Birthday Gifts for Kids You Don’t Know :S

By S. Standish We have all been there.....the invites in the school bag to parties of kids we have never even heard of, but are currently your child's bff and they have to go with the coolest/bestest(a word in our family dictionary) present of all time. We try not to do trendy toys or gender-specific, … Continue reading Birthday Gifts for Kids You Don’t Know :S

New Years Eve…..with kids:)

By S. Standish Well it has been a month full of cold weather and illness in our house. I feel a little behind in postings, but will try and make it up over the next few weeks. 🙂 It's almost time for midnight toasting, Auld Lang Syne and resolution promises. How will you ring in the … Continue reading New Years Eve…..with kids:)

Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

By S. Standish  We have a cold snap this year, and topping it off with sicknesses, we seem to be housebound quite a few days. Here is a great list that can give you some ideas of what you can do with your kidlets on those snow days that will help break up the long … Continue reading Over 70 Things to Do on Snow Days

Elmer’s Slime Recipe – Worry Free

ELMER’S SLIME RECIPE AND INSTRUCTIONS: Taken from the Elmer's Web site. This slime is very easy to make and with a few slight adjustments, you (or the kids) can alter it to fit every holiday and theme. Slime Ingredients: 1/2 TBSP of Baking Soda 1 TBSP of Contact Solution (must contain Boric Acid) 4 fl … Continue reading Elmer’s Slime Recipe – Worry Free

12 Easy Christmas Crafts

By S. Standish This list was the product of sitting down with my boys and trying to figure out what we wanted to make this Christmas. Some are ideas we found online, some are all our own! Join us on this journey of crafting this December. Popsicle Stick Christmas Trees Materials: Popsicle Sticks (coloured or … Continue reading 12 Easy Christmas Crafts

24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

By S. Standish Please email or comment if you have some amazing elf on a shelf ideas!!!! His name is Stanley (after Flat Stanley, a character in a book that my son was obsessed with at the time). He is our special mischievous Elf that comes every December 1st. He leaves every night to go … Continue reading 24 days of Elf on a Shelf with Try It Kids…

Back To School – Lunch Planner

By S. Standish It is hard having kids.....period. School lunches are the bane of my existence some mornings. I made a quick menu plan to help myself (and the kids) stay on track and thereby not wasting time on figuring out what to pack in their awesome lunch bags (ROOTS @ Costco)!! Snack Ideas: Muffins … Continue reading Back To School – Lunch Planner

Hot Toys for Christmas 2017

By S. Standish You better watch out, you'd better not cry…guess what?!?  Christmas is around the corner and starting to loom everywhere in social media.  So it's time to start making your lists and checking them twice. From Star Wars, Lego, DC Comics, Hatchimals, Disney and many more brands, there are a lot of cool toys … Continue reading Hot Toys for Christmas 2017