Must See January ‘018 Movies

Yay January… The worst month for movies of the year. Honestly, not one movie made my list for the 2018’s must-see films. But, that doesn’t stop us from wanting to catch something good. Luckily, you have the Green Onion here to round up the best movies coming this month. Let’s look at the top 5!…

Jenn’s Birthday Top 5 ‘017 (Guest Post by Jenn)

Today is a special day, not only around home, but also, for The Green Onion Blog. In bringing our family full trip around the sun, the last birthday of the year, is today! Jenn, the studious, hard-working, affectionate and caring, beautiful mother/leader of our home is celebrating another year of life living! As per the…

Sunday Mise en Place (Sept. 11 to 17, ‘017)

It’s another Sunday, that means it is Mise en Place day. A weekly spot for me to ramble about life, universe, and everything. Or, more accurately, life, the blog, and podcast. Same-sies. It was a big week for me, with another big one on the way. So, without any fuss, let’s get into what’s going…

Green Onion Birthday Top 5

It is my birthday! And, apparently the world does not recognize it as a holiday… The family is off to school. I have to work. It is just another day. But, I decided to stop and celebrate with you. My real friends. My digital friends who I don’t have to meet in person, or get…

Alexandra’s Top 5 at Age 5

Last year, on this day in particular, I started a special series to commemorate the special birthdays in our home.  Well, we’ve gone full circle.  Today our beautiful, energetic, often crazy daughter hits the half a decade mark.  5 years old sounds so much older than 4, I mean the girl starts kindergarten this year!…

Five Kids Books for Fathers Day

The big day is around the corner, father’s day.  Today I visited Alex’s daycare for a special concert.  It was adorable.  I shared a cute clip on my Twitter, check it out.  Anyways, in anticipation for the weekend I though I would reshare some of my favourite books that are perfect for sharing on fathers day….

Must See February ‘017 Movies

​We are now in full swing of the ‘017 film season.  It’s early and we are still waiting for any stand out films but, as we roll into February and spring is on the horizon so to are big name movies.  Slow down, February is another dump month like January, there’s a reason we don’t…

Top 5 Thanksgiving Movies

​It’s Thanksgiving weekend!  Well, at least up here in Canada it is.  The harvest is in, the snow has begun to collect, and it is time to gather with the loved ones and eat your faces off.  I was lucky enough to get enough crab apples off the tree yesterday to make a couple delicious…

Jenn’s Birthday Top 5

That’s right, it is another birthday for our family, all wrapped up in one week.  Today is a pretty special one because, well, it’s Mom.  The kids are overwhelmed with our little birthday season but they were still ecstatic to make Mom some wonderful art and wake her up nice and early before I sent…

Green Onion’s Birthday Top 5

Whelp, I am officially another year older, at my age it has lost any special connotation.  I think my kids are more excited because there is a chance of cake today, but they did wake me (early) with a couple beautiful handmade cards.  To keep with my blogging tradition started on Alexandra’s, then Zyler’s birthdays, I…

Alexandra’s Top 5 Books at Age 4

Today is our daughters birthday!  It is surprising how fast time goes when you are watching children grow.  It goes by too quickly and they reach those milestones before you know it.  Well, Alex is now 4 years old, the last year of having a toddler around.  She may be disappointed, momentarily, that she didn’t…

My Top 5 Children’s Authors

I have consistently read my children bedtime stories from that first night my son was home from the hospital.  That is almost six years of reading books made for the bright eyed, influential, youth.  My son, Zyler, who is currently learning to read and write understands the high esteem I put on literature.  Fortunately he…