Great news! I’ve launched a new website! Please visit me over at Smelling Salts Journal! Check out the Welcome post and then have a browse around! But wait! What’s happening to Summer of Funner? Summer of Funner will still be here, in magazine form, for all of your Summer needs. Over the next few months, I’ll be […]
Our sister site, The Lunchbox Season, is up and running! Check out our first two posts! Fall Love-to-Do List A to Z September Unplugged  : 7 More Ways to Unwind this Month Enjoy!
Let’s send up rockets! Let’s turn on all the lights! This Summer’s Love-to-Do List is a conglomeration of the things we’d like to repeat from summers previous and the things we absolutely must try before the school bell rings again. Summer 2016 Love-to-Do List Stargazing at the Stratford Festival √, Learn to Play Guitar √, Fireworks on […]
Summer of Funner 2016 is coming! Join us on June 15, 2016 for ALL THE EVERYTHING!
WELCOME BACK!! Another Summer of Funner has begun! Here’s our Summer Love-to-Do List for 2015 : Sunset Canoeing, Small Town Parade, Bonfire S’mores, Early Morning Birding, Electricity Experiments, Family Film Fest, Lego Skyscraper Build, Putting on a Play, All the Farmer’s Markets, Family Yoga, Backyard Camping, Scoring a Baseball Game, Sidewalk Mural, Making Moving Vehicles, […]
Pack your overnighters, pitch the tent, get the fire blazing, and get your marshmallows on that stick! Summer of Funner 2015 is coming!! Join us on June 30th, 2015 for the BEST SUMMER YET…
The Lunchbox Season’s Family Advent Calendar Begins on Saturday, November 29, 2014. Join us there on Saturday for a Daily Dose of Advent Bliss. And, in the meantime, head on over to the Lunchbox Season’s Posts of Christmas Past for a taste of Advents Yet to Come!.
The Lunchbox Season is up and running! Click on the image above to access our Fall Love to Do List!
We did it! We had another fabulous Summer of Funner! And, if you have a glance below, you’ll notice that we accomplished almost everything on our Love-to-Do List!! Now, what to do with your September? Be sure to check out our sister site, The Lunchbox Season for “all of the things!” Summer of Funner 2014: Love-to-do-List ✓ Backyard […]
It’s Summer of Funner 2014! The Summer of Ability: Invention, Imagination, and Independence. Originally, we thought that our theme for the summer was going to be “Summer of Funner Nights.” However, when I broke my hand and had corrective surgery a few weeks ago, the kids and I decided that we wanted our summer to […]
Somewhere along a section of damp sand I encountered several large toads who were also making a night journey and who hopped clumsily for a little way with me. There was something so attractive about their little bursts of energy that, tired as I was, I began to skip with them. I was delighted … First one […]
Want to learn how to make Turkish Pizza Pides or Syrian Manakish? How about a Make Your Own Chutes and Ladders Game or a Blue-Print of a Pirate Ship? Can your kids make Calamari, Lemony Grilled or Beer-Battered and Fried? Shipwreck Cookies, anyone? And, how about a Baklava Snake? Our March breACK! 2014 was even […]
Our Daily Advent Calendar starts on Advent Eve, November 30, 2013! Join us over at The Lunchbox Season for a daily dose of Advent fun!
Our sister site, The Lunchbox Season is up and running for the 2013-2014 school year. Our Summer Bucket List was such a hit that we decided to make one for Fall! Click on the image below to transport yourself to our Fall Dream-Board!
Please note: With the advent of my new website, Smelling Salts Journal, these old facebook pages are now defunct. Please visit and “like” Smelling Salts Journal Facebook Page for all the latest! Hello all! To celebrate the close of our third Summer of Funner [Check out our Summer 2013 Archive Here!] and the beginning of […]
The summer may be over, but we told you we were going to have a big announcement… We are now a Contributing Member for Parentdish.ca, Canada’s newest destination for all things parenting! [Please Note: Parentdish Canada has since rebranded as HuffPost Canada Parents!] We’re looking forward to contributing to the site and sharing our own posts with a wider […]
The Summer is Over! But, Have No Fear! The Lunchbox Season will be up and running in early September! Summer of Funner would like to THANK YOU for a FABULOUS SUMMER! If you have a look at our original 2013 Summer Bucket List, to the right, you’ll notice we ticked off most of Summer Must-Haves! And we […]
“Don’t be led away by those howls about realism. Remember-pine woods are just as real as pigsties and a darn sight pleasanter to be in.” L.M. Montgomery, Emily of New Moon. Each year, the kids keep journals to document all of their Summer of Funner activities. We call these “Yesterday Books.” In the Summer of 2011, […]