Monthly Archives: April 2016

What Are Your Saturdays For?

As a homeschooling family, we have the luxury of doing regular family tasks like grocery shopping and registered classes during the week and saving the weekends for relaxing around the house or exploring outside. My husband works Saturdays and we … Continue reading

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Screen-Free Week – Planning + Keeping Busy

If you’re like us, you have a difficult time managing screen usage.  Deciding how much is too much or if there are better things they could be doing with their time are always on my mind.  We’re a pretty relaxed … Continue reading

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Get Back to Nature: Kinnaird Ravine, Edmonton

I have lived in Edmonton for over 10 years now and I only heard of Kinnaird Ravine (also known as Rat Creek Ravine) for the first time last fall.  Tucked into the residential neighbourhood of Cromdale, just off 82 Street … Continue reading

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Make a Salt Crystal Geode with Easter Leftovers

When we decorate Easter eggs, I poke holes in the ends of the egg and drain it out and then rinse the shell out.  This is the way I did it as a child so this is how I do … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market Opening Days – YEG + Area

Edmonton is lucky to be having some lovely weather this spring, and farmers and vendors are gearing up for a new Farmer’s Market season. We love getting out in the sunshine to explore our local markets, picking up local produce … Continue reading

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Community Clean Up & Earth Day Events

The snow has melted early this year in Edmonton and surrounding areas, and with a blustery April upon us, the uncovered garbage of winter is swirling around the school yards, recreation areas and roadways.    A great activity that you … Continue reading

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Monday Menu: April

I have been in Edmonton just over 11 years and this is by far the warmest, non-snowiest spring I can remember!  We’ve been getting outside as much as we can and enjoying the warm temperatures and extended daylight.  Grilling season … Continue reading

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