Month: December 2014

Deerhurst Resort Review
Deerhurst Resort Review

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DEERHURST RESORT REVIEW

I just got back from Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario.
In this review, I am focusing on the Winter Holiday Break.
Although this was our second time staying at Deerhurst during the December break, I have been there many times since I was a teenager.

**WHAT THERE IS FOR KIDS DURING WINTER BREAK**

•INDOOR SWIMMING (Included)
The resort is equipped with a large pool, a baby shallow pool, and a jacuzzi. The kids had fun hopping from pool to pool. They love going in the hot tub.

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•FUNZONE (Included)
The Funzone is awesome. They only have it during Winter Break and March Break.
We experienced it last year. It was great place to tire your kids out. The room was large and was equipped with four large inflatable jumping castles, slides, and an obstacle course. This year they had blocks, colouring sheets, a ping pong table, and three TVs with XBOX. The room was open until 8pm and was a great place to take the kids before or after dinner.

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•ARCADE (Extra Charge)
There is a small self run arcade in the main building. There’s a machine to put your money in to get the kids tokens. Most of the games will allow you to win tickets. There’s a prize machine to put your tickets in and your children can redeem a toy. My kids loved going there. We spent about $10 each time we went.

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•ROCKCLIMBING WALL (Extra Charge)
The rock climbing wall has an instructor to attach you to a harness. The cost is $10 per person per 30 minutes. My kids are a bit too young to participate in this so we didn’t do it.

•OUTDOOR ICE SKATING (Included)
If the weather is on your side, Deerhurst creates an ice skating rink in the back of the complex. It was too mild to go this year, but we did go last year. During December Break and March Break, Tim Hortins offers free skating in Huntsville. We went to The Summit Community Centre for free indoor skating with the kids.

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•KIDS ‘N Critters/Kids And Ponies (Extra Charge)
We did this two summers ago but it is offered all year long. Your children get a tour of the barn on site and get to interact with the farm animals. The program ends with a pony ride for each child.

•DOG SLEDDING (Extra Charge)
This activity is the coolest thing we have ever seen at Deerhurst. Your child has a choice to stand in the back of a sled or sit inside one while a Husky dog pulls them around a small inclosed track. My five year old daughter loved dog sledding. She smiled the entire time.

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•SNOW SHOEING (Included)
My kids participated in snow shoeing last year on the property of Deerhurst. My son had just turned 2 and he was able to do it. They had a blast.

•CROSS COUNTRY SKIING (Included)
We have not tried Cross Country Skiing yet but I have seen guests do it in the back of the property on a trail.

**FOOD**
In the Winter months, Deerhurst has two of their five restaurants open. We enjoyed the two restaurants which are both located in the main building. If you are trying to save money or want more options, there are some great restaurants that are a ten minute drive into town.
There’s plenty of fast food options like Tim Hortons, McDonalds, KFC and Little Ceasars. One day we got a medium walk in pizza for $5.50 at Little Ceasars.
Some good casual well priced sit down family restaurants are: Swiss Chalet, East Side Marios, and Crabby Joe’s (Sunday night kids eat free),

**ACCOMMODATIONS**
MAIN BUILDING
The main building rooms are a little dated but very clean and comfortable. The pros of being in the main building is that all of the indoor activities and restaurants are in there. They also allow dogs to stay with you there. We stayed in the main room on our most recent visit.

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LAKESIDE ROOMS
The lakeside rooms have been recently renovated and look very nice. They are less convenient in the winter because you have to always drive to the main building but the view is really nice.

SUMMIT LODGE SUITES
The Summit Lodge rooms have been renovated and are really nice. It is a one bedroom suite with a pull out couch in the den. There are two TVs, a kitchenette and a fire place. We stayed there two summers ago and loved the room. These rooms are a 3 minute walk from the main building.

* I will be getting my blog readers and Facebook group members a March Break discount for 2 nights at Deerhurst Resort. Stay tuned in the new year for more information.

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Holiday Party- December 7, 2014

Holiday Party– December 7, 2014 At Richmond Hill Country Club

Thank you again to those who were able to come out to my first event!
The Holiday Party was a complete success and I am so thankful for this. Please stay tuned for another event coming very soon!

