Because boys will be boys, there’s KRE-O Transformers

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I have a confession to make... My kids have lived a horribly deprived life. No, it's not that I left the crusts on their sandwiches, or failed to cut the carrots into cute little stars to go with their outer space themed lunch box. My children, had never owned any of those small plastic building blocks. That's right folks, those tiny little construction toys were outlawed … [Read more...]

What I learned from the BC teachers strike

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Kids are expensive! Now, it didn't take the teachers strike for me to realize that kids are expensive, but the stress it put on my bank account really drove home the importance of preparing myself for the future. Thankfully the smallest has her heart set on being the Easter Bunny when she grows up, but the biggest kid has listed some career choices with heavy educational … [Read more...]

{Giveaway} KitchenAid Stand Mixer

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I'm going to tell you a little story. I need you however, to sit down and brace yourself as this story will shock you, horrify you, and leave you in complete and utter amazement. I have a brand new (albeit 2 years old now) KitchenAid Stand Mixer sitting in an unopened box in my garage... It's been there for yes, 2 years... And yes, I had to buy it because I absolutely had to … [Read more...]

Little Ladybug Bento Lunch

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The smallest kid loves ladybugs, and apparently they love her too as it's not uncommon for them to land on her often, and in the most random of situations. In fact, we were in the car, stopped at a red light once and one few right in the open window and landed on her! Not sure if this is some kind of good luck charm or omen, but the kid has a way with ladybugs! So today's … [Read more...]