Raincoast – Back to School! ~Giveaway!

Can you believe summer is almost over and, in just two weeks, our kids are going to be back in school!? I can’t. The summer has flown by, even though we didn’t get camping this year! Given that my kids are young and going into grades 1 and 3, we’re still at the age where […]

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Avalon Organics! ~Giveaway

Avalon Organics is a skin, hair and bath and body care company. (Did you see how I rhymed that?) The focus for their products surrounds five core values – pure, true, kind, safe, and grow. In other words, they use pure ingredients, they’re transparent about their formulas, they are vegan and cruelty-free, they believe in […]

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Raincoast Books – Lint Boy!

As I mentioned previously, Raincoast Books sent over four books for my eight-year-old son to check out. The second book that was sent is called “Lint Boy” by Aileen Leijten.  It’s for ages 7-10, so right in my son’s reading zone. This book is actually a graphic novel – something my son quite likes right […]

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PlayMonster Ultra Dash! ~Giveaway!

Awhile back you might remember me doing a review on PlayMonster and two of their products – Yeti in my Spaghetti and the Wonder Crew doll. Well, I’m back to tell you about one of their brand new products, called Ultra Dash! It’s for ages six and up, although my four year old wasn’t about […]

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Raincoast Books – Blackout! ~Giveaway

Oh, but I do enjoy a thriller that keeps me on the edge of my seat and makes me want to bite my nails! The only thing I don’t like about them is the tendency to keep me awake at night because of the “I just need to read one more chapter” syndrome! Have you […]

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Raincoast Books – Overboard! ~Giveaway!

My son is now 8 and is headed to Grade 3 this fall. Where has time gone? Honestly, I’m starting to feel old as I say things like this! Haha! Anyway, given that his father and I are voracious readers, it’s little surprise that he also loves to read. Just last night he read two […]

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Table Top Chefs Pizzarette! ~Discount!

Let’s have a show of hands. Who doesn’t like pizza!? It’s such a well-loved food and has often been the food of last-minute suppers, birthday parties, and Friday night family night! Growing up, considering we lived in the country and there was no option for pizza delivery, I have fond memories of making homemade pizza! […]

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Raincoast Books – This is That!

Have you heard of CBC’s This is That? It’s a satirical program hosted by Pat Kelly & Peter Oldring. This is some “about” info directly off their webpage: “This Is That is a current affairs program that doesn’t just talk about the issues, it fabricates them. Nothing is off limits–politics, business, culture, justice, science, religion–if […]

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Raincoast Books – Come Sundown! ~Giveaway

I have been enjoying Nora Roberts’ books for years now. In particular, I love her J. D. Robb series – I’ve read all of them! I have no idea how she manages to come up with so many ideas for so many books – she’s only written over two *hundred* – but she is certainly […]

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Raincoast Books – Marvel Universe Crochet! ~Giveaway!

Quite a few years ago now, I taught myself to crochet via YouTube videos. The picture instructions just didn’t cut it for me, apparently I was more visual than that! Haha! Long live YouTube! Since then, I’ve enjoyed creating different things; mug cozies, baby blankets, scarves and cowls, etc. And I always have way too […]

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