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I make muffins at least once a week. Sometimes my muffins are loaves, sometimes they are healthy coco-zucchini muffins masquerading as doughnuts, but they all start with my master recipe.

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Indoor activity for a cold day -A Favourite Craft Recipe: GOO/SLIME

#2 on my list of  favourite craft recipes – Whatever you call it Goo, Gak, Slime, Ooze it is great!
There is little clean up, kids of all ages love it and it keeps forever (well, nearly forever.) 126 more words


Colourful Autumn Leaves: A Favourite Craft Recipe

I find once the cold weather sets in I am constantly looking through my stash of craft recipes. At any moment the weather might turn, and we will need to whip up  a fun mixture or concoction. 435 more words


The 3 W's of Dressing your Kids for the Weather: A guide to Winter outerwear

Well, Fall is well and truly upon us.  There is a chill in the air, it’s time to get out the hand me downs, dig out the mitts and hats and shop for the bits and pieces we need to flush out our kids winter wardrobes.   467 more words

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What's in our diaper bags: The Checklist

We’ve all been there, rummaging around in your diaper bag for something you NEED on a trip away from home and not finding it.  Kids can be  846 more words


A parenting & childcare blog for real life! Fruitful Pursuits

Well worn and road tested: clothes, food, gear; at Fruitful Pursuits we dish on our experiences, kid approved food, activities, & crafts, tips on surviving outings, managing challenging behaviour, tricks of the trade, tutorials and DIY projects, all for real kids and real life. 125 more words


Now Available FREE to our readers!

Now Available FREE to Fruitful Pursuits readers: ESA (Essential Skills Advantage) is an online reading and language program for kids in grades K to 6. With programs consistsing of 1000s of fun and engaging activities that help… 80 more words