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Great Fun for the Entire Family During any Weather

We have had a busy two weeks here! Spring break in our school district allows the kids to be home for two weeks. I love that it always runs into Easter long weekend as well. It is a great time to plan getaways and some  much needed family time. My youngest had such great plansContinue Reading …

Date Night fun #PoiseMoment

It feels kinda odd for me to call a night out with my husband ‘date night’, but that is exactly what it is, even after 22 years. We both get all cleaned up and head out for a night on the town together with no kids. We talk about things outside of our daily choresContinue Reading …

Maplelea Girls Make Great Gifts

When I told my youngest we were getting a Maplelea girl in the mail, she was beyond excited! She has had a few over the years and loves everything about them. She loves the story each girl has, their clothes, accessories and most of all brushing their hair.  Each doll is from a different regionContinue Reading …

Gwen Stefani’s Kuu Kuu Harajuku, Super Kawaii DVD Giveaway

From the mind of Gwen Stefani comes the world of KUU KUU HARAJUKU. The animated series comes to DVD in North America from Shout! Factory in collaboration with DHX Media. The second installment, KUU KUU HARAJUKU: SUPER KAWAII, contains 12 episodes from Season One, as well as new interviews with the show’s voice cast and will be available on DVD on SeptemberContinue Reading …

Bring Back the Excitement of Summer with NEW Kid-tech from VTech! Giveaway

Summer always goes by way too fast! My kids are doing everything possible to hold onto the last little bit of decent weather we may have. So after school and weekends are fun time and playtime as much as they can squeeze in. Weather across Canada was so strange this summer. If you were notContinue Reading …

Have a Magical Adventure with PLAYMOBIL’s New Themes! Giveaway

My children can play and use their imagination for hours and hours. I often wonder how they can come up with the stories and adventures they do. It is always fun to watch and even better to play with them and enjoy the good times. PLAYMOBIL is fun for all ages! Their interactive playsets allowsContinue Reading …

Celebrate the #NatureMoments In Your Life with Nature Valley

I just cannot believe the summer is half over. The time goes by way too fast! When the kids first get out of school I always have such great plans. Then life takes over and our summer fun seems to get pushed to the back. We have had some great adventures but I wish weContinue Reading …

Top 6 Fun and Low Budget Activities for Kids that Will Save Summer

If you are a parent, you have most likely already heard the infamous “I’m bored” from your children this summer.  It may have come out of their mouths on the first day of summer vacation or if you were lucky, you didn’t hear that phrase until the second week or so. While you will hearContinue Reading …