Elf on The Shelf Ideas and Printable List

Elf on the Shelf Ideas

It’s only a few more weeks until December 1, the day when our elf Trixie returns for another visit. If you are just starting the tradition, now is the time to prepare with some Elf on The Shelf Ideas to get you started. Trixie has been visiting us since 2014. Each year since her first visit, my daughter gets so excited and can’t wait for her arrival. Elf on The Shelf Ideas and Printable List I often struggle to come up with ideas of things Trixie can to do to … Continue reading

Dear Santa Letter Printable and Where to Send Letters

Dear Santa Letter

The excitement of the season is upon us and it is time to get out the pen and paper and write a Dear Santa letter. For as long as there is a Christmas, letters will be written. My daughter loves Christmas time and all there is to do. She has been making her wish list since before her birthday in August. It changes from time to time but there are usually 2 or 3 toys that remain the same. Dear Santa Printable Dear Santa, To use this letter template just … Continue reading

Christmas Around Toronto – Lights, Markets and Activities 2018

Christmas around Toronto

Christmas around Toronto begins with the 4 F’s; Family, friends, festivities and fun. Each year starting around the end of November all the fun begins for the holiday season. Below is a list of activities and events that you will want to add to your plans. Christmas around Toronto Christmas Market  November 15 – December 23, 2018 – The Distillery Historic District Take a walk through the market to enjoy all it has to offer. You will find there are plenty of photo ops to make memories for the 2018 season. Cavalcade of Lights … Continue reading

Mermaid Birthday Theme on a Budget under $100

Mermaid Birthday Theme

Birthday parties don’t have to cost a fortune. You can throw a great party on a $100 or less budget. With only 3 weeks until my daughter’s 8th birthday, she decided she wanted a party. We haven’t had a party for her in about 3 years. During the summer many families are busy or away on vacation so no one ever showed up or even RSVP’d. We needed to plan a last minute party and it had to be budget friendly since it wasn’t a planned event. Below see how we … Continue reading

2018 Canada Day Events in and Around Toronto

Canada Day Events

School’s ending in just a few weeks and it’s the first official weekend of summer for the kids. There will be many Canada Day Events to attend in and around Toronto so if you don’t have plans already, check out some of these events and plan your weekend of fun. Many of them will be free to attend. Each year we like to decorate with Canada Day themed items. We dress up in our themed gear for the day and head out for some fun. At the moment we are still … Continue reading

Mothers Day Gift Ideas for Last Minute Shoppers

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mothers Day isn’t always a good time for those of us who have lost our moms. I celebrate with my daughter, she enjoys pampering me with love. She likes to create drawings and other crafty items that she creates with her dad. There are only a few more days to pick up a  gift if you haven’t already. Below you will find a list of Mothers Day gift ideas to help you out. This post contains affiliate links. If you click on one of the product links and make a purchase, I’ll receive compensation. Mothers … Continue reading