Fun Family Winter Activities

The snow is flying and temperatures are dropping, so what is a family to do? Luckily, the hardest part of enjoying the winter is braving the cold. So put on your most insulated jacket, warmest boots, mitts & toque and follow the following winter activities.

These tips will ensure your winter flies by and you will be amazed how fast spring arrives. As an extra bonus, the majority of the fun can be had without creating a large dent in your wallet.

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10 Tips for Meal Planning Success

This post is about meal planning, but a word of caution – there’s no magic answer at the end (even if you skim read and skip to the bottom, still no magic answer). Meal planning success is a concept, a philosophy, a habit I try to stick to because everything is better when I do it.

What works for me might not work for you, but there WILL be something that works for you. Unless you’re a wing it 100% of the time kind of person, in which case, why are you reading this? Go read about my super awesome flexible muffin recipe or salad concept post instead, that’s much more your style.

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Top Ideas for Non Toy Holiday Gifts

Before having kids, my wife and I were certain that we would not have a household where we were overrun by un-needed toys. Then came the first holiday season when our kids were three and one years old. Sitting back, looking at the pile of unrecyclable toys, we felt sick to our stomach. From that year forward, we have made decisions on how to incorporate non toy holiday gifts into our lives.

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