{RECIPE} NESQUIK Puffed Wheat Squares

Nesquik puffed wheat squares

Can you remember the very first baked good you made as a child? Was it a cake? Cupcakes? Brownies? Mine was Rice Krispy squares, my mom's favourite because it didn't actually involve any baking but produced the same sweet, crowd pleasing end result that turning on the oven did. Today, my favourite tasty treat to make with my kids are NESQUIK Puffed Wheat Squares. A kin to the … [Read more...]

3 tips to make car buying easy

3 tips to make car buying easy

Disclosure: Sponsored post. Until the birth of my first child, I was never much of a car person. Never picky on colour, make or model (although my father is a staunch Chevy supporter, so that brand loyalty was somewhat bred into me), so long as it started up and got me from A to B, I was happy. Adding a tiny passenger to the back seat changed the way I looked at vehicles. … [Read more...]

{RECIPE} Chocolate Quinoa Energy Bites

Chocolate Quinoa Energy Bites

Hands up if the first thing out of your kids mouth when they walk in the door from school is "I'm hungry!!!"¬† I know I'm not the only Mom out there dealing with this. Whether I pack an entire cupboards worth of food, or a typical kid sized lunch, they're dying of hunger when they walk through that door. So after school snacks need to be quick... NESQUIK in this case! The … [Read more...]

Choose your own adventure with new Netflix Interactive Storytelling

Netflix Interactive Storytelling

When I was a kid, I wasn't a big reader however I was a huge fan of¬†choose your own adventure books. You know, the series of children's gamebooks written from a second-person point of view, and allowed the reader to make the choices that would determine the main character's actions and ultimately the plot's outcome. From the moment I discovered these books I couldn't put them … [Read more...]

Teaching through tech – Why you’ll find my kid behind a screen this summer

Kids Computer Camp

This past fall, I was playing softball on a particularly gross and dreary day. Not wanting to leave the comfort of the warm car equipped with heat, music and various tech devices, the kids pleaded with me to let them stay in the vehicle. With the car only steps away from the dugout, I obliged. It wasn't until months later while scrolling through my camera roll that I … [Read more...]