How to Throw a Christmas Party on a Budget

How to Throw a Christmas Party on a Budget There is just something about the crisp air and the falling snow that makes people want to gather together. The holiday season is the time for celebration and throwing a Holiday gathering is a great way to do just that. Learning how to throw a Christmas Party on a Budget can help you save some money.  Christmas parties can be expensive. From decorations to menus and everything in between, it is easy to overspend. Thankfully, there are ways to throw a … Continue reading

Graduation Ideas for All Ages – Socially Distanced

My daughter will be graduating with her classmates of the past 7 years from grade 5 and heading off to a new school in September.  The kids didn’t have kindergarten graduation, (I didn’t either! When did that start?) so they have been looking forward to this one. Currently, there are no in-person activities allowed in schools at the moment. So parents need to make their own plans for their graduating students. Below you will find some graduation ideas for all ages that you can do with family and friends if … Continue reading

Fun and Easy Elf on The Shelf Ideas

Fun and Easy Elf on the Shelf ideas

In just a few weeks it will be time for the arrival of the Elf on The Shelf. If you have never experienced this before, you are in for a busy month. It is always better to plan and be ready. The first couple of years that we did it there were many mornings we woke up only to realize we forgot to move our elf. Can you imagine trying to do this before your child wakes up? It wasn’t easy but we would get the elf moved without being … Continue reading

Slumber Party Fun in the Summertime Indoor Ideas

Slumber Party Fun

In the summer, it is sometimes hard to get friends together. My daughter’s birthday was in August and she is had a sleepover.  We don’t want the kids to be playing games online. There is only 1 computer between all the kids. It’s just not going to happen and I have told my daughter it will be a device-free night. There are plenty of fun things to do to have Slumber Party fun in the summertime or anytime! The fun began after summer camp on a Friday afternoon. My daughter … Continue reading

DIY Galaxy Theme Birthday – Out of This World Planets and Stars

This week, our daughter turns 9. She is amazed by all the colours of the galaxy and all the stars in the sky. For her birthday this year, we have decided to go with a DIY Galaxy theme birthday party. So, over the past month, we have been planning the party and creating the theme decorations. We had a t-shirt created by Canadian Creative Co for her to wear for the day, along with the star pants that she has. We can’t wait to see her face when she opens … Continue reading

Microwave Cooking for College Dorms

microwave cooking

When you move out on your own or are heading off to college for the first time, there are some kitchen items that are essential. Save money by eating in and spend less time in the kitchen with microwave cooking. I love the microwave products for cooking in my apartment. It is too hot in the summer to have the oven on to make dinner. Microwave Cooking for College Dorms Many college dorms don’t allow ovens or hotplates for cooking. Microwaves are the perfect solution. There are many quick and … Continue reading