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Hi! Welcome and thanks for visiting! My name is Melissa. I am a new Mom, Certified Teacher, wife and homeowner. Here, you will find DIY projects, educational activity ideas, recipes and more to inspire you to enjoy life at home and beyond!


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October 23, 2019

Since late summer of this year, our toddler has been watching The Letter Factory as part of our activity time. 

As a teacher and now a Mama, these are one of my top favourite learning tools to have in the classroom, I have recommended this to parents, and have brought b...

October 3, 2018

I have been looking through my stored fall items to put together activities for Baby V and for anyone else who wants to add some simple sensorial items for your little ones to explore. 

We have put together a few simple items to add to her DIY Montessori shelf – that w...

October 7, 2017

We love this time of the year, cooler temperatures, our visit to our local pumpkin patch, enjoying a traditional pumpkin spice latte, gathering with family to celebrate Thanksgiving and of course the upcoming arrival of our baby girl!  This time of year, is also perfec...

October 8, 2016

This is one of our favourite times of the year - with a huge selection of décor items available at great price points including simply making a trip to our local Dollar discount store - it is a great time to add some easy to make and inexpensive DIY fall décor to our h...

October 10, 2015

Growing up, one of the many traditions that my parents and their families carried on and do today is making Homemade Wine. As a History Major, learning about the history of those before us and that of traditions and experiences of family members is something I hold nea...

October 7, 2015

The crisp cool air, the smell of apple pie baking, bringing out the light and cozy sweaters and boots, the changing colours of the leaves, turkey dinners, pumpkin spiced anything, sharing meals, cherished laughs and moments with family and friends – Fall is in the air!...

October 1, 2015

Happy October! Autumn is one of my favourite seasons and Fall themed activities are a favourite at the Daycare as well! As we enter Apple picking season, it is a great time for kids and adults to take part in learning all about apples through fun activities. If you are...

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