All of the pictures from the party were taken by Natalie Goldfinger from She Inspires Me Photography.
She is fantastic to work with. She takes wonderful family photos as well.
You can see some of her work at: https://www.facebook.com/sheinspiresmephotography

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Getting ready with the Swag Bags. They were filled with coupons, business cards, flyers, sample items, juice and a kids loot bag.

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Our Amazing GOLD Sponsor: Parent Tested Parent Approved.

To find out how you can test products and keep them for free, go to:
http://www.ptpa.com

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Our Awesome Silver Sponsor: LEGOLAND Discovery Centre.
To find out more about the fun things you can do at LEGOLAND in Vaughan, go to:
http://www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto

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Our awesome Deejay & MC for the day Superfly Entertainment.
http://www.superflyentertainment.com

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Richmond Hill Country Club Day Camp. Awesome place. My daughter has been there for 3 years.
http://www.richmondhillcountryclub.com/summer-day-camp

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They bring the party to you! Kreative Kidz Art Bus.
http://www.kreativekidzartbus.com

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One of the best meatballs I have ever tried. Made With Luv Catering.
http://madewithlovecatering.com

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GUM CHUCKS. The fun way for your kids to floss!
http://www.gumchucks.ca

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Pediatric Dentist in Vaughan: Dental Works 4 Kids.
http://www.dentalworks4kids.com

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Nellie Benitez for Stella & Dot Jewelery.
http://www.facebook.com/StellaandDotbyNellie?pnref=lhc

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You can find some great toys & accessories from Cute Kid Stuff.
http://www.cutekidstuff.com

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Knowledge First Financial is where you can set up an RESP fund for your children. Contact Debbie Spigelman.
http://www.knowledgefirstfinancial.ca/public/cspalias/SalesRepEn/default.aspx?SalesRepWebID=debbie.spigelman

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Gigi Accessories carries adorable accessories for little girls and Frozen Apparel.
http://www.facebook.com/gigiaccess

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SKYZONE Trampoline Park has opened a new location in Vaughan.
http://www.skyzone.com/ca/vaughan

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If you are looking for monogrammed makeup bags, gym bags and other accessories, contact Monia Marquis from 31 Gifts.
https://www.mythirtyone.ca/549507

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LUV LOCKITS is a fun jewelry locket line. They have an adult and kids line. You can order them online.
http://www.luvlockits.com

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Bon Bons & Brittle are a fun candy & chocolate company. Let them cater your next party.
http://www.bonbonsandbrittle.com

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Stephanie Clark for Younique Cosmetics. They carry the very popular 3D Microfibre Lash.
https: http://www.youniqueproducts.com/stephclark

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SD Training Basketball allow kids to learn the sport while having fun!
http://www.sdtraining.ca

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Brainiacs Tutoring is a great company in Vaughan. Their staff are Ontario Certified Teachers. Bring your kids in for an assessment.
http://brainiacs.ca/

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MISS M is a kid’s boutique selling amazing clothes and fun accessories.
http://www.missm.ca

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Contact Jyoti Batra from Barefoot Books to order your kids educational and fun reading material.
http://www.jyoti-batra.barefootbooks.com

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Nicole Cobham from Scentsy offers fabulous scents and fun accessories that smell so good!
http://www.2galpals.scentsy.ca

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Scrubba Bubba offers a great cleaning service in the GTA.
http://www.scrubbabubba.com

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Isabel Loizzo for Clara Clark bedding. Their prices are VERY reasonable.
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Isabels-Clara-Clark-Bedding/748234645213402

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Denise Kerr for Totally Tuperware.
denker1515@gmail.com

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Travel Agent Alana Kalnicky (not in picture) and Sandals agent, came to teach everyone about the amazing Beaches resorts. Let Me Book Your Travels.
http://www.facebook.com/groups/1543839002513758/

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Danica & Co showcased their adorable kids clothes and accessories. They had some Frozen, Spiderman & Dispicable Me goodies.
http://www.danicaco.weebly.com

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Amazing Henna designs with Alisha Nathoo from Simply Inspired Henna.
http://www.simplyinspiredhenna.com

