Summer Shopping: Dresses for Women

Robes pour femmes cet été

Sunny days are here to stay and Yoyo Mom is on the look out for a few casual, yet chic summer dresses. Whether long or short, sleeves or sleeveless, there are so many beautiful dresses to choose from. Personally for summer, I love colourful dresses, floral printed dresses, and also dresses with original cuts. Above and beyond, all of my …

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SMALLable Private Sale: What to Shop

Smallable Private Sale

Since staying at home over the past couple of months, I’ve gotten used to simple pleasures: home cooking, sewing, DIY projects with the kids, reading, puzzles, films, and also discussing with friends over Zoom or FaceTime… Now that the weather is nice and we can go out more freely, I’m in the mood for some retail therapy. Shopping online can …

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The Best Puzzles for Kids & Adults

Urban Outfitters Puzzle

Have you fallen into the puzzle craze lately? It happens to be one of the best non-screen family time activities to participate in while at home. It’s easy to do a puzzle while spending quality time together. Whether a parent with a young child, pre-teens or teenagers, there are so many puzzles for all ages and tastes. Several popular puzzle …

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DIY Fabric Face Mask with Filter

DIY masque protection

Over the past week (or two or three to be), I have tried and tested several DIY face masks from the internet including Magali Thiébaud’s mask, Lisa Gachet’s mask and also the Forbes face mask. Several members of my family and also a few friends have been making masks to donate to hospitals, retirement homes and also local supermarkets. At …

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Free Coloring Pages for Kids and Adults #StayAtHome

Je reste chez moi

As we are currently staying at home, I would like to share some fun colouring activities for kids found on the world wide web. Several cool artists have generously published free printables to color. Click on the links of each artist to download their artwork. We are big fans of OMY colouring products and we normally stock up on their …

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Spring Gardening with Kids

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Spring is an excellent month for growing plants from seeds.  The weather is usually a bit warmer and the sun starts peeking out easily to greet baby plants.  We wanted our kids to experience Spring gardening with easy to grow plants. These plants tend to grow faster and the results can be observed within days. If you are stuck indoors, …

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Spring Summer 2020 Favorites for Mom and Kids

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I’m currently at home with the kids, helping them to get organized for the next few weeks of homeschool. In the meantime, I ‘m also trying to do my own (home)work. For the past few days, I was planning on posting an article about the latest fashion trends for mom and kids at SMALLable. However, in these uncertain times, it …

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DIY Heart Friendship Bracelet

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It’s time to make our very own friendship bracelets! Do you remember the CrazLooms craze? It was a big hit, but quickly disappeared. The advantage with embroidery string bracelets, is that they are never ever out of fashion! We love Hipanema‘s cool bracelets which are made with inspirational beads and embroidery. Today, we also want to make our very own special DIY bracelets …

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Chinese Shrimp Dumplings Recipe

For a delicious meal we love to make dumplings with the entire family. When folding wonton style dumplings we are able to relax and spend a pleasurable moment with the kids, the parents, friends, the grandparents… basically, everyone together! Dumplings are very easy to make and it’s also possible to add a personal touch to each recipe.  You can stuff dumplings with …

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The Best Florescent Fashion for Kids

Paade Mode

Stand out from the crowd with florescent yellow fashion! This Spring and Summer calls for a touch of flash when dressing our kids. Children can easily stand out in this bold and adventurous bright yellow that screams happy and cool. Flashing back to the 80’s a.k.a. the Neon Decade, we are inspired by dramatic fluorescent hues, and in particular, YELLOW! …

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