Author: Sheri

Belgian Waffle Batter Recipe

Waffles are highly coveted by my children. Since I didn’t have a waffle maker before receiving the Breville No Mess Waffle Maker, they had to wait until we were out somewhere to order waffles. You can imagine how often they asked to go out for breakfast! Thankfully, those days are over and now I can make them waffles right here at home. As much as I love a hot breakfast, I had never made my own waffles before and I wasn’t entirely sure of what I was doing. I quickly lost the manual and decided to wing it with...

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Superhero Disney Bounds for the Marvel Fans

I love that Marvel is a part of Disney now. My family loves superheroes, and it’s so fun to make superhero disney bounds! I’m starting off the Marvel disney bounding with three of the Avengers, The Incredible Hulk, Captain America and Iron Man. What is Disney Bounding? Disney Bounding is the act of dressing to represent a Disney character. It is not wearing costumes, but putting together an outfit that would be perceived as a regular outfit, but could also be identified as being reminiscent of a Disney character. Disneyland and Walt Disney World both prohibit adults from entering...

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Summer Vacation: Should You Relax Bedtime?

During your kids’ summer vacation from school, it’s natural that your normal “rules” become somewhat limited. Without the strict schedule of education, children are free to relax and bask in the feeling of freedom the summer break provides. However, there is one aspect of the summer vacation period that causes a huge amount of debate amongst parents: should the time your child goes to sleep change? Image Credit The pro argument Proponents of a later bedtime during the summer vacation believe that children should be able to enjoy a little more flexibility during the summer. A standard school schedule...

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Beyond the Beef: Dining in Calgary

A Calgary press trip invitation instantly brought one thought to my mind… mmmm steak. Yes, I’m a full-on carnivore and there’s nothing quite like Alberta Beef to get my stomach growling. Of course, dining in Calgary wasn’t the only thing on the agenda, but it was certainly at the forefront of my mind. So off to Calgary I went, in search of Alberta beef. I didn’t realize that Calgary was such a foodie city. The number of unique restaurants, rooftop patios and food trucks astounded me, and beef was not the only star of the show. Our first stop was...

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Don’t Be Afraid To Let Your Kids Start Gaming

A lot of parents are, understandably, a little nervous at the idea of letting their kids play a lot of video games. After all, with the focus on constant violence and the, quite frankly, toxic environment that so many online games seem to create, it often seems like the kind of hobby that simply isn’t suitable for your kids to be engaging in. However, that’s really not the case for the vast majority of games. In reality, it can be an incredibly enjoyable hobby that not only keeps your kids entertained but can teach them important things and help...

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