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Watermelon Basil Vodakatini…Scrub!

No, it's not a recipe, it's a deliciously intoxicating scrub! Celebrate National Watermelon Day (watermelon.org) on August 3rd with the deliciously tempting Watermelon Basil Vodkatini Scrub from FarmHouse Fresh. The Watermelon Basil Vodkatini … [Read More...]

Marvel Universe Live Saskatoon

Marvel Universe Live Review

By Lisa Dutton Recently Saskatoon was taken over by super heroes! "Marvel Universe Live!", the original live action arena tour, had a run in #yxe and it was SUPER! I took my 6 year old son and his friends. From the moment we arrived at Sasktel … [Read More...]

fruit salsa recipe

Easy Fruit Salsa Recipe

Here's a super-easy recipe that's always a hit when brought to parties, especially in the summer months! Minimal ingredients needed and you can take a short-cut with the tortilla chips if you're pressed for time. You'll need green apples, kiwi, … [Read More...]

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Furniture For Kids

If you, like me, have specific areas in the household designated kid-zones, you probably have furniture that shows its wear. Typically it's the old couch or dresser that ends up in the kid's area, simply because they tend to be hard on furniture. … [Read More...]


Get Inked! Splatoon for Wii U

My oldest is eleven. He's at the age where he wants to play more advanced games, seeing what his dad plays and wanting to be a part of the action. I've had a real struggle with this. I understand the allure of first-person shooter games, but have … [Read More...]

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TTC? Here Are Some Tips to Help

Unexplained Infertility. That was the diagnosis given to us when we were unable to conceive for two years after our wedding. Doctors were puzzled on why it wasn't happening, and so, that's what they came up with. It's frustrating, heartbreaking, and … [Read More...]

The Goonies on Netflix

The Goonies – Now on Netflix! #StreamTeam

Our household is a flury of activity and a strict bedtime has gone out the window this summer. We've been having late-night barbecues with friends, lots of doll play in the backyard (never underestimate the value of a $20 Barbie pool, we've had hours … [Read More...]

Build A Bear Honey Girls

Brand New At Build-A-Bear Workshop: Honey Girls

  If you'll be visiting a Build-A-Bear Workshop location on your summer travels (we always make a stop when visiting Calgary!) you may see a trio of rockin' bears just waiting for you in store. You see, Build-A-Bear Workshop locations have … [Read More...]


Perfect for Summer: Summer Infant Pop n Play Ultimate Playard

By Lise Merle The thing about little kids is that when they’re awake they have no desire to stay in one place. Ever. So when they’re really little and for safety’s sake and you need to keep them in one spot, safe and where you can see them – … [Read More...]

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“Whoa. What’s That?” (Don’t Rely on Dr. Google!)

School has only been out for a few weeks and already we've had an oddity on our summer adventure thus far. We're not sure how it happened, either a visit to a friends hot-tub or a new heavily perfumed dryer sheet, but my eleven year old son broke out … [Read More...]

strawberry lime sangria recipe

Hello Summer! Strawberry Lime Sangria

I have fallen. I love summer boozy drinks. Nothing beats sitting on a deck, sipping drinks with great company. Summer goes by fast, so I intend to do a lot of it this summer! If you haven't checked out my Orange Creamsicle Cocktail recipe post … [Read More...]


Flash Your Summer Brights! #PGMom

Your smile, that is. After losing my dad last year, I can't tell you how much I cherish those photos of him through the years. There's not a huge amount because, as the years went by he was less and less inclined to be in front of the camera. I … [Read More...]