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Leader of the Day – free printable

I’m sure you’ve heard of the crazy idea of a “yes day” by now. Jennifer Garner made it pretty famous by sharing about it on Instagram, and there have been several bloggers and YouTubers that have done them and shared their hilarious results. Saying yes to your child/children, no matter how outrageous the request, seems […]

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Summer Vacation Reflections

It’s the last day of summer vacation for us. I count today as the last day, since on the weekends my husband doesn’t work, so I’m not doing all the parenting all day by myself and it’s a little easier. School starts back on Tuesday, and we are all excited! Excited for routine and schedules, […]

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Frugal and Fun Road Trip – Ottawa to Toronto

This is part two to our little summer adventure! You can read the fist part here, which shares the stops we made while driving from the Greater Toronto Area to Ottawa and what fun we had in Ottawa that first day. Day 2 Stop 1: Breakfast in the hotel (FREE). One of the things I […]

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Frugal and Fun Road Trip – Toronto to Ottawa

Road trips are so much fun aren’t they? The planning ahead of time, shopping for fun snacks, and of course the actual trip itself is always a blast! We love driving places as a family, since it’s cheaper, and our kids are pretty great in the van (remember when we did an epic 10 day […]

Faith Fridays

Faith Fridays – 6 ways to keep your Faith alive during the summer!

Do you find your family’s’ faith fades a little during the summer months? I know my Parish is a little less full during the summer, and I only hope this means another Parish out where the cottages and cabins are is a little more full. Maybe you are busy travelling and so many of us […]

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How to Survive Summer as a Stay At Home Mom

Summer break. Such an exciting time. No schedules, sleeping in, being lazy, relaxing, spending lots and lots of time with your kids enjoying the sunshine. Sure, that’s maybe what the first day or two will look like, but very early on you are bound to hear the dreaded “I’m bored” or the constant bickering of […]

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Disconnect and Reconnect – March Break edition

It’s no secret that we love board games in my house. I have always loved them, and am so happy that my kids do to. They make great gifts: they get played with way more over the years than other toys. They can be educational in many different ways, including teaching life lessons of being […]

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Frugal March Break Fun – how to easily plan theme days for your kids school break

Staying home for your spring break this year? We are! I’m not a fan of crowds, so we are staying around the house and avoiding all the touristy things in Toronto that everyone will be heading too. So, with help from my kids, we have been planning some theme days for each day of March […]

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Disney Live! Mickey’s Rockin’ Road Show! (and a giveaway on FB!)

Do your kids love Disney as much as mine? Or maybe you love Disney as much as them? We are for sure a Disney loving house, from the classics to the new releases! And since we are a frugal family, a trip to Disney World isn’t in our near future, but thankfully, they are coming […]

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