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

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Top 10 Games to get Kids to Play In the Snow – KidSporty

By S. Standish We are in a perpetual snow land right now here in Niagara! Have to come up with a bunch of good games to keep the kids occupied outside. Staying inside all day drives everyone crazy and brings down family energy. So bundle up and go outside to play some snow games instead!   … Continue reading Top 10 Games to get Kids to Play In the Snow – KidSporty

Five of Our Fave Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas – KidFoody

By S. Standish 🙂 Quick and easy! These are our go-to's on crazy extracurricular nights. If we want to be super on task, I will double to either put some in kids school lunch, or have enough for another meal. Kids love helping out with these as well. We always add a side salad and … Continue reading Five of Our Fave Quick and Easy Dinner Ideas – KidFoody

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:)

What can we do with all the LEFTOVER Candy Canes??

By S. Standish, December 2017 Mint Flavoured Candy Cane Uses that we have made:  Make a peppermint hot chocolate!! Dip mug rim in light corn syrup, then dip that rim into crushed candy canes. Add your hot cocoa mix of choice and enjoy the deliciousness.  You can also add the crushed candy cane to the … Continue reading What can we do with all the LEFTOVER Candy Canes??

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

“BREAK PLEASE!” HOW TO GET 5 MINUTES TO YOURSELF.

By S. Standish ***Taken from the Fall 2017 Mini-Magazine Being able to be by yourself may seem absolutely crazy if you're the type to overbook your day with a million other things that need to be done. It is unrealistic even considering a five-minute break to parents or those with an insane lifestyle. Here's a … Continue reading “BREAK PLEASE!” HOW TO GET 5 MINUTES TO YOURSELF.

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…

Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)

By S. Standish I have given you a LOT of options to use and create your own bucket list with your family. Half the fun is creating the list as a family and posting it somewhere to easily check on and use to plan festive fun. I use fun scrapbook paper and make hot chocolate, … Continue reading Over 70 Awesome Things To Do With Your Family This Christmas…:)