The Blood Line – Blog Tour

***** Blood Line , A Granger Spy Novel (Book 1) by John J. Davis Publisher: Simon & Winter, Inc. Genres: Action, thriller 254 Pages Release date: October 14, 2014 ~~~~~ “Sharply written, with characters that readers will be happy to see again.” —Kirkus Reviews Blood Line is a high-voltage spy thriller that redefines rogue—the Granger [...]

No sew tutu tutorial

Supplies 2 or 3 6″ wide 25-yard spools of tulle in your choice of colors A length of ribbon long enough to wrap around your little girl’s waist and tie a lovely bow A pair of scissors If you are unsure about the waist size or tutu length check out the no sew tutu size [...]

Safe & Natural Face Paint Recipe


Supplies 1 tsp cornstarch ¼ tsp water to make paste 1/2 tsp Diaper rash cream for staying power!(California Baby and Burt’s Bees are good, but you can choose another natural brand.) Colorful foods (pureed in a blend) to make desired shades (you can also use natural, organic pigments or food coloring, see below) Method Mix [...]

Make a Sock Puppet


This is one of those great crafts that can be made with almost any materials. For this example we use a fuzzy sock, but you can use any type you like. The same goes for the decoration and face. Let your little ones run wild with their imagination and you will be amazed at what [...]

Halloween Cupcakes in a Jar


Ingredients: 1 box of chocolate cake mix (+ required amount of oil and eggs) 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1⁄2 cup unsalted butter (set at room temp for 10 minutes, so butter is still slightly cool) 8 oz. cream cheese (directly from refrigerator) 4 cups powdered confectioner’s sugar 2 tablespoons milk Orange food coloring Sprinkles Directions: [...]

10 Fun Fall Crafts for Kids


Fall means fun. It can also mean spending more time indoors with the children. As parents we often have to find extra things for their kids to do in order to prevent boredom. These 10 fun fall crafts for kids will certainly keep them entertained. They will also be developing their fine motor skills while [...]

How to size a no-sew tutu

TuTu Size Chart

The easiest way to size the no sew tutu is, of course, to measure against the person who will wear it. Take your ribbon and wrap it around the wearers waist then add enough at each end to make a generous bow. Once you have decided on your desired length put the end of your [...]

$3 Halloween eyeball decoration


This is a super simple craft that used $3 of supplies from our local dollar store. The eyeballs were already printed on the balls but if you can’t find those any ping-pong balls will do – you can just draw the eyes on them yourself. Supplies Ping Pong Eyeballs  or you can also draw eyeballs [...]

Best Microbreweries in British Columbia

Best Micro Breweries in BC

  Microbreweries are popping up in all over the world with this recent craft beer movement and British Columbia is no exception! Some great microbrews call British Columbia home. No matter where you travel within B.C. you are bound to find a microbrewery close by as there are quite a few these days. Here are [...]