March breACK! 2014 is Coming!

Spoilers… Stay tuned for our bearish take on one of my all-time favourite Shakespeare plays…check out our illustrations, follow-along with our art, math and science activities, and try a few of our Mediterranean inspired dishes! SEE YOU MONDAY! ____________________ Quick Links for Mobile Users         Summer of Funner  :  The Lunchbox Season  :  In […]

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Mardi Gras: King Cake Style Cinnamon Roll Ring

MARDI GRAS! It’s Fat Tuesday, and, to celebrate, we’ll be having breakfast for dinner….not just any breakfast…but, possibly the sweetest and tastiest breakfast-for-dinner imaginable…Cinnamon Rolls!  Since we wanted to continue with our King Cake making tradition, we decided to form our rolls into a Cinnamon Roll Ring that we could top off in King Cake Style. […]

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Printable Sochi Bear Olympic Valentines

And here’s what the little lady will be toting with her tomorrow….Sochi Bear Valentines…in Russian! Feel free to photo-print some of these for your own little valentines! __________________ Quick Links for Mobile Users         Summer of Funner  :  The Lunchbox Season  :  In Defense of Burning

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And For The Parents…

Don’t you just want to print this out and send it to your partner?  Go right ahead! __________________ Quick Links for Mobile Users         Summer of Funner  :  The Lunchbox Season  :  In Defense of Burning

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Homemade Printable Skylanders Swap Force Valentines

It’s Toby’s first year at an all-boy’s school, and so we wanted to start off on the right foot with some super-friendly homemade valentines. Last year’s Toy Heart Photo Valentines with Skylanders, Lego, Stuffies and Monster High Dolls were such a hit that we decided to do something similar with photographs of out favourite toys. This […]

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Year of the Horse: Graffiti Resolutions [Free Printable]

Who makes New Year’s Resolutions on January 1st? Why not wait and make them “Graffiti-style” on Chinese New Year?  The Year of the Horse begins on January 31st. To get ready for the big day, we’ll be making these “Graffiti Resolution” Sheets. Want to try? All you need to do is print out the image or […]

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Framing Gulliver’s Travels

Happy New Year! As is our way, we took the first few weeks in January to re-group after our outrageous 2013 Family Advent Calendar escapades.  Of course, we haven’t actually had much time to rest.  We’ve had the usual back to school rush, albeit with a bit more snow and ice to tackle along the […]

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Merry Christmas!

Check out our Advent Page for a guide to all of our 2013 Advent posts! _________________ Quick Links for Mobile Users         Summer of Funner  :  The Lunchbox Season  :  In Defense of Burning

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Family Advent Calendar: Our Christmas Eve Checklist and A Lemon Bûche de Noël

It’s Christmas Eve! Time for cookies, merry-making, carolling, mass, a huge fish dinner, cozy pyjamas and some final Christmas preparations! And don’t miss our awesome new Bûche de Noël, The Lemon Edition!!! Christmas Eve Checklist □ Make sure there are enough cookies for Santa. If not, make some more! □ Prepare the Lemon Bûche de Noël for tomorrow’s […]

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Family Advent Calendar, Day 21: Christmas Cookie Party! Make Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies, Pfeffernüsse, and other Old Favourites

It’s time to make loads and loads of Christmas Cookies! Today, we’re making two new Lunchbox Season recipes: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies and Pfeffernüssen.  We’ll also be whipping up batches of some of our old favourites: Cookie Meteors and Santa Babies. Chocolate Chocolate Chip Crinkle [Kringle] Cookies makes 3.5 dozen Ingredients 1.6 cups […]

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