Community Build: Moncton’s Natural Playground


I never thought much about what goes into a playground until I was asked to help build one. The folks at Tangerine invited me and a few other local bloggers to take part in their…

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S’Mores Dip


Whether your summer campfires are being rained out, you’re looking to beat the winter blahs, or you just don’t want to wait for the embers to enjoy a fireside treat, this is what you need….

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Getting Out Without Getting The Guilts


I was lucky enough to have a night out with a dozen other moms this weekend. We’d all just spent the better part of two days working our butts off, organizing and running a large…

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Marching Band Drums


Liven up your home with some musical, crafting fun! Who can resist a marching band? Grab a few simple supplies and you can fill your house with music. Supplies Empty containers Balloons Rubber bands Ribbon…

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Playgrounds in Moncton, Dieppe, and Riverview


There are dozens of great playgrounds and parks scattered all over Moncton, Riverview, and Dieppe. It’s a tough job checking them all out, but my kids want us to try. Watch for updates to this…

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Pumpkin Quinoa Bites


A tasty little treat that’s easy to make and healthy enough to share generously with the kids. A great gift to make for a new mom, too! I’ll admit it: I don’t really like quinoa….

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Father’s Day DIY No Dye Tie Dye Tie


With three little ones at home, we’re big on homemade, creative gifts for our special occasions. For Christmas, we made Pickle Planet’s Papa some funky tie-dyed socks – without actually using dye. I found the…

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indoor hotscotch boredom buster kids activity

Three Quick Boredom Busters


Finding yourself stuck inside and in need of some quick activities to keep the little ones happy? Here are our go-to Boredom Busters, perfect for any space! Hopscotch All you need is tape! Masking tape,…

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Picking a Pickle Planet


Parents & Pickles. That’s what it’s all about. My friend calls my daughter Pickle. It’s a name that’s caught on around our house – and one that I hope will catch on around Moncton and…

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