Category: Traditions

A day well spent at the Ex

Since our family spends one full day at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition every single summer, it’s something we all remember fondly throughout the year. It’s also become a way to notice how very, very quickly time is passing. This year at the Ex… Continue Reading “A day well spent at the Ex”

The trouble with school pictures

The trouble with school pictures {Heather's Handmade Life}

Photographers who take school pictures, why do you hate us? Parents, I mean. I understand taking school pictures probably isn’t easy — and that you have a lot of sticky children to usher through your lineup, probably on a tight timeline in between lunch… Continue Reading “The trouble with school pictures”

The Christmas I Kind of Gave Up

The Christmas I Kind of Gave Up {Heather's Handmade Life}

We didn’t write letters to Santa for the first time ever, and I felt terrible about it. (But we saw him at the mall (finally) and I at least got my annual photo.)     We didn’t bake sugar cookies like we always do.… Continue Reading “The Christmas I Kind of Gave Up”

A guide to camping with toddlers

If you had asked me how I enjoyed camping with a one-year-old and a three-year-old about two hours into the trip, I would have burst into tears and told you we were NEVER DOING IT AGAIN. And we hadn’t even arrived at the campground… Continue Reading “A guide to camping with toddlers”