July 28, 2014

The Greenest of Green

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With Earth Day just around the corner, April 22nd, I'm always thinking of things that I can do in my own house to be greener. How can I do my part to make sure that this world remains safe for my kids? I'm going to give you a few ways that you can become even GREENER. Some of these things may be things that you're already doing and other may be things that you want to add to your list of things to do. The 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle have come to my mind and I'm sure your kids have been talking about things at school that you can do … [Read more...]

Picture Flower Pots

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I am always on the search for the perfect Mother's Day gift for both my Mom and my Mother-in-Law. This year I came across this very cool flower pot idea and thought "I can do that". I'm not very crafty at all! But I did it and it turned out beautifully! So beautiful in fact I decided I had to make another one for my Grandma and I can't wait to give them to them!  So here's what you have to do, easy peasy! Print off a number of black & white photos on regular white paper of what ever you want to feature on the flower pot, I did my kids. … [Read more...]

The Dreaded Christmas Cards

Don't be humbug about Christmas Cards

Do you have writers block and a very long list of friends, family, and co-workers to whom you need send cards to? This was such a popular article I thought I would bring it back so you could gather ideas about all those christmas Cards sitting by the BIG Chair. Why not make your Christmas communications easy this year. Here are some ideas to make your cards and letters fun: • Do it together as a family: One person can stick your return sticker on the envelope, one can write the recipient's address, together come up with a wish for … [Read more...]

Lexus Links for Kids – Event Photos

Lexus Links for Kids Afternoon Group photo

Well we had so much FUN at the Lexus Links for Kids Golf clinics that we held on Friday, July 8th out at RedTail Landing Golf Club. I have to Thank Bruce Kirkland General Manager of Lexus of Edmonton for hosting over 40 Kids at the Golf Clinics. Danny Kwok, from Lexus of Edmonton  joined us for the entire day, as he loves both golf and kids.  He even showed the kids a few of his special golf tricks. We had a morning and a afternoon clinic with 40 kids and yes, it rained a bit, the wind blew a bit and we had to come in for hot … [Read more...]

Photo Contest

Send us your Photos

We would love to show of your kids. All the pictures in our books are sent in by wonderful moms, just like you - taking and sharing photos with us. We know your photos are hiding in your computer and you never get to see them, so why not send us some great photos, we will publish them in our next edition and you can show your family and friends your kids photo in print. Because we print the photos in full color we need High resolution files, at least 300 dpi at 100% resolution (print quality). So go ahead, fill out the form below … [Read more...]

Going Digital

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This vacation I wanted to be sure to give my family the gift of me. I wanted to be sure I was “IN THE MOMENT” for the entire holiday. So I challenged myself to turn my work-head and my electronic connection off. For a while it felt a bit “weird” but it helped me really enjoy everyday and it gave me “time off” that I needed and I really feel renewed. I never made a tweet, checked blogs, or Linkedin at all. I popped a couple of emails out and checked facebook twice to see how my sick cousin is. So for me that is an amazing feat in … [Read more...]