Super Easy Ricotta Gnocchi Recipe

This is a super easy gnocchi recipe that even younger kids can make by themselves (except boiling the gnocchi, of course). It’s quick to make, no measuring needed, and it’s yummy!


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How to Dress for Winter


Having spent almost ten years in Singapore, we really had no idea about winter. We knew though, that Canadian winter could be very harsh, so one of the first things we did when we came here was to find out about how to dress properly for winter. As it turned out, dressing for winter is not simply about putting on some sweaters or coats….

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Super Easy No-Bake Biscuit Cake Recipe


Do your kids like cooking? Carla and Renan love cooking. Both can cook easy stuff like pancakes almost all by themselves. Carla usually helps me cut up vegetables for soup, and she also likes helping me making pasta sauce.

The other day we made gyoza (Japanese pan fried dumplings) from scratch, and the kids had so much fun kneading and playing with the dough to make gyoza skins. We made quite a mess but the dumplings were so tasty… Although perhaps not too clean since they kept dropping the dough on the floor 😛

Anyway, I’m not going to share our gyoza recipe today, but a much easier cake recipe that young kids can make 100% by themselves.

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Homemade Playdough and Paint for Kids


I’ve been making homemade playdough and paint for quite some time now. They are very easy and fast to make, and cost next to nothing. The quality? Even better than “the real thing”, in my opinion. At least for the homemade  playdough. The paint is not too bad either! And the best thing is that they are completely safe for kids, since they are made of edible ingredients.

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Bedtime Story Made Easy


Like most young kids, my kids, especially my eldest, Carla, love bedtime stories. Sometimes I tell them classic fairy tales like Goldilocks and the three bears, three little pigs, red riding hood…. You know, the usual stuff.

Telling classic fairy tales is the easiest bedtime story option for me. You see, when it’s time for the kids to go to bed, they’d still be full of energy and I’d be totally ready to go to sleep myself. I know those stories by heart, so I just have to follow the story.

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