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Reptilia came to visit with their animals. Come to their centre or have them come to you. It is so much fun.
http://www.reptilia.org

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Sandsalive Sandbox. It is a hypo-allergetic, non toxic and bacteria-free indoor sand. You can now buy it at your local toy stores.
http://www.sandsalive.org

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Come paint with Melysa Gorlicky from Creative Spirits. She teaches classes for both kids and adults.
http://www.melysag.com

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Yoga for kids with Alyse from Circle of Joy. She makes yoga fun!
http://www.circleofjoy5.wix.com/alyse

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Fun Drumming with Jeff from Jstixx Baby. He offers classes and birthdays all over the GTA.
http://www.jstixxbaby.com

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A live paint show with artist Melysa Gorlicky from Creative Spirits. She painted Elsa & Olaf in 20 minutes and the kids got to come up and contribute.

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Frozen’s Queen Elsa came to perform live from Stage Entertainment. They offer impersonators, clowns, and more to entertain your next party.
http://www.stageentertainment.ca

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Myself doing the draws.

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My amazing photographer Natalie had to leave early (which I knew when I booked her) for another engagement. I have posted the acts below that were not pictured.

THESE ACTS WERE NOT PICTURED:

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This clown is unbelievable! He is from the movie Billy Madison DOO DOO THE CLOWN! Book him for an event!
http://www.farcoentertainment.com/doodoo.html

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Are you looking for a fun birthday party? Why not try SCOOP MCCOY THE MAGICIAN
http://www.birthdaymagictvshow.com

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Miss Petite Toronto Sierra Skye Ashkewe came to visit the Kids.
http://www.facebook.com/misstorontopetite2014

Thanks Everyone! I can not wait until the next Entertain Kids On A Dime Event!


THE EVENT PROGRAM:

ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME HOLIDAY PARTY PROGRAM


I am excited to announce my very first ENTERTAIN KIDS ON A DIME HOLIDAY PARTY!
Presented by our GOLD Sponsors: Parent Tested Parent Approved!

The party will be held at the beautiful Richmond Hill Country Club on Sunday, December 7, 2014 from 9:30am-1:30pm.

The purpose of this event is to have a fun filled, memorable day with your children without breaking the bank on admission.

There will be well priced vendors there to help you stock up on Chanukah and Christmas gifts

SPONSORS:
* Parent Tested Parent Approved: www.ptpa.com
* LEGOLAND Discovery Centre: www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto

BUSINESSES FEATURED:

SERVICES
* Parent Tested Parent Approved: www.ptpa.com
* Scrubba Bubba Green Cleaning Service: www.scrubbabubba.com
* Knowledge First Financial RESPS: www.knowledgefirstfinancial.ca/public/cspalias/SalesRepEn/default.aspx?SalesRepWebID=debbie.spigelman
* Let Me Book Your Travels: www.facebook.com/groups/1543839002513758/
* Dental Works 4 Kids: www.dentalworks4kids.com
* She Inspires Me Photography: www.facebook.com/sheinspiresmephotography

KID’S APPAREL/PRODUCTS
* Gum Chucks & Whitening: www.gumchucks.ca
* Miss M Children’s Clothing: www.missm.ca

JEWELERY & COSMETICS
* Luv Lockits: www.luvlockits.com
* Stella & Dot Jewelery: www.facebook.com/StellaandDotbyNellie?pnref=lhc
* Younique: https: www.youniqueproducts.com/stephclark

KID’S ENTERTAINMENT PLACES/SERVICES
* LEGOLAND Discovery Centre: www.legolanddiscoverycentre.ca/toronto
* Reptilia: www.reptilia.org
* Circle of Joy Kids Yoga: www.circleofjoy5.wix.com/alyse
* Crafts by Kreative Kidz Art Bus: www.kreativekidzartbus.com
* SD Training: www.sdtraining.ca
* Sky Zone Trampoline Park: www.skyzone.com/ca/vaughan
* Creative Spirits by Melysa Gorlicky: www.melysag.com
* Henna By Simply Inspired Henna (Alisha Nathoo): www.simplyinspiredhenna.com
* Miss Petite Toronto- Sierra Skye Ashkewe: www.facebook.com/misstorontopetite2014
* Richmond Hill Country Club Day Camp: www.richmondhillcountryclub.com/summer-day-camp
* Superfly Entertainment: www.superflyentertainment.com

