frankly frankensteined out

So this weekend (in addition to Halloween) we threw our daughter a Halloween-themed seventh birthday soiree.  She’d been inspired by The Little Monsters Cookbook and chosen a selection of spookily themed food from the book for the party’s menu. And … MORE


If you read us regularly you know we love, well, reading. So we wanted to share these spooky literacy tips from ABC Life Literacy. We just wonder if we can work scooping our favourite treats from our kids’ haul into … MORE

get styled

We’re  just starting our experimenting with video and still working on getting our reality to match our expectations but here’s a video of our wardrobe-altering experience with Michelle Addison from Jessie Carlson Wardrobe.

let the memories continue

With the colder weather setting in one’s thoughts naturally turn to thoughts of holidays in warmer, more carefree climes.  Which is why I thought this was the perfect time to share more about my recent jaunt to NYC. At the … MORE

give me something good to eat

When we wrote our article last Friday on Halloween candy that’s still delicious, despite being free of artificial colours and flavours (and lots of other things) I hadn’t yet had a chance to troll the aisles of Whole Foods to … MORE


Today was our first of two days at the UBC Apple Fest and we had so much fun. Aside from the simply fabulous weather we meet heaps of new people and lots of old friends stopped by as well. In … MORE

sponsored post: 100 mile diet made easier

Our family’s been part of the first Home Grow-In Grocer’s Buyer’s Club Co-op and we’ve loved it. Despite a few glitches as they got online ordering and pick up all sorted, the Co-op has mostly run smoothly and been a … MORE


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