Don’t trash it—treasure it! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Art projects & artwork are activities that are thoroughly enjoyed in our home! Even our 1 year old loves to get her hands messy and “do art” with the older two! However, sometimes arts & crafts can get to be a bit expensive…when you put together craft kits, special glue, paints, sparkles, beads, etc. it […]

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Friendship Bracelets & Ribbon Barrettes ~ GIVEAWAY!

Remember way back in the day (well, maybe it’s not as FAR back for some of you! 😉 ), when we used to make friendship bracelets for all our friends, and of course for ourselves, for our little brothers, or whomever else we thought was in need of a bracelet made by us? 🙂 I […]

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Capturing Memories with Blacks.ca

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE to capture memories. Time just flies by too fast, and I guess being able to capture those memories on camera, and eventually on paper seems to streeeetch out the memories a little longer, and make them last for more than a moment. Black.ca is an amazing Canadian […]

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Look What I Made! ~ GIVEAWAY (2 WINNERS!)

Sometimes it’s the little things that make kids feel extra special. 🙂 Like when you tell them that you just LOVE the drawing they made and find a special spot for it on the fridge…it really is simple compliments like this that can make a world of difference to a child. Taking the time to […]

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Artwork Without the Mess! ~ GIVEAWAY!

Arts and crafts are probably one of the best parts of going back to school! I know that our kids LOVE arts and crafts and ask to do them all year round…and we do them quite often – however, as a mom, I know that the clean-up after a round of painting or a project […]

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Just Picture It ~ GIVEAWAY (3 WINNERS!)

There is no doubt that picture books are very popular for children. I know they are read every day at our home…and it’s really the pictures that make the story so fun and exciting for a young child, isn’t it?! But what about a picture book with NO pictures??? It just doesn’t sound right, does […]

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Coloring Naturally

Coloring and making artwork is a wonderful activity for toddlers! While we do workbooks and pre-homeschool work with our oldest boy, Emily happily sits and colors away each morning. She loves to draw, “write letters”, or just scribble. 🙂 However, I’m sure that most moms (if not all of us! 🙂 ) have had at […]

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Entertain with a Wallet ~ GIVEAWAY!

Keeping your kids busy and/or entertained when you are not at home can be tough at times. Especially when you’d like them to be a little more quiet, like at church or a wedding, etc. There are some tricks to the trade of having well-behaved and (mostly 🙂 ) quiet children in situations like this […]

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Chiklit Art & Design ~ GIVEAWAY!!

Are you looking for some kid-friendly artwork to decorate your playroom or kid’s bedroom? You should check out Chiklit Art & Design! The artist, Lisa Riley, sells original work and prints of her work through her website and at Jack and Lola, a retailer in Vancouver. The paintings are grouped by theme: jungle, farm, safari […]

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Bouncing off the Walls!

I’m sure you’ve all seen the cute wooden letters on people’s walls. Spelling their child’s name with unique colors and patterns. I’ve always admired them and wanted to get some for my kids. I just wasn’t really sure where to get them from, and I really wanted something that would reflect their personalities and personal […]

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