KID’S ACCESSORIES
* Danica & Co Kids Accessories: www.danicaco.weebly.com
* GiGi Accessories: www.facebook.com/gigiaccess

KIDS TOYS/PRODUCTS
* SANDSALIVE By Incredible Novelties: www.sandsalive.org
* Barefoot Books: www.jyoti-batra.barefootbooks.com
* 31 Gifts: https://www.mythirtyone.ca/549507
* Cute Kid Stuff: www.cutekidstuff.com

FOOD & BEVERAGE
* Bon Bons & Brittle: www.bonbonsandbrittle.com
* Made With Love Catering: www.madewithlovecatering.com

HOME
* Clara Clark Bedding: www.facebook.com/pages/Isabels-Clara-Clark-Bedding/748234645213402
* Totally Tuperware: denker1515@gmail.com
* Scentsy: www.2galpals.scentsy.ca

EVENT PERFORMANCE LINE- UP
* JStixx Baby Drumming Show: www.jstixxbaby.com
* Circle of Joy Kids Yoga: www.circleofjoy5.wix.com/alyse
* Scoop McCoy The Magician: www.birthdaymagictvshow.com
* Doo Doo The Clown: www.farcoentertainment.com/doodoo.html
* Crafts by Kreative Kidz Art Bus: www.kreativekidzartbus.com
* Face Painting By Laura Dorothie: www.fancyfaceshamilton.com
* Live Paint Performance by Melysa Gorlicky: www.melysag.com
* Basketball Demo from SD Training: www.sdtraining.ca
* Superfly Entertainment Dance Show : www.superflyentertainment.com
* Frozen’s Elsa from Stage Entertainment: http://www.stageentertainment.ca

Come and have a great time with the family!

Children of all ages welcome! Adults Are Free. All Children require a ticket.
A proceed of the Admission Tickets will be donated to the Three To Be Foundation. Three To Be’s mission is to support and advance the development of innovative research, therapies and education for children with neurological disorders and their families.

TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT! 

IF YOU HAVE ANY VENDOR INQUIRIES, Please email me at: misskvetch@hotmail.com
Please Note: I only take one type of category for each Vendor.

Hope to see everyone there!

I can’t wait to have a great time with you and your kids!

Jennifer

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HOLIDAY BREAK ON A DIME 2014

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HOLIDAY BREAK ON A DIME!

The Holiday Break is approaching, and I was thinking what the heck do I do with my two kids? If  you are not spending your break in a sunny destination, then you would probably agree.
I am here to save you from a lot of whining and aggravation! One thing to think about. It isn’t what you do with your kids that counts, but spending just time with them is what creates the memories. It doesn’t matter if you go to fancy attractions every day or do simple things with them. They remember the positive experience with their parents.
With that being said, I have compiled some information to help guide you through this winter break! You won’t be seeing any over priced attractions on my list. I have also created a calendar of events happening in the city.
If you are the type that gets overwhelmed easily, I recommend making your own list of things you would like to do with your kids over the break. I hope this list really helps you have a great holiday while staying in your budget.
I hope everyone has a Happy Chanukah and Merry Christmas! Be safe and have fun with your kids!

**FREE THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS**

•YOUR LOCAL PUBLIC LIBRARY:
Search online for your local public libraries. They have lots of FREE activities for your children to do.

*OUTDOOR SKATING:
Many outdoor rinks are free to skate on. All we need is the weather on our side to stay cold enough.
Check your local cities online to see where the closest outdoor skating rinks are to you.
*Here is the Toronto Guide Outdoor Skating:
http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=fe20dada600f0410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD&vgnextchannel=a3cadada600f0410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD

•TIM HORTONS FREE SKATE:
There are tons of arenas hosting free skating throughout Ontario. To find out the closest arenas near you, go to:
http://www.timhortons.com/ca/en/social/free-skating.php

•UPPER CANADA MALL:
Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket has a small playground in front of Toys R Us on the second floor. It is free and good for toddlers.

