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UncommonGoods: Unique Gifts for Him

UncommonGoods

When only the Unique and Eclectic Will Do

I have a secret to share with you. I love unique and interesting gifts. I know, I’ve said that before, but that isn’t the secret. The secret is this AMAZING website that is full of unique and eclectic gifts! What is the website? It is called UncommonGoods!

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Tessellation Mother’s Day Painting Activity

Mother’s Day Painting

Tessellation Mother’s Day Activity

Tessellation mother's day painting

Tessellation Mother’s Day Activity: Create a beautiful paining for Mom while learning about Math, Geometry and Printmaking concepts. The concepts taught in this project are geared towards grade 3 students.

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Celebrate Her this Mother’s Day

Celebrate Her this Mother’s Day

Welcome to our Eclectic and Fabulous Celebration of Her.
Full of gift ideas that are special, different, and hopefully somewhat unique for the special women in your life this Mother’s Day.

Celebrate Her this Mothers Day

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My Sick-Kit: 10 Things I need when I’m Sick + A Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

10 Things I need when I’m Sick

+ A Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

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I never really noticed before, but I apparently have a “Sick-Kit” of must-have items to help me feel better. Chris went to Walmart to grab me a few care items, and it was when I was putting together a list of things I like to have when I’m sick I realized I’ve been using the same cold & flu remedies for as long as I can remember.

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Top Eleven Reasons Why I’m Addicted to Netflix

 Netflix: My Not-So-Secret Secret Addiction

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If you know me, you know that I have 5 things that I love more than anything else in the whole world (after my children of course). I love my hockey (Go Flames Go), my coffee, my music (I’m not embarrassed to scream to the world how much I LOVE Nickleback!), my YA Dystopian novels,  and my Netflix.

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Bring on Spring: myfunvelope Monthly Craft Subscription

myfunvelope: Bring on Spring

Celebrating Spring with Fun-Themed Crafts

myfunvelopeFinally a fun, and AFFORDABLE craft subscription box that kids love! Every month your child will rush to the mailbox to receive their funvelope. They will discover and have fun with FOUR unique craft projects that follow a fun monthly theme. They will also receive a STEM (Science, Technology,Engineering, Math) activity for hands on building that is fun and sometime hilarious!!!

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OMG It’s A Giveaway Hop: Create Your Happy with Art With OOLY

OMG It’s A Giveaway Hop!

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Creating a Happy, Creative Place with Quality Art Supplies by OOLY

 

IT IS SPRING TIME! Well, at least officially. Here in Calgary we still have some time before we will actually see some consistent Spring-like weather, but the calendar says Spring is starting so that is good enough for me!

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Go Frost Yourself Edible Images: Bringing Cake Dreams to Life

Go Frost Yourself Edible Images

Helping You to Create the Right Cake Every Time

Happy Birthday Hayden

My “baby” tends to have odd requests when it comes to his birthday cake. When he was turning 3, he wanted a cake that was “black and blue with cats all over.” I am not a baker, and I am definitely NOT a cake decorator so I was left scrambling trying to figure out HOW the heck I was going to be able to pull that off.  I’m very thankful that I discovered a Canadian business called Go Frost Yourself Edible Images.

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March Break “Field-Trips” – Family Friendly Spring Break Ideas

March Break Field-Trips

March Break March Break is coming, and breaks are always difficult around here as the kids get bored super easy. With only two weeks of school left before their break, I decided to start planning some affordable activities (what they call “field-trips”).  We will of course visit the various neighbourhood parks, but that is all dependent on the weather. March in Calgary normally means snow, rain, or both.

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Being an Empty Nester: Life After Kids

I never thought I would see the day, the day when I no longer had any children in the home.  Before I knew it, I was an empty nester.

Emptry Nester

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