With Halloween 4 short days away, the clock is ticking on the time left to pull together a great costume. So here are 4 great last minute Halloween costume ideas for kids or adults that use things you probably have kicking around your house and all can be made in well under 30 minutes.
This recipe is extra special at yoyomama headquarters, as it comes from our Editor, Michelle. These cookies were one of the first things her husband ever made for her. It’s a family recipe of his mom’s and Michelle has been making them ever since. We’re pretty excited she decided to share it with us.
Dinner on Halloween night needs to be fast, filling and easy, so maximum trick-or-treating can occur. We love making Candy Corn Pizza! This is the perfect recipe for even the littlest hands to help with, give them the job of sprinkling cheese or spreading sauce. But perhaps have them help before they put on their costumes!
There are few things more cozy and comforting in the fall than a bowl of yummy warm oatmeal. We were inspired by this extra comfy version from our blogger buddy, Shayna at Mommy Outside the Box. Throw all this together the night before Halloween, put it in your slow cooker and wake up in the morning to a delicious and filling breakfast.
Pewter-coloured skies followed by pitter-patter drops of incessant rain characterize much of Vancouver’s weather year-round. And when the rain sets in, it dampers plans to be outdoors with the kiddos. But don’t let the notorious rain ruin your well-intended plans of keeping your children active and stimulated. Given the constant downpour, it’s no surprise that Vancouver has a plethora of fun indoor activities for the family to indulge in. We have compiled a list of the top ten family-friendly indoor activities that will keep the whole family moving and learning – making for a superb rain-day!
With Metro Vancouver finally easing the last of the water restrictions that have been in place throughout most of the summer, it’s time to call it: Fall is officially here. Accompanying the falling leaves and pumpkin spice lattes is a phenomenon that we Vancouverites are well acquainted with: days and days of torrential rain.
Fuelling the bodies of our little scholars with nutritional foods not only keeps them satiated, but also promotes active learners and healthy brains. As parents, we often grapple with what to provide our little ones that will please and excite them while meeting their nutritional needs. To help us with this endeavour, we spoke with Monique Zizzy, a Holistic Nutritionist who offers insight into preparing and presenting fresh, quick and brain-boosting foods