Holidays & Celebrations

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.

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.

6 Halloween Recipes with Tales of Haunted Canadian Restaurants

6 Halloween Recipes with Tales of Haunted Canadian Restaurants

Canadians are huge fans of Halloween! Eight out of ten Canadian parents planned to celebrate Halloween with their children in 2020, according to the Retail Council of Canada.

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 […]

Peanut Butter Bird Nests – No-Bake Recipe for Easter

Peanut Butter Bird Nests – No-Bake Recipe for Easter

These peanut butter bird nests are as tasty as they are adorable! They’re eggcellent for Easter entertaining or gifts.  Cadbury mini eggs are the house favourite, so both the cookies and leftover eggs disappear in record time. We also tried Smarties mini eggs but I found them to be a bit too large.

9 Easy Easter Crafts for Adults

9 Easy Easter Crafts for Adults

Do you love homemade Easter decorations as much as I do? Sadly, I possess very few crafting skills and little talent in that regard, so I appreciate easy ideas for holiday decor.

Traditional Irish Canadian Food for St. Patrick’s Day

Traditional Irish Canadian Food for St. Patrick’s Day

Food is especially important to the Irish. Even now, many generations after suffering through times of starvation.

DIY Natural Food Colouring for Valentine’s Day Baking

DIY Natural Food Colouring for Valentine’s Day Baking

Adding a little Valentine’s Day love to your baking can start with cookie cutters, but you can also decorate treats with naturally nutritious (and tasty) red, pink and purple food dyes that you make yourself.

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 […]

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