•MCDONALDS OR BURGER KING:
For all of you anti fast foodies, taking your kids to these indoor play grounds are free and fun. My 3 year old son refers to McDonalds as “Old McDonald.” My kids get so tired out there. Just bring some baby wipes for their hands for after they play!

**CHEAP THINGS TO DO WITH YOUR KIDS**

•SWIMMING:
Check out your local indoor public swimming pools for recreation swim times.

•MOVIES ON A TUESDAY:
Movie theatres are 1/2 price on Tuesdays. The smaller theatre chains like Rainbow Cinemas will be cheaper, but whatever you choose you will still save money.

•MUSEUM VALUE DAYS:
*THE ROM: Fridays after 4:30pm (Admission- Adults: $10, Children 4-14 years: $7 and Kids 3 and under: Free)
*The Bata Shoe Museum: Thursdays between 5pm-8pm (Admission- $5 donation)
*The Art Gallery of Ontario: Wednesday nights between 6pm-8:30pm (Admission- FREE for Everyone)

**FREE DIY ACTIVITIES**
1) ALPHABET SCAVENGER HUNT:
Write the alphabet on a piece of paper. One letter per line. Have the kids run around the house or a mall and have them find an item that starts with that letter. (Ie. A=apple, B=bike, C=couch). For smaller kids who are learning their sounds, you can write the words for them.

2) CARD BOARD PLAY HOUSE:
Take a trip to No Frills and pick up some cardboard boxes. Use strong duct tape and a pair of scissors to create a play house. If your kids are older, you can also get them to take markers or paint and decorate the house.

3) HOST A MOVIE DAY:
Turn on the fire (if you have). Bust out blankets, and make some popcorn. Put on a new movie that your kids haven’t seen. Dim the lights, and you’ve got movie time!

4) CREATE A PLAY:
Get your children to put on costumes, practice, and put on a show for you. You can get older kids to make their own props.

5) OUTDOOR NATURE ART PROJECT:
Have your kids look around your backyard or a park and have them pick our leaves, stones, sticks (etc.). When you come back home, have them glue their findings to a piece of paper to create nature art.

6) TOBOGGANING:
Take out a sled, tube or even a garbage bag and head to a park with a hill. Finish the day off with some hot chocolate.

7) BUILD A SNOW MAN:
Elsa & Anna did it and so can your family! Bundle up your children and give them a carrot for the nose and two small oranges for the eyes. Be creative!

8) VISIT A PET STORE:
Find the largest pet store near you and take the kids for a visit. They may even get a chance to pet the animals.
My kids love going to Big Al’s Aquarium right outside Vaughan Mills Mall. They have tons of fish and reptiles to see. We usually get to hold a lizard when we go.

9) VISIT A BOOK STORE:
If you can resist caving into your children’s toy requests at Indigo, you should take a trip there. You can pick out books together and read to each other.

10) MAKE YOUR OWN PLAY-DOUGH:
For some easy NON-COOK Play-dough recipes, visit: http://entertainkidsonadime.com/2014/03/26/easy-play-dough-recipes/

**CHEAP DIY ACTIVITIES**
1) COTTON BALL SNOW FALL:
Buy a bag of cotton balls from the store. Dump them over your kids train table, doll house or figurines. Make it “SNOW”.

2) BAKE:
Buy some ingredients and have your kids help you bake and decorate cookies, cupcakes or a cake. I am not a good baker, so I would just buy the cake mix and the icing pre-made. I am not a Martha Stewart!!!

3) PIZZA MAKING:
Take your kids to the grocery store and buy dough, sauce, cheese and toppings. Have your kids create their own pizzas, bake them, and eat them together!

4) MAKE HOMEMADE HOLIDAY CARDS:
Go to the Dollar Store and buy coloured paper, markers and stickers. Have your kids make cards for their family and friends.

5) MAKE FROZEN INSPIRED CRAFTS:
It took me one trip to the dollar store to create these two Frozen inspired crafts. http://entertainkidsonadime.com/2014/06/02/frozen-crafts/

6) MAKE A DEEJAY DANCE PARTY:
Go to the dollar store and get glow sticks! Dress your kids in light colours. Close the blinds and the lights and activate their glow sticks. Put on their favourite songs and have them dance. This one is good when they have friends come over.

