Monthly Archives: October 2015

Day 31: Trick or Treating

Happy Halloween!  It was great to have it on a Saturday and have the whole day to do fun activities and get ready for trick or treating.  We scooped out and carved pumpkins, mixed up our witch’s potions and even … Continue reading

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Day 30: Gathering Ingredients

I love Halloween!  Such a fun time of the year and a chance to step outside your comfort zone.  I also love the many activities and crafts you can do with children. A few nights ago Kaiana wanted a spatula, … Continue reading

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Day 29: Last Ride of the Year

We have been truly lucky with the beautiful weather this October.  In Alberta you never know if winter will move in early or if it will be warm sunny days.  Three years ago it was a wind chill of -15°C … Continue reading

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Five on Friday: October 30

It’s one of my favorite times of the year, Halloween!  Such a fun time for both children and adults.  A chance to show off your creative side, or to step outside of your comfort zone and be something you’re not! … Continue reading

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Day 28: Return to the Ravine

On Day 15 we went for a walk through Braeside Ravine. When we were entering it, we noticed a sign on the other side of the road too.  On Day 28, we headed back to St. Albert to check out … Continue reading

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Day 27: Climbing the Walls

Oh supermoon! It’s been a rough week around here and with each supermoon this year, I have seen an increase of emotions, attitude, and grumpiness.  Thankfully it’s the last one of the year, so hopefully things can get back to … Continue reading

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Day 26: A Walk in the Rain

It was a rainy night the day before and Day 26 began a bit on the frosty side. The rain picked up again in the afternoon.  It’s been a while since we had any rain and the next time might … Continue reading

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Day 25: A Walk Around the Block

With just Kaiana and I home for the first half of Day 25, we laid low and relaxed for most of it.  But after lunch it was time to get up and stretch our legs for a little bit.   … Continue reading

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Monday Menu: October 26

The last week of October is here already. On the agenda this week are Halloween crafts, pumpkin carving and trial runs for costumes. This week’s Monday Menu contains quick favorites and easy slow cooker meals for nights when you’re short on … Continue reading

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Day 24: Adventures with Kaiana

After a chaotic morning of getting Chloe packed up for her trip and dealing with Kaiana’s emotions of having her big sister leave for the night without her (a first), the calm that followed after they were on the road … Continue reading

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