What Happened When We Took Away the Backyard Toys

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“Um, Did you know that Olivia is outside balancing wood on the chairs to walk on?” – Jen “Brilliant! Finally!” – Me Cue the sideways glance. This was a recent conversation I had with a babysitter as I was on my way out to a doctor’s appointment. After eighteen months of hearing nothing but ‘I’m bored’…

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Monday Dinner Deal at Safeway 10/20

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On the menu last week was a yummy recipe that I pulled from the pages of the latest issue of the Food Network magazine, perogies with broccoli and ham. We skipped it last week since we were craving something a little different, so it’s been moved to this week. I like to stash perogies in…

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SHOP! Target: Kids Bedding Clearance (70% off) #yeg

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If you are in the market for some children’s bedding, you can head to Target and take advantage of the fantastic deals in-store. The children’s bedding line, Circo, has been spotted at multiple Target locations in and around the city, for upwards of 70% off of the regular price. For us, it was perfect timing,…

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Cineplex Community Day – Free Movies + $2 Concessions

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Weekend movies are one of our favorite ways to spend the morning or early afternoon with the kids. Going to the movies with the whole family though, that can get expensive. Cineplex community Day features free movies for the family all day on Saturday, October 18. In addition to the free movies, there are $2 concessions…

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Fall + Winter Ready with Emu Little Creature Boots

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“Look Mama my boots have a tail!” We live in the suburbs. We’re pretty close to our neighbors. Since Olivia was two years old she’s been talking about the ‘penguin’ that smiles at her from the side of our neighbor’s house. Turns out, it’s not a penguin. It’s the dryer or a/c vent or something…

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New! Lego Friends Advent Calendar

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Aside from the fact that one of the Lego Friends is named Olivia – so she’s biased, but she loves the Lego Friends sets. She allows us to help a little, but for the most part, we are there to find the pieces in the pile that she’s looking for, pass them along to her…

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