Category Archives: Traditions

A Jar full of Kindness

Electric Lady brought home a list of items to complete on each day of Lent from school. She goes to a Catholic school and some of them were very denomination focused so I redid them, keeping to the same point, … Continue reading

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Snow Icecream

You know how parents often tell their kids “Don’t eat snow?” well… not me. I just tell them not to eat dirty snow, or snow people stepped in and definitly avoid yellow snow! However, if you find some nice, clean, … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Books Revisited

The next few days are going to be filled with some Christmas catch up posts. I decided to take a break for the holidays as it has been pretty busy around here. Two birthdays and Christmas all in 2 weeks … Continue reading

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12 Days of Christmas Books

We had a busy last week of November and first week of December (with 5 year olds moving in and out of our home) so I didn’t get an advent activity set up fast enough. I knew I wanted to … Continue reading

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Yum, Yum Cupcakes

Hubbers always makes some cupcakes for us to decorate near the end of Novemeber. We usually use candy and Christmas colours to get us in the spirit of the holidays. Other times during the year, I direct the decorating. I … Continue reading

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It’s a Tradition – Painting Christmas Socks

Every year, I venture out to walmart, buy some cheap Christmas Stockings and fabric paint and set my family to be being creative. This tradition happened by accident the first year Mr. Hockey and Elastoboy were with us  for Christmas. … Continue reading

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Courageous Pumpkin Carving

Why do I call this Courageous Pumpkin Carving?     For the first year ever, all three of our middle kids were armed with a knife to carve their own pumpkin. I wasn’t too worried about Elastoboy as he’s got … Continue reading

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