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Rainy Days and Mondays Don’t Have to Get You Down

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Those of us with fabulous rainboots can’t wait for the opportunity to splash around in puddles! This Postcard from Bunchland comes from photographer tjstaab on Flickr. Do you have a Postcard from Bunchland? Send us a photo showing some urban family fun! Join our Flickr group or email your online editors meghan@bunchland.ca and amanda@bunchland.ca.

Superdad vs. Bunch: The Debate

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Wow! Raw-ish video of last week’s debate between Bunch Family‘s Rebecca Brown and Superdad writer Christopher Shulgan, in a no-holds-barred battle to the finish over the topic, “Is Fatherhood Lame?” Try not to pay attention to the shakiness of the video and just listen to the discussion of the way pop culture portrays parenting, particularly… Read More »

Introducing the Winner of our BlogHer Contest!

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Last month, Bunchland launched our BlogHer contest. First prize was joining Bunch creative director Rebecca Brown at the conference in New York City, sharing her hotel room at the Hilton and scoring a ticket to the BlogHer 2010 conference in New York City.  Entrants had to answer the question “What’s the awesomest thing your family… Read More »

Gourmet Ice Cream Treats for Grownups and Kids from the White Squirrel Coffee Shop

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A recipe for gourmet ice cream sandwiches from the family behind White Squirrel Coffee Shop and an affogato bonus David, the owner of Toronto’s White Squirrel Coffee Shop, and his family made this video to share a sweet how-to for gourmet ice cream sandwiches (his is a foodie’s version of the classic corner store chocolate… Read More »

Bunchland’s 10 Favourite Gourmet Ice Creams

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Now that you’ve made your ice cream sandwich cookies, you need something to smoosh between their yummy, chewy centers. With cookies this good, nothing but the finest gourmet ice cream will do. If you live in North America, you’re in luck, as some of the world’s best frozen desserts are made right here at home… Read More »

Nerd Alert! 3 Ways to Geek Out With Your Kids

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Ken Denmead writes about geeky projects parents and kids can do together on the Geek Dad (part of Wired) blog and in the newly released Geek Dad book.  As a kid, Ken claims he had “serious geeky tendencies” but could hold his own at sports (“so I never had sand kicked in my face or anything”). He came… Read More »

Secrets to the Most Awesome Multi-Family Camping Trip

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Camping is fun, but if you want to make it in-tents (get it?), take all your friends and their kids with you! Bunchland contributor Kessa and Bunch creative director Rebecca Brown are part of a close-knit group of kids and parents who stay bonded though their annual camping trip. Keep reading and they’ll let you in on… Read More »

3 Magical Play Ideas from Tury of FriendsWithYou

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Dance For Joy – Trimarchi Live Performance from FriendsWithYou on Vimeo. Arturo “Tury” Sandoval III is no ordinary dude. He’s the co-founder of FriendsWithYou, a Miami art collective known for their rainbow-coloured characters and off-the-chain art installations. A typical “day at the office” for Tury might see him pimping a car for N.E.R.D. or building… Read More »

Make a Pirate Ship Sandbox for Less Than $100

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[nggallery id=20] Avast, me hearties! If you’re the kind of family who celebrates International Talk Like a Pirate Day and uses Pirate Facebook, you are gonna love this. Mom and previous Bunchland contributor Kelly sent in these photos of her family’s pirate ship-themed sandbox, constructed by her creative husband Colin without consulting any plans. Built into… Read More »

5 Ways to Turn Your Yard Into a Playground

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As kids, we played for hours. After school, we’d knock on our neighbours’ door and invite our friends out to play. Then we’d play outside until the sun went down, or until our parents physically dragged us back to the house.  Our playtimes ruled. The Wii had not yet been invented, and still we managed… Read More »

Rock Star Party, Basic and Advanced

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The birthday girl in full rock attire Ella and her friends dressed up as rock stars You know how you want your kids to share in your love of awesome tunes? Kelly and Colin’s kids Ella and Nolan love homemade iTunes playlists as much as most kids love candy. They have their own iPod in… Read More »

Royal Tenenbaums Wall Mural

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When you guys saw The Royal Tenenbaums, how bad did you want to live in that house? Here’s a family that’s captured the Tenenbaum feel for their daughter’s nursery with a great wall mural. In today’s post, they tell us how they DIY did it and give us a whole bunch of pictures of their… Read More »

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