Your little one s first birthday is a big one. You pull out all the stops to create a memorable party, but what about the birthdays after the first? Surely we should celebrate our sons and daughters, but to what extent? We re starting to plan Wyatt s second birthday party and I m feeling caught between wanting to [ ] The post No More Birthday Presents? appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Art & Design Festival: The Works Art & Design Festival kicks off next Thursday, June 22 and runs until July 4 from 11a.m 9 p.m every day. Check out the Art Market and Food Street open every day, and perfect for the kids all-ages art-making from noon 8 p.m each day of [ ] The post Local Love List: Female Statues, A New Literacy App, and a Discussion on Birthday Presents appeared first on Kari Skelton.
We re still buzzing over our big adventure to Chicago! Did you catch Part #1? Read here. I love to maximize my time when I m in a vibrant city like Chicago. There s lots to see and do and I want it all! We packed a lot into four days, yet still felt such a sense of [ ] The post This is 40: Our Chicago Adventure Part #2 appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Pizza for a Cause: One of our favourite pizza joints, Love Pizza, is accepting diaper donations for the Terra Centre until June 18th. One box of diapers (size 4, 5, or 6 preferred), gets you a $15 GC for Love Pizza! Visit them at 10196 109 Street or at #335, 935 St. Albert Trail. Chicago Trip: Here s part [ ] The post Farmer s Field Dinner, Drag Queen Storytime and Pizza for a Great Cause! appeared first on Kari Skelton.
There s no messing around when your spouse is turning 40. Arguably the biggest birthday celebration of one s life (one, 18, and 40, right?) I really wanted to hit out of the park in celebrating my man. Chicago is somewhere my husband Ryan and I have wanted to travel to for quite some time, so it was [ ] The post This is 40: Our Chicago Adventure Part #1 appeared first on Kari Skelton.
There’s nothing quite like building S Mores around the campfire with your friends. When I was a little girl, summer evenings at our cabin in the Whiteshell, Manitoba often included roasting marshmallows under the stars. That moment when you press your mallow in between your graham wafers and chocolate was a sacred one! I’ve really been looking [ ] The post Super-Cool S Mores Kits appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Walking Tour App: This is nice timing for summer! The Friends of Rutherford House Society just launched an interactive app which will guide you through some of our city s most beautiful and historic locations. Something fun to do with the kids and with guests visiting from out-of-town. The first tour available connects Rutherford House to the [ ] The post Local Love List: Music Festival Lineups, A Walking Tour App and A Creative Space for Kids appeared first on Kari Skelton.
I m so looking forward to this summer with Wyatt. He s at such a fun age (almost two!) and very active, so we have big plans to be on the go. We get asked all the time when we re going to have more kids. To be honest, we re excited (and terrified) at the thought of it, [ ] The post Our Summer! appeared first on Kari Skelton.
I teamed up with Jacek Chocolate and Hillberg and Berk for my Women of Strength Giveaway to recognize inspiring women doing amazing work in our community and loving unconditionally. It turned out even better than we d hoped. It s been such a journey for me through this process (one that I now get to share with you), reading [ ] The post Women of Strength Giveaway: Winners Revealed! appeared first on Kari Skelton.
Adorable Threads Red Ribbon Boutique (12502 102 Ave) has a pop-up going on this weekend for the cute kids line Posh & Cozy. Swing by Red Ribbon today (Friday) from 4-6 and tomorrow from 10-3. Bring your babes because Red Ribbon promises to keep them busy in their kids corner while you shop. Bonus! New Place to Eat [ ] The post Hip Kid Photos, A Long-Awaited Restaurant, and Heartfelt Hockey appeared first on Kari Skelton.