Weekend Away with Family at Parkbridge Resorts


I’m off!  I’m headed to Melody Bay, a Parkbridge Resort to spend a weekend with my extended family and I CAN’T WAIT! Fun in the great outdoors, time with the little ones – that all equals the perfect weekend to me.  I’ve packed “Aunt Cynny’s travel basket of fun” to take along with me – […]

Make a Fire Breathing Dragon: Craft Lightning Camp Crafts


Hello everyone and welcome back to another round of Craft Lightning – crafts that can be made in 15 minutes or less (minus drying time)!  This time we’re all sharing ideas for camp crafts and have I got a fun one for you. I’m going to show you how to make a fire breathing dragon. […]

Farewell Party Favours Using Labels


My daughter and her husband are moving to the UK within about a month and will be gone for 2 years.  So, when I was presented with the idea of making party items with labels from OnlineLabels, I knew immediately that this would work well for a farewell party. They add quick and easy, yet […]

Thrifty Thursday: Woolzies Dryer Balls Review


Disclosure: I was sent a box of Woolzies Dryer Balls to try out.  All opinions shared in this blog post are my own. Even though I’m (mostly) an empty nester, I seem to have far more than my share of laundry being done at my house.  I probably wash some items, like bed linens, more […]

Save Money on Fallsview Indoor Waterpark, Niagara Falls, Canada


Great news – for me and for you!  I’m a Fallsview Indoor Waterpark Ambassador!  How is that good news for you?  Well, it means that you will get to save $10 off the cost of waterpark day passes.  Just click on the picture below and you can reserve your tickets now.  The regular general admission […]

Wedding Wednesday: Flower Party Horns


Note: Sooooo, I wrote this post back before my daughter’s wedding and it’s been sitting here in my drafts all that time. I guess things were just a little crazy back then with all the wedding prep. I’m in full wedding mode at the moment so I thought I’d share these adorable little flower party […]

First Thing I See in the Morning


A writing prompt from the SITS Girls…. This face.  This is the first thing I see every morning.  Our German Shepherd Trinity. She sleeps with me most nights and in the morning, it’s this gorgeous face that wakes me up (she needs to go outside and she wants breakfast!).  No matter how tired I am, […]

Summer Fun Fridays: Water Play Roundup


Who doesn’t love some water play on a hot summer day?  Of course, swimming is always fun but sometimes, you just don’t have access to a pool.  Or, you might have a child like mine – before the age of about 5, she was kind of iffy about being in water – let me tell […]

Summer Fun Fridays: Giveaway: A Day out with Thomas the Tank Engine


We’ve always been a train family – there’s now 5 generations worth of train fans!  My grandfather and dad used to build model railroads together, my dad and I used to build model railroads together, and now my nephew and his son (pictured above) are now in the process of building theirs! So of course, […]

Canada Doodles Canada Day Giveaway and Free Printables


Recently I was sent a copy of Canada Doodles, a super fun book for kids (big and small) to learn more about Canada while they have fun drawing and colouring.  The book shares all kinds of Canadian events and icons in it, usually in the form of an unfinished drawing that allows you to finish […]