7) PUZZLE DAY:
Go to the dollar store and buy age appropriate puzzles for your kids. Have everyone sit together and work on them.

8) SNOW ART: Buy spray bottles, and paint or food colouring from the dollar store. Fill the bottles with water and paint. Let the children colour the snow.

9) INDOOR CAMP OUT:
Put chairs together and cover them with blankets to create a tent. Make hot dogs and smores and have your kids eat them in the tent. Sing camp songs by the imaginary fire.

10) TREASURE HUNT:
Create a Map of your home and mark the spots to find. Hide small loose change around the house. Have the kids find the change (the “treasures”) and have them put the money in their piggy banks.

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*HERE IS A CALENDAR OF THINGS TO DO (FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2014 – SUNDAY JANUARY 3, 2015)
*Please call or check online to confirm each event before attending them. This will avoid any disappointment with time changes or cancellations.

**WINTER BREAK WEEK 2**

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**THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 2014**

*Toronto Attractions Open on New Year’s Day
•The Aquarium
•The Ontario Science Centre
•The Toronto Zoo
•The CN Tower (360 Restaurant is closed)
•The Royal Ontario Museum
•The Art Gallery of Ontario
•Casa Loma
•The Bata Shoe Museum
•Sky Zone Toronto & Vaughan

*Malls Open on New Year’s Day
•The Eaton Centre (12pm-5pm)
•Vaughan Mills Mall (10am-7pm)
•Square One in Mississauga (11am-6pm)

*Movie Theatres Open on New Year’s Day
(Check your local theatres if they are open and the show times)

•http://www.rainbowcinemas.ca
•http://www.cineplex.com
•https://www.amctheatres.com

*Hop Hop Jump Indoor Playground in Vaughan is Open from 12pm-6pm
http://www.hophopjump.com

*Gingerbread Man Decorating (Vaughan)
12pm-10pm
Yogurtys
9001 Dufferin Street
(Autumn Hill & Dufferin)
Vaughan, ON

Stop in anytime between December 25 -January 4:
$5 -Decorate a gingerbread man
or
$7.50- Decorate a gingerbead man and a latte, cappuccino or hot chocolate for one parent.

(905) 707-0923

*Rouge Park Hike (Toronto)(FREE)
11:00am
Toronto, ON

Your Year of Fitness
Leader: Diana
Challenge: Moderate/Challenging (hills)
Pace:Easy/Moderate
Duration: 2 hours
What to expect: Trail walking/hiking is a surprising workout with so many extra benefits they can’t all fit in this blurb! So come out and see for yourself. The leader Diana will be wearing a heart rate monitor tracking calories burned. Will you stay in or kick start your Year of Fitness?
Please RSVP
Family Friendly: Kids 7 and up welcome.
Dogs on leash welcome.

http://rougepark.com/hike/walks_december_2014.php#dec25

*New Year’s Day (Burlington)
11pm-4pm
Tansley Woods Community Centre
1996 Itabashi Way
Burlington, ON

Lego mania is taking over on New Year’s Day! Join us for a Lego themed day.

Pool
-FREE swimming from noon-4pm

Gym
-Monkeynastix demo and activities
-Burlington Youth Soccer demo and activities

Community Rooms
-Lego movie screening presented by Safari Children’s Dentistry
-Activitiy with Bricks 4 Kidz

Throughout the Facility
-Lego crafts and games
-Vendors include: Safari Children’s Dentistry, Putting Edge, Safari Science
-Food truck
-Face painting with BeeBop the Clown
-Photobooth with Passionate about Pictures

http://www.burlington.ca/newyears

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**FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014**

*Make and Take @ the Library (Richmond Hill) (FREE)
Central Library
1 Atkinson Road
Richmond Hill, ON

Join us in the Children’s Department at the Central Library as we create some unique Make and Take crafts. Drop in anytime between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm and bring your imagination!

http://www.rhpl.richmondhill.on.ca/libraries/centrallibrary.cfm

*Movie Day Craft (Toronto)
1pm-1:45pm
Malvern Library
30 Sewells Road
Toronto, ON

Create an amazing airplane craft, right before our special presentation of Disney’s Planes Fire and Rescue. All Ages! Drop-in.

http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?R=LIB012

*Family Fun Day (Mississauga)
12pm-4pm
Meadowvale Theatre 6315 Montevideo Rd.
Mississauga, ON

Tickets:
Adult – $6
Child – $4
Family Pass – $15

Explore artful activities for the whole family! Enjoy Winnie the Pooh (2011) film, storytelling, dance, make your own film, and more! In partnership with Mississauga Library System and Museums of Mississauga.

