Tech Tuesday: App Review – Best Fiends

Best Fiends

Techno Dude has been running ever since we got back from vacation. So I thought I would help him out by writing a Tech Tuesday post this week. This weekend the kids came home to celebrate our birthdays and our oldest daughter shared a game with us. She loves playing match three games and if the game […]

Arm Knitting

our second scarf.

Over the Christmas holidays my daughter and I found a new crafting idea that we fell in love with. It’s called arm knitting. That’s right, knitting with your arms instead of needles. I came across this idea on Facebook when I complimented a friend’s scarf. She told me her friend had arm knit the scarf […]

Tech Tuesday: Google’s Santa Tracker

Google Santa Tracker

Well, it’s that time of year again and I hope you have already started gathering the gifts you will be giving to your favourite nerds and geeks. As of the publishing date of this post, Christmas is only 23 days away, so there is not a moment to lose. Last year I wrote about NORAD’s […]

Be Thankful

Be Thankful

This week many of our readers will celebrate Thankgsiving. Thanksgiving is such a great opportunity to reflect and take notice of all we have to be thankful for. Living in Canada, we have already celebrated Thankgiving. For us, this holiday is usually celebrated on the second weekend of October. This year we had a few new […]

Tech Tuesday: We Remember

War is hell. There isn’t a better word to describe it. Countless lives have been lost in the name of whatever cause some powerful leader believed in. Countless additional live have been lost in defence of the oppressed. Let’s also count the friends, families, and brothers in arms left grieving their fallen soldiers. Those defenders put their lives on the […]

Etsy Round-Up: Halloween Inspiration

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If your fall has been anything like mine, Halloween has crept up on you too. Well, fear not because this week’s Etsy Round-Up has lots of Halloween Inspiration. I’m featuring crafts that you can create yourself with some paint, wood, construction paper, scissors and twine. These crafts are easy and fun and are bound to get you […]

Etsy Round-Up: Locker Accessories

Etsy Round-Up: Locker Decorations

When I first started high school back in grade 9, I was so excited to have my very own locker. It took a while to figure out how to organize it in a way which made sense with all of my notebooks, textbooks, supplies and other stuff. I had the most fun decorating my locker […]

Tech Tuesday: Cool Cooler: Coolest


With summer in full swing, there’s a good chance that you have already put your trusty cooler to work at the beach, on a picnic or road trip, or keeping drinks cool in the backyard or at the game field. But is your cooler as cool as it can be? What about the name? It’s […]

Rainy Day Activities

Rainy Day Activities

Here are some rainy day activities for those dreary and wet summer days when your little ones are asking you what they can do. Boredom can lead to all kinds of trouble and frustrating situations, so we’ve thought of some fun things you can do with your kids when they can’t be outside playing because of […]

6 Family Activities Your Family Must Do This Summer

Family activities

Summer will soon be here and your kids will be home from school and ready for some fun family activities full of adventure. What will you do with them this summer? If you haven’t got a clue, last summer we published 65 Inexpensive Kids Activities For This Summer. That post might get you thinking and planning […]