Category: Fun & Games

Easy DIY Teepees and Play Tents to Make at Home

A tipi or play tent is great for reading, arts and crafts, entertaining play dates, doing homework, and even taking naps. To boot, there are dozens of ways to DIY your own at home. Here are four DIY ideas to get you started.   This classic teepee requires not much more than sticks, fabric, and […]

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Fun, DIY Ideas for Chess Lovers

 

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DIY Toys for Your Dog

Our pets are like our family members, and aptly so, it’s tempting to want to spoil them with treats and toys. But toys purchased from pet shops and department stores tend to be expensive. Given that your dog’s first inclination will likely be to chew, burry, or destroy it, you may find yourself questioning if […]

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How to Create Your Own Life-Sized Backyard Chess Game

  It’s almost summer again – (okay, not almost per se, but it will be here eventually) – and we’re already gearing up for the season of backyard entertainment. Check out our step-by-step instructions on constructing your very own life-sized chess game for your backyard.   Step 1: Prepare your site Just because you have a backyard, […]

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10 Fun Activities You Can Do With Your Dog

When it comes to caring for a dog, keeping them active is key. Aside from walks and fetch, how do you keep your dog entertained and in good shape? We’ve rounded up ten dog-friendly ideas that are fun for both man and his best friend.   Take them hiking. There are some trails that allow dogs […]

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New Year’s Resolutions: The Good, The Bad and The Funny

The new year is a time of self renewal and self reflection. What is your New Year’s resolution? We put together some of our favorite videos to help you set goals and achieve them. Plus, we mixed in a little comedy for good measure. Expectations vs Reality – GOALS – New Year’s Resolutions! Adele’s Hello […]

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10 New Year’s Day Hangover Remedies

As our year comes to a close, many of us will be out celebrating and plenty of people will be feeling “under the weather” the next morning. Here are some “under the weather” remedies for New Year’s Day. Remedy #1: New Year’s Hangover Cure Remedy #2: Hangover Routine! Recovery, Beauty & Food! Remedy #3: Top […]

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Tips to Throw a New Year’s Eve Party on a Budget

Hosting a New Years Eve party can be equal parts exciting and expensive. Between food, drinks, decorations, not to mention unforeseen expenses, it can be hard to not only set a budget but stick to it. But that doesn’t have to be the case. With a little creativity and a lot of planning, you can […]

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Tips for Keeping Kids’ Crafts Clean and Organized

The benefits of getting your kids into arts and crafts from a young age have been vastly studied and at this point are plain. Engaging in creative activities such as painting, drawing and crafting, can have a positive impact their social, cognitive and emotional development, more specifically helping them to advance their visual processing skills, develop hand-eye coordination, […]

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Spinning For Fitness

  As the weather starts to cool down, you might be finding it hard to get out for that jog, walk, hike or bike that you normally would; which is precisely why indoor fitness activities, like spinner, exist. Taking a spinning class is a great way to keep yourself motivated and in shape over the […]

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How to Plan a Couples Game Night

Start planning early A week or two before your game night, start canvassing friends, family and neighbors for fun and unique games. Borrow games or buy them second hand from a thrift store. Try to mix it up from the usual Scrabble and Monopoly variety, and look for games that will encourage good natured competitiveness […]

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Rainy Day Activities for Camping Trips

If you’ve camped before, you’ll know that rain is simply part of the experience. A little rain may put a damper on your hiking plans, but it definitely doesn’t have to spoil the whole day.   A rainy day can be swiftly salvaged, so long as you come prepared. Pack for rain even if the […]

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4 Unique Ideas for Girls Night

Pottery painting Looking for something fun, wholesome and unconventional? Perhaps you and your girlfriends should skip the weekly brunch and give pottery painting a try. Pottery painting classes are often offered on a drop in basis which is ideal if you’re just looking to try. Have your creations fired and take home something tangible to […]

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Post Party Clean Up Made Easy

Having a party can be a lot of fun, until you see the mess that your guests leave behind. Melissa Maker talks a little bit about how she keeps clean up quick and easy, post party. Before you do anything, make sure that you start with a clean kitchen. You’re going to need it so […]

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Party Etiquette: Embarrassing Photos on Social Media

When you have a party something you don’t always consider is the effects it can have on your social media account. Civility expert, Lew, has got a few great tips on navigating the minefield that can be social media. What do you do if goofy or unflattering pictures are posted on social media after a party? Lew suggests, first of all, doing nothing. Two […]

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Fun Adult Party Games

Party games are so much fun, especially when they are geared toward adults. Who remembers last years Christmas party and the fun that was had? I know Paul from accounting and Gwen from marketing do (the pictures prove it). None the less, lets look at some really fun adult party games. 1) Holiday Sticker Stalker […]

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6 Great Games for Your Company Christmas Party

Finding party games that will entertain the masses while remaining office-appropriate can be a difficult task. Here are some great games to play at your company Christmas party. 1) Two Facts, One Lie: This is a great company game. Each one playing will have to tell 3 facts about themselves. One of the facts is […]

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Marc & Mandy’s Favourites: Holiday Edition

Holiday Episode Giveaways: Dell Renova Philips Loblaws EzClipse Fabutan Hershey Canada Scapa Total Wrapture Wicker World Gift Craft The Pawsh Dog Hudson’s Bay For Tea’s Sake Poco Inspired Nintendo Colgate John Frieda Fusion Beauty Bliss World Stila Cosmetics Sunbeam Cutlery Couture Extreme Bean Downtown Grill Racinne Healing Touch of Aromatherapy LED Lite Solutions Giant Tiger […]

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Are You Smarter Than a 3rd Grader?

 

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