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

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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

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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 […]

Fatherhood

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My husband didn’t want to become a dad. His reasons were many and too private to share here, but he knew being a mother was a desire of my heart. It didn’t take us long to become pregnant, but it took us a few years before we carried a baby to term. Three years into […]

Tech Tuesday: Apple WWDC Keynote Highlights

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Apple’s Worldwide Developer’s Conference (WWDC) just began yesterday and the keynote presentation revealed some interesting new features for both OS X and iOS. Here are some of the highlights: Apple has 9 million registered developers which is up 57% from last year. Mac growth in the past year was 12% vs.an overall industry decline of 5%. […]

Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

This Sunday is Mother’s Day. I am so honored to be a mom. What a great delight it is to see that my children have grown up to be such wonderful, thougthful adults. I think I sound a little like a proud mom, don’t I? On the SpinCycle this week the theme is Mother’s Day […]

SpinCycle: St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's Day

When we started our web site for kids, the first theme we did was St. Patrick’s Day. I was and always have been the creative part of our team, while my husband has been the technical part. Together we make a great team. We’ve worked hard and agonized over many decisions to do with our […]