Category Archives: Holidays & Occasions

Recipes and Ideas for Celebrating Life’s Special Moments.

A Dozen Valentine Activities to Make and Do with Your Children

Even though my children don't understand Valentine's Day, they still like to enter into the spirit of things by sending Daddy an anonymous card, or even asking why Daddy hasn't sent Mummy a card! Here are a dozen simple craft and cooking activities that you could make in the lead up to the 14th February,...
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Baking for The Holidays? A Checklist of Pantry Must-Haves

A holiday season without baked goodies would be like a movie without popcorn, burgers without fries or a sundae sans cherry: good but not quite perfect. If you enjoy baking traditional holiday favorites, you may also like trying new recipes. Experimenting with new recipes is easier if you start out with a well-stocked pantry. Read more

Birthday Celebrations

Happy 18th birthday Pioneerthinking

Thank you to all of our readers over the years who have supported us in keeping a great place to be.  Looking forward to many more years with you. Love you  guys!

Here is a list of different ways to celebrate not only our birthday but Canada day and Fourth of July!

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How to Organize a Perfect Picnic

Picnics are fun if they are organized well. The ideas for a great picnic never end as there are plenty of them to enjoy yourself. Let's find out what are the necessary things to be taken care of while we plan a picnic. (more…)...
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Tips for Hosting a Better Brunch

Love the idea of hosting a brunch, but begin to regret it the moment you’re toiling over a pan of bacon grease while your friends are chatting over mimosas? You’re not alone. Whether you’re planning a simple brunch for a small group or an Easter brunch to wow a crowd, these simple tips and ideas...
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Make Food Gifts Special by Adding a Family Story

At this time of year, newspapers, magazines, and television tout food gifts. I wondered what I could give to my distant relatives. Because I wasn't up to date on their children's ages or interests, I couldn't give them clothes or toys, so I decided to give three families food gifts. Read more