905-615-4720 ext. 2588
mtix.ca

*Winter Break: Scavenger Hunt (Thorold/St. Catherines) (FREE)
10am-4pm
Thorold Public Library
14 Ormond Street
Thorold, ON

Drop in for a scavenger hunt anytime during the day! FREE. For more information please call, visit or email the Library.

9052272581

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**SATURDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014**

*Cineplex Family Favourites (All Over The GTA)
11:00 am
Various Locations

It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family!

Admission: $2.50

Muppets From Space
Directed by: Timothy Hill
Starring: Jeffrey Tambor, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Hollywood Hogan, Ray Liotta, Andie Macdowel
Plot: The Muppets embark on a hilarious extra-terrestrial adventure in hopes of finding out about Gonzo’s past, and discover that Gonzo’s family members are aliens from a distant planet! Gonzo then gets a message that his relatives are coming up for a visit from outer space! But when word gets out on Miss Piggy’s talk show, UFO Mania, that the friendly aliens are coming, a secret government agency led by K. Edgar Singer (Jeffrey Tambor) captures Gonzo and goes to great lengths to learn when his extra-terrestrial family will arrive. Now only the Muppets, led by Kermit and Miss Piggy, can save Gonzo and make the world safe for a friendly alien invasion! MUPPETS FROM SPACE (featuring Andie MacDowell, Ray Liotta and David Arquette, among others) is a star-studded close encounter with far-out fun!

http://www.cineplex.com/Events/FamilyFavourites

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
1:30pm – 3:30pm
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

Contact Roanna Tward for more information on programming.

905-303-1821 ex. 3014

http://fitness.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym-324.asp

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**SUNDAY, JANUARY 4, 2014**

*Jungle Gym (Vaughan)
9:15am-10:45am
JCC -Schwartz/Reisman Centre
9600 Bathurst Street
(Bathurst & Rutherford)
Vaughan, ON

Drop in program.
Our gymnasium will be set up as a jungle gym featuring a bouncy castle and a variety of fun and exciting equipment for your children to explore.
Ages 1-5

FREE for Members
Regular Fee: $5

Contact Roanna Tward for more information on programming.

905-303-1821 ex. 3014

http://fitness.srcentre.info/programs/Jungle-Gym-324.asp

LUV LOCKITS Girls Prize Pack Give-away (Expired)

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LUV LOCKITS Girls Prize Pack Give-away

I would like to thank the awesome owners of LUV LOCKITS for donating such a wonderful gift for this contest. Every little girl, tween, or teen would love these necklaces!
What I love about this company is that people chose their own lockits which makes every piece of jewelry unique as it tells a story.
First you choose a locket, then a necklace, and then your charms. The charms are adorable! They have so many cute ones for girls!

Here is the information below:

TO BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW: Join my Facebook Group and SHARE my “Official” Contest post from my group wall. The post is Pinned to the top of my page (on a mobile phone you must click Pinned Post to view this).
Once you have SHARED the official post, you must write “SHARED” under it.

If you are not in my Facebook group, here is the link: https://m.facebook.com/groups/414893918647245)

THE PRIZE: The Giveaway is for 1 Winner. This winner will receive two LUV LOCKIT necklaces from their “Girl” Line. For each necklace, you can choose up to 5 charms. Each necklace comes with an adorable purse.

These Prize Items Include:
2 Necklace chains (you choose the colour)
2 Locket choices
Choice of up to 5 charms per necklace

Contest Details: The contest closes on Friday, December 26, 2014 at 10pm. The winner will be announced on Sunday, December 28, 2014. The prize winner will be contacted through Facebook.

*You must live in the Province of Ontario, Canada to enter.

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