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It’s Friday!

It’s finally Friday! What are your plans for the weekend? Is it spring already where you are? We are dead tired after a week of our minis waking eachother up at 5am (Nonie has been ready to go every morning at 04:40 – me not so much) and are so ready to just flop down [...]

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Cooking for Baby

It may not be the cookbook that I would take with me to a desert island, but it is definitely one of the most-used cookbooks in our kitchen. I bought Cooking for Baby by Lisa Barnes before Alec started on solids, way back in the day, and I have cooked from it a lot since [...]

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Pre-school ABC Learning Activities

Louis’ group at pre-school has suddenly become really interested in the alphabet. Most of these kids are just between two and three years old but they’re really into it. Even with such small kids, even without pushing too hard, there’s a lot you can do to encourage an interest in letters and reading. Here are [...]

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18 Great Wallpapers for Kids’ Rooms

I love wallpaper, but it’s the scariest thing, no? I think when you get it right, there is no better way to decorate a room. But it’s such a huge decision. We took the plunge and wallpapered a wall of our bedroom last fall and we are so happy we did. We love the wallpaper we [...]

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The Best Easy Everyday Veggie Burgers

Around here, veggie burgers are always a good idea for dinner. We have a few different burgers we make but these Sweet Potato Cannelini Bean Veggie Burgers are definitely a favourite of mine. They are super quick and easy to make, healthy, and always enjoyed by all. The children LOVE them. And I love the [...]

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Getting Organized

Do you ever just get the urge to pull everything you own out of every little corner of you home, sort, throw away and put it all back in order? Right now I feel like I need to go through every inch of our home. Everything feels cluttered and unorganized. I know it’s not really [...]

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