DK Discovery Day ~ My Best Pop-Up Noisy Trains Book ~ GIVEAWAY!

  One thing I’d love to do someday is go for a ride on a train…and I mean a real train – not the kind that you find at the summer fair or at a kids amusement park. 😉 It’s one of those things on my bucket list that I’d love to do someday…and better […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Groovy Joe Dance Party Countdown

The New Year is here. So are the New Year resolutions and goals and a year of new possibilities! However, in the midst of all that, let’s not forget to have some fun! It just so happens that Groovy Joe is ready to bring that extra dose of fun to your home this year!! Have […]

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Witty Activities with Offshoot Books

I am a book person.  If there aren’t piles of books in my home I don’t feel at home.  I think it is rubbing off on my children because I often find them snuggled on the couch browsing through a book and more often than not I catch my nine year old reading a novel […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Really Feel Trucks ~ GIVEAWAY!

It’s been a while since I’ve been thrown into the world of trucks, tractors, loaders and anything that drives. With 3 girls in the middle, we’ve been more focused on baby dolls and crafty things for the last few years. 😉 But now with the younger boys getting a bit older, it’s trucks, trucks and […]

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Klutz Kits Equal Great Gifts ~ GIVEAWAY! (2 Winners!)

Giving gifts is a special part of the Christmas season. But let’s be honest…it can also be a very costly part of the Christmas season.  This is one of the reasons that our family has changed our gift giving tactics a bit…we love to give gifts that are either handmade by us or our children […]

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Need a Little Mystery?

Do you love a good mystery? Or even better – do your kids love a good mystery? I’ve got a few “secret code” fans around here for sure, and solving a fun mystery is downright exciting!  The only problem is that, other than “Who ate the last cookie or “Where are the missing car keys?”, […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ World History ~ GIVEAWAY

Here’s a little secret that you may not have known about me….when I was in high school one of my favorite subjects was history. I loved it. I still love it. These days I’ve moved into the position of teaching our own children history….and I love finding ways to bring history to life and help […]

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Raincoast Books – Okanagan Table Cookbook!

You know I love cookbooks. But you know what I love even more than cookbooks? Canadian Cookbooks! After all, it’s just a wee bit more awesome when the author is from your own country! And do I have a big, beautiful cookbook for you today! It’s called “The Okanagan Table” and most of us on […]

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Raincoast Books – Harry Potter – A Journey Through A History of Magic! ~Giveaway!

So, do we have any Harry Potter fans here? I didn’t start reading the series until it was almost finished. That was a good thing in some ways, as I didn’t go through withdrawal waiting for the next book to be published! Haha! And I loved them! Someday I’d like to own the whole series […]

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It’s a “Wonderbly” Christmas Story…. ~ GIVEAWAY!

Christmas is one of my favorite parts of winter. I feel like this season readily hands us opportunities to make memories, traditions and special times together with our family. I love listening to Christmas music, reading Christmas books, having the kids learn their favorite carols on the piano, and decorating the tree together. Really, I […]

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