Archive | February, 2016

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10 Things to Try on Leap Day

This Monday, February 29, 2016 is a Leap Day! I’ve come to see leap day as a kind of “second chance” day, 24 extra hours in the year in which to rest, renew and discover. At the outset of the month, in order to inspire the rest of the family, I decided that I would try […]

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Be Mine: Deep Red Velvet Cupcakes with Chocolate Arrows and Hearts

Every once and a while, you’ve got to wrestle with a classic recipe in order to make it your own. When Bea wanted red velvet cupcakes with cream cheese icing for an event, I have to say, I shrugged my shoulders a little. Red velvet cakes and cupcakes have always been one of those “Dorito effect” treats […]

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Chic & Simple Narhwal Valentines [Free Printable]

After last year’s amazing Tea Valentines, Bea decided that she wanted to have a very simple Valentine card to give to friends. So, I decided I would go out of my comfort zone by trying to sketch one of her favourite animals, a narwhal. “Wait, a minute? What? You don’t draw?” ARGH!!! No!! I make […]

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Year of the Monkey Graffiti Resolutions [Free Printables]

Each year, we leave off our resolution making until Chinese New Year.  And, each year, we present our resolutions “graffiti style” by filling in an image of the new year’s spirit animal.   On February 8, 2016, we begin the Year of the Monkey. So, we’ve got a little Year of the Monkey Graffiti Resolutions Free […]

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