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Helping my car breathe again with #FRAMFresh + Tutorial #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FRAMFresh #CollectiveBias If you’re a West Coaster, you’ve probably noticed how quickly the seasons changed. We went from a beautiful hot summer to a dreary Vancouver-esque rainfall in a matter of days. Usually, when the first signs of Fall start to rear their heads it’s when I start looking into winterizing my car and

Got Craft

Vancouver’s largest indie craft fair, Got Craft?, springs back for their 17th event at the Maritime Labour Centre on Saturday and Sunday, May 2 and 3, 2015. I am super excited to be attending this one, having peeked through the vendor list and spying a few of my personal favorites; including craft’ed (bookmarks, magnets, cards), quirky paper co. and EllaMinnoPea (check out Noah’s story below!).

12 Easter Crafts for the entire family

Easter is upon us (like really REALLY upon us… snuck up on me this year!) and with it comes a ton of new ideas to keep your kids busy during those wet spring days. Here is a roundup of 12 of our fave Easter crafts from around the web that can be enjoyed by kids of all ages. Many can be adapted to be fun crafts all year round!

Girls playing in Leprechaun Goo

St. Patrick’s Day is almost here so what do all of us non-super creative moms out there do? We start hunting around on Pinterest for ways to keep the kids busy. Well this year we have done the work for you. Here’s a roundup of 7 St. Patrick’s Day activities and 7 St. Patrick’s Day treats that you can make with your wee ones that won’t put much of a

How to make Goo

As I searched through Pinterest to find crafts to do with my 4 year old, I came across a post for a Leprechaun Gold search. The search was done using coloured shaving cream. I’m all for messy play but I found that I was not wanting to waste money a can of shaving cream for 15 minutes of play. Remembering playing with corn starch goo in science class (as well

10 valentine's day

On the 13th of February every year, I have a mini panic attack while trying to decide what to make for the annual class Pink & Red Day party. In my day, we called it a Valentine’s Day party, but I digress. As a long time practitioner of the ancient art of procrastination, I generally add some food colouring to cookies or cupcakes the night before and let it go. This