Character Matters ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Hard work, being disciplined, showing initiative, being honest, having respect for authority and an awareness and concern for others around us are a few of the character traits that are essential for success in life. Having strong character and social finesse are very important. However, building character in yourself or your children can take a […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Why Am I Me?

Have you ever had one of those moments when your kids ask you a question and you’re not sure of the answer? I’ve had quite a few of those questions asked of me. Sometimes they are “deeper” than other times, but regardless of the question, being able to help our kids think through and understand […]

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Little Life Box ~ GIVEAWAY!

I believe that living a healthy lifestyle is something that we all want. Am I right? 🙂  It’s something that we all desire…we desire it for ourselves, for our family, for our kids and for those we love and care for. The thing is…that getting to the point where we are living that healthy lifestyle […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ LEGO Nexo Knights Build Your Own Adventure ~ GIVEAWAY!

Building, reading, imagination and inspiration….all of those sound like an excellent combination, right? 🙂 We certainly think so and one of the ways that we have found to include all of these aspects are the Build Your Own Adventure sets from DK Canada. Our most recent inspiration and fun has come from the LEGO Nexo […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Picture the Sky

The sky is one of my favorite parts of living on the Canadian prairies. The sky is ever-changing, amazing, and fascinating! Barbara Reid is a fabulous Canadian author who has written a new title that features our sky! Picture the Sky by Barbara Reid is perfect for children around the ages of 3-8 years old. […]

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ForEverly Yours and ForEverly Amazing! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Clothing is something we all need. From the little wee ones right on up to us grown-ups. But not all clothing is created equal. I bet we can all vouch for the fact that some clothing is just WAY more comfy and better quality than other clothing….and these are usually the items that are our […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Pick Me up Puppy ~ GIVEAWAY!

Puppies are one of those animals that are loved by almost everyone…and if you don’t love puppies that run around the yard, most of us still think they’re pretty cute in a picture book. *wink* We’re that kind of family…mostly. There are a few kids that beg for a puppy of our own every once […]

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Memories We Made ~ Calgary Zoo

A while back, I shared about our excitement about an upcoming visit to the Calgary Zoo this summer! Well….the much anticipated visit has come and gone and it’s time for us to share with you some of our real life adventures and experiences from the Calgary Zoo…. From the moment we stepped foot into the […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Sew Mini Animals

It’s no secret in our home that there is one of us who loves animals more than the anyone else. It doesn’t even matter what kind of animal…any stuffed animal and any real animal (perhaps with a few exceptions such as wasps! *wink*) This is our middle daughter…and we love that she loves animals so […]

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Making Memories Last ~ GIVEAWAY!

One of my favorite things to do is sit down and look through old photo albums and, in a sense, relive some of those memories. It’s extra fun now to do this with our own kids and to laugh and talk about the memories that have been made. Perhaps this is also the reason why […]

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