Raincoast Books – Year One – Chronicles of the One!

If you’ve read many of my book reviews, you’ll know that I’m a pretty big Nora Roberts fan. I’ve reviewed a couple of her other books and have never been disappointed! She writes in depth books with characters you fall in love and the plots are never the same! I’m back to tell you about […]

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Raincoast Books – “Maker Dad” & “DIY Dollhouse”!

I don’t know about, but some day I wanna crack out my DIY apron and start makin’ stuff! So far, my apron is hiding somewhere, my motivation has crashed and burned and my skills are extremely rusty! However, that doesn’t stop a girl from wishing, right!? All the things I wanted to make my kids […]

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Zazubean Chocolate! ~Giveaway

My appreciation for chocolate has increased in the last few years. I was never a big fan of it when I was younger – mainly because all I ever had was the cheap chocolate. You know, like chocolate Easter bunnies, chocolate Easter eggs, Aero bars (those were my favourite) and such like. It really probably […]

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Outset Media – Puzzles!

A little while ago I got to tell you about Outset Media and two games we received from them! We have been having great fun playing the games!  However, that wasn’t all we received! We also were introduced to four of their puzzles. I grew up a family that did puzzles all winter long, so I was […]

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Raincoast Books – The Beach House Cookbook!

You might remember awhile ago that I reviewed a book by Mary Kay Andrews, called “The Weekenders” It was quite a good book and so I checked on the Raincoast website to see what other books she had out. Naturally, my interest was piqued by the cookbook that she published in May of this year! It’s […]

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Live Clean – Brand new Aromatherapy Foam Bath! ~Giveaway!

By now I’m sure that most of you know about one my favourite Canadian companies! Live Clean has been talked about on this blog since Julie started talking about them back in 2010! I was more than happy to take up the position of spokesperson when Julie retired and have thoroughly been enjoying testing out […]

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Koukla Delights! ~Giveaway!

In today’s day and age, it seems that there are so many people who can’t have one food or another. We hear of so many that are gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free and nut-free! When I was nursing my youngest, she couldn’t tolerate dairy and so I went dairy-free for a year, which was definitely interesting! Needless […]

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Raincoast Books! ~Jimmy Fallon Book Giveaway!

I’m sure a lot of you have heard of Jimmy Fallon, considering he’s a pretty well known comedian who is the host of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”. But did y’all know that he’s also the author of *two* children’s books!? I sure didn’t. But I am now in possession of them both of […]

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Raincoast Books – A Farmgirl’s Table

You know I love cookbooks! I think the thing is that I just can’t get enough “favourite” recipes! I’ve always loved the community cookbooks where families or students submit their favourite recipes and then they’re all compiled together. You know when you pick recipes out of that kind of cookbook that you’re bound to stumble […]

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Raincoast Books – Melts!

I love a grilled cheese sandwich. To me there’s nothing more of a comfort food than a toasty, crispy, cheesey grilled cheese sandwich! Add a bite of dill pickle to every bite and you have me a perfect meal. “Melts”, by Fern Green is a beautiful hard covered book with a cut out of a […]

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