St. Patrick’s Day fun for the whole family!

We all enjoy a piece of the Irish traditions on St. Patrick’s Day!  Here’s a few ideas to make the day fun for the leprechauns in your family! Green Fun foods: Make your favourite cupcake recipe or bake Shamrock shaped sugar cookies and have everyone decorate with green  icing, sprinkles & Shamrock shape candies. Peppermint Candy Shake: 2. ½  cups vanilla ice cream ¼ cup milk ½ cup Peppermint Pattie bars or Junior Mints cut into pieces Place candy pieces into the freezer for 15 minutes. Combine all ingredients in the blender & blend on medium speed for 30 seconds.  … Continue reading

Par-T-Perfect Victoria is a Proud Sponsor!

Par-T-Perfect Victoria is a proud sponsor of Eat Well Get Moving! 2011.  As of Feb. 1 2011 the annual Active Communities challenge is underway! The goal of Eat Well Get Moving! is to have children enjoy more vegetables, fruit and move more. This partnership between VIHA & the recreation centres of Greater Victoria creates awareness and educates about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.  The program is fun and interactive. Eat Well Get Moving! runs from February 1 – April 30 2011.  Participating schools & students will receive prizes and coupons for joining. Monthly prizes include a 3 … Continue reading

Recipe for a great birthday party:

1) Keep the kids BUSY! Plan games and activities ahead of time and make a rough schedule for the day so that you have a plan to stick to. Tell the kids the plan at beginning of the party, that way they know what to expect. 2)  It is always best to book your Entertainment/Entertainer well in advance to ensure best date and time choices. Also have the entertainment at the beginning of the party. Then the kids can wind down with Cake and gift opening before it’s time to go home. 3)  Get your Food catered or plan a … Continue reading