Holidays & Celebrations

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

10 Ways for Kids to Pass the Time on Christmas Eve

Remember it? The magical anticipation that made Christmas Eve painfully long? If you allow yourself to go back there, I bet you’ll still find that amazing feeling of excitement in your stomach. Helping kids through the torture of time can turn into some Christmas traditions and create memories that you’ll all treasure.

Top 10 Videos: DIY Evergreen Wreaths, Centerpieces and More

Top 10 Videos: DIY Evergreen Wreaths, Centerpieces and More

Tons of people make their own evergreen holiday decorations for friends, charity, coworkers or as a seasonal business. We decided to go find the very best do-it-yourself (DIY) video tutorials, so you can easily make your own lavish holiday decorations that look and smell like Christmas. We’ve got DIY wreaths, swags, garlands and centerpieces, all […]

Keep Pets Safe Throughout the Holiday Season

Keep Pets Safe Throughout the Holiday Season

The holiday season is filled with so much joy and wonder, it’s easy to forget that it could spell disaster for pets.  Danger lurks everywhere for our furry friends, from holiday food to Christmas trees.  We’ve compiled this list of warnings and tips to help prevent a holiday disaster at your house.

Healthy Holidays: How to Cut the Fat From Festive Food

Healthy Holidays: How to Cut the Fat From Festive Food

Healthy eating doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in delicious holiday foods, you just have to be a little more creative. Try these easy, proven ways to trim the fat from the holiday season and you won’t even notice that you’re making healthier choices.

Popular, Easy Christmas and Holiday Party Games for Adults

Popular, Easy Christmas and Holiday Party Games for Adults

Adult holiday parties are in full swing this time of year in Canada. Party planners can avoid the dreaded boredom with fun holiday-theme party games, without spending hours on preparation or explaining difficult rules.

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

10 Fun Ways to Limit Kids’ Halloween Candy

In our house, Halloween was a time to overindulge on candy. It was part of the fun of the event and once the ‘good stuff’ was gone, the rest got tossed out anyway. The only thing I did to limit intake was to selflessly eat some myself. However, I’ve picked up many fantastic ideas for […]

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

6 Cheap and Easy Halloween Games for Kids

Games can make Halloween so much more fun and memorable. You don’t have to be Disney parents and put a lot of time and energy into it. These easy games require very little time to prepare and they’re guaranteed to bring out the witch cackles in all who play.

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Best Websites for Free Printable Pumpkin Carving Patterns

Pumpkin carving has come a long way since I was a child in New Brunswick. Carving triangles and a toothy grin into a pumpkin was enough to impress visitors. Now, I’m blown away every year by the talent and creativity behind some truly amazing pumpkin designs. Many of these designs can be easily replicated using […]

Canadian Gift Guide: Father’s Day 2020

Canadian Gift Guide: Father’s Day 2020

It can be tough to find a gift that’s special enough for our Dad. Our 2020 Canadian Gift Guide for Fathers includes some of our favourites, so you can narrow down your options and make a perfect choice!

Canadian Gift Guide: Mother’s Day 2020

Canadian Gift Guide: Mother’s Day 2020

It can be tough to find a gift that’s special enough for our Mom. Our 2020 Canadian Gift Guide for Mothers includes some of our favourites, so you can narrow down your options and make a perfect choice!

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