Everyday Life, Two Legged Fun

Summer Bucket List 2015

Summer is upon us so I am revisiting and updating our Summer Bucket List.  We had a great time last summer and managed to make it through a lot of our list, but it may have been just a bit more ambitious then I expected with two young kids.  Quite a few of the items on our list… Continue reading Summer Bucket List 2015

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In Summer!

The weather this past week has been gorgeous, which has meant plenty of opportunities to work through items on our Summer Bucket List.   Plan a Beach Playdate We are so fortunate to have access to the private beach at Lake Summerside just up the road.  It is something we do pay for by means… Continue reading In Summer!

Everyday Life, Two Legged Fun

5 Fun Things to do with Kids at Fort Edmonton Park

There are so many great things to love about Fort Edmonton Park.  A  visit to Fort Edmonton Park is a must-do item on our yearly Summer Bucket List and after taking the kids for the past 4 years, I think I have gotten it down to a bit of an art.  I have come to know… Continue reading 5 Fun Things to do with Kids at Fort Edmonton Park

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Discovering Dino’s at Jurassic Forest

One of my favorite daytrips from Edmonton is to the Jurassic Forest in Gibbons, Alberta.  It is quick and easy to get to from the city and is great for both the young and the young at heart.  I mean, who doesn’t love seeing giant robotic dinosaurs? It had been a couple years since we last visited… Continue reading Discovering Dino’s at Jurassic Forest

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Home Depot Kids Workshop

Okay, technically it is no longer summer, but we did manage to finish one more item from our summer bucket list over the weekend: attending a Home Depot Kids Workshop. Since getting possession of our new house, we have spent more then our fair share of time (and money) at Home Depot and Lowes.  We always have the… Continue reading Home Depot Kids Workshop

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Bubble Wand Light Sabers

Have a Star Wars fan in your house?  Planning a Star Wars themed party?  By simply inserting glow bracelets into bubble tubes you can create your own cheap and easy DIY light saber! My original plan from our Summer Bucket List was to actually make glowing bubbles but it was one of those things that looks… Continue reading Bubble Wand Light Sabers

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A Trip Back in Time: Fort Edmonton Park

Visiting Fort Edmonton Park was one of the items on our Summer Bucket List.  After taking the kids the past two summers, it has become a bit of an annual summer tradition now for us and is definitely something I now look forward to in the summer months. This year we made our way through… Continue reading A Trip Back in Time: Fort Edmonton Park

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Family Fun Down on the Farm

It has been a pretty great past several days at the Doll house.  After sitting around all last long weekend waiting for a sod delivery that never came, we finally got our grass on Wednesday evening and were able to get the backyard all done Thursday afternoon.  I love the grass and can’t tell you how happy… Continue reading Family Fun Down on the Farm