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Happy Valentine’s Day

valentinesday_PopOutPigCardHoldingCandy Today is Valentine’s Day, which means lots of chocolate, flowers, and cards.  For little kids it means LOTS of heart shaped crafts and candy!  When I was in elementary school I loved valentines day so much because we got to exchange valentines!  We decorated paper bags or little boxes the days leading up to valentines day and […] Continue reading →

The 2014 Winter Olympics

Canada Wins Gold In Hockey Celebration The 2014 Winter Olympics will start exactly one week from today; the events are being held in Sochi Russia and the preparation has been a long process! There is lots of hype about the games and I know I sure am excited! My dad and I plan to watch a lot of hockey and will definitely be […] Continue reading →

Chinese New Years

chinesenewyear_ChineseDragonPuppet Chinese New Year is celebrated on a different day each year because it is based on the Lunar year. And each year is named after an animal based on a 12 year cycle. In 2014, the year of the horse, it will be celebrated on January 31. People born in the same year are considered to […] Continue reading →

Mexico

El Arco It has been a few weeks since my mom or I have made a blog post and there is a perfect explanation for this; we were in Mexico! It was a wonderful family Christmas and a nice warm one at that, back home in Canada it is MUCH colder. We visited El Arco, which is a […] Continue reading →

Movember

Walrus Paper Plate Craft I have always thought that Movember was a really neat idea because it isn’t like your classic fundraiser, but up until junior high I didn’t even know it existed. It is important for kids to be able to participate in events like this at a young age so they are inspired to stay involved at an […] Continue reading →

Paper Lantern Crafts

Veterans Day Paper Lantern Over the past week I have been going to town on a new holiday craft idea that my mom had, paper lantern crafts. Until now I never realized how many different holidays there are. From Christmas to Hanukah, summer to winter and even Earth day to St Patrick’s day there are heaps of holidays and special times of the […] Continue reading →

Bath Salts

Bath Salt Containers This craft would make an excellent homemade gift for a relative! Some of the ingredients are a bit unusual, like the glycerin or the Epsom salts. They are available at most drugstores but can be a bit tricky to find; I found them in the aisle with the rubbing alcohol. The nice thing about this […] Continue reading →

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkins On The Porch And Kaitlyn In Her Pirate Costume Halloween is such a great time of the year! Costumes, candy, pumpkin carving, trick or treating, handing out candy. The works! So many awesome things combined to make an amazing holiday! My favourite part about Halloween aside from the fact that we get heaps of candy, is the pumpkin carving! Every year me and my dad carve […] Continue reading →