Give Mom an Experience Gift She will Love Forever (Giveaway)

Last week I was watching one of the local morning shows. They were talking about what to give and not give for gifts this holiday season. I found their recommendations very interesting. Do not give cash, but give gift cards or experiences. The reasoning was, cash is not personal. There is no thought or personalizationContinue Reading …

Things Everyone Loves about Christmas

For some it all begins after Halloween, for others it’s when they hear that first Christmas hit, for many it’s the night before and for a fair few, Christmas is always bubbling away from the moment we take the decorations down! The buzz and excitement of Christmas is felt throughout every home, every background andContinue Reading …

PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendars Giveaway

One of my children’s favourite things to do leading up to the holidays is opening their advent calendar daily. The anticipation of a surprise every day leading up to Christmas is something they love. This year I am super excited about them having advent calendars from PLAYMOBIL. This fun alternative to chocolate is also aContinue Reading …

Countdown to a Retro Christmas

If you’ve ever felt that familiar wave of nostalgia washing over you as the Christmas decorations go up and the nights draw in, you’re certainly not alone: going retro is most definitely acceptable at this time of year. Take a look at these old-school gift ideas that still have a few years left in them before being consigned to theContinue Reading …

Moose Cookies (Recipe)

Last night we decided to make cookies. Some how this easy recipe ended up in our possession and I wanted to share it with you all. These cookies are great for Christmas and are super quick to make.  Fast, easy and yummy, everything that is important in a cookie 🙂 Our preschooler had a blast making these.Continue Reading …

Cherry Fluff (dessert salad recipe)

We as is my mom and I,  just hosted a big Christmas dinner for our family. Our family is getting bigger and bigger every year and we have not been getting together as much as my mom would like. No one really has space for so many people. Luckily my mom was offered a hallContinue Reading …

Recipe Holiday Cheer Punch

Last night I stopped into the LCBO (Liquor store to everyone in most of the world and country). While there I was taken in by all the holiday variations and options. So many festive drinks. Shiny packaging and great gift ideas. I picked up my usual four pack of mudslides and then decided to alsoContinue Reading …

How to make easy Christmas Decorations with your kids Tutorial

When Ginger asked if I wanted to do a guest post on her blog, I knew right away I wanted to share this awesome tutorial that I made up, which I was going to post on my blog. Every year my hubby’s work puts up a tree, and then they ask all the parents toContinue Reading …