Let’s be real - Christmas is expensive! Sure, it’s festive and magical but between presents, food, decorations, travelling expenses (the list goes on and on), it can really break the bank. The good news? It doesn’t have to. Although you can dish out big dough on a number of local holiday activities, there are also many free and reasonably-priced excursions that are sure to get you and your kiddos in the holiday spirit for $10 or less.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Nope, not Christmas - Halloween! I have loved Halloween since I was a wee. Maybe it was the fact that you could go door to door and people would give you candy. I mean, that was good but for me, but it was the excitement of deciding who I wanted to be for Halloween and how I was going to make the costume with my mom (and winterize it for Canadian weather, of course). It is my absolute favorite time of the year because it is a time when kids of all ages can be anyone they like. It’s just so fun!
Before you start preparing that traditional breakfast in bed for dad on Father’s Day, consider some of these outings first. If dad is itching for an adventure this year, why not try one or even a few of these family activities? And don’t forget to snap photos of everyone enjoying special day because this is going to be his best Father’s Day yet!
Do your kids wake up excited on every single holiday, waiting for the day to begin? Do you jump out of bed with a smile on your face, ready to make a special breakfast? Yeah… me neither. And Valentine’s Day is no exception. For me or the kids. I do, however, strive to make special treats and do fun activities on holidays, including Valentine’s Day! My trick is to do as much ahead of time as possible! This Valentine’s Day, waffle sticks fit the bill for breakfast, including a special treat and a fun activity. Make-ahead treats, little gifts that I can buy the week before (or the day before, who am I kidding?), and a special activity on the calendar all in one.
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