Scholastic Monday ~ Picture the Sky

The sky is one of my favorite parts of living on the Canadian prairies. The sky is ever-changing, amazing, and fascinating! Barbara Reid is a fabulous Canadian author who has written a new title that features our sky! Picture the Sky by Barbara Reid is perfect for children around the ages of 3-8 years old. […]

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Raincoast Books – The Pie Project!

I have a confession to make. I have never made a pie. Not in all my years! The only pies my Mom made pumpkin pies. My poor Dad only got his pie fix once a year! Haha! Needless to say, since pies weren’t a frequent item around home, it’s never been something that I’ve aspired […]

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Raincoast Books – Wallace and Grace!

And here we have it, the last of the books Aidan got to review! He thoroughly enjoyed reading this great variety of books and didn’t even seem to mind Mom quizzing him on the books! Book reviews start early in this house! Ha! This time around we have a brand new series called Wallace and […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ Pick Me up Puppy ~ GIVEAWAY!

Puppies are one of those animals that are loved by almost everyone…and if you don’t love puppies that run around the yard, most of us still think they’re pretty cute in a picture book. *wink* We’re that kind of family…mostly. There are a few kids that beg for a puppy of our own every once […]

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Raincoast Books – Fish Girl!

I’ve told you about two other books that Raincoast sent my way for my avid reader son to review! They were “Lint Boy” and “Overboard”. My son really enjoyed both of them – and they were two totally different books! I love the variety that is available these days! Today I’m back to tell you […]

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Stick it to Em’ & Lettering!

Kids aren’t the only ones who get to enjoy things such as stickers, coloring and creativity. Life as a mom is busy, but sometimes I remember those days when I had time to sit down, color, do stickers and just enjoy the chance to be creative. 🙂 I recently received a few books that give […]

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Scholastic Monday ~ Plankton is Pushy

Today it is time for us to introduce: Plankton and Mussel. 🙂 Do they sound like some friends that your kids would like to meet? Well, Scholastic Canada is where Plankton and Mussel come from…in the form of a great story written by Jonathan Fenske. Plankton is Pushy by Jonathan Fenske is one of those […]

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DK Discovery Day ~ DC Comics Super Heroes LEGO ~ GIVEAWAY!

Lego is a word we hear in our home pretty much every. single. day. And I don’t think we’re the only home where that happens. *wink*  It’s no secret that one of the most popular toys out there is Lego. In addition to Lego, super heroes are also another ‘hot topic’ in our home. From […]

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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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DK Discovery Day ~ Ready to Read ~ GIVEAWAY!

Reading is one of those essential skills! It’s something that is incredibly important to learn, and in my personal opinion, I believe that it’s extra extra fabulous if you not only learn to read well, but you also LOVE to read. 🙂 Reading opens up a world of knowledge and stories to you and your […]

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