Early this summer, my family and I were doing our grocery shopping at our local Independent Grocer, when we discovered a new kind of ice cream in the freezer...President's Choice Ice Cream Shop Flavours. They caught our eyes not only because they were on sale, but because the packages were colourful and fun and they had some of our favourite ice cream parlour flavours. Here are some of the flavours that we tried... My seven year old loves root beer, but only gets to have it as a special … [Read more...] about Product Review – President’s Choice Ice Cream Shop Flavours
Mike and I took off for some kid free time this afternoon. I got to pick the movie, so I chose one I have been wanting to see..."Eat, Pray, Love". So...off we went to the city. First, we stopped at Home Depot in search of a large grommet punch...no luck...then on to the movie theatre. Today's movies were free, thanks to our Scene points, so we got our free tickets and headed off to the concession stands. While standing in line, I watched a Grandmother (I'm guessing here) help her 5ish grandson … [Read more...] about Eat, Pray, Love
They are mine! With school just a few days away, we decided it was time to make these scruffy kids look a little more presentable.First, we did the mandatory "Before" pictures.If you are wondering why I would take the pictures in front of a marked up, coloured on wall, it's because most of my walls are marked up and coloured on. Crappy builder's paint and toddlers don't mix. My dear Kool did most of the wall art in the house (not recently) and my little Grumps has recently decided to … [Read more...] about Who are those clean cut kids?
Kel has a vivid imagination. This is great, except that he seems to blur the line between fantasy and reality. It's usually silly things, like today he said to me..."Mommy, remember the time when we saw some deer on the road and daddy had to stop the van and wait for them to finish eating?"Ummmm....no, I don't remember that. Maybe because it never happened.He once asked me if I remembered the time I saw that huge car accident and I had to call 911 and talk to the police. Again, I couldn't … [Read more...] about Tall Tales
Meet Sick Mommy... Red nose.Deep, hoarse voice.Watery eyes.Tired from working all night.Getting work done on the computer while there are a few quiet minutes.Thinking about what to make for lunch.Making sure the kids get their medicine.Remembering Grumps has a pediatrician appointment today, better get ready to take him. Meet Sick Daddy... No visual signs of illness.Occasional sneeze detected.Sleeping on the couch.Stayed home from work.Sighing frequently, because the kids keep … [Read more...] about Sick Mommy, Sick Daddy, Sick Kids
A variety of board games for families and some information about each one. Monopoly Empire In the Monopoly Empire game, players can own the world's top brands. After choosing one of the uniquely branded tokens, players move around the board, and start building their empires. The game is a race to the top as players buy their favorite brands one by one and fill their towers. Players can own famous brands, including Nerf, Transformers, Levi's, and more. Opponents collect rent from their … [Read more...] about Board Games for Families