guide, I was sent two very special items. Read more [...]

Remembrance Day Activities for Kids

I have always tried to do seasonal activities and crafts with my daughters, but Remembrance Day was not something that we 'celebrated', per say. I explained the significance of the poppy to them and always make a point to buy one - and try not to lose it - each year, but I've never done any crafts or special activities leading up to it. Now that my daughters are in school and I'm a Sparks leader, I need to up my game and I found some crafts that focus on the poppy and the idea of peace that are perfect Read more [...]

Our “Odd” Halloween 2015 Costumes

Halloween is definitely in the top two holidays in our house. I prefer Christmas but my husband is all about Halloween, so it works out pretty well. The girls decided a month or two ago that they wanted to be "Odd Squad" agents after their favourite PBS Kids show, Odd Squad, so I found some navy blue blazers, bought them white collared t-shirts and navy blue pants (which they can wear to school anyways) and made clip on ties (cut some red fabric and used my glue gun to attach them to hair clips) Read more [...]

Easy Halloween Crafts

Only a couple of days left until it's (finally) Halloween! Since it falls on a Saturday this year, I'm going to need a lot of activities to keep my daughters occupied until it is finally time to go trick-or-treating. Thank goodness for Pinterest! Check out some of the easy kids crafts I've pinned below. Follow Not Just Baby Brain's board Halloween on Pinterest. What are your plans for Halloween this year? Read more [...]

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