Scholastic Monday ~ Our Song, The Story of O Canada

‘O Canada.’ The song of our country…the song of our nation. This is a song that is forever embedded in me….and I hope it will be a song that our children will proudly know and sing as well. After all, our country is amazing, and our national anthem is a great picture of what Canada […]

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Raincoast Books – Lawyer for the Cat!

If you enjoy a light-hearted mystery, some comic relief and a bit of lawyer-speak, I have a novel for you to enjoy! This is a Sally Baynard novel, written by Lee Robinson and is called “Lawyer for the Cat”. This is actually the second Sally Baynard novel, and now I’m going to have to go […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Flags Around the World – Ultimate Sticker Book (GIVEAWAY!)

I’m the kind of mom who likes to keep the learning happening all summer long. I believe that learning is a natural, normal part of life…and we shouldn’t have to take a break from it. 🙂 One of our favorite ways to make learning fun and encourage our kids to learn something new is with […]

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Quarto Knows – 5-Minute Mug Cakes & Peeps-a-licious! ~Giveaway!

You might remember awhile back when I reviewed a cookbook called “Dump Cakes from Scratch”, written by my new-best-friend-though-she-didn’t-know-it-at-the-time Jennifer Lee! I loved the cookbook, loved the recipes, loved that they were “from scratch” not “from box” and the rest is history! Well, it turns out that Jennifer saw my review and – get this […]

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NCircle “Guess How Much I Love You: Summer Days” ~ GIVEAWAY!

“I love you to the moon and back”.  I am quite certain every parent is familiar with the story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare.  Such a special bond between a young rabbit and his father. I was pleased to find the DVD episodes mimic the whimsy and gentleness of the book.  The […]

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Raincoast Books – Old MacDonald! ~Giveaway

Everybody knows the song “Old MacDonald”, right? I’m sure we’ve alllllll heard somebody’s kids sing it over and over and over until you were sure your head would explode! The last two days, my daughter has been singing “Head and shoulders, knees and toes….” over and over – and when I ask her to switch […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ The Awesome Guide ~ GIVEAWAY!

Super Heroes and Lego…the two loves of most boys! Our oldest boy is definitely included in this category and he spend a lot of time looking up the Batmobile and any type of thing that involves LEGO or Super Heroes. But when you combine both of them it’s extra fabulous!! The LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes: […]

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Raincoast Books – Oh Canada! ~Giveaway

Guess what! It’s only 31 days until Canada Day! And a whoopin’ big anniversary this year is! Not everyone gets to be 150! Haha! Of course, in European standards, we’re hardly past being a toddler! Oh well, it takes time to be a grownup! Speaking of toddlers and Canada Day, I have two super fun […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ I Am Canada ~ GIVEAWAY!

As we were considering our holidays for the upcoming summer we thought of a few different ideas….travelling overseas to a resort of some sort, or perhaps we’d just go across the border and visit some places in the USA…or we could stay in Canada and explore our country. We settled on the last one and […]

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Let’s Get Gardening!

Ahhh…summer. I’m so glad you’re almost here! Today it even felt like summer outside so you can be sure that we enjoyed and soaked in every ounce of “summer” that we could find today! In fact, we were soaking in the sun mostly while we were planting the garden. I love summer….but I also love gardening